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10 Things You Need to Stop Doing Today: Self Help Tips for Muslim Youth

It's unbelievable how much you have to go through as a 21st century Muslim youth. Your youth will come with its own share of struggles, confusion, temptations and negative experiences. And so will it carry positive experiences and life changing opportunities. Seize the opportunity to stop one thing TODAY to change your life FOREVER. Learn these self help tips to keep your mind, body and soul in sync with your fitrah.

5 Must-Know Self Defense Tips for Muslim Women

IF you are cornered with no means of escape, be prepared to make one SIMPLE, EFFECTIVE defensive strike and then run as fast as you can. You don’t have time for any fancy techniques or precision! Aim for the eyes, nose, throat or groin. The objective is NOT to just cause some pain to the attacker – the objective is the INJURE the attacker momentarily.

Stress Management from an Islamic Perspective

Often, we can get too caught up in our busy lives to really take a step back and wonder at Allah’s creation. Taking some time out to really pay attention to what’s around us can have this incredibly relaxing effect. Notice the beauty in Allah’s creation, from the leaves on a tree, the beautiful blossoming flower, the tweeting bird, the sky at night or a beautiful sunset.

Are you a Hijabi Barbie?

Another misconception that people usually have about the hijaab is that it is something physical. This is not true either. Hijaab is the veil that has to be drawn over our body, our behaviour and our speech. If we observe the proper ‘physical’ rules of hijaab, yet have no constraint on our deeds and actions, and involve in haraam activities, what purpose has the covering served?