2. Greatest weakness: Homesickness. I experience it about every 3 months, mostly during peak-fare seasons.
3. My morning prayer: Please don’t let me forget why I’m here and please hold my hand as I face today’s challenges.
4. My nighttime prayer: Please watch over my family.
5. What I fear the most: Losing sight of the eternal journey and final destination.
6. Best gift I’ve ever received: A long, heartfelt, handwritten letter.
7. Most valuable lesson: Go with the flow. Life is not a tug-of-war.
8. What I’ve left behind: Excessive materialism, finite rewards, the chase for more.
9. What I hope to gain: A greater understanding of the impending shift in our collective consciousness.
10. Where I look for timeless wisdom: The Bhagavad Gita. I read it at least 3 times a year.
11. Who I turn to for advice: My younger and wiser brother, Amin.
12. Best kept secret: I’m a closet fob. And I love shayari (poetry in Hindi/Urdu).
13. Most thankful for: My wings (compliments of Mom and Dad).
14. Funniest childhood memory: When I let my cousin Noreen put gum in my hair to demonstrate her magic trick. What a sticky situation!
15. When I deviated from the norm: Experiencing quarter-life crisis at age 21.
16. Hope to regularly practice: Carnatic singing.
17. Greatest practical strength: Being hard-wired to multitask phenomenally.
18. What I can always count on: My soul. And dark chocolate M&Ms.
19. What I’ve had to give up: The nearness of family. And half of my wardrobe.
20. What I wish I could bring back: Nap time, particularly after lunch.
21. What I’m looking forward to: Learning how to paint.
22. What I splurge on: Papyrus greeting cards.
23. Greatest compliment I’ve received: “You look like your mom.”
24. What I don’t miss at all: Driving – because women are meant to be driven ;).
25. Favorite form of indulgence: 8 hours of sleep.