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The Believer’s Mindset During Times of Hardship This week we’re joined by Shaykh Ruzwan Mohammed – co-founder, author and educational director of the iSyllabus Islamic studies course. In this episode we discuss the believer’s mindset during times of hardship and uncertainty, how the nafs (self) is affected, and what we must do to maintain a strong …
 
In this episode we’re joined by Islamic scholar and co-founder of the iSyllabus Islamic Studies programme, Shaykh Amer Jamil, who answers questions submitted by our audience on topics related to Ramadan and fasting. All questions asked are listed below: TARAWEEH 4:30 – Can we pray Taraweeh at home during the lockdown, and if so, how do we do it? 6:…
 
In this episode we’re join by sisters Sarah Sultan (LPC, LMHC) and Najwa Awad (LSCW-C), who are both licensed professional counsellors and psychotherapists respectively, and also authors of the ‘Trauma Series: Your Lord Has Not Forsaken You’ at Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research. Both Sarah and Najwa have a wealth of experience in exploring the …
 
In this episode we’re join by Shaykh Ibraheem Menk from Zimbabwe, who we met during the ‘Lord of the Worlds’ tour in Scotland, hosted by the Scottish Annual Conference. Continuing on from theme of the conference, and adding on to his existing YouTube series ‘Lord of the Worlds’, we discussed some attributes of Allah (swt) and the importance of know…
 
In this episode we’re joined by the legendary Imam Siraj Wahhaj from Brooklyn, New York, who shares some powerful advice for our Muslim communities and discusses the struggles faced by our youth. We asked him what he would do if he was growing up again in today’s world as a young Muslim, given everything going on in society and the challenges our y…
 
How to Bring The Quran Back Into Your Life and Experience its Many Blessings & Mircales In this episode we’re joined by the brilliant Ustadh Yahya Raaby from London, who inspires us with a beautiful discussion all about the Quran. While on his UK & Ireland tour called ‘Purifying Your Heart Through the Qur’an alongside Ethar Relief (organised by MIE…
 
Let’s be real: we all have our vices, and whether or not we’d like to admit, it’s inevitable that we often engage in habits or activities that aren’t so great for our spiritual wellbeing. Whether we’re stuck in a cycle of sin, struggling with performing certain acts of worship, or dealing with personal insecurities and identity issues, we all trave…
 
Our Relationship with Allah (swt) By far the most important love, the deepest connection and the most protected relationship in our lives should be that between us and our Lord – Allah (swt). As Muslims, the very foundation of our belief is that Allah (swt) – our God – is One. He created us, He has sustained us, He has control over every aspect of …
 
Part 2 – Spiritual Healing & Transformations During Part 1 of this two-part podcast, we were joined by Ustadh Wisam Sharieff who shared with us an incredible system for Quranic Transformation. By combining self-development techniques (mind, body and soul) with supplications from the Quran, as well as a strategic goal setting framework, Ustadh Wisam…
 
Part 1 – Quranic Transformations and Goal Setting You may have heard people using the terms ‘living a Quranic or Islamic lifestyle’, but what does that really mean? When our mother A’ishah (may Allah be pleased with her) described the Prophet’s (pbuh) character as being the embodiment of the Quran [Sahih Muslim], what comes to mind? Do you envision…
 
In this episode, we’re joined by psychoeducator, author, internationally renowned speaker and founder of Deen with Dunya, Ustadha Dunia Shuaib. As a marriage educator, sister Dunia combines the Qur’an, Sunnah and the latest developments in psychology to help thousands of Muslims find greater peace, harmony, love and intimacy in their relationships.…
 
In this episode, we’re joined by Shaykh Zoheeb Iqbal – co-founder of the Al Falaah Academy in Scotland. Al-Falaah Academy is an institute of advanced Islamic education, in the central south side of Glasgow. While almost all of us feel the “buzz” and spiritual enlightenment that Ramadan brings, we often forget to stop and ponder over the immense rew…
 
Learn How to Manage, Focus, Energy, Sleep and Good Health During Ramadan (and Even Promote Weight Loss!) In this episode, we’re joined by Dr. Sahira Dar and Adeel Ibrahim from the Pure Remedy Hijama and Wellbeing Clinic in Glasgow, Scotland. Pure Remedy is the first and longest standing Hijama clinic in Scotland, providing a safe and relaxing envir…
 
In this episode we’re joined by teacher, speaker, author and recently the founder of the Muslimah’s Renaissance, Ustadha Alima Ashfaq and her husband, Hafiz Zahid Minhas. With a passion for reviving a balanced narrative on the role of Muslim women, Ustadha Alima launched the Muslimah’s Renaissance – a movement to rediscover the spirit of the prophe…
 
In this episode, we’re joined by therapist and life-coach, Chereen, from the popular Dear Chereen advice column. Dear Chereen is an online safe space, known for being a haven for healing, inspiration, and support through their written work and regular Q&A sessions. Having observed Chereen and her team conduct regular Q&A’s on their Instagram page, …
 
OCD – obsessive compulsive disorder – is a common anxiety disorder which can cause unwanted, uncontrollable thoughts, doubts and behaviours. In the context of religion and practising daily worship, struggling with OCD can become an experience much too overburdening for an individual, and create a cycle of deep frustration, guilt, doubt, and much mo…
 
