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Prayer Is Better Than Sleep

Prayer Is Better Than Sleep

When young Muslims meet others for the first time and find out that they are Muslim, often one of the very first questions they ask each other is, “Do you pray?” It’s as if this is their touchstone to see if the person they have met is a real Muslim or not. Calling yourself Muslim …


My Husband Insists to Sleep with Our Daughter

In this counselor answer: “Suckling a child, cuddling them and being tactile as well as via one’s voice, are ways in which a child bonds with one’s mother, and/or significant others. This is the nature of sleep at that tender age and is how a child feels secure in this strange world that he/she has entered …


How Can I Decrease The Amount of Sleep I Need?

Short Answer: Start with the intention to improve your spiritual progression. Then after that, if someone wants to slowly cut back on their sleep, this is considered to be a good thing as long as we do it slowly and methodically over a long period of time. And the same thing goes with eating. _____________________________________ Asalamu Alaikum, …


Baby Cries All the Time and Rarely Sleeps, What to Do?

In this counseling answer: •Ensure their basic needs have been met; that they are not hungry, that their nappy is clean and dry, that they don’t feel too hot or cold..etc. •Ensure that they have an activity to keep themselves busy and that they are not crying for something else. •It may also just simply …

How to Have A Good Night's Sleep

How to Have A Good Night's Sleep

In order to sleep better, we should first relax a bit. We need to unwind from the pressures, worries, and distresses of the day. And we need to end the day on a note of forgiveness and with a few moments of tenderness with our families…

Superhero Movies & Meeting Our Maker

Superhero Movies & Meeting Our Maker

Each day that goes by brings us one day closer to our death and meeting our maker. However, we live in a time where the thought of death is met with a strategy that often involves diverting and ignoring. Sheikha Zaynab Ansari discusses our societies intrinsic need for critical diversion from a reality we can’t …

Why Do We Sleep

Why Do We Sleep?

Allah Almighty mentions to us in His Holy Book, the Qur’an: {And it is He who has made the night for you as clothing and sleep [a means for] rest and has made the day a resurrection.} (Surat Al-Furqan 25:47).

Alive But Dead! Bio Miracle of People of Cave (Ahl Al-Kahf)

Imagine ourselves being caged or imprisoned for lifetime. Though even in jail, one is given the basic amenities yet one gets shriveled before age, one loses his originality of being the person who he is. Even staying in a dark room for a while leaves us terrified ….feeling of claustrophobia. There’s a strange and a …

Health Benefits of a Good Night's Sleep (Video)

Our Creator, Allah, the Almighty, informs us in the Qur’an: “And We made your sleep [a means for] rest. And We made the night as clothing. And We made the day for livelihood” (Surat An-Naba’ 78:9-10-11). When we have been awake for a long period of time, sleep/wake homeostasis tells us that a need for …


My Overly Affectionate Son

As-salamu `Alaikum dear sister, As a matter of fact your detailed question is very significant because it sheds lights on several misconceptions that I believe some parents have in mind. Some parents become overly cautious during their journey of parenting because they have been through an unpleasant experience, therefore, they try to help their children …

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