We Need To Stop Othering Hijabis (281/365)

The way people treat women who wear the Hijab is really weird, as someone who has a lot of friends who wear the Hijab and as someone who used to wear it I find it strange. I don't even know if 'othering' is the right word for how the world treats them, it's more like … Continue reading We Need To Stop Othering Hijabis (281/365)

BBC Need To Research Islam Before Making Documentaries (218/365)

Another day, another scandal caused by ignorance. This time it's the BBC allowing documentaries and stating that a vital part of prayer is an ISIS Salute.. Yes you read that right, Stacey Dooley said this with complete confidence. Now, I'm not saying that she needs to know how to pray or anything like that, but … Continue reading BBC Need To Research Islam Before Making Documentaries (218/365)

Eid Mubarak Everyone! (155/365)

Eid Mubarak everyone, whether you're celebrating it today, tomorrow or don't celebrate at all, I hope you all have an amazing day and really just enjoy the vibe that everyone's having at the moment. This post will be short and sweet but I had a lot of thoughts about how we celebrate this holiday, especially … Continue reading Eid Mubarak Everyone! (155/365)

You’re Not Possessed – Get Counselling (128/365)

The stigma behind mental health is a real and thriving thing, it's leading to mass addiction, depression, anxiety and unfortunately rising suicide rates in ethnic communities. If anyone has anything wrong with their mental health - counselling is the last thing that you'd get told to do. It's not just the mental health condition that … Continue reading You’re Not Possessed – Get Counselling (128/365)

Why Aren’t We Talking About The Concentration Camps In China? (65/365)

Growing up it's a right of passage to learn about World War 2, as it's important to understand that something that horrific can never happen again. We were taught about Hitlers warped belief system, the horrors of the time period and concentration camps with the hope that it would engrain into the thought of these … Continue reading Why Aren’t We Talking About The Concentration Camps In China? (65/365)

You Can’t Pray Away Depression (41/365)

Growing up in a Muslim household in a time before mental health was something we openly discussed was an interesting experience. We didn't really see depression or anxiety as something that was a big deal, and just powered through everything. We were encouraged to just pray more if anything happened, if we were sad it … Continue reading You Can’t Pray Away Depression (41/365)