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.
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.
You will be a happier person if you can avoid toxic family members and set boundaries. Setting boundaries is not easy; it means saying “no” and limiting contact. Just because people are related to you does not give them the right to be hurtful and dishonest. Family members are supposed to love and support one another.
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.
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?
Hijab Fashion. This term has been coined by fashionistas who are hijabis too. But can fashion really be joined with hijab the way Allah swt has ordained for the believing women? Can these two terms be friends together and yet maintain their separate identity? Let's find out.