Postnatal Anxiety and Depression Awareness (PANDA) Week

Postnatal Anxiety and Depression Awareness (PANDA) Week

SubhanAllah, it’s intriguing to find how the fears of taboo and stigma blanket so many of our shared experiences. Cliche as it sounds, were we to ‘open up a bit’, we would be astounded to find that albeit feeling so, we never really were...
The Light of the World is Born

The Light of the World is Born

Many customs have been accepted without question primarily because they have been passed onto us from our ancestors. But to question these practices is not only to challenge, but to understand, learn and guide those around us, Bi’ithnillah. Mashayekh explain...
A new Islamic Year

A new Islamic Year

A new Islamic Year is upon us – 1443AH. While celebrating this ‘occasion’ is not Islamically proven to be an authentic practice, one may wonder how the Islamic Calendar came into play in the first place.   Before its introduction, different...
Daffodil Day

Daffodil Day

I always wondered, why daffodils? It’s about the way they bloom. Often able to survive harsh weather conditions, these resilient bulbs grow underground and blossom during Spring, where the flourishing of nature is at its peak. They signify rebirth and renewal....
Finding Peace & Tranquility in Birth

Finding Peace & Tranquility in Birth

‘FINDING PEACE AND TRANQUILITY IN BIRTH’ DELIVERED BY SISTER JEMIMAH Assalamu alaykum! On the 3rd of August, it was time for another exciting session of the Boost your Eeman series; this time with Sister Jemimah from Bloom Birthing. A Doula, Sister Jemimah is also a...