Writer | Poetess | Financial Consultant. A South-Asian Woman Mastering the Art of Metamorphosis as an Immigrant.

Self-doubt, blame, self-loathing, I have done it all. But I also then found a way to let it go.

Reassurance has always been my form of love and affection. I make it a priority to tell the people I love that they are valued and hold great importance in my life. I find joy in making them smile and feel loved through my words. …

When the desire to solve every problem, becomes the biggest problem

Photo by Juliane Liebermann on Unsplash

I recently visited my doctor, and the first thing he asked me was, “have you stopped overthinking since our last meeting?”

“Oh boy, have I?” I whispered to myself.

With fingers locked together, I told him that I have been trying to manage the overthinking but I still feel the…

Afifa Zaheer

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