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We Love Warsan Shire

Warsan Shire the poet, the woman, the inspiration. The Best of the Muslim Charity Awards Homemade Crafts SHOP THE LOOK: @SHAHEENCHAND We Love Warsan Shire LFW: THE ULTIMATE MODEST CATWALK Is Muslim Twitter obsessed with mahr? These 20 tweets say yes. LFW: THE BEST MODEST STREET STYLE Instagram Inspo! A believer is an Optimist

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A believer is an Optimist

Three things you can do to remain optimistic  A daily gratitude list of things that you are thankful of can really help to boost your mood and make you aware of the infinite blessings Allah has bestowed upon you.  Get into the habit of saying Alhamdulilah when you are gifted with good news, achieve a…

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The African Muslims erased from our history.

The Islamic History Project have been researching our ummah, traditions and the forgotten for some time, Nafisah Kara Founder of the site has come through again with some unique and some would say hidden history on our ummah, for Black History month we present to you ‘The African Muslims erased from history’. She is motivated…

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Playboy: Need we say more?

A) The first hijabi to…wait, did you say? Did I hear Playboy…? I’m confused. B) No, just no, it makes no sense, dawah? really? C) Noor Tagouri rocked in her interview. D) Still confused…then read and see more. Photo from Twitter First question have you read her interview? No, well we can confirm that her…

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5 P’S TO PRODUCTIVITY

Have you ever come to work or woken up in the morning with a drive to be productive and just get lots done, to achieve and progress? As the day escapes and time slips away you find you’re not even denting your to-do list and in fact your whole focus has changed? You are busy but…

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Why I’m embarrassed to take my friend to the mosque #VisitMyMosque

Today is open mosque day aka #VisitMyMosque.  Last week someone I know said their daughter really wants to go to a mosque. My initial reaction was excitement because they aren’t Muslim and then my second reaction was embarrassment. How would I explain the total disparity between me saying Islam empowers womens vs how women are…

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The Gift of Cancer

A bit more of a sombre post for Amaliah but it’s one that our team have been talking about and I am sure you too. Sarah reflects on Ali Banat’s recent social media posts. Reflections from Brother Ali Banat’s  journey with cancer. I am sure that most Muslims with an active facebook/Instagram account will have seen the…

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Motherhood Moments

  By Janiya Motherhood is…Tough One thing you’ve learnt since being a mother? I can give more. Can you share a funny moment you had with your child(ren) Recently my third son said he’s would like another brother because he doesn’t have enough. (He has 3 brothers and 1 sister!) A positive quote that gets you through…

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Whose Modesty is it anyway?

 From London to Dubai to Pakistan to Palestine to Saudi Arabia to South Africa… “Modest Fashion”… in the Muslim context… means something quite unique and different to each individual group or nationality. Whether it’s a funky turban worn by a young trendy fashionista on London’s Oxford Street, a shalwar kameez and dupatta in Lahore, a…

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