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Nurturing Positive Post-Ramadan Habits

Nurturing Positive Post-Ramadan Habits

The blessed month of Ramadan has come and gone. Yet, that does not translate into abandonment of all things good and return to our pre-Ramadan selves. Instead, let's strive to keep on practising diligently our spiritual piety with discipline, which allows us to emerge...

Reconnect with Food by Rabia Rashad

Reconnect with Food by Rabia Rashad

Learn how our food creator from Europe creates a starch and carbohydrate rich potato-based savoury suhoor and iftar this Ramadan. Suhoor: Potato Hash Ingredients: 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon unsalted butter (550g) 2 large potatoes peeled and cut into ½ inch...

Reconnect with Food by Hanan Al Badri

Reconnect with Food by Hanan Al Badri

Learn how our food creator from France creates an irresistible french omelet for suhoor and a creamy baked potato classic for iftar this Ramadan. Suhoor: French Omelet Ingredients: 3 eggs 25 gram of butter Some chives for garnish Emmental cheese Salt Preparation:...

Reconnect with Food by Candace Ashley

Reconnect with Food by Candace Ashley

Learn how our food creator from the United States whips up delicious oatmeal and taco dishes for suhoor and iftar respectively, this Ramadan. Suhoor: Oatmeal bowl Ingredients: Oats Coconut, almond, or dairy milk Water Black seeds Almonds Pecans Honey Mushroom powder...

Reconnect with Food by Rouba Shahin

Reconnect with Food by Rouba Shahin

Learn how our food creator from the Middle East whips up delectable savoury muffins for suhoor and chicken pies for iftar this Ramadan. Suhoor: Zaatar and Cheese Muffins Ingredients: 5 eggs 1/2 cup canola oil 1/2 cup olive oil 25 gram melted butter 1 cup yogurt 400...

Reconnect with Food by Sofia Imany

Reconnect with Food by Sofia Imany

Learn how our food creator from Indonesia whips up delectable savoury suhoor and sweet iftar this Ramadan. SUHOOR: TEMPEH OREK   Ingredients: 250 gram tempeh, small cubes or rectangular 3 red chillies, sliced 2 green chillies, sliced 2 centimeter galangal, bruised 2...

The Art of Giving: Zakat, Sadaqah and Muwasaat

The Art of Giving: Zakat, Sadaqah and Muwasaat

Ramadan is almost here, at our doorstep. Our hearts are full as we eagerly await this month full of barakah. While we prepare to gather and increase the number of our deeds, this is the month we also maximize our efforts in helping our underprivileged brothers and...

5 Simple Ways of Welcoming Ramadan

5 Simple Ways of Welcoming Ramadan

With Ramadan fast approaching, the anticipation is keenly felt in pockets of Muslim communities around the world. As we prepare ourselves to amp up our spiritual worship and reflection, including charity quotient, what are some ways to better prepare ourselves in...

7 Tips to Improve Your Kid’s Ramadan Experience

7 Tips to Improve Your Kid’s Ramadan Experience

Ramadan is inching closer. As we prepare ourselves and our surroundings to immerse in the ibadah of Allah, let us not forget about the ones who look up to us for guidance, information, and lots of help — our children!  If you are wondering: How to teach my children...

5 Ways Good Fitness and Health Improve Your Career Success

5 Ways Good Fitness and Health Improve Your Career Success

The pandemic casts an unpleasant spell on our personal and professional lives. The onset of work-from-home sets some in a frenzy. The 9-to-5 job, five days a week, has crept over 24 hours, all seven days. This routine has led to a physical and mental disruption in the...

5 Books on Women Empowerment

5 Books on Women Empowerment

We learn about the stories of the amazing women around our Prophet ﷺ; our foremothers in Islam, who were the pioneers in championing women empowerment. We find inspiration in stories and it is encouraging to see a rise in contemporary works that touch on empowering...

Befriending The Devil: A Tip For The Lazy Human

Befriending The Devil: A Tip For The Lazy Human

What's that 1 ultimate tip for the lazy human? Be unproductive. That's a surefire way to decrease the proximity between yourself and the devil. You see, because shaytan's main objective is to influence the downfall of humans; he's always plotting ways to make you...

The Rise of Social Sheikhs in the Digital World

The Rise of Social Sheikhs in the Digital World

Social Media in Our Lives Do you envision attending a sermon with a mosque full of fellow Muslims, listening to the top Islamic speaker or your favorite Muslim influencer or Youtuber on the Metaverse someday? There are 4.9 billion internet users worldwide who make up...

‘A’ for Effort: Jobseekers’ Interview Blueprint

‘A’ for Effort: Jobseekers’ Interview Blueprint

A tidal wave of resignations has been recorded around the world. It has been labelled as the Great Resignation. In the United States alone, a staggering 4 million people quit their jobs in July 2021. Mostly, the pandemic has been identified as the push factor whereby...