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Protecting My Heart

Protecting My Heart

By Umm Jannah Have you ever felt detached from love and connection? Have you ever been told that you’re too hard to love? Have you ever worked your utmost best not to give your heart away? Growing up I remember saying to myself, ‘I don’t do love’. When I would be...

The Silent Struggle: Living with Pain

The Silent Struggle: Living with Pain

By Umm Sumayyah “Everyone upon the earth will perish, And there will remain the Face of your Lord, Owner of Majesty and Honour So which of the favours of your Lord would you deny?” ( al Qur’an, 55:26-28) Is there anything in this world that lasts...

The Silent Struggle: Comfort Eating

The Silent Struggle: Comfort Eating

By Meru Hussain My favourite story from childhood was ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ –  A story of a creature who satisfies his every desire before blooming into a beautiful butterfly, devouring everything from apples to ice-creams. I wanted to be that...

The Silent Struggle: Time Management

The Silent Struggle: Time Management

By Crystal Daulton Between housework, family, and job obligations, where do we find time to worship Allah? How do we complete our responsibilities in the dunya without compromising our place in Jannah? By what method do we gain time management? When in doubt we should...

The Silent Struggle: Living with PCOS

The Silent Struggle: Living with PCOS

By Chelsea Lynn PCOS, which stands for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, is a common disorder that effects 10-20% of women. Because it characterized by an excess of male hormones, it comes with a myriad of symptoms, like weight gain, weight loss resistance, irregular or...