Ramadan Coffee Therapy Follow up

Salam !

Being ME Coffee therapy Ramadan Prep

Being ME Coffee therapy Ramadan Prep

It’s been over a week since the Ramadan Coffee therapy session at Showtime Bistro.

I promised to put up the handouts on the blog..I meant to put it up in a couple of days but was unable to because I’m trying to finish products for the Being ME bazaar. I;m selling some Ramadan Decor and Eid Gift items for my Mabrook Moments business Insha’Allah.


The event went well Alhamdulillah. Unfortunately the day before the Ramadan talk, I had a super busy day.

My parents and us siblings hosted a Sip n’ See for our brother and sister-in-law’s first child. Here are some pictures. Please keep baby Eesa and his parents in your duas.

Salam baby

Salam baby

The day of the Sip n’ See, I was on zero sleep. I wanted at least two hours but when my Fajr alarm went off I realized that I was just lying in bed fully awake. I managed to function semi-normally but on a social level I wasn’t great company. My blood-shot eyes and delayed responses probably scared the guests.

Sip n See for our nephew

Sip n See for our nephew

Oh well,at least the tea-sandwiches turned out..that’s all that matters right?

So back to my story.. on the drive to Showtime Bistro I was going over my talk with Shaheen and Fareheen (both of them are super eloquent public speakers by the way), I kept messing up and forgetting my points. I started freaking myself out.  I mentally listed all the  reasons why I was going to fail (yes I know not the smartest move).

I was a wee bit nervous (read freaking out and contemplating jumping out of a moving car so I wouldn’t have to talk) because the exhaustion from the day before left me like an unprepared zombie with a hangover.

Dua of Musa AS

Read this Dua before any public speaking.

I told myself it was just Shaytaan trying to prevent me from sharing the beneficial knowledge we had compiled. I read my duas, did deep breathing, and then hid in the washroom power posed for 2 minutes in the washroom. Remember my obsession with power posing? You can read about it here.

It was lovely meeting all the ladies that came. I hope this post explains why I was super weird- I’m usually not like this!


Appetizers at Showtime Bistro

Appetizers at Showtime Bistro

Ferrero Rocher milkshake from Showtime Bistro

Ferrero Rocher milkshake from Showtime Bistro

I had to have the Ferrero Rocher milk shake. Sooooo decadent! The staff at Showtime Bistro were really kind and generous.

Besides good food & friendly staff, a restaurant gets my seal of approval when they have a change table in the washroom and a place to pray (not in the washroom).

Insha’Allah will be back soon before Ramadan.

Oh yeah, Ramadan. I should attach the handouts as promised and the videos  I referred to.

  1. Ramadan Ready Handout
  2. Dr. Terry Wahls Ted Talk on healthy eating
  4. How to set Goals for Ramadan
  5. Ramadan Ready e-book.
  6. Ramadan Ready Already

See you all at the Being Me conference happening this May 13th at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Alhamdulillah it’s 2 weeks before Ramadan- perfect for getting our mind and soul ready for the most important time of the year.

May Allah SWT make this the best Ramadan we have had so far. Ameen.

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Chai later,




1 Comment on Ramadan Coffee Therapy Follow up

  1. Razia Ismail
    May 9, 2017 at 1:52 pm (9 months ago)

    Alhumdulilah..this will be my third Ramadan with you..I cant thank you enough for all your inspiration and motivation..I make dua that I could one day be present at one of your talks..May Allah swt bless you with the best in this world and the hereafter…Ameen


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