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How bedtime stories can inspire a life

My love of books started before I could even read. My mother used to regularly read bedtime stories to me and my siblings. I remember the books I …

When visiting the sick, pay mind to etiquette • Muslyfe

When my younger cousin was admitted to the hospital recently due to an extremely high fever, my brothers and I decided to visit him for moral support …

5 cant

Growing up watching Korean soap operas – <i>Winter Sonata</i>, <i>Autumn in My Heart</i> and <i>My Lovely Sam Soon</i>, to name a few – made me a sappy soul and a hopeless …

Why it's important for young Muslims to volunteer • Muslyfe

The importance of youth being agents of change is deeply acknowledged in Islam. Therefore it is important to groom and equip the young generation …

Coping with grief after a loved one's death • Muslyfe

For those of you who have experienced loss in the past year, I wish for you the strength and empowerment that comes with leaning on Allah. A sign of …

5 things to try as a first

It’s official. I am in love. I don’t know how it happened, but they say the best things happen when you least expect it. I crossed the South China …

Five reasons why Cairo captivated us

THE first thing that pops into everyone’s mind when talking about Cairo, Egypt is the Great Pyramids of Giza. As one of the wonders of the world, the …

Spending my birthday in Ulu Temburong

IMAGINE witnessing the sunrise from the tallest tower of the rainforest canopy walk at Ulu Temburong National Park, watching daylight slowly …

How to survive a Trump presidency

Today is D-Day – Donald J. Trump’s inauguration to the most powerful office in the world, that of President of the United States. Or as some are …

Love thy neighbour • Muslyfe

One morning after having missed my parcel delivery, I went to a neighbour’s house to fetch it. It surprised me to know that she was happy to see me …

What does it mean to be 'home'? • Muslyfe

I was in Paris. Luggage full of necessities, head full of imagination and heart full of hopes that I would finally find what (I thought) was missing …

Why we need good friends • Muslyfe

At times when you feel like the world is against you, a shoulder to cry on and a pair of listening ears are probably be among the things you’d ask …

Reconnecting with your siblings as an adult • Muslyfe

My family recently celebrated my younger brother’s 25th birthday and it was the first time in five years that we got to celebrate it together as he …

'The Secret Life of Muslims'

In a world where media narratives are often suspicious and hostile towards Muslims, it can be tough trying to change negative perceptions of Islam …

After losing my job and going through heartbreak, I found solace in faith • Muslyfe

When I was laid off in November last year, I felt like I was at the lowest point in my life. I was truly devastated. It was my first job after …

4 Foodie Faves on London's Carnaby Street • Muslyfe

I have a confession to make. I am a fraudulent foodie. There are some days where I don’t make it my life’s mission to try new restaurants and food. …

My Hip Hop Obsession with Lowkey • Muslyfe

Iraqi-English rapper Lowkey is arguably one of the most woke musicians I have ever come across, and a talented lyricist too. He has given voice to …

Muslim Women Making Noise

If past year has taught us anything, it’s that the future is decidedly female.<p>With 2016 clearly in our rearview mirror, we’ve witnessed countless …

16 Things To Be Thankful for in 2016 • Muslyfe

<b>1. Breathing</b><p>Alhamdulillah. If you’re breathing, it means you’re alive and well. Even if you’re sick, stuck in bed, or buried in a mountain of …

The Hunger Games

Picture this: you watch a video, a hauntingly clip of a famished child – skinny with a soot covered face – looking at the man interviewing him behind …

How to Embrace Minimalism in the Age of Consumerism

<i>Continued from Part 1</i><p><b>How to Embrace Minimalism?</b><p>I am on a journey to declutter my life. I am far from being an exemplary minimalist. Trying to be as …

How to Embrace Minimalism in the Age of Consumerism

“Oooh, look at those fancy bags” said my Australian acquaintance, as we were passing by a high-end shop in the Dubai Airport. She is in her mid-40s, …

5 Self

<b>1) You didn’t bottle things up</b><p>Had a hard time and talked it out? Prayed about it? Good for you!<p><b>2) You remembered to breathe</b><p>When it all is too much to …

2017 Resolutions

Alhamdulillah, we have entered another year and to follow suit from last year, I have come up with a list of resolutions for myself. However, unlike …

7 Hijabi

Shopping as a hijabi in today’s world has actually gotten a lot <b>EASIER</b>!<p>We can see it all over social media; hijabi models being used in runways, part …