Navigating Ramadan: Practical Planning for a Purposeful Month

By Dina Aziz

As Ramadan approaches, our attention turns to deepening our relationship with Allah and enhancing our spiritual journey. Like our Prophet Muhammad (ﷺ), who found solace…

The Ramadan Guide for Employers

By Amaliah Team

Ramadan is fast approaching. We know that managing work and fasting can sometimes be challenging and that an accommodating work environment can make all the…

How to Get Flexible Working in Ramadan: Email Template

By Amaliah Team

Ramadan is fast approaching and as we all know, working during Ramadan can be quite taxing.  Flexible working is one of the best ways to…

Agony Aunt: Preparing For Umrah

By Maya Areem

We know that Amaliah is like a Big Sis and sometimes our DMs have been filled with requests for advice on a range of life…

The Power of Words And The Bracelets Of Kisra

By Soukeyna Osei-Bonsu

“A bank in the sky  Or a ministry of words   Will determine our lives”   ~ All the Birds were Invited to a Feast in the…

Notes to My Younger Self: How and When to Break Off An Engagement

By Hannah Alkadi

Note: The women referenced in this article are under pseudonyms for privacy, however, their stories are real. All the signs were there, and yet, for…

4 Hadiths on the Importance of Sha’ban and 12 Ways to Act on Them

By Amaliah Team

What is Sha’ban? Sha’ban is the eighth month of the Islamic Lunar Calendar, or Hijri Calendar, falling in between Rajab and Ramadan. Sha’ban is translated…

On Being Single And Spiritual – 7 Muslim Women Share Their Journey

By Imrana Mahmood

Conversations around Muslim women who lead single lives seem to trigger many people. On one hand, Muslims – especially Muslim women – are reminded that…

Agony Aunt: How to Make up Missed Prayers

By Maya Areem

We know that Amaliah is like a Big Sis and sometimes our DMs have been filled with requests for advice on a range of life…

Back To Basics | Making Salah Your Dialogue With The Divine

By Ammarah Ahmed

“Glory be to the One Who took His servant ˹Muḥammad˺ by night from the Sacred Mosque to the Farthest Mosque whose surroundings We have blessed,…

Revisiting Islamic Education Before Colonialism

By Iqra Babar

The call to acquire and understand knowledge can be traced back to the times of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ when Angel Jibreel revealed unto him…

Fatima Al-Fihri – How Her Empowered Belief Led Her To Become A Trailblazer

By Aaisha Mukhtar

The 7th until the 16th century was an era of significant scientific, religious, philosophical and cultural development for Muslims around the globe. The Islamic Civilisation…

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Self discovery: don’t wait for the new year to begin self development

By Noor Majid

With the explosion of self-love and self-discovery talk across the internet, I started to notice a pattern across the board. Islam is known to be…

Agony Aunt: How To Pray on Time at Work

By Maya Areem

We know that Amaliah is like a Big Sis and sometimes our DMs have been filled with requests for advice on a range of life…

A Big Sister’s Guide to Higher Education in the UK

By Samra Abbass

Choosing an undergraduate university degree can be overwhelming, especially when faced with countless options. It also requires a level of accountability that many of us…

What Is Happening in Sudan? A Resource and Guide

By Amaliah Team

Sudan is facing a turbulent and dangerous time right now, and is currently experiencing “one of the worst humanitarian nightmares in recent history“, according to…

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The spiritual checklist: Preparing the heart for the month of Ramadan

By Seeds of Selma

Sow the seeds in Rajab Irrigate the crop in Sha’ban Reap the harvest in Ramadan A Ramadan well-prepared for can change your life, in fact…

Duas For Umrah

By Amaliah Team

When we go for Umrah, we see many pilgrims holding small booklets and reciting designated du’as for each round of the tawaf and sa’ee. Contrary…

Agony Aunt: How Can I Encourage a Friend Towards Islam?

By Maya Areem

We know that Amaliah is like a Big Sis and sometimes our DMs have been filled with requests for advice on a range of life…

How Reconnecting With My Culture Helped Me Reclaim My Faith

By Hiba Noor Khan

It was while sitting on the ground watching a qawwali ceremony in Pakistan that I became starkly aware of something shifting deep inside of me.…

7 Tips for Becoming an Autism-Friendly Mosque

By Sana Faqir

Please Note: The views and suggestions expressed in this article stem from the author’s own research through speaking to various Muslim parents with autistic children,…

Duas For Achieving Your Goals Using Allah’s Names

By Amira Ahmed

While we should all be striving to improve ourselves every day, the onset of the new year, especially with Ramadan on the horizon, offers a…

A Detailed Guide To Mahr: Rights And Rulings

By Hannah Alkadi

Please Note: For privacy, pseudonyms have been used in place of the names below, but the conversations and situations are real. This piece has been…

an 8 point guide to setting your new year new me goals

By Nafisa Bakkar

I used to hate the end of the year, I had a sense of dread, disappointment and deep feelings of inadequacy. Feeling like I hadn’t…

Agony Aunt: How to Overcome The Feeling of Despair?

By Maya Areem

We know that Amaliah is like a Big Sis and sometimes our DMs have been filled with requests for advice on a range of life…

10 Reasons you may be feeling low

By Halima Nawaz

Disclaimer: We are in a unique year and the events of the year may have affected our moods, mental health, or exacerbate existing mental illness conditions.…

When I grow up I want to be…

By Furvah Shah

What did you want to be when you grew up? As a child, I dreamed of becoming a writer or an actress. For others, they…

Palestine: Have words failed us?

By Mariya bint Rehan

A verbal paralysis  It is moments like those that have washed over us in the past weeks that highlight the paradox of words – their…

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5 Reasons to Go Back to School

By Kudirat Olateju

As the days grow shorter and colder, it’s easy to find yourself housebound and reminiscent. For those particularly forward-minded, maybe you’ve already begun setting goals…

Agony Aunt: I Don’t Like My Job

By Maya Areem

We know that Amaliah is like a Big Sis and sometimes our DMs have been filled with requests for advice on a range of life…

Silence is Consent: White feminism’s selective solidarity with Iran but not Palestine

By Zara Choudhary

Liberal feminism, or ‘White’ feminism as it has come to be known, seems to employ two instruments in its activism: the use of the voice,…

Palestinian Embroidery: Stitching the Fabric of Identity and Resistance

By Ammarah Ahmed

How many times have you heard the settler-colonialist claim that Palestine, prior to 1917, was a barren wasteland, devoid of civilization and vegetation? That the…

5 Muslim Women Take On Reviving Lost Cultural Practices

By Hiba Noor Khan

When I first began considering what is being lost from our hearts, homes, or societies, with the relentless passage of time, I was struck with…

Exploring the Parallels Between Post 9/11 and The Ongoing Nakba Impact on Muslims

By Hannah Alkadi

Content warning: This article mentions and references graphic imagery from the ongoing war in Palestine. I’ve often felt like I’m being stared at by vultures…

Guiding Little Hearts: 6 Ways to Establish Sunnah Bedtime Rituals for Kids

By Azeezah Olatunde

Incorporating Islamic stories in your children’s bedtime routine is essential, but it is equally important to inculcate sunnah nightly routines at an early age. This…

Amaliah Agony Aunt: Will My Past Trauma Prevent Me From Having A Happy Marriage?

By Maya Areem

We know that Amaliah is like a Big Sis and sometimes our DMs have been filled with requests for advice on a range of life…