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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?