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10 Steps to a Happier Life!


By Ustahdha Bint Ahmad Each and every human is in pursuit of happiness, whether it be a child, or an adult, a Muslim or a non-Muslim, and this is a true fact. In order to achieve this true happiness, one must comprehend what this emotion really is. Happiness is ‘feeling, causing, or giving pleasure’ and … Continue reading

Protection against Envy


Ibn al-Qayyim mentions ten ways in which a person can save himself from the harm of envy: 1) Taking refuge with Allah 2) Taqwa of Allah, fulfilling what He has ordered and avoiding what He has proscribed. 3) Bearing what he is afflicted with steadfastly, being patient and not fighting or killing the envier. 4) … Continue reading

How a Pearl Develops


by Muhammad Alshareef When news of the Christian army that had prepared on the horizons to wipe out Islam reached him, Abu Qudaamah Ash-Shaamee moved quickly to the Mimbar of the Masjid. In a powerful and emotional speech, Abu Qudaamah ignited the desire of the community to defend their land, Jihad for the sake of … Continue reading

7 Steps to Increase Iman


1. Recognise and Repent All humans commit sins no matter how hard we try to avoid them. Engaging in evil deeds decreases our Iman. Actions like lying, cheating and stealing, to name only a few, take a toll on the human heart which makes us more susceptible to being lead astray from the Path of … Continue reading

7 Daily Spiritual Productive Habits to Develop


You should aim to develop the following 7 Spiritually Productive activities into habits so that you can hopefully continue benefitting from them throughout your life. I consider these activities as the spiritual ‘bread and butter’ of any ProductiveMuslim. To develop them as habits is the essence of embarking on your journey towards the love of … Continue reading