Without You

How does it feel to be in love? My heart is impermeable to that feeling. It is a stone that does not melt. What is it like to have butterflies in one’s tummy? I remember that once I had some in mine but the doors of my hear were so wide open that the butterflies […]

https://journalxmuslima.wordpress.com/2016/01/20/without-you/

Sticking to Your New Years Goals Part 3: “I want to eat breakfast everyday.”

While breakfast may be the most important meal of the day, it is often the hardest to implement. Morning-times tend to be rushed; you overslept, you have to get the kids ready for school and make it to work on time, you can’t find your keys. It’s no wonder why so many people skip it. […]

http://fitmuslimgirl.com/2016/01/20/sticking-to-your-new-years-goals-part-3-i-want-to-eat-breakfast-everyday/

How Yoga Helps with Depression, Anxiety, and Addiction

Aerobic movement of any kind helps to relieve depression and anxiety by boosting our brain’s dopamine levels and providing endorphins. But some types of exercises are superior for healing chronic conditions, mood disorders, and addiction. Yoga’s therapeutic benefits have been studied in recent decades, with much of the research being in randomized controlled trials —…

http://thereseborchard.com/2016/01/20/how-yoga-helps-with-depression-anxiety-and-addiction-2/

Expert Insight with Mona, Hijab Stylist

This is a super special Expert Insight collaboration, as the guest is a very dear and close friend of mine- Mona Ismaeil! Although Mona lives in the same city as I do, we ended up “meeting” through Instagram a couple of years ago; since then our friendship has grown into something special and beautiful! Mona…

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AR-RABB: The Lord

Beautiful names of Allah linked with His management of the universe AR-RABB (الرب) The Lord AL-HAFĪZ (الحفيظ) The Protector AR-RAQĪB (الرقيب) The Watcher AL-KHĀFID (الخافض) The Humiliator AR-RAFÍ (الرافع) The Raiser AL-QĀBID (القابض) The Restrainer AL-BĀSIṬ (الباسط) The Releaser AL-MUÍZZ (المعز) The Exalter AL-MUDHIL (المذل) The Abaser AL-WAKĪL (الوكيل) The Trustee AL-WALĪ (الولي) The Friend […]

https://hgoldar.wordpress.com/2016/01/20/ar-rabb-the-lord/

3 ways to SWOT-V analyze your life

When it comes to personal development, the main goal is not always to be better than the person next door — though that’s not always so bad. The main goal is to become better than we were yesterday, and in order to do that, we need to know where we were yesterday and where we stand today. […]

https://ahechoes.wordpress.com/2016/01/19/3-ways-to-swot-v-analyze-your-life/

10 Ways to Fight Off the Winter Blues

People with Season Affective Disorder (SAD) or the clinical version of the winter blues aren’t the only ones who struggle with the shorter days, colder weather, and the general blah of the winter season. Less sunlight can affect our circadian rhythm, the body’s biological clock that governs certain brain wave activity and hormone production. If…

http://thereseborchard.com/2016/01/19/10-ways-to-fight-off-the-winter-blues/

AL-MUQSIT: The Most Equitable

AL-MUQSIṬ (المقسط) The Most Equitable, The Equitable, The All-Just, The Just, The Requiter Arabic root From the root (ق س ط) which has the following classical Arabic connotations: to act justly, equitably; to do away with injustice; to establish an equitable balance English meanings The One who is just in His judgment The One who […]

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