A Mother’s Story: How is Ramadan Like for Pregnant Women or Nursing Mothers?

  On a normal average day, I usually express about 350 ml of breastmilk. On a sick day, I’d be lucky to express that amount. But I am more than grateful to be able to express 260ml. And what about Ramadhan? A month where I can’t eat or drink from sunrise till sunset. From being … Continue reading A Mother’s Story: How is Ramadan Like for Pregnant Women or Nursing Mothers?

Give Your Full Potential

Bismillah-ir-Rahman-ir-Rahim In the name of God, most Gracious, most Compassionate Abu Hurayrah reported that the Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) said, “Whoever observes fasts during the month of Ramadan out of sincere faith, and hoping to attain Allah’s rewards, then all his past sins will be forgiven.” (Al-Bukhari and Muslim) Ramadan, a month filled … Continue reading Give Your Full Potential

Life Without Purpose and Change is a Life Unfulfilled

Richard Leider once said, “The purpose of life is to live a life of purpose.” When you think of the word “purpose”, think about what automatically comes to mind. The term itself means “The reason for which something is done or created or for which something exists.” The purpose of a book is to read … Continue reading Life Without Purpose and Change is a Life Unfulfilled

Social Anxiety Disorder: My Story as a Black Muslim

Graduating from secondary school (high school) was one of the happiest moments in my life. I was so excited to finally go to university and study my dream course. And you know, after being in a boarding school, I was excited to finally experience the “outer world”. You know when you cage something in for … Continue reading Social Anxiety Disorder: My Story as a Black Muslim