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Gaming Unplugged: 5 Board Games for the Bored

Board Games. A lot of people have said that board games are obsolete. Personally, I respectfully disagree. True, there are now online multi-player games allowing you to play with anyone in the world, from your neighbour to...

It’s Okay To Say No

I used to struggle with saying “no”. I always wanted to feel that people could count on me and I would always feel guilty if I refused to do something. I myself don’t like...

For Those Whom We’ve Lost – Happy Eid

Eid is a month of celebration for Muslims, for having gone through the test of Ramadan. It’s the time of year where you share and celebrate with your family and friends. It is during...

Should You Be Exercising While You’re Fasting?

Disclaimer: If at any time you might feel too exhausted while exercising during your fast, it is inadvisable to push yourself as this will pose risks for your health. Before I get into the nitty...

Good Manners Are The Key That Will Take You To Paradise

I once overheard a mother saying to her child, "say 'please'" and "what do you say after your older cousin gives you that bar of chocolate?". I smiled to myself thinking how adorable it...

The People of the Cave: Young, Restful and Faithful

One of the many inspiring stories in the Quran that holds a powerful message is one that comes from Surah Al-Kahf about the “People Of The Cave”. The protagonists of the story is a...
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‘The Secret Life of Muslims’ – Why we need better Muslim representation on TV

In a world where media narratives are often suspicious and hostile towards Muslims, it can be tough trying to change negative perceptions of Islam and the people who practice it. The Secret Life of Muslims is one project trying to do...

Muslyfe Recommends: “Stones into Schools” (Sequel to “Three Cups of Tea”) by Greg Mortenson

Disclaimer: The photo above only serves as a visual representation of the circumstance; it may or may not be affiliated with the individuals and NGO mentioned below. Links shared are not affiliated.  "Do you see...