“A friend will not (literally) share your struggles, and a loved one cannot physically take away your pain, and a close one will not stay up the night on your behalf. So look after yourself, protect yourself, nurture yourself and don’t give life’s events more than what they are really worth…Read More
Months ago as I parted with a mentor of mine, I shared with her my sadness at having to leave so many friends behind. She said, “When you miss someone, make Du’a for them – it will bring you closer together as they experience the acceptance of your Du’as for them”.
But what if that friend has passed away?Read More
The 1st of February marks World Hijab Day every year, a platform for women of all faiths globally to stand by one another and to end the othering of Muslim women wearing the hijab.
Learn about why sister Nazma Khan started this initiative, and 7 practical tips on how you can get started with wearing Hijab.Read More
Beautifying your character and helping others is important, but not as easy and effective if you don’t have control over your own emotional well-being. What is emotional intelligence, and how does it help improve who you are as a person, as well as your ability to change others’ lives?Read More
We all experience some form of loneliness. For me, moving away from home turned out to be the loneliest I’ve ever felt in my life. I felt lost, empty.
It was only then I realised that Allah was teaching me how to detach from this Dunya, and the people I couldn’t live without. It was only then that I was truly able to find my connection with Allah.Read More
A new year is a fresh start and without doubt, we have all pondered upon our resolutions for this year. But how many of our New Year Resolutions include spending more time with our family and fulfilling the rights of our parents?
In this blog, we share some important tips on how you can earn Jannah by fulfilling your parents’ rights.Read More
During a history class, Heraa Hashmi’s classmate confidently claimed that Muslim don’t condemn that acts of violence carried out in the name of their religion, leaving her frustrated.
Three weeks later and a 700-page Google doc later, MuslimsCondemn.com was born. This is her story.Read More
She sat at the corner of her sofa gazing out her window towards the night sky. She tilted her head slowly to the right sighing. Her thoughts were deep and her eyes tired.
“How many missed prayers am I still trying to make up for? How many fasts have I intentionally broken? How many arguments have I had with my parents? How many times have I lied? How many times have I backbitten? How many times have I cursed? How many times have I sinned?”Read More
Switching into auto-pilot mode during Salah can happen often, leading to a poorly performed prayer and a lack of Khushoo’. Here’s an easy way to immediately improve the quality and focus of your Salah.
This blog also includes a free downloadable Du’a sheet (spoiler!)Read More
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