Make it Happen Ready to hit 2023 with a new year, new me resolution? We may have just the thing to make it finally work this time around. If you are tired of not hitting the goals you’ve been dreaming of for years, YC’s Yearly Planner is just what you need to stay on track... Continue Reading →
Rows of Juniper trees line the garden area and look more orange than green. Fair enough, it is the peak of the fall season. With vending machines carrying his favourite soda, a tennis court with lush green flooring, cafeterias with all the right snacks, and rich brown staircases going up the 12-storey building, Ahmed -... Continue Reading →
Heart-to-heart questions about her childhood, leaving the banking sector, women issues and more! What were you like as an adolescent? How did you come towards Islam? I was considered a reasonably average adolescent. Being the eldest of my siblings, I was expected to be the most well-behaved - which I was! My mother says if... Continue Reading →
Am I loving myself right? You'd see global pop musicians, athletes, Instagram influencers, and YouTubers all talking about it, highlighting different concepts and sharing different ideas. But there's one conversation you'll now find in every corner of social media that even some of our YC speakers have addressed – the intriguing, appealing concept of self-love. ... Continue Reading →
"If I were given the opportunity to press a delete button that could destroy all the servers of the planet that contained pornographic material, I would crawl on the path of glass and thorns, even if it kills me, to press that button". (Interview of a porn addict by BBC) Imagine yourself lying on a comfortable couch in a dimly lit room. You are all alone, scrolling through a cell phone with your eyes glued to the internet. All of a sudden, some inappropriate content pops up on the screen. For a moment, you feel the urge to tap it and see what comes after the 'trailer' you were just baited with.
I was a zestful and energetic young lad who had no other purpose except to enjoy life to its fullest. I did crazy stunts in my life because I believed that you only live once, but if you do it right, once is enough. However, I was wrong; it’s not YOLO. It’s YOLT - You only live twice. It was a fatal bike accident that changed me completely. I had a near-death experience that made me the person I am today. The accident which I thought to be a catastrophe for me, resulted as a blessing from my Lord.
When I began my journey towards Allah (SWT)’s path, music was actually one of the last things I left. Believe me, I was always looking for ways to justify my music addiction. I had three shelves across my bedroom wall full of music CDs. Not only this, but I also had about 10-15 GBs worth of music stored on my computer. But despite looking far and wide, I was unable to find reasons that would justify my love for music.
By Aymun Sajid You’d think that global pop musicians, athletes, Instagram influencers, and YouTubers would all be talking about different concepts. That they’d be promoting different ideas, different topics - right? But there's one conversation that you’ll now find in every corner of social media, that even some of our YC speakers have addressed -... Continue Reading →
By Hania Faheem A walk along the beach. Nothing new, nothing grand. Just an ordinary, mundane gesture. As water began to touch my feet, I turned around and saw the subtle trail my footsteps had made in the sand. And that's when I noticed: the trail wasn't exactly a horizontal line from the shore to... Continue Reading →
By Linta Mustafa With the rapidly changing era, people tend to change their lifestyles for the sake of acceptance by society, and in doing so they often end up having an extremist way of life. The lifestyles of the majority of people who tend to follow the standards of society have become more brand-oriented. On... Continue Reading →