Islamic societies, for many Muslim students, are the backbone of their University experience. In this crucial life-stage of learning, self-discovery and spiritual development, how do we ensure we maintain a healthy student-life balance?read more
For so many of us, emotions like sadness, anxiety and depression are a part of our lives, dictating the quality of our lives from how we feel, to how we act around others, and how we feel about ourselves.
Is it okay to feel these emotions, or should we feel bad for doing so? Isn’t this a sign of having a lack of faith?read more
What is mental health, what are the various types of illnesses, and how do we approach this topic as Muslims in a manner that conforms to our faith, but not the ignorant cultural norms? Join us in this vital episode with Shaykh Abdul Hameed.read more
Look back into your life; think of all the challenges you’ve faced and the emotions you’ve experienced. Think back to the moment where you thought ‘I can’t do this’, where you had no hope and saw no solution. Maybe it was trying to get through your exams, maybe it was problems with finding a job, and maybe it was financial difficulties or even relationship problems.read more
We have all, without doubt, experienced stubborn challenges in life. Failures and setbacks can drain us of every ounce of energy we possess. They can cloud our judgement and have a detrimental effect on our emotional well-being. Difficult situations also can drastically slow down our productivity and extinguish the flame of passion within us that keeps us striving towards our dreams.read more
By Naairah Aftab (FOSIS Scotland) (FREE DOWNLOADABLE STUDY DU’A SHEET BELOW) As the new academic draws near, the stress will understandably be kicking in. Studying for coursework and exams is without doubt difficult and exhausting, and balancing our spiritual...read more
A highly valuable, easy-to-follow guide packed full of tips on what to do before, during and after the prayer to help you attain better focus, tranquility and a stronger connection with Allah (swt).
There’s a phrase that is common among many Muslims – one that you’ve probably heard or perhaps even thought of yourself – that when said, is in fact reflective of a lazy and detrimental attitude towards one’s Deen.
That phrase is, “But… it’s only a Sunnah!” Does that sound familiar?
by Shaykh Amer Jamil Below is an edited version of the transcription from the video above. Watch the rest of the short reminder videos from the Good Life Series by Shaykh Amer Jamil by clicking here. We all know the importance of the heart and why we have to...
In the Blessed Month of Ramadan, our hearts cry with joy and our souls warm with pleasure thanks to the opportunity that we are given to become closer to our Lord. The Shayateen (devils) are chained up, the Gates of Heaven and opened while the Gates of Hell are...
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