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Hijabi hair

Just For Women: How to Take Care of "Hijab-Hair"

Hijab hair means the limp, flat, sometimes-painful hair that results after a long day of wearing hijab. Needless to say, hijab hair can be a total bummer so read on for our tips and tricks to help with limp, flat, lifeless hair! 1) The right ponytail A side-part ponytail is a better alternative under your hijab than a …

How to Beat the Hajj Heat

How to Beat the Hajj Heat

Pilgrims will need to make every effort to ensure they do not suffer from heat related illnesses such as heat stroke, heat exhaustion or dehydration.

The Global Economic Crisis – Steps Every Muslim Should Take

The Global Economic Crisis – Steps Every Muslim Should Take

It goes without saying that the global economy is not in harmony. This takes its toll on everyone and Muslims are no exception. We keep hearing economic experts’ advice – which is sometimes helpful- on how can we handle this economic crisis. However, Muslims can find guidance in the Islamic teachings that provide the best …


Just for Brides- to-be

It’s really so stressful and arduous when you find yourself stuck in the middle of disturbing details of preparing for your wedding, while time is counting down. Although you feel so excited and happy, you are also so stressed, can’t stop thinking about all of those endless details that you are supposed to settle during …

How to Deal With Enmeshment in Marriage?

How to Deal With Enmeshment in Marriage?

The relationship between spouses is one of the most amazing relationships that can exist between two people, it must be nurtured and cared for. Though it is expected that a husband and a wife would become attached to one another both physically and emotionally, sometimes that attachment becomes so excessive that it actually causes emotional …

Haram Relationships

Counselors’ Tips on How to End Haram Relationships

Temptation is all around us, yet one temptation that proves to be formidable is haram relationships. It is such a growing issue in our Muslim communities that amongst college students in America, 57% of men and 48% of women report engaging in premarital sex. Our society markets sexuality and relationships outside the context of marriage …

new mum

10 Tips for New Mums

Being a mum for the first time is an exciting experience. However, motherhood brings challenges and pressures that are not easy to overcome. Sometimes you’ll need help and you should ask for it; other times you’ll prefer to do it your own way and discover your new world for yourself. As soon as your baby arrives, …

8 Tips on How to Keep Up the Good Habits after Ramadan

8 Tips on How to Keep Up the Good Habits after Ramadan

Psychologists agree that a person needs about three weeks to develop a good habit. If you’ve been praying regularly, fasting, controlling your temper, trying to be more patient, or keeping any other good habit during Ramadan, you’re almost sure, Insha Allah, to keep up with it afterwards. Nonetheless, we all slip up. As well, the …

inter-cultural marriage

Ten Things I Learned Being in an Inter-Cultural Marriage

I’ve been in an inter-cultural marriage for about 10 years Alhamdulillah. When I first got married and after the honeymoon phase had worn off, the cultural shock was really difficult to bear. It is hard enough when two people from the same culture get married because they still have to adapt to each other and …


How to Respond Appropriately to Islamophobia?

Building on what was addressed the last time in terms of acceptance of differences as a means to increase dialogue and overcome boundaries in integration, this article will focus specifically on dealing directly with Islamophobia and strategies we can use to cope with this. Discrimination, namely Islamophobia in this case, can been exhibited in many …

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