The Ultimate Homemade Loaf: A Bread Recipe For Real Life

By Aiysha Malik

Can we take a moment to talk about baking bread at home? The ultimate in homemade comfort, nothing will make you seem more like a…

Watch: Project Ribcage × The Brown Hijabi

By Project Ribcage

Project Ribcage is a video series designed to elevate the self-image of Muslim women. It was set up by Saffana, Fatima, and Faizah, with the…

Decathlon pulls sports hijab off shelves in France after receiving over 500 complaints from customers and politicians

By Amaliah Writes

  Retailer Decathlon in France has issued a statement on pulling a recently announced sports hijab off shelves this week. The french retailer announced the new…

Hat trick: 8 Ways to Style a Hat & Hijab

By Curated Cuts

This season we have been inundated with fantastic hat styles, one of the key trends that have spilled out onto the catwalk this Autumn Winter, is…

24 Questions to ask your potential spouse about finances and money management

By Amaliah Writes

We already have our list of 53 questions to ask your potential spouse. We thought it was time to get into the particulars, in this edition…

Poetry: Open your hands, let God guide you

By Rashida James-Saadiya

Khamasa You spend your days collecting the heaviness of this world unfolding and stitching every ache into the tapestry of your prayer mat In sujood,…

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Switching to Halal Milk, How Haram is Dairy? : Wellbeing Diary

By Hiba Khan

(It is illegal to buy raw milk from anywhere other than directly from a farmer in the UK*) The first time I drank raw milk…

The Self Actualisers- and Occupying the 2nd and 3rd generation immigrant space

By Mariam Malik

The other day during a catch-up with a friend, I mentioned another friend who I’m due to go away with soon. The friend I was…

Why is Your Child Angry? – Tips on how to manage anger in children

By Misbah Akhter

  One of my biggest stresses has always been managing anger in children; Their fighting pushes me to the brink of insanity sometimes. Recently though, it’s gotten much worse:…

The day I found out my mother had cancer: Letting Go and Trusting God’s Plan

By Bishara Nasoor

A conversation between me and my mum ‘There’s a lump on my breast’ ‘Ohh its nothing to worry about, sometimes you can get that on…

Your stories deserve to be told – If not for you, for the 10-year-old muslim girls

By Sara Alfageeh

Storytelling is everywhere and in everything, down to the most basic interactions people have. They help us understand ourselves, our values as individuals, as well…

How to cope with Hyperemesis: Excessive morning sickness

By Samihah Nazneen

When I found out I was pregnant, I was overjoyed. I’d always dreamed of being a mother and having a little cute girl who would…

An Open Letter: Dear sis, It is never too late to pull out of your Wedding day

By Amaliah Anonymous

Dear Sis, I know things seem scary right now, I know it seems like it is too late, I know you may feel like you…

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Seeking My Worth from Others

By A Jamil

How many times does the approval of others make you feel good about yourself? I wouldn’t have to think twice before responding with a defiant…

We all need a little lunch inspo packed with protein

By Zahrah Vawda

Herbs. Spice. Everything nice. You cannot go wrong with this flavourful, flexible meal. It’s full of good-for-you beans, any leftover veggies that are starting to…

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Homemakers will get their pay checks in Jennah: The answered dua of a homemaker

By Sisters Magazine

I am grateful to Allah (SWT) who gives us every opportunity to call upon Him in times of abundance and scarcity. He loves us more…

The Whitewashing of Empire and History Within British Schools

By Asia Khatun

For centuries, British schools have taught children about the glories of Empire, inevitably shaping how generations have grown up to perceive it, the countries it…

5 Negative Thought patterns holding you back

By Soulful Seeds Blog

The original list featured in Dr. Burns The Feeling Good Handbook, which itself was derived from the book Cognitive Therapy: Basics and Beyond by J.…

Change the world – One top at a time #Imademyclothes

By Atia

A Handmade Revolution: A personal reflection on responsible fashion We all need clothes, and we all use our clothes to express something about ourselves. But…

10 easy ways to start exercising today

By The Fit Hijabi

Some people don’t have the drive, or are too busy, to go to the gym, but these are little things you can do to make…

6 tips to fix broken bonds of kinship

By Sisters Magazine

Islam recognises the ties of kinship in a way that is unparalleled in other religions; it enjoins Muslims to uphold the ties of kinship and…

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Can Muslims Exist Consciously in a Capitalist World?

By Amaliah Voices Podcast

  “Think about your wardrobe like you would an art gallery. An art gallery isn’t dripping in art pieces..you have a collection of each piece…

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Social Media: the scary invisible line Independence or Addiction?

By Inspirited Minds

  Ping! Ping! Ok how shall I word this without sounding too much like an angry feminist (Twitter)  Buzz! Buzz! I need that dress, she…

The Three Most Romantic Words

By Aiysha Malik

The first time I heard these three words was as a newlywed. We were meant to be stepping out for a small gathering in our…

When She Doesn’t Say Salam Back: The True Virtues of Saying Salam

By Sunday Circles

Whenever we see a fellow Muslim, whether we know her or not, we automatically say “Assalamualaikum”. It’s a simple but profound greeting of Peace that defines…

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My journey towards understanding Muslim Feminism

By Amaliah Anonymous

There seems to be this recurring theme of conflicts I have when it comes to the subject of women in Islam. My gut reflex reaction…

Here’s 5 places to get organic halal meat in the UK

By Maya Areem

We’ve seen the Muslim vegan movement on the rise over the last few years, more recently I have been questioning how halal our meat really…

A letter to my former lover: It seems the only constant in my life is God

By Amaliah Anonymous

It seems the only constant in my life is God. He who has been there since before I met you. I prayed to God that…

Washing away my lightness whilst Disconnecting the blackness within me.

By Munira Hassan

  In order to change the complex issues black woman face in the workplace, black and white women alike must first work towards creating an…

Reflection: Navigating diversity as a White British Muslim Mother

By Sarah Yataghane

Over the last few weeks, I have hidden in the corners of this complex online world, watching narratives unfold and listening tentatively to voices that…

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10 Hair Care Tips for Hijabis

By Amaliah Writes

So after speaking to a number of muslim women who have worn the hijab since the age of puberty, a lot of other discussions went…

Amaliah × Enrol Yourself: 2019 Bursary for their learning accelerator, exclusively for WOC

By Amaliah Writes

What if we told you, all those skills that will propel you into the career you have always wanted was just a button click away?…

Softening a hard heart; a little guide

By Sunday Circles

Looking back, you may reflect that there were periods in your life when you felt close to Allah: you were remembering Him often, you were keeping…

Faith & Friendship: Coming to success together

By Haya Fatima

I didn’t come here of my own accord, and I can’t leave that way. Whoever brought me here will have to take me home.” ― Rumi…

Why more must be done to help young Muslims in the worst year for anti – Muslim hate crime

By The Muslim Diaspora

In a society where Muslims are constantly placed under the lens, examined, picked apart and policed for their views, it can be argued that the…