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How to stop pretending you’re okay when you’re not! (Break the cycle!) by BGN

I think in every family dynamic you are either designated with a specific role, or you naturally evolve into one. You step up to that role when it's required for you to do so. I took my role as the "advisor and fixer" very seriously and fully immersed myself into it so that I wouldn't… Continue reading How to stop pretending you’re okay when you’re not! (Break the cycle!) by BGN

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5 Tips on How to Love Yourself Before Learning to Love Others – BGR

Love is a subjective matter and it means differently to different people but I believe everyone can agree that the feeling of love should be of positive emotions and energy. It is all about being an important factor in someone’s life, coming first, being considered, being looked after, feeling safe and being worthy of others… Continue reading 5 Tips on How to Love Yourself Before Learning to Love Others – BGR

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10 Essentials for being a little bit happier- MBG Way. BGN

I am sure you have often heard that happiness is a state of mind. However at turbulent and distressing times in your life this becomes meaningless as you try to calm the storm within, and process events and feelings (which is essential for growth and healing). Happiness isn't a stagnant consistent emotion and it can't… Continue reading 10 Essentials for being a little bit happier- MBG Way. BGN

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5 Ways to handle rejection the MBG way – BGR

We've all been there, mentally preparing ourselves to gain the courage to ask, and then having to face the dreaded answer 'no'. Sometimes it seems it is better not ask rather than face the rejection but like everything in life we have ups and downs, highs and lows, good and bad and yeses and no's.… Continue reading 5 Ways to handle rejection the MBG way – BGR

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How to apologise if you are really bad at it! BGN

As humans we know exactly when we should apologise. We feel it, we know it but whether or not we act upon this instinct is up to us! Although in my previous blog we discussed "10 Things you should never have to apologise for" for those that over apologise, I can't tell you when you… Continue reading How to apologise if you are really bad at it! BGN

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10 Ways to master the art of saying ‘No’ – BGR

'No', such a simple word consisting of no more than two letters, yet to a people pleaser like myself it is one of the hardest responses to give. Maybe because the word itself is a complete statement and saying 'no' without the need for any explanations or excuses, makes this answer seem so bold. Growing… Continue reading 10 Ways to master the art of saying ‘No’ – BGR

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10 Things you should never have to apologise for! – BGN

There are times where apologies can go a long way and are even necessary in order to take ownership of mistakes and to repair any damage done to those you may have hurt, upset or let down. Apologising can be part of your healing, can help you grow and can sometimes be the factor that… Continue reading 10 Things you should never have to apologise for! – BGN

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5 Ways to Help you Forgive Yourself the MBG way – BGR

Writing about forgiveness on my earlier post made me realise that as much as forgiving others is beneficial, forgiving ourselves is as equally as important. Forgiveness I believe is a beautiful trait, it retains a person's purity and good nature, which is why there's so much a person can benefit by forgiving. This however should… Continue reading 5 Ways to Help you Forgive Yourself the MBG way – BGR

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10 Qualities of a good friend- How to tell if they’re a keeper!- BGN

In my most recent post "5 ways to be there for a friend/ sister/ loved one who has been through something terrible" I discussed ways you could be a more sensitive, patient and empathetic support system for those you care about, which got me thinking. As you get older you really value a small but… Continue reading 10 Qualities of a good friend- How to tell if they’re a keeper!- BGN

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5 benefits of forgiving for your own peace of mind. BGR

When I was much much younger living with my parents and many younger siblings (I'm the eldest) I was known to be the grudge holder. I could never just forgive if someone said sorry and to move on past an argument was something alien to me. Looking back at myself I literally cringe, especially when… Continue reading 5 benefits of forgiving for your own peace of mind. BGR

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5 Ways to be there for a friend/ sister/ loved one who has been through something terrible! BGN

If you have experienced trauma, a bad breakup or abuse of any kind you can empathise with how difficult the journey through the experience can be, but also how difficult the healing process is in order to come out the other side of it. Being close to someone that has or is going through what… Continue reading 5 Ways to be there for a friend/ sister/ loved one who has been through something terrible! BGN

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Feeding the Soul This Ramadan Part 2- BGR

As the days near towards Ramadan, my whole family gets really excited, my young girls look forward to how much they can do in the following month compared to last years Ramadan, and my husband looks forward to having suhoor (eating just before fasting begins, before dawn) and Iftari (opening the fast at sunset) with… Continue reading Feeding the Soul This Ramadan Part 2- BGR

