Islamic habits · Mindfulness · Self Growth

Expectations and What to Do with them

I used to live a life that had a lot of expectations, for example, expectations of life events- what, how and when it should occur and relationships- what it is and how others should behave. Suffice to say that I learned a lot over the past few years from experiences like these- Surprise– Husbands don’t… Continue reading Expectations and What to Do with them

Islamic habits · Mindfulness · Self Growth

The Friend I Want to be- 8 Practices to become a Better Friend

Ever heard of this quote “Good friends are like stars, you don’t always see them but they are always there”? This quote got me into thinking, so I went for some fact checking and lo and behold- the stars that seem to appear to be always there but are actually moving away from us in reality.… Continue reading The Friend I Want to be- 8 Practices to become a Better Friend

Frugal tips · Islamic habits · Mindfulness

A Ramadan Habit- How to Stop Wasting Food in Your Home

I feel blessed that we can eat a variety of food everyday alhamdulillah. I consider every food as gift and a blessing from Allah(swt) and try not to waste any food in my home. This habit applies to saving all food, from eating the pizza crust to turning overripe bananas into smoothies and muffins. It… Continue reading A Ramadan Habit- How to Stop Wasting Food in Your Home

Islamic habits · Mindfulness

What You can Give When You are on a Tight Budget

Being charitable is a great way to please Allah(swt). You want to give for the sake of Allah(swt), specially when Ramadan is approaching fast. You can donate money to your favorite organizations as sadaqa but what do you do when you are barely scraping by? Here are a few ways to give when you’re tight on… Continue reading What You can Give When You are on a Tight Budget