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!
Not so long ago, I was a mere speck of nothingness, In response to your prayers, He fashioned me into a complete being. You carried me around for nine months albeit you were in profound distress, Raised me from a newborn to an adult and gave me a life full of meaning. Stayed awake … Continue reading (Poem) An Ode to My Mother
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
Let go of the negativity, Bury your emotional insecurity. Shrug off the deep dark thoughts, And untangle those mental knots. Face the fears and wipe away your tears, Trash those memories that are holding you back since years. Let go of all that you didn’t do right, Focus on what matters as you have got … Continue reading (Poem) Let It Go!!
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!