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3 Ways You Can Keep Up Good Habits After Ramadan

As the blessed month of Ramadan comes to an end, many of us want to continue the good habits we began during the month. The desire to better yourself is an integral part of our faith and every effort of practicing good habits counts! Here are three tips for keeping up your good habits after…

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4 Signs That It Might Be Laylatul Qadr

The last ten nights of Ramadan are considered the most auspicious because one of these nights marks Laylatul Qadr, the Night of Power. It was on this night that the Angel Jibreel revealed the verses of the Quran to Prophet Muhammad (PBUH.) Muslims around the world spend the night of Laylatul Qadr in worship. Although…

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Fried Foods During Iftar Are a Match Made in Heaven

For many of us, iftar is incomplete without a fried snack. From hot pakoras, tasty sambusas, spring rolls, samosas, qatayef, murtabak, jilapi (just to name a few) fried foods are hands down the most popular foods for iftar. Making them can be such a communal experience, by managing ingredient preparing, folding pastry, and frying. With…

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Here Is How You Can Connect With the Quran During Ramadan

The blessed month of Ramadan is finally here and Alhamdulillah, we’ve been given another opportunity to fast, worship Allah (SWT), and spend our days becoming better Muslims. One of the most important aspects of Ramadan is connecting with the Quran by understanding its message. During Ramadan, we come across people who finish the entire Quran,…


The Muslim Man’s Guide on How To Be Helpful During Ramadan

Sadly, women are still expected to take on the full responsibility of cooking elaborate meals during Iftar and prepping fulfilling Suhoor meals, all by themselves. The stereotypical gender roles in the Muslim community are most prevalent during the month of Ramadan. Why must women bear all the headaches of cooking and cleaning during Ramadan? This…


8 Easy Ramadan Recipes For Iftar And Suhoor

Ramadan is fast approaching which means the preparations are underway! Many families enjoy preparing for Ramadan by prepping Iftar and Suhoor meals. Many Muslims are often confused about how to gain the most nutritional benefits during the month of Ramadan. Moreover, there’s always the dilemma of what to eat to ensure that you are energized…

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How to Deal With Ramadan When You Have an Eating Disorder

Content Warning: This article deals with eating disorders. An eating disorder can negatively impact an individual’s health and often hinder their ability to make the correct eating choices. People who suffer from an eating disorder experience a range of biological and sociological side effects. Hence, anyone suffering from eating disorders such as bulimia, binge eating,…


Please Don’t Make This Ramadan About Losing Weight

Ramadan typically comes with a list of goals we would like to achieve before the end of the month. And every year we find people who are eager to lose weight during this blessed month. They might commit to eating less during Iftar and Suhoor. While there is nothing inherently wrong with wanting to lose…

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The Path to Inner Peace Is Through the Remembrance of Allah

Our Islam is a religion of peace, and those who submit to its teachings are said to find peace through that submission. And yet, statistics show that depression and anxiety in Muslim-majority countries are on par with the average levels found in the rest of the world. Why is it that we do not seem…

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Didn’t Maximize Ramadan? Here’s How To Move Forward

As the familiar enlightening rhythm of the Takbir echoed on televisions during the final night of Ramadan, you realised you finally reached the end of your spiritually illuminating journey. Everyone is delighted to open up a new chapter the next day, but somehow you feel that there’s a missing piece that tells you that you’re not…

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5 Eid Look Ideas We Can’t Get Over

Over the past few days, Eid al-Fitr has come and gone for Muslims all over the world. Eid has been a time for Muslims to gather with family and friends to catch up, give presents, eat good food, and of course, debut some fire fits for the #MuslimMetGala! We’ve been watching all the glam-ups so…

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Stop Excluding Women and Children From Prayer Spaces

“You can’t pray here.” The directness of this statement, coupled with the silence of my fellow sisters, still haunts me. It was a sticky, southern summer afternoon. I had just finished running errands with my toddler and, on the drive home, decided to stop by the masjid to pray Asr in congregation. In good spirits,…

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These 3 Muslims Share Their Eid al-Fitr Traditions

As Ramadan comes to an end, Muslims from all over the world start to look forward to celebrating the blessing of making it till the end of Ramadan through Eid al-Fitr, a one-to-three-day Islamic holiday depending on the country’s policies. The traditions of Eid al-Fitr can differ from one Muslim to another. For example, some…

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Why Justice Is Important to the Spirit of Ramadan

Nothing brings quite as much joy and unity to the Muslim community as Ramadan. It’s that time of year when we get excited about working on our spiritual selves and bonding with family and friends over meals. In recent years, Ramadan has also boomed into a major industry aimed to sell decorations, lights, and other…

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8 Muslim Girl Readers Tell Us Their Ramadan Dating Stories

One of the reasons why Muslim women love Ramadan is that they get to meet with their sisters in mosques during night prayers. From married women coming with their children to single young ladies, everyone enjoys seeing other Muslim women making the most of their Ramadan. But, it goes without saying that it doesn’t end…