How to deal when you don’t know how

When you don't have a problem raging at you, how do you deal with it? I can't say I'm really good at it - not yet anyway. I would like to think that my "fight or flight" response would kick in during truly emergency situations (it's usually more "flight" than "fight"; but hey! I'm alive… Continue reading How to deal when you don’t know how

Encounters with strangers

I have received a hug from 5 different people I've never met before in just 2 days. It's amazing what a tiny little gesture can do. I'm not one to be overtly friendly with strangers. There's always the fear that people might be suspicious of me. When you're a visibly Muslim woman living in a… Continue reading Encounters with strangers