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Feeding the soul this Ramadan Part 1! It’s really not all about food! BGN

Ramadan is here and muslims around the world will be fasting. Fasting is prescribed for all healthy and mature Muslims in the Quran. This means they will abstain from eating or drinking anything from dawn to dusk. But fasting is so much more than this. Muslims fast as an act of worship, a chance to… Continue reading Feeding the soul this Ramadan Part 1! It’s really not all about food! BGN

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5 Ways to ‘Zen out’ During the Exams stress the MBG way – B.G.R

To all those facing their final exams for this academic year, we wish you all the best and remember you need to be at your best to give your best. At with that in mind I've listed 5 ways to help you make sure you keep at your best and not panic when you are… Continue reading 5 Ways to ‘Zen out’ During the Exams stress the MBG way – B.G.R

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5 Tips to Survive The Dreaded Exam Season!- The MBG Way!- BGN

The good news is that we're on the home stretch of the academic year and the Summer break is in sight. However, the not so great news is that in order to get there you're going to have to knuckle down, get into study mode and revise for the coming Exams. If you want to… Continue reading 5 Tips to Survive The Dreaded Exam Season!- The MBG Way!- BGN

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An Introvert’s Guide of Being more Blissful in 5 Steps- the MBG way. BGR

I am what one could call an introvert by nature, I don't mean to be and there have been many a times where I have resented the fact that I'm too self conscious to openly express how I feel. I admire those who live their lives as an open book and wear their expressions without… Continue reading An Introvert’s Guide of Being more Blissful in 5 Steps- the MBG way. BGR

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5 Ways to be more Present; less anxious and overwhelmed- The MBG way!- BGN

I realised that in my past few posts I keep coming back to this one point- Be More Present. It is such an important way to get through a lot of situations without loosing yourself. This is something that I have had to work at consistently and consciously over the years and is still a… Continue reading 5 Ways to be more Present; less anxious and overwhelmed- The MBG way!- BGN

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5 ways of having a more positive outlook in life – the MBG way. BGR

The feeling of hopelessness is something we've all been through at least once or twice in our lives, the feeling that everything good is being sucked in a black hole making the void in our lives bigger and bigger. So how do we find hope in hopeless situations? At times it seems that drastic measures… Continue reading 5 ways of having a more positive outlook in life – the MBG way. BGR

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5 ways to start healing a broken heart- The MBG way!- BGN

One of the questions we often ask after getting our heartbroken is 'how long will it take to stop hurting?' While there are no scientific studies giving exact timelines (which I know is a real bummer sorry!) Some theorists point towards half of the length of your relationship. Again there is no substantial evidence to… Continue reading 5 ways to start healing a broken heart- The MBG way!- BGN

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Be the You that You deserve! BGR

Time waits for no man, it is forever and continues, there is nothing we can hold onto as like time it'll slip away from us without us ever noticing how and when. And like time our journey (life) is forever moving also, and only we can make the effort of continuously working on ourselves as… Continue reading Be the You that You deserve! BGR

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10 things to do and remember when you’re feeling sad, low or just not yourself- the MBG way! BGN

Life is one of those things that the more you try and prepare for the more you are caught off guard. The good days can sometimes surround you with a false sense of security, when you get through a bad situation or you overcome a test you feel that maybe thats it, the worst is… Continue reading 10 things to do and remember when you’re feeling sad, low or just not yourself- the MBG way! BGN

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Soft Tongue – BGR!

As adults often we are faced with situations where disagreements may arise or a difference in opinion needs to be shared or even a confrontation needs to take place. Speaking as someone who would almost always avoid these scenarios (unless I am literally forced in a corner), as I am learning to self-love I am… Continue reading Soft Tongue – BGR!

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“Oh broken, confused soul… be kind hearted♡” -bgn

I always say tests come in tens and you don't always have the luxury of dealing with one issue, situation or difficulty at a time. It is really easy for it all to get overwhelming and I think everyone has a breaking point. Sometimes your soul gets tired and you think the only way to… Continue reading “Oh broken, confused soul… be kind hearted♡” -bgn

Reflect, What is Self Love

R – Love Begins from Within.

Love is selfless, it is kind and loyal, it is happiness, unbridled joy, and it is free of judgement. We are, often and with pressure, encouraged to love abundantly; love family, friends, other halves, our community, beyond our community, our homes, our surroundings, our environment, and our world. Yet, to apply the very same notion… Continue reading R – Love Begins from Within.