Losing the Love of My Life & Finding My Love for Allah

By Sabreen Naziri

Do you ever think about that pivotal moment when everything changed in your life?  That one significant moment in time where up was no longer…

Overcoming my trials and tribulations for salaah

By Tahmina Begum

As Muslims, we are taught that prayer is a part of our five pillars and essential for a Muslim lifestyle. Duas are a key part…

Racing Against the Speed of Life

By Afaf Asad

I sometimes feel like the silly kid on a beach with a shovel and a dream to find water, knowing that the ocean is right…

Brothers, Hear our voices. We mean no harm, an open letter.

By Amaliah Anonymous

Dear Brothers and Sisters, I noticed a debate ensue on Muslim Twitter, and have read every one of your comments regarding the type of women…

5 Ways to Stay on Track with Your Health and Fitness Goals this year

By Maryam.

It’s the same old story, we’ve been here before; an unused gym membership, another failed diet and another attempt at building that elusive ‘willpower’ that…

Become more financially responsible by saving well

By Uneesa Zaman

I’ve been a student (a pennywise student at that), I’ve lost money, I’ve gained money, invested money (wisely and some less so) and throughout it…

11 Self-Care tips and habits for PMS symptoms

By Ashiya Mendheria

Watch our short video on Ashiya’s article here: View this post on Instagram PMS IS NOT A LIE 📣 – Here are 6 of 11…

Muslim Mental health: The services and organisations you can contact

By The Lantern Initiative

With mental health and illness awareness on the rise knowing where to turn to can be tricky. There are a range of services available that…

5 ways journaling helped my emotional & mental health 

By Seeds of Selma

My journey with journaling started 5 years ago. I experienced some life changes, and with these changes, I found myself feeling often lost, sad, lonely,…

9 productive ways to lift your mood at the beginning of the year

By Maria Dee

(Please note these are not substitutes for those of us who may need professional support for mental health illnesses.) At times, your emotions have a…

Struggling to connect with the Quran? Tried Quran journalling?

By Hiba Khan

Nothing in the entire universe is as potent, precious or powerful as the words of the Divine. No other words have the power to tear…

A look back at #muslimtwitter from 2019

By Selina Bakkar

New to #Muslimtwitter then truly you’ve been missing out and I don’t say that lightly. Life can be heavy and hearty and we all need…

Self discovery: an Islamic perspective for 2020

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…

Amaliah Live! Podcast: How to get your book published

By The Amaliah Podcast

Amaliah had the pleasure of collaborating with Waterstones Gower Street for our premiere live event, Amaliah x Waterstones Presents; How To Get Published. Chaired by…

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…

Book review: Permanent Record, by Edward Snowden

By Amaliah Anonymous

Published by Pan Macmillan in September 2019, Permanent Record is Edward Snowden’s life story. Discussing his childhood, the early days of the internet, and the…

Acknowledging Structural Anti-Shi’ism in Sunnī Dominant Spaces

By Hoda Katebi

Photographer: Maya Mansour Truthfully, it was not until rather recently that I really was able to understand the extent and prevalence of anti-Shia bias in…

Anxiety, faith, and God: Let our reliance on Allah not be only when we are troubled

By Nazish Minhas

‘Then do you remember Me; I will remember you. Be grateful to Me, and reject not Faith’ (2:152)  I have a special connection with one…

Seasonal Superfoods through the year

By Ashiya Mendheria

Many natural fruits, vegetables, animal foods, herbs and spices are full of nutrients and have super powers for healing, health and well-being. Superfoods are typically…

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A two sense podcast *special*: Life At Amaliah; 4 Years On

By The Amaliah Podcast

Alhamdullilah, we’ve reached 2 years of the Amaliah podcast with some amazing headway, including winning the APA’s Grassroots Production of the Year Award and we’re…

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Going Low-Toxic; here are some starters

By Amaliah Writes

We’ve been doing health and beauty all by ourselves over at Amaliah Glo’ for the past several articles, but we know that not everyone loves…

A Revert’s Christmas…

By Sarah Yataghane

Originally published in 2017 Over the years Christmas for me had been filled with so many feelings, expectations, joys, but mostly disappointments. I never understood…

Prophetic Advice for Cultivating Marital Intimacy

By Chantal Blake

I’ve never thought of our beloved Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) as a lover.  A lover of God, yes. But as a lover, lover? …

6 ways to volunteer your time in London over the festive season

By Amaliah Writes

The festive Christmas season is upon us and for many, it is filled with time off, lots of food and unlimited Netflix binges! For others,…

The Amaliah community on: being a Confident Muslim Woman

By Selina Bakkar

We asked the elite Amaliah community on Twitter and Instagram how they are working to becoming or become Confident Muslim Woman which contributes to us…

Do what you can to help, for Allah will ask what you did not how much…

By Selina Bakkar

Once there was a little bird (Ababeel) that lived during the times of Prophet Abraham (Hazrat Ibrahim AS). When Prophet Abraham (pbuh) was thrown into…

Now is the time to organise, a letter to my sisters

By Maz Halima

Salaam sisters. The worst has happened, but I wanted to write to you and encourage you to continue to keep the faith in a better…

Qur’anic Reflections: Surah 99, Al Zalzalaha (The Earthquake) – PART 2

By Sunday Circles

Part 1 discussed verses 1-5 of Surah 99, ‘The Earthquake’.  In those verses, the focus is on the turmoil facing the Earth on the Day…

The Muslim Vote: What is tactical voting and how to do it

By Maya Areem

This year British people will take to the polls to vote in the general election. Research, by MEND, has been released this week revealing that…

Amaliah: Nights in

By Amaliah Events

Over the last 4 years, Amaliah has worked to create space online and offline for Muslim women to come together. You’ve seen the Amaliah community…

3 Books that helped me bring my whole Muslim Self to existence

By Amaliah Writes

Practicing faith in increasingly secular spaces is something that many of us have to grapple with, whether through work, university and student activism in political…

Do You Know the Plight of the Uyghur Muslims in China?

By Israa Abid

This article and video were created in 2018. All tweets represent the current situation in 2019… China has a population of over 1.4 billion people; there are…

A FLY Girl’s guide to University is here and it’s what every student of colour needs

By Amaliah Writes

A FLY Girl’s Guide to University has arrived, reading over the name and purpose of the book we are glad that it’s finally arrived and for…

On losing a dear friend suddenly…reflections on loss and life

By Amaliah Anonymous

The way life can change instantly is hard to comprehend sometimes. We tend to go through the motions of everyday life and within a split…

20 recommended reads from 2019 to take into 2020

By Amaliah Writes

As some of us scramble to the beat of “new year, new me” I like to take things at my pace as always and look back…

The Moro people of the Philippines: the 400 Year struggle for Independence

By Amaliah Writes

Who are the Moro? The Philippines has a population of Muslims, comprised of 13 indigenous groups known as the Moro, or Bangsamoro. They comprise 5% of…