Here’s How to Perform Eid Prayer at Home

This article was published on Muslim on 5/24/2020, and has been republished with permission of Muslim. Watch the video above, or read on below to find out how to perform your Eid prayers at home. After a month of quarantined fasting, Eid-al-Fitr is upon us! Eid-al-Fitr falls on the first of Shawwal (the tenth month of…


Why This Ramadan Has Been My Best Ramadan Yet

Ramadan taking place during the COVID-19 pandemic might be challenging for some, but surprisingly, it hasn’t been for me. For the first time ever, Ramadan is peaceful, quiet, and without stress. The hectic food prep, influx of guests, and food orders is nowhere to be found, replaced instead by quiet, peacefulness, serenity, and self-care time….


An Open Letter to the Class of 2020

Dear Class of 2020, Here’s to us! I know this is not what we envisioned when we thought of how our graduation would go. I know that some of you probably thought that the worst that could happen would be tripping over your heels as you walked to get your diploma. I was a transfer…


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…


9 Tips For Ramadan Under Lockdown

This is going to be a different — and perhaps difficult — Ramadan for everyone this year. No one could have anticipated such things would happen the way have this year, but indeed, Allah is the best of planners. Now, I don’t claim to be an expert on the subject, but I thought I would…


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…


15 Novels You Should Read Right Now

Feeling bored in quarantine? Already tackled the iconic Harry Potter or To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before trilogy? Well, don’t you worry, because I’ve got you covered with 15 of the most exciting and captivating novels of the year! Don’t forget to read all the way to the end to find out how you…