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How I Went From Resisting Therapy to Appreciating It

Disclaimer: This article is in no way meant to substitute for medical or mental health advice from a trained and educated mental health professional. Muslim Girl encourages those who need help to seek it, and encourages the use of resources such as therapists, social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists, and trained mental health professionals. You should never…

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Super Sunnah Foods: Marvelous Milk

We’re back for another episode of Super Sunnah Foods, and our focus this week is milk. Personally, I am currently mostly vegan; I eat a plant-based diet due to concerns for the treatment of animals, as well as the environment.  But part of the way I became a vegetarian was drinking a lot of milk. …

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How the Concept of a Surveillance State Is a Threat to Medical Freedom

In the media there is an ongoing and volatile conversation that is happening about medical freedom within the greater context of our generally deteriorating civil rights.  The general acceptance that the public sphere is controlled by private corporations, such as private prisons, and corporations bottling and selling groundwater for private profit, continues to expand. State…

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4 Ways To Destress

With university and schools starting session again — and oh yeah, COVID is still a thing, and the U.S. is basically a dumpster fire right now — here are a few ways to help you manage your stress. Practice mindfulness Do you feel overwhelmed with assignments, errands and that never ending to-do list? Try taking…

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5 Hair Care Tips for Hijabis

Sisters, can we talk? In particular, can we talk about haircare tips for hijabis? I get it, wearing hijab can sound so simple in comparison to having to do your hair everyday for school or work, but the truth is, wearing hijab has its obstacles, from fly-away hairs peaking out for everyone to see, to…

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Many of us have goals in Ramadan such as reading more Quran, giving charity, and praying on time. Some have the goal of staying fit and healthy during Ramadan, since many may actually tend to gain weight due to a lack of exercise and over-eating at iftar time. We asked five fabulous and inspiring healthy and fit Muslim women their top health and fitness tips. Hit the flip to check it out.

8 Muslim Fitness Bloggers You Should Be Following on Instagram

Hey ladies! Summer isn’t over yet, which means you still have time to get those summer bods! Follow these amazing fitness bloggers to help achieve your fitness goals this summer. We probably won’t be leaving our houses until summer 2021, anyway, so you’ve got plenty of time to get your workout routine on point. Zehra…

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This Is What Mental Health Can Look Like If You’re a Minority

Disclaimer: This article is in no way meant to substitute for medical or mental health advice from a trained and educated mental health professional. Muslim Girl encourages those who need help to seek it, and encourages the use of resources such as therapists, social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists, and trained mental health professionals. You should never try…

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Why I’m at Peace During a Pandemic Despite My Anxiety

Disclaimer: This article is in no way meant to substitute for medical or mental health advice from a trained and educated mental health professional. Muslim Girl encourages those who need help to seek it, and encourages the use of resources such as therapists, social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists, and trained mental health professionals. You should never try…

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11 Affirmations That Will Change Your Life Today (And Why They Work!)

Did you know that according to research a person has 80,000 thoughts a day? But here’s the surprising part…90 percent of these thoughts are actually recycled from the day before, and 80 percent of these are negative. Crazy right? So it makes sense why change can be so difficult, right? It is easy to live life…

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Watch: What Are the Islamic Ethics Surrounding Medical Issues Like COVID-19?

In this very beneficial talk, Shaykh Yasir Qadhi speaks with Dr. Aasim Padella regarding the COVID-19 crisis and the intersection of the Islamic medical ethics in modern times. This is a timely and imperative lecture which may answer many of your questions about COVID-19, including newer information about how the virus is now believed to…