By Naairah Aftab (Campaigns Officer – FOSIS Scotland) The biggest obstacle that often knocks us back when attempting to be productive, is procrastinating. When we’re studying, suddenly our bedroom wall becomes more fascinating to look at than solving a calculus equation or attempting to consolidate our notes. As our course work deadlines and exam dates approach throughout the year, our time-management skills must be refined and productivity levels boosted so that our work can reflect our true capability. You must be wondering, “well, how can I go about actually doing this?” Worry not, as I shall provide 5 practical...Read More
Category: Self Development
EP 19: Islamic Societies & The Student Life Balance (feat. Zara Mohammed, Sajjad Khan & Naairah Aftab)
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
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
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