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Amongst all the acts of worship and what it means to be obedient to Allah, fasting is the most acute in sharpening the soul’s awareness of Allah. Meaningful and conscientious fasting is a stringent regulation of one’s self in all of the components that satisfy...

I am deeply awed by the wonders of essential oils. They relate to the human body in different modes: physiologically, whereby the essential oil affects the system of the body and the physical changes that can be brought about, and psychologically, wherein the essence is...

For years I avoided buying, cooking, eating and ordering sweet potatoes after having it served as fried sweet potato chips once upon a time by my mother as an after-school snack. I resented sweet potatoes thoroughly for its treacly taste and stringy texture. Who are...

Mindful eating is nothing new, but in reality, it is so difficult to practise, especially at iftar time during Ramadan. We are obviously incredibly famished, thirsty and utterly excited as the sun sets, so we stack our plates with food that oftentimes we are unable...

This weekend I will be attending my first retreat - Nature, Spirituality and the Feminine with Ladies of Light. In preparation, a message was sent out from one of the organisers, she asked the participants to think about our intentions for the trip. Whenever the...

Drinking 2 litres of water a day isn't as easy as it seems. To facilitate this daily goal, I have started to make a bountiful brew of herbal tea to sip on throughout the day. Not only is this a tastier way to consume the...

These days, mornings call for mylky matcha lattes. Interestingly, mylk is a medieval spelling of milk, used to describe non-dairy milk products. I have tried a variety of mylks - almond, cashew and obviously soy but the Queen of mylks has to be OAT MYLK....

go out barefaced regularly drink more lemon water refuse to thread eyebrows say no to stuff i don't want to do stand up for myself when i'm being wronged express gratitude think less about worship and spirituality and instead do more blog more complain/rant to God verbalise appreciation meditate increase trust in myself and in God...

I have decided I am going to be more expressive in 2018. #newyearnewme ha! I've always thought I didn't care about what other people thought of me, and while that's true to a great extent, I have not fully reached an optimum level of comfortable,...