9 Ways to Show Up and Help Your Community

From time to time, we will have to face scary situations where a light at the end of the tunnel seems like a distant dream. That’s just a fact of life. But one thing that remains tried and true is that leaning on our community can offer a sense of security that acts as a…


These 14 Shows Are What You Need Watch This Fall

Sweater weather means cozy, stay-home-and-binge-watch-all-the-things weather! Make a warm mug of hot chocolate with all the works, or whatever your favorite winter beverage is, and grab a movie snack because here are 14 of the best shows you need to binge-watch! If you need a laugh, look no further than this list: 1. F.R.I.E.N.D.S. via…


This Is Why I’m so Grateful for My Islamic School

“Whoever travels a path in search of knowledge, God will make easy for him a path to Paradise.” With these words, our Prophet Muhammad emphasized the vitality of treading a path of knowledge, however far that distance may be. The Prophet’s words strengthen my resolve and commitment to continue and persevere in my quest to…


4 Ways to Help You Manage Your Anxiety

Disclaimer:  This article is in no way meant to subsitite 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…


Do You Know How to Tackle Your Trauma?

With the incredible suffering Muslims are experiencing due to globally sky-rocketing cases of Islamophobia, it wouldn’t be surprising if most Muslims were feeling a pretty high degree of trauma right now. As some may be aware, trauma-informed care is a buzzword in mental health. People drop it in conversation all the time. The buzzword gained…


Where Has Trump’s Humanity Gone?

Where has humanity gone? A question that is on most of our minds. When we talk humanity, we think of compassion, helping hands, open arms. As humans, it is our natural instinct to survive. Unfortunately, survival means something different depending on where you live. Imagine finally getting the courage to flee danger, whether it’s a…


How Can We Support Our Community Through Its Troubles?

Growing up Muslim in today’s world can be very difficult. In Western society, teens are forced to deal with multiple issues like Islamophobia, racism, sexism, and bullying, on top of peer pressure, and hormones. Sadly, on top of everything else, just being Muslim has put our safety at risk due to the current political climate….