Nurse Life

I have been a nurse for a little over a year and I hardly ever mention my work life in detail, or any of my patients due to HIPAA privacy and the fact that anyone who is not a nurse would probably never truly understand. But today, I worked with a patient who was blind, […]

Nurse Fatima: Graduation & Compassion

This past weekend, I graduated from Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing at Emory University and accomplished one of my greatest dreams in life- that of becoming a nurse and using my knowledge and skills to better the overall health and lifestyle of my patients and all those around me. Just a couple of years […]

Senior Practicum: NICU Nursing

My senior practicum placement is at my first choice location in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at the hospital closest to my house. The NICU is where newborns who need intensive medical care are admitted and cared for by advanced technology and compassionate nurses until they are ready to be discharged and go home to […]

Nursing Resignation: Dekalb Medical Center

As you know, I will be getting married and moving to Texas in just a few weeks. It feels so surreal to officially announce that I will be formally resigning from my position as a medical-surgical staff RN at Dekalb Medical Center…effective in less than one month! In my two short years there, I have […]

Nurse Life: Memorable Moments

Here are my top 5 memorable moments from my first month as an official registered nurse on my own:1. Serving as an advocate for my patient who had not had anything to eat or drink for 4 days because his case was overlooked by the doctors during his transition from the ICU to our med-surg […]

Career Update

I know I haven’t posted much about my new career as a registered nurse or my job at Dekalb Medical, but the truth is that it is one of the most important parts of my life and one of the most meaningful aspects of my existence. About three months ago, I began working on a […]

A Letter To Future Fatima

Dear Self in April 2015, This is you from October 2013, hoping that you will be reading this and soaking it all in. You have had a lot of ups and downs in the past couple of years in nearly every aspect of your life, and nursing school has been the most challenging and rewarding […]

Wellness & Business

Spirit Life is a consulting service for personal development and lifestyle transformation, centered primarily around integrative wellness as a tool for creating an impactful service-based business. Holistic wellness is alternative form of therapy which integrates physical, mental, emotional, social and spiritual aspects of an individual to promote healing, health and wellness to the whole being. […]

Spirit Life on Millennial Masala

A couple of weeks ago, I had the honor of guest hosting live on Radio Azad in Dallas, Texas. It was such a pleasure to join host Anil Sohani on Millenial Masala, a talk show interviewing millennials sharing their journey to inspire others, to talk about all things holistic health! During the interview, I discussed […]

Millennial Entrepreneur: Behind The Scenes

Happy Wednesday, everyone! I hope your week is going well so far. I’ve promised several times in the past that this blog is the one place where I will be as authentic, real and raw as possible, and I intend on keeping it that way. Which is why, in today’s post I want to share […]