Good Intentions, Guilty Feelings & Numerous Rewards This week’s episode is one that we’re sure so many of us can relate to. Have you ever felt sad, frustrated or hopeless when you’re unable to do as many good deeds as you’d like to? Maybe you think that you’re not a good enough Muslim for Allah to love you, or for you to attain Paradise? For many o…
 
For many of us, social media makes up a large part of our lives. We spend countless hours scrolling through our apps, consuming information (some of which we shouldn’t be!), and can often find ourselves getting a little too carried away at times. It’s no secret that improper use of social media can cause an inability to focus, a lack of productivit…
 
As young students and professionals, many of us spend much of our time searching the internet for the secrets to success. What makes billionaires so successful? What are their routines? Their habits? What could I do to implement their success? We often forget, however, that Allah (swt) sent a man upon this Earth as the best example for mankind to f…
 
Reflecting Upon the Deeper Meanings of the Blessed Month Learn about Shahbaz Mirza’s most transformational Ramadan experience In this inspiring episode of ‘Heart 2 Heart’, we’re joined by Shahbaz Mirza – founder and CEO of the brilliant Ramadan Legacy brand. After experiencing an incredibly transformational Ramadan a few years ago, Shahbaz set out …
 
Personal Ramadan Reflections, Top Productivity Tips & Fun Facts! How does Shaykh Amer Jamil approach the blessed month of Ramadan? In this uplifting episode of ‘Heart 2 Heart’, we’re joined by Shaykh Amer Jamil – an Islamic Scholar and Islamic Family Law expert and consultant. Having travelled across various countries to seek knowledge from some of…
 
Muslim Women. Breaking Barriers. Changing Perspectives. How does a young Muslim woman from Scotland end up as the leader of over 100,000 Muslim students? In this inspiring episode of ‘Heart 2 Heart’, we’re joined by the wonderful Zara Mohammed – a leader and role model who’s passionate about empowering young voices and supporting women in her commu…
 
by Usman Majid It’s that time of year again. Those spine-tingling Ramadan vibes are taking over you more each day as you realise that the blessed month is just around the corner. The memories of family iftars, heart-melting Taraweeh prayers and the spiritual buzz your soul has been longing for are adding to the anticipation. The thoughts of losing …
 
In this episode, we engage in what Imam Wisam Sharieff calls "Quranic Transformation" - an interactive, hands-on workshop where goal-setting and Quranic supplication join together to create a personal plan of action that is unique to you, designed to transform your life and relationship with Allah.Guest: Imam Wisam Sharieff…
 
The memorisation of the Quran has taken place ever since its very first revelation, and continues to remain as one of the most preserved traditions in the Muslim world. We all know of the immense virtues and rewards associated with memorising the Book of Allah (swt), however for most of us, the thought of embarking on a long, difficult and highly d…
 
In this episode, we discuss how to appropriately leverage the power of attention to shape peoples' perceptions - using a covert persuasion technique that propagandists have invisibly used for the last century.It's the Jiu-Jitsu equivalent of persuasion. If you learn it, you'll become a champ at communicating your perspective. If you ignore it, you'…
 
Mindset underlies everything we do. It can either be the foundation for our success or the source of our demise. What are the different categories of mindset that a person might have, and how does that affect the way we perform? What can we do to forge a mindset that allows us to succeed and overcome the challenges we face?Guest: Shaykh Mohammed Ma…
 
Want to listen to the audio version instead? Click the play button below: For many Muslims living in the West, it has become harder than ever to push a positive narrative of Islam amidst the clutter of media propaganda, conflicting viewpoints, and floods of emotional outrage following the tragic incidents occurring around the world in the name of r…
 
Student Islamic societies / associations, for many Muslims, are the backbone of their University experience. During the life-changing journey through higher education, we undergo an experience of learning, self-discovery and spiritual development, and being involved in an Islamic society (ISOC) can provide a fantastic opportunity to dramatically en…
 
As human beings, we experience a variety of powerful emotions in our every day lives. Some bring us pleasure, others confuse us, and many are extremely difficult to bare. For so many of us, emotions like sadness, anxiety and depression are a part of our lives, dictating the quality of our lives from how we feel, to how we act around others, and how…
 
The vast majority of us will, at some point in our lives, deal with a mental health problem whether we realise it not, or even like to admit. The topic itself is vast, as are the various conditions, diagnoses and treatments, but for many, finding the right answers can be difficult. We hope to clear the air and educate our community in this episode …
 
The spiritual journey is one that spans our entire lives; we learn, we discover ourselves, we make mistakes, and we grow from them. Along the way, we naturally experience our ups and downs as we journey towards spiritual bliss and closeness to Allah (swt). Although every person’s experiences are different, for young “coming of age” Muslims, there s…
 
Intentions play an important role in our everyday lives as Muslims. In Islam, we are taught that our intentions can determine whether or not our deeds will be accepted by Allah ﷻ, and moreover, how little or how much we’ll be rewarded for those deeds (or even punished). In part of a famous Hadith of the Prophet Muhammad ﷺ, we’re taught that: “Actio…
 
Procrastination. It’s something we’re all guilty of. Perhaps some of us put of doing the things we need to do because we’re simply just too lazy to do them, whilst other times there are much deeper reasons as to why we hold ourselves back. What if the real reason we procrastinated was because of FEAR; because instead of simply being lazy, we’re gen…
 
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