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Tips on improving your prayers

Tips on improving your prayers

The following is some advice to help you preserve and safeguard your prayer, and perform it in a proper manner, which makes it more likely to be accepted,

Virtues and rewards of prayer in Islam

Virtues and rewards of prayer in Islam

The obligatory five daily prayers were prescribed during the night the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alaihi wa sallam (may Allah exalt his mention), ascended to the heavens, while the commands for the remaining acts of worship were revealed to the Prophet, sallallaahu ‘alaihi wa sallam, on earth. This indic

Self-care is everything but ‘care’

Self-care is everything but ‘care’

The field of mental wellness is abuzz with the idea of self-care. Apparently, doodling with glittery gel pens is the road to my mental wellness. So are bath salts, yoga, and watching a movie. Like a Chinese takeout menu, the options are numerous and I’m free to pick what I like.

The miracle of tidying up

The miracle of tidying up

Tidying up is a phrasal verb that means to put back things to their proper place. This act makes an initially jumbled place looks neat and more welcoming. In our lives, different aspects need cleaning and re-arranging.

At your service

At your service

Ever heard the saying ‘Work is Worship?” One of my favourite spiritual teachers in India has another similar lovely, beautiful saying….”Your mind should always be with him and your hands should be doing his work.”

Nature’s Effect

Nature’s Effect

How much of your time do you spend in nature? Do you have elements of nature around you and your home? These are the types of questions I remind to ask myself every few months to ensure that I am living a healthy lifestyle.

The four-week workout

The four-week workout

Aim to perform each exercise for 30 seconds, with no rest between moves. Then take one minute to recover before repeating.

A home away from home

A home away from home

The world was already reeling under issues such as inequality, exploitation, bigotry, and racism when the novel coronavirus came along with a new set of challenges some seven months ago.

After the pandemic the ‘infodemic’

After the pandemic the ‘infodemic’

When a mysterious virus began racing around the globe early this year, scientists at the University of Washington’s newly created Center for an Informed Public described it as the perfect storm for bogus information, both innocent and malicious.

Out with the tagline!

Out with the tagline!

Hey, Los Angeles, can we get some decent “wear the damn mask” PSAs going already? On Thursday, Governor Gavin Newsom announced that the state would finally be initiating a public awareness campaign and, while I applaud the “wear a mask, slow the spread” effort, this really is a time for the private

Kids learn classical dance online to stave off isolation

Kids learn classical dance online to stave off isolation

The novel coronavirus pandemic and resultant lockdowns have been a test of people’s mental as well as physical strength. Experts want people to grow their immunity stronger to stave off the virus.

Where you shift perilously between life and death

Where you shift perilously between life and death

The critically ill patients in Parkland’s Covid-19 Tactical Care Unit couldn’t wear masks even if they wanted to. They each have a plastic tube jammed down their throats, straight to their lungs.

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