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Winter Workout, Indoors

It’s raining, it’s pouring … but you still need to exercise! Learning the hard way apparently builds strength of character. The kind of character that’s less easily defeated by adversities. Let’s apply this theory to exercise: It’s cold, wet, and windy outside, so: Get some waterproof running gear on and out of that door you…

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A Very British Ramadan

As a young Muslimah born and bred in the West, Shabana Diouri soon came to realise that her ideals of the perfect Islamic lifestyle could sometimes be challenged by the demands of British life My experience of the basic foundations of Islam was quite different from the way experiences were portrayed in the Islamic books…

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Exercising Differences

In June 2013 Anna Reich got the best personal training job she could have wished for when three young girls from Jeddah in Saudi winged their way over to London to see the sights – and sweat buckets I was contacted by the family’s assistant asking me to pitch ideas that would keep three girls…

Writing

Overcoming Nerves and Self Doubt

Aisha Davies writes candidly about her own self-doubts in solidarity with yours and shows you how to get past these limits to start achieving Everyone suffers from writer’s block and nerves at some point in their writing career. Even me. Although I am a writer for a popular Muslimah magazine I haven’t written a single…

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Were They Really Being Racist?

Shabana Diouri decided she wanted to complete an intensive course to teach English as a foreign language. She got lost on her way to class and ended up being the last student in … I noticed an awkward silence as I entered. The stares and confused looks. I couldn’t understand why. I sat down and…