Youth Wave Blog

Stop Feeling Sorry for Yourself

When you fail, make a mistake or things simply don’t go as well as you had hoped then how do you feel? Do you feel sorry for yourself? Well, that’s natural in some situations and too an extent. But do you get stuck in that mental state too often and...

Is Water Always The Best Choice On A Hot Day?

Water makes up more than half of our body weight. To sustain this amount of water in our bodies, we’re advised to drink six to eight glasses of fluid per day. Water is the healthiest drink we can reach for – no sugar, no calories – but is it always...

Exhibition: The Colours of Life

A photo exhibition by the late photographer Ešref Džanefendic, as part of the World Music Festival Zeman, is held in Novi Pazar (Serbia). The exhibition, designed as a tribute to the artists’ passing, shows his contribution to the festival’s organisation and participation in its activities. The artist’s work is imbued...

Why Some People Don’t Want A Covid-19 Vaccine

There should be no doubt about it: Covid-19 vaccines are saving lives. Consider some recent statistics from the UK. In a study tracking more than 200,000 people, nearly every single participant had developed antibodies against the virus within two weeks of their second dose. And despite initial worries that the...

What Attracted Me to Islam By R. L. Mellema

What has attracted me to this faith? I began with my study of Eastern languages at the University of Leiden in 1919 and attended the lectures of Prof. C. Snouck Hurgronje, the well-known Arabist. I learned Arabic, read and translated Al-Baidawi’s commentary on the Qur’an and Al-Ghazali’s reflexions on the...

Identity Theft : How Can You Prevent It?

Millions of people fall victim to identity theft every year, and these figures keep skyrocketing. While anyone can be a target, identity thieves usually target people who don’t follow strong internet safety practices. So, what is identity theft, how is it committed, and how can you prevent it? What Is...

The 19th-Century Sport That Was Cooler Than Football

The race began, rather unusually, at 1:00 on a Sunday morning. It was 21 September 1879, and 13 (mostly) moustachioed athletes in tight leggings and tiny shorts had gathered under the towering arches of the original Madison Square Garden in New York – along with 10,000 raucous spectators. It was...

Painting A New Beginning -Maream Binte Mostafiz

Painting has always been received as a gateway to escape from stress and a peaceful way of bursting out emotion. Studies show that after painting or playing with color people feel recharged and refreshed. It is also true that many corporate companies provide coloring material to their brainstorming staff for...

The Enigma of Europe’s Submerged Behemoth

When we think of Italy’s volcanoes, we may assume that Etna, which overshadows Sicily, and Vesuvius, which famously destroyed Pompei, present the biggest danger to the peninsula’s population and tourists. Yet there is another monster that could wreak havoc to the southern peninsula and its islands. Its name is Marsili,...

Dilemma over Different Diets -Zayed Shahnewaz

Nowadays people are talking about different kinds of diets because they are more concerned about their health as Covid-19 pandemic has hammered the whole world. It is true people, particularly those in the service sector, now think more about their workloads and thus eat a lot of processed foods and...

Henry David Thoreau Prayer

Great God, I ask for no meaner pelf Than that I may not disappoint myself, That in my action I may soar as high As I can now discern with this clear eye. And next in value, which thy kindness lends, That I may greatly disappoint my friends, Howe’er they...

Allama Muhammad Iqbal A Longing

O Lord ! I have become weary of human assemblages! When the heart is sad no pleasure in assemblages can be I seek escape from tumult, my heart desires The silence which speech may ardently love! I vehemently desire silence, I strongly long that A small hut in the mountain’s...

Editorial

Dear Readers Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuhu. Season’s greetings for you and hope you are keeping well by the grace of Allah subhanu wa ta’ala who has created the world and the creatures including the human. And Allah knows about the diversity of diets spread across the agricultural areas,...

In the light of the Holy Hadith

MUSLIMS AND BEING MILD-MANNERED “The believer is friendly, for there is no goodness in one who is neither friendly, nor befriended.” (Ibn Hanbal, II, 400) Dear Brothers and Sisters! Faith, worship and good morals are components of a whole in Islam. Our religion Islam teaches us to not only continue...

The Essence of the Holy Qur’an

FACTS TAUGHT BY SURAH AL-ASR “By time. Verily, man is in loss. Except those who believe and do righteous deeds, and recommend one another to the truth, and recommend one another to patience.” (Surah Al-Asr) Dear Brothers and Sisters! There is a surah in the Holy Quran which is short...

Accounts Aminul (Ahmed Musa)

Towards the end of life You have come, look at the two eyes match! And how long does Robe pretend to be blind? You have run out of time After buying and selling at the market of life, You have to go to the real place! And how long does...

Don’t Compare Your Life to Others’

Today I’d like to focus on a negative habit that creates insecurity within, erodes self-esteem and can make you feel quite unhappy with your own life. It’s something that has sprung up as we have moved a part of our lives on to the internet and social media. And that...

The Village Where The Land Became ‘Swiss Cheese’

It happened suddenly and without warning. Where there should have been the emerging first shoots of potato seedlings behind the orchard in Nikola Borojevic’s spacious garden, there was now huge hole. Measuring 30m (98ft) wide and 15m (49ft) deep, it quickly filled with water. And it wasn’t the only one....