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13 Tips for Dealing With Unexpected Trials

Dealing with unexpected trials can be tricky. When we experience adversities, whether it’s financial, physical, emotional, social, etc, it can be difficult to remember that God is with us. This is mainly due to the fact that it’s our human nature to base our beliefs on what we see rather than on faith — the…

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4 Powerful Duas for Depression

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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5 Heartfelt Duas to Express Gratitude This Thanksgiving

It’s true that as Muslims, we don’t wait for Thanksgiving to be grateful, as our Lord tells us to always be thankful and grateful — and thus we’re always doing our best to show our gratitude all year round through our duas.  However, on Thanksgiving, it’s like it brings the best in everyone around us,…


6 Things You Should Do in the Month of Sha’Ban

The month of Sha’ban is here and that means Ramadhan is just around the corner! SubhanAllah. Sha’ban is a month many people overlook as it falls right in between Rajjab and Ramadhan. However, Sha’ban is the month where some of the most notable miracles happened, like the splitting of the moon and the changing of…


How My Mental Health Issues Brought Me Closer to God

For the last 10 years (or probably more), I have suffered from some sort of mental illness. In late 2009, I was diagnosed with depression and anxiety, triggered by seeing someone very close to me die in front of my eyes. I was grieving for many months, and there was not a single day that…


Ramadan Ready? Write A Du’a List

The holy month of fasting is upon us, and it’s time we finally prepare for the spiritual recharge that awaits, God-willing. Pray a little more, read additional pages of Qur’an, and make extra dhikr to welcome Ramadan. Let’s tear out a sheet of paper from a notebook, grab a pencil, and write a du’a list….


Don’t Wait To Change

The best month of the year is about to greet us again. A month that is endlessly filled with blessings, peace, and mercy — a month that not only strips our bodies, but our souls, from the superficial attachments that it clings to on a daily basis. Ramadan is no doubt the month that many…


Supplication: the Weapon of the Believer

In the fast-paced, demanding world of today, we often find ourselves in tight situations, and it is in these situations that we are in need of many things. Problem is, we don’t do anything to achieve them. We may sit around and dream about that new car, or the money that we long to earn,…