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…

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…

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…

We speak to a stay at home mother of 5 who took the plunge and went back to studying with Enrol Yourself

By Selina Bakkar

Image: Azra Javed On September the 6th 2018 we announced a bursary open to women of colour, it was a learning accelerator by Enrol Yourself…

A short reflection: Shame

By Another dating Muslimah

It was nineteen years old when I was first shamed for what my Mother considered an expression of my desire for sex. I had returned…

100 opinions on why Muslim women do and don’t change their surnames post marriage

By Amaliah Writes

We wanted to find out what out what the Amaliah community thought of changing surnames after getting married. We had over 160 responses in a…

Pick of the Week: Knee-High Snakeskin Boots

By Zara Azam

With new prints such as zebra and tiger resurfacing it was only inevitable that snakeskin did too. This pair of knee high boots from MANGO…

Green Deen: Ethical Fashion is more accessible than you think

By Aneesa Malik

It was a mild Autumn afternoon, as we walked along the Old Ford Road, sun-beaten by the last remnants of the scorching summer from the…

Announcement: Amaliah have acquired Halal Gems

By Amaliah Writes

Co-founders of Amaliah: Nafisa Bakkar, Selina Bakkar and founder of Halal Gems: Zohra Khaku   Asalamualaikum and hey! Short story:  It’s been over a year…

Thinking of Hajj this year? Here’s 10 tips from a hajji

By Khalida Haque

  SubhanAllah I cannot believe that it has been ten years since I took the journey of a lifetime: Hajj. Tears prick my eyes as…

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Never Belittle Small Deeds – whatever good you do Allah knows it

By Sunday Circles

ONCE you leave full-time education, it’s easy to feel burdened by the weight of expectations – whether those expectations are placed upon you by others,…

The Muslim community come together for Cadet

By Amaliah Writes

Muslim Twitter has come together to build well for Cadet (Blaine Abdul Cameron Johnson) who tragically passed away on Saturday morning, 9th Feb, news broke…