Health

Under Digital Threat: Muslim Children’s Spirituality

Screens are here to stay. Digital technology is entrenched in the way we live. We feel its huge benefits and enjoy its hyper-convenience. In today’s post-COVID world, this is truer than ever. Our work, studies, and socials are powered by Zoom. By now, most of us have heard about the …

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How Do YOU React To Hardship & Ease?

  Allāh has kept it no secret: as long as man lives, he shall not be left alone. Tests from all corners of life will be thrown at him in order to uncover his essence and exhibit his core. Indeed, how many a times has one assumed to know another …

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The Cure to Black Friday/Cyber Monday

Black Friday is the sacred festival of one of the world’s fastest and most aggressively spread new religions. This religion has its holy places, its towering shopping cathedrals lit with decorations and promises of salvation. This religion has its rituals, its recurring pilgrimages, its devout followers engaged literally in qiyām al-layl as …

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“Even if I Die Trying”

  Sayyiduna Abu Bakr (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) owned a slave whose work was to earn an income for Abu Bakr (radhiyallahu ‘anhu). One night, the slave presented Abu Bakr (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) with some food that he had earned. As soon as the food was placed before him, Abu Bakr (radhiyallahu ‘anhu) …

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Consumer or Consumed?

Smash burgers, freak shakes and Wagyu steaks… Just 10-15 years ago, these words would have been meaningless to most people. Yet, with the passage of time and progression of social media, there are now few people who are NOT acquainted with these words. Not too long ago, eating takeout food …

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How to Overcome Sadness

Many of us have a black and white understanding of mental health. Sadness is often attributed to weakness in īmān or committing sins; however a person must understand that just as one can be bruised physically, one can also be bruised emotionally. How did the Prophet (sallAllāhu ʿalayhi wasallam) advise …

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Emotional Intelligence

  We probably all know people, either at work or in our personal lives, who are really good listeners. No matter what kind of situation we’re in, they always seem to know just what to say – and how to say it – so that we’re not offended or upset. …

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Need for Speed

The worldwide trend is to aim for increase in speed. Is this a good thing? DEVIL SPEED “Calmness and patient deliberation is from Allah and haste is from Satan.” (Tirmizi) Our food is increasingly becoming instant and with that comes attendant health problems. A myriad of sicknesses find their root …

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