Hygiene- hand washing day

Cleanliness is only about outward hygiene? Can you be pure with dirty heart and bad thoughts? When it is about hygiene, it is all about, Washing hands Brushing teethes Healthy eating Bathing Keeping surroundings clean Cover while you sneeze and the list goes on.. But have you every reflected what being pure calls for? It […]

What do you do when someone hurts you? Avoid these traps.

Be your own light, educate your emotions. Emotions can be a double-edged sword. Instead of getting overwhelmed by them, learn to use them intelligently. Emotional intelligence is not a soft skill but a skill to be mastered to have strong personalities and assertiveness. “I will forgive him, even though he cheated on me” “I will hurt […]

Open mouths, closed minds

What you see is not necessarily be truth but a product of your own filthy perception and faulty impressions imprinted in your cognition You walk by a cafe and see a girl and a boy in college uniform having lunch. What is the first thought that comes to your mind when you come across such […]

FOR A SPIRITUAL RAMADAN- FAST, BUT DON’T BE FURIOUS!

The prerequisite and guidelines of fasting in the pious month of ramadan! Allah (swt) says in a Hadeeth Qudsi, ‘Every deed of the son of Adam is for him except fasting; it is for Me, and I shall reward for it…’ (Bukhari, Muslim) Allah (swt) singled out fasting for Himself from all other good deeds, because: […]

Learn Vs Hear_-a proactive approach

Tarbiyah (a proactive approach) to have an ultimate goal to attain Jannah. Learning versus Hearing how to go about it to succeed? Parents are responsible for bringing up their children according to the Prophet’s (peace be upon him) teachings. Quran tells us to train our children with desire for Jannah as the final, ultimate goal. […]

The truth about Highly Sensitive People

HSPs are often labelled as ‘drama queens’ or ‘pushovers’. Here’s what you need to know about them I feel too much Every word stabs Every action is fierce Every wound turns into a scar Every offense causes blues There are extremes – highs and lows The skin is thin; the nerves raw Crying is my outlet, […]

Good in public, nasty in priavte

When we treat someone badly in the privacy of our homes, Allah is listening “You know what our beloved Prophet (صلى الله عليه وسلم) said about rights of wives … ” She raised her eyebrows as now the ball was in his court. She continued: “‘The best among you is the one who is best […]

Active vs Passive Learning

  The power of learning It is not necessary to be a teacher to know about this. Being a mother, you are a mentor by default and knowing about these will make your teaching smooth and extraordinary. There are two types of learning, passive and active. Passive learning is surface learning when nothing gets deep […]

Amal e Hayat (Hope of life)

  Amal e Hayat Rabt ul qalb         She stood by the river side watching the waves go by her eyes gave the impression of emptiness. It seemed that her whole world has come to halt. She concentrated one point of the river as if she is expecting something out of it. Weeks before her […]

Teaching Empathy

Healthy Empathy is crucial and a quality to be acquired by all. My daughter seemed to be very cheerful when I overheard her talking to her best friend. They  were both happy because the top girl in their class had flunked the exams due to  her mother’s departure from this world. For a moment, my […]