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Teenage Sleep and Mental Health

It’s late morning and the teenagers in the house are still fast asleep long after you’ve got up. Should you rush upstairs and pull them out of bed by their feet? It may be tempting, but the answer is probably no. The evidence is mounting that sleep in adolescence is...

Everything Other Than God Is Unreal -FARAZ KHAN

“Everything Other Than God Is Unreal” Exploring a Kalam Ontological Argument That is because God alone is the Absolutely Real, and what they call upon other than Him is unreal, and God alone is the Sublime, the Exalted. Qur’an 31:30 The most truthful statement a poet ever uttered is the statement of Labid:...

How Africa’s Largest City is Staying Afloat

Navigating the thronging streets of Lagos, Nigeria, is a challenge at the best of times. But during the rainy seasons, the city’s streets can become almost impassable. Home to more than 24 million, Lagos is Nigeria’s economic powerhouse, making it a destination for people seeking new opportunities. But that rapid...

What Would Prophet Muhammad Do? Aisha Stacey

We live in disturbing times. Nowadays, the youth only care about themselves. They have little respect for their parents or for society. They cannot be told a single thing. And they believe themselves to be wise, when the truth is they cannot hold one thought in their heads. And as...

Do You Understand Your Nafs?

The weight room smelled of recycled rubber, steel, and sanitizer. Our cross country team split into teams of two at the various stations. My friend and weight-lifting partner was always very encouraging. “Come on,” she would tell me. “This is where the difference gets made.” I had been running cross...

The Clash of Cultures -Motiur Rahman

Each and every civilization possesses some sort of driving force, which in other word may be called as soul of that civilization. Like the human, civilization is born, passes the stages of childhood, adulthood and eventually comes to an end. Ideology, philosophy of life, cultures are the foundational elements based...

Motivational Techniques of Prophet Muhammad

Motivational Techniques of Prophet Muhammad

Whether at work, school, with friends or family, there are times when we are all affected by moments of low self-esteem or lack of motivation to navigate through the day. In times like these, it is helpful to have someone that makes us feel motivated, uplifted, and encouraged to persevere....

In the light of the Holy Hadith

Only Through Goodness We Can Prevent Evil “Goodness is what gives your heart peace and your conscience comfort. Evil is what gives your heart unrest and your conscience worry and doubt, even if other people approve of it.” (Ibn Hanbal, IV, Hadith No: 227) Dear Brothers and Sisters! Wabsa bin...

How To Study Smarter, Not Longer

As a teen, Faria Sana often highlighted books with markers. “The colors were supposed to tell me different things.” Later, she recalls, “I had no idea what those highlighted texts were supposed to mean.” She also took lots of notes as she read. But often she was “just copying words...

Protect Your Mental Health in Tough Times

If you’re not protecting your mental health right now, you’re either struggling or a superhero. Even before the coronavirus pandemic threw a wrench in things, there was plenty to stress about. Concerns about everything from dirty dishes to climate change can affect your mental health. Just remember: You control your mental...

Islam on Racism

If someone asks you, “What is your identity?” how would you answer this question? Would you state your name (I am Ibrahim), or job title (I am a doctor), or nationality (I am Palestinian), or ethnicity (I am an Arab), or lineage (I am the son of the great so...

A Spicy Heritage By Fahmida Mehreen

Spices – it is India’s proudest heritage, and the history of Indian spices is almost as old as the history of spices itself. The business and activity of Indian spices can be traced back to the ancient and medieval ages where spices played a significant role in bolstering the Indian...

Make The Most Out Of Your Youthful Years

As you know, youthfulness is a great power that is full of vigor and activity. If we do not use it in a constructive way, it will explode to destroy what others have constructed of advantageous establishments. Most of us live idly and sleep more than required. We go out...

A Creeping Problem -Kazi Eshita

People, whose native language is something other than English, might face certain barriers while carrying a label of an international student in the USA. One such barrier can be Cultural Shock. Prior knowledge about these barriers combined with adequate preparation, aid international students and others, adapt in a better way,...

Natural Ways to Boost Your Immune System

Did the coronavirus make you reconsider learning how to boost immune system function and your overall health? I bet the answer is yes. Unlike never before, the topics of hygiene, immune function, and natural health remedies are amongst the biggest questions inside people’s heads, and for good reason. Avoiding catching...

A New Window in  Teaching and Learning -Fahmida Mehreen

A New Window in Teaching and Learning -Fahmida Mehreen

Education. Learning. Access to information. These are some of the fundamental elements that can no longer be looked upon as insignificant in the twenty-first century. With the aid of modern technology and discoveries, education and learning have reached new heights. The age-old concept of sitting in a class with a...