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Zoya Zahid


A characteristic of sitting on the floor that has followed since childhood and continues to define a part of me.

I’m a floor girl

If you’re a floor person like myself, maybe you found some solace in knowing that you are not alone in your floor preference. 

Looking up at the sky to appreciate the tranquility of every day.

A reflection on the sky

Maybe the next time you’re outside enjoying the summer weather, you can take a minute to gaze above at the clouds. 

By giving other genres a chance and trying shows I swore I would never watch, I was able to actually answer my own question of “what show do I watch now” before I even gave it a second thought. 

What do I watch now?

It might sound a little cliché for me to say this but the truth is, you won’t know if you never try.

 I have grown to view my journal as a space where I could be unapologetically me

Learning to be okay with inconsistency

Although I still often feel the need to practice my journaling everyday, I know the last thing I want to do is think of such an enjoyable and fulfilling hobby as a looming chore. So I’m learning to be okay with inconsistency. 

Music is one of my favorite methods of communication.

Why music is my unofficial love language

By the amount of people I saw listening to “‘tis the damn season” by Taylor Swift over break, I could tell we were all going through something together despite the physical distance between us.

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