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Tawakkul in the Time of Worry

And did people think that they’ll say that they believe without being tested? (Qur’an 29:2) Have you ever deeply pondered on how Muslims of the past felt whenever they went through a calamity?  The Quran tells us stories of the people of Prophet Nuh and the flood that destroyed many of them, of Prophet Yunus […]

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9 Islamic Benefits of Practicing Mindfulness

Did you know that mindfulness is used to treat heart disease, high blood pressure, sleep problems, addictions, anxiety, depression, chronic pain, digestive problems, and relationship difficulties? (https://www.helpguide.org/harvard/benefits-of-mindfulness.htm)  Mindfulness is “a mental state achieved by focusing one’s awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one’s feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations” (https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/mindfulness). Mindfulness trains […]

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Top 5 Islamic Ways to Cope with Problems

Allah (SWT) says in the Holy Quran that problems are a normal part of this world (verse 3:186 and others). Here are the top 5 Islamic ways to cope with life’s problems.  5.Find Peace in Qadr/Destiny Qadr is the Islamic belief that everything is predestined and part of Allah’s will. This belief brings a sense […]

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Fell Off the Hifdh Wagon? Here’s How to Get Back Up

One day, you’re inspired to memorize the Quran and you download a Quran app or register at your local Madrasah. The next day, you hit a few stumbling blocks on the way and suddenly you’ve not memorized in days and you’re already forgetting the portion that you’ve memorized. The journey of memorizing the Qur’an is […]

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How Popular are You in Heaven?

When you hear phrases like “fastest human” or “fastest Olympic swimmer”, who comes to your mind? And why was their name the first name that popped into your head? Often times, we come to know people because of their popularity. Because they are known for a particular thing that has brought them fame. This thing […]

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Building a Habit of Meditation in the Age of Social Media

There is a popular quote that says that everything will work again if you just unplug it. Including you. We are at an age where a large number of us are permanently plugged into something; a smart device, social media networks, videos, games, etc. We can argue that there are benefits for us in these […]

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