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Healthy Fit Ramadan

Healthy Fit Ramadan

Blog notes on “Healthy Fit Ramadan” Delivered by Sister Reem Khan (Dreem Fitness). By Aftarah Jahan Fitness is not about looking a certain way. You have always been beautiful; now you are just deciding to be healthier, stronger, faster and fitter. Alhamdulillah for...

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2020 – What a year

2020 – What a year

The uncertainty surrounding a constantly evolving situation peeled open layers that would otherwise remain hidden. Realities of the human condition were exposed, some, attracting criticism, but the majority being admirable and praiseworthy. Despite the social...

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Good Touch, Bad Touch

Good Touch, Bad Touch

(Blog Notes from December's Boost your Iman Series) We live in a world where it has become increasingly challenging to keep our children safe from all forms of molestation. While we as believers should place our trust in Allah and seek HIS protection over them, we...

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Keep Breathing

Keep Breathing

KEEP BREATHING! Workshop Delivered by Sister Aisha Kaddour (The Tranquil Soul). It’s a sunny spring morning and all is quiet. A salty caramel candle burns, scenting the air with calming deliciousness. I can barely contain my excitement as I settle down to listen to...

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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 'alone' in our struggle. The...

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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 that...

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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 calculating systems...

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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. And...

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Finding Peace & Tranquility in Birth

Finding Peace & Tranquility in Birth

In Sister Jemimah’s words, “No woman with the Rahmah (mercy) that Allah has placed in us would want to harm their child.” Using the fear tactic to get a would-be mother to consent to something she is uncomfortable with is wrong.

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