Recently came across a Ted Talk on how technology has overtaken our lives and how we aren’t spending enough time on creative thinking. This talk stresses on the connection between boredom and critical thinking and on how we could harness boredom to be more productive. I second this finding. As the speaker states in the … Continue reading (Article) Bored? Ditch your Smartphone!
We Muslims know that Shaytan aka Satan is our biggest enemy as mentioned, “Indeed, Satan is an enemy to you; so take him as an enemy…” (Qur’an 35:6). For as long as we are alive Shaytan will try to lure us into evil and will do his best to destroy us at every opportunity he … Continue reading (Article) Seven Classic Traps of Shaytan
We come across diverse people in our lives, those who are constantly grateful for what they have been blessed with, those who complain about everything, and then those who work tirelessly to make a substantial impact on the world. Taking a closer look, we realize that these alleged ‘Movers and Shakers’ are just ordinary people … Continue reading (Article) 5 Essential traits from the Sunnah to be a Successful Muslim!
Islam encourages us to give and share our blessings with others. How does one learn to give without expecting anything in return? It is only possible to do so if we believe in a higher purpose and do it sincerely only with the intention to please Allah (SWT). The first thing that crosses our mind when we … Continue reading (Article) The Art of Giving
Look around you and it’s difficult to find good role models these days, especially good Muslimah Role Models. Any person who has a positive effect on others could be considered as a role model. She could be a powerful women of influence or could be any ordinary women that we encounter in our day-to-day life, whom we … Continue reading (Article) International Women’s Day- Muslimah Influencers!
And your Lord says, "Call upon Me; I will respond to you." When we are in trouble or depressed or when we hit rock bottom our impulsive reaction as a human being is to panic, and to get worried and to despair and immediately slip into a state of helplessness and hopelessness. We lose our … Continue reading (Article) Who do you call on in time of great distress?
Resilience is a defining trait that will help us survive through tough times. It is the ability to be not backed down by challenges, losses or adversities and to perceive each failure as a learning or a new opportunity. Resilience is a decisive factor in defining whether one wants to play victim and cave into … Continue reading (Article) How to be a Resilient Muslimah?