We have created a free downloadable resource to encourage children to keep a diary during these times of isolation.
Studies show that writing about your day, your feelings and your worries, lowers depression and anxiety, and also strengthens immune cells called T-lymphocytes.
This resource prompts reflection by asking questions, encouraging children to explore their emotions, their connection with Allah, and to be able to appreciate aspects of our lives as we presently live them - a form of mindfulness.
Zanib Mian speaks about how her book came to be, because of her son’s struggles.
Transitioning from Primary to secondary school caused my young son more grief and hardship than I had ever seen him face. My heart broke, every night, to see his pain. Bedtime was when his emotions would overcome him, which is often the case with adults too. In the quiet of the night, when other duties and tasks cease to distract us, our minds kick in with worrisome thoughts and sad feelings.
As a student who was well-loved by his teachers in primary school, and never once faced even a stern look, let alone a telling off, m...
The power of Dua is mindblowing! Through it, you can GET what you want and AVOID what you don’t want. We have 8 quick, life-changing tips to help you do it right!
1. TRUST. When you make dua, firmly believe that Allah is listening and responding. Allah is as we expect Him to be, so imagine what a soulful, fully trusting dua can do, in comparison to half-hearted Duas.
2. DON’T HOLD BACK. ASK BIG! Have you ever found yourself making reasonable requests in your duas to Allah, Lord of the Universe?Sounds crazy, doesn’t it? Maybe you think asking him to cure someone's decade old illness is too out of this wo...
Real happiness isn't linked to anything, or anyone; only to Allah. It's when you can be happy for no apparent reason, so much so that you beam!
Real happiness is something you feel all the time. It doesn't come and go when things happen, like the happiness you get from things like winning a prize, or getting a new thing. That kind of happiness just goes away if you lose or break the thing. Some people keep waiting for happiness, because they think they will be happy when they finally get the new toy they wanted, or pass their exams, or some other event happens. But when it happens, they still aren't ha...