The Silent Struggles

  • Nov 21st '22

    Free Mixing and Affairs of the Heart

    *Based upon a true story. Real names have been changed. Coming off the phone with her mother, Sarah was filled with anxiety and guilt. Maybe her parents thought she was extreme for not wanting to attend the party. Maybe it was just one boundary t...

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  • Jul 2nd '20

    Corona: Coping With Anxiety

    By Asmaa Umm Mikaal In the name of Allah, Most merciful, Most compassionate “Indeed, man was created anxious, When evil touches him, (he is) impatient And, when good touches him, (he) witholds it; Except those who observe the prayer” Quran 70:1...

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  • May 4th '20

    Protecting My Heart

    By Hanaa’ Ibtes Have you ever felt detached from love and connection? Have you ever been told that you’re too hard to love? Have you ever worked your utmost best not to give your heart away? Growing up I remember saying to myself,...

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  • Mar 13th '20

    Protecting My Integrity In The Workplace

    I never really saw myself as a working mother, but when my children were 5 and 2, it felt like the right time to reconnect with that side of my life. After many interviews I finally got offered a good job, just a short commute from home. I had many f...

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  • Mar 4th '19

    The Silent Struggle: Living with Pain

    By Umm Sumayyah "Everyone upon the earth will perish, And there will remain the Face of your Lord, Owner of Majesty and Honour So which of the favours of your Lord would you deny?" ( al Qur'an, 55:26-28) Is there anything in this world that lasts...

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  • Mar 3rd '19

    The Silent Struggle: Comfort Eating

    By Meru Hussain My favourite story from childhood was ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ -  A story of a creature who satisfies his every desire before blooming into a beautiful butterfly, devouring everything from apples to ice-creams. I wanted t...

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  • Mar 2nd '19

    The Silent Struggle: Time Management

    By Crystal Daulton Between housework, family, and job obligations, where do we find time to worship Allah? How do we complete our responsibilities in the dunya without compromising our place in Jannah? By what method do we gain time management? Wh...

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  • Mar 1st '19

    The Silent Struggle: My Struggle To Belong

    By Traci Wells-Ali Belonging is our natural human instinct. I have watched both my children be fully dependent on me to give them what they need, when they need it- their natural instinct as a species to rely on another human being to help them...

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  • Feb 28th '19

    The Silent Struggle: Living with PCOS

    By Chelsea Lynn PCOS, which stands for Polycystic Ovary Syndrome, is a common disorder that effects 10-20% of women. Because it characterized by an excess of male hormones, it comes with a myriad of symptoms, like weight gain, weight loss resistan...

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