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How to Develop an Exercise Habit in 30 Days?

We all know exercise is great for us. It improves both physical and mental health as well as giving us higher levels of energy throughout the day. If, like many people, you struggle to exercise on a consistent basis, then most likely exercise is not a ‘habit’ for you. Habits are behaviors that are largely …

Yasmin Mogahed - How to Have a Healthy Mind?

Yasmin Mogahed - How to Have a Healthy Mind?

‘The best way to deal with fearful thoughts is to pray for them.’ ‘Money buys happiness when you spend it on others.’ ‘The reason why we are mentally, emotionally, and spiritually weak is because we put our hope in things which are weak and temporary.’ ‘When we seek ultimate security from anything other than the …

Change Your Life With 7 Spiritual Habits

Change Your Life With 7 Spiritual Habits

In these blessed days of Rajab, we are supposed to focus on the spiritual build up for Ramadan. You should aim to develop the following 7 spiritually productive activities into habits so that you can hopefully continue benefitting from them throughout your life. I consider these activities as the spiritual ‘bread and butter’ of any …

I'm Tired of People's Constant Criticism

I'm Tired of People's Constant Criticism

In this counseling answer: • Those people who always criticize others and do not appreciate other people tend to not be happy with themselves. In actuality, it is not you whom they don’t appreciate or whom they’re critical of; it is themselves. • Start a journal. Make a list of the people who criticize you. Do you have strong …

Achieving goals

5 Tips to Achieve Your Goals

It’s good to have goals, big and small. Perhaps you want to write a book, lose weight, pray with more sincerity or attend the mosque more often . Some goals are more difficult than others. People that make the resolution to drop 20 lbs understand just how hard it is to maintain some of our goals after the initial momentum fades. Our brain is wired …

This Is How Social Media Impacts Our Self-Esteem

This Is How Social Media Impacts Our Self-Esteem

Social media is a constant in our daily lives that impacts our perception of ourselves. Our perception is our reality, even if that reality is skewed and incorrect, it feels real to us. Social media gives us an unrealistic, glorified glimpse into the lives of others. When we compare ourselves socially, professionally and spiritually to …

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Better Muslims for a Better World

Day in and day out you come across all sorts of people that have diverse backgrounds. Whether it be cultural or religious. You are greeted with unfamiliar faces and places many times. Is there any change however, that you have brought to that specific place or person? Or do you just shrug your shoulders and …

Why Should You Entertain a Hobby?

Hobbies – if you don’t have one yet, you are either wondering why people would spend so much time and efforts on them or you’re currently searching for one. After reading this article you’ll be eager to get one or at least won’t see it as a waste of time anymore! What do you need …

Hope in Times of Difficulty - Inspirations from Prophet's Life

Hope in Times of Difficulty - Inspirations from the Prophet's Life

A believer’s state should always be in between fear and hope. Just like a bird uses its two wings to fly to his destination. A believer’s two wings are fear and hope, and the destination is paradise. There’s no doubt that this life is filled with difficulties. The way to handle them however, is the …

A Fresh Start for the New Year

A Fresh Start for the New Year

Yet another year has come to an end, leaving behind both the good and the bad. How can we capture more of the goodness this year? What went wrong and needs to change? As we approach 2019, what new intentions or niyah can we make to further our self-development? Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) advises us …



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