By Jaweria Ibrahim Scene#01 It’s a busy day at work and you’ve been working diligently through the staggering pile of tasks. By mid-day, most of it is done and you’re already anticipating freedom. But then your jerk boss saunters by with another “on my desk at the end of the day” assignment that he forgot... Continue Reading →
Bias for Action
By Sajila Abrar Too often, when we watch a motivational video or read a book, we think we could have done it better. We criticize but rarely do we realize that the person who has done it actually took an action and materialized the ideas into something tangible. As Napoleon Hill writes, “the most mediocre... Continue Reading →
By Huda Ali Khan The world today has become more illusory than ever before. The things that we think and converse about if brought into perspective and reflected upon would make us realize that the ideologies which we have been following throughout aren’t actually correct. We often come across people who have been privileged enough,... Continue Reading →
Pause serves a Purpose
By Huda Khan Today as you mindlessly scroll your feeds, pause for a while, and check your average screen time, you’d be shocked to see that on an average 6-7 hours of your day are spent consuming irrelevant information through the social media platforms. After you do this ask yourself is it worth it to... Continue Reading →
Health Precautions, Islamic Teachings, and COVID-19
Maria Sufyan Since the WHO declared COVID-19 a pandemic, all anyone can see or feel is anxiety and depression, whether on social media or TV. Medical experts and scientists are racing to develop a vaccine, but till then they have given us tips for protection from the virus. This includes washing your hands frequently, covering your... Continue Reading →
Remembering Allah in the time of COVID-19
As the corona-virus pandemic hits our countries, most of us are understandably confused and anxious. The precautionary measures being recommended (such as social distancing) will be tough on many individuals, and businesses. Amidst all of this, Muslims face a unique, possibly (and hopefully) once-in-a-lifetime dilemma of being cut-off from masajid, Umrah, and Islamic gatherings. It... Continue Reading →
To Plastic or Not to Plastic
By Sidra Adil Ever since the advent of the industrial age, humans have been in pursuit of achieving ultimate convenience. In this quest, we have literally come up with an indispensable product. This product can be found everywhere - from toothbrushes and mobile phones to product packaging. Plastic has become such an integral part of... Continue Reading →
7 Ways to Kick-start your Day
By Syed Haseeb This is Planet Earth. (Well, sort of) There were 7,657,723,823 Earthlings dwelling on this planet by the time this sentence was being written. As of December 2013, 4.3 babies are born each second. Now, that is a whole lot of people. In this dog-eat-dog world, how do we come across on top?... Continue Reading →
Ramadan Journaling: A Colourful Guide!
By Sara Ahmed. Realising that this may potentially be my last free Ramadan before I get caught up in the whirlwind of a medical house-job and other ‘adulting’ responsibilities, I’ve put in more effort than ever to plan it out. I’ve always been big on pretty stationery and planning gear but if you aren’t -... Continue Reading →
Choose your friends wisely.
By Hareem Fatima Abu Huraira (R.A) narrated: Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) said: “Man is upon the religion of their friend, so every one of among you should look upon his friend.” (Sunan al-Tirmidhi, 2378). What does this tell us? 3 things immediately come to mind: 1. Our friend circle is usually made up of like-minded people... Continue Reading →
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