Hi loves, thanks for stopping by my blog! I am so happy to have you here and I know you will love this week’s spotlight! Her name is Noor and she is one of the most inspirational women I have ever met! She is beyond gorgeous– like when you see her you are just mesmerized by her beauty inside and out! I actually met Noor last year at one of my favorite restaurants & she was my favorite waitress! She always had a smile on her face and I could tell even back then that she was determined and quite frankly the best at whatever she did! It had been a while since I saw her at the restaurant and I remember thinking “I wonder what happened to her?” Well, a couple of months ago I was on Instagram and I stumbled across her page and I was like “OMG, its NOOR!” As I looked at her page I noticed she was working towards similar things I was; like women empowerment and spreading love. I was so excited and I had to message her to say hi! I found it so crazy that all those times we talked prior we had no idea we both were working towards similar goals! I am so thrilled for you all to learn more about Noor, she has an amazing story!
Noor is a natural creative, she loves to sing. She has preformed in schools, fundraisers and has done collaborations with other artists on their albums. She mostly sings Pop & RnB. Noor also is a latin dancer and she is a little fire cracker and very talented at it! I remember when I found out these things I was so surprised and I am looking forward to one day hearing her sing and seeing her dance. In our interview Noor actually shared that she is a poet as well and her writings are so, so good! I love meeting other poets and reading their pieces it is such a fascinating experience.
I asked Noor what her fears were before she started pursuing any of her above talents/hobbies. She confidently replied saying she had no fear and it just came natural to her. She stated she would have some jitters before any performance but she always went out there thinking “I’m going to do this!” This was such a rare response and is so impressive. This is a personal goal of mine; to not let fear hold me back. I feel blessed to have had the chance to speak with a woman who doesn’t let fear hold her back. You can grow tremendously just by being around someone like Noor!
Noor has many goals that she is pursuing but the first one is to build a foundation. She is currently accomplishing this goal by hosting an event with her business partner Tracy, called Empowered Women Empower Women. This event is all about building a platform for women to network, talk about their businesses, & build friendships. This foundation is based in Phoenix, AZ and I actually attended her first event and it was wonderful. I wrote about this event and my experience and it is currently on my blog! If you would like to read more about that go to the Creatively Linked home page to find the post. Noor would also like to build her personal business as a coffee distributor for Organo Coffee, this coffee has really helped her in her weight loss journey and she described it as a healthier, better and tastier coffee option. What more can you want? Great tasting coffee that is healthier for you? Count me in! 🙂 Noor and her boyfriend Nathan also have a personal training business which they are growing as well. Noor shared that fitness has had such a huge impact on her life and she wants to be able to share this with others. Noor also shared that she is working on her own face mask that is made from all natural ingredients that exfoliates and moisturizes! I am so eager to try it out! You can never have too many face masks and the fact that it will be all natural is so important! Her face mask will be launching in the beginning of the summer so be on the look out for that!
Noor’s favorite accomplishment so far in her life is realizing that she has challenged her self to this point and she knows that there is more to accomplish; she is always pushing herself to the next level. This is such a great motto to live by and a great place to be at in life; growth only happens when you push yourself and you embrace the change. Another HUGE accomplishment for Noor has been her weight loss. Earlier I shared that fitness has changed her life and the is so, so true! You may or may not have known that Noor has lost over 40 pounds! She lost this weight in about 3 months! I was literally in awe when I learned this and I am so proud of her! Weight loss is such a hard thing to do and to be that determined to lose over 40 lbs in 3 months is so inspirational and the dedication Noor has is phenomenal! #GOALS ! The last accomplishment that Noor is proud of is taking control of her life. Her fitness journey has done wonders for her mentally & physically. She learned and saw so many other things in her life that she had been neglecting and she learned to say no to others and say yes to her self. She finally was able to see that she needed to show herself self love in order to be a better person. She wanted more for herself and this whole journey has opened so many doors for her and so many new relationships! She stated what inspired her to do the Empowered Women Empower Women event was when she started to share her fitness journey people began sending her tons of messages stating how she inspired them. She was so humbled & felt that she could really help people! I totally agree with her and I know that there are many more people that will see and hear her story and be inspired to be better!
I asked Noor if what she is doing now was what she always wanted to do growing up? She replied “I always knew that I wanted to make a difference, I didn’t know how but I knew I wanted to.” As she got older certain opportunities presented themselves to her and with the help of God she was able to know what she had to do. She stated that God gave her a vision and she went with it and she hasn’t turned back! I love to hear these stories from women and how God is working inside each and every one of us and if we go out there and do what He wants us to do He will provide!
Noor’s favorite quote is:
Darkness does not harm those enlightened by love.
– Noor Saied
—- side note: yes Noor wrote this quote & it is one of my all time favorite qoutes now as well! She is so talented!
Noor’s mission statement for her life is:
Fun facts about Noor:
- When I asked Noor what skill she would like to master? She replied: “everything & anything! There isn’t one thing I want to master she wants to master it all!” She shared that she grew up always being limited so now she never wants to limit herself!
- If she didn’t have to sleep she would spend it investing more time into herself!
- If she could go back in time and speak to her younger self she would say: “your stronger than you think.”
Lastly I asked Noor who is someone who is really inspiring her lately? She stated “my boyfriend Nathan, he has has overcome a lot of adversity similar to mine. Someone who had to mature so quickly is inspiring & he is very much ahead of his time. He understands the value of things and the knowledge he has collected over the years has motived me. He has been amazing, it is so motivating to see where he is headed and his vision is so inspiring. He saw the value in me when others didn’t.” She also shared that when she started to see the value in herself Nathan would emphasize it. She described it perfectly– “it’s like I finally had a spark in myself, he would add fuel to it (in a good way) and would make it a bigger spark!” These two are a power couple for real! I was able to meet Nathan and he is just as crazy about Noor as she is about him, it was so lovely to see these two interact and motivate each other the way they do! These two can for sure be your #realtionshipgoals ! ♥
Noor is such a beautiful, sweet, caring, intelligent and determined woman and I am so happy I have been able to get to know her better and share her story with you all! Please keep a look out for her because she is going to continue doing big things! She is already such a successful and inspiring woman I can’t wait to see what the future holds for her! Her next Empowered Women Empower Women event will be held May 5, 2018, please contact Noor to RSVP to the event! Its going to be awesome! With that being said Noor is definitely CREATIVELY LINKED! ♥