Category: Self Development

He beats me up, but he does love me.

He beats me up, but he does love me.

Dear Abused & Oppressed Sister, You do know that your husband doesn’t love you, don’t you? He wouldn’t punch you in the face, if he loved you. And now that he has beaten you up and is feeling sorry for you with your black eye […]

Dealing with people who are discontent

Dealing with people who are discontent

Do you have someone in your life who is only too happy to point out the areas that are less than perfect – ‘this lasagne has a tad too much salt’, ‘that child has a snotty nose’ or ‘my, what big ears you have my […]

5 REASONS for being grateful in 2013

5 REASONS for being grateful in 2013

Alhamdolillah!  This year starts off with becoming more organised with blogging, and also starting to re-write my mentoring material.  In doing so, I found out that I started blogging in January 2009, just after gaining freedom from my eldest son’s 11+ preparation!  Times flies!  He’s […]

First Things First, Stephen Covey

First Things First, Stephen Covey

“Stephen Covey, in his book First Things First, notes that those who accomplish very little are probably spending a large amount of their 16 hours in the Quadrant of Deception and the Quadrant of Waste. In his book he highlights four quadrants where one can […]

Productive Muslimah

Productive Muslimah

This interview is part of our In The Footsteps of Khadijah (May Allah be pleased with her) interview series- Introducing Sr. Sara Jawad Malik, a marriage mentor and a very Productive Muslimah. Founder of Cherished and Successful online magazine and online community. Here we go, […]

HALT

HALT

Dear Self. This is a plea that you intervene And stop what’s going on Things cannot continue like this We need a relief and we are Not Getting it. We feel let down, who can we turn to But you? It leaves us bewildered How […]

Not being able to practice self care due to hectic lifestyles.

Not being able to practice self care due to hectic lifestyles.

A lot of women have young children, and find it hard with sleepless nights, poorly kids, feeling unwell themselves as mums… and life seems to be a roller coaster ride. When trying to surrender, when the topic of self care comes up, a lot of […]

Love After Love

Love After Love

The time will come when, with elation you will greet yourself arriving at your own door, in your own mirror and each will smile at the other’s welcome, and say, sit here. Eat. You will love again the stranger who was your self. Give wine. […]

I Need Your Love – Is it True?:

I Need Your Love – Is it True?:

  How to Find All the Love, Approval and Appreciation You Ever Wanted.  Let Byron Katie take you on a journey within. Question all your negative beliefs about other people and turn them round with personal breakthroughs. Updated: Use Katie’s 4 Questions to find out […]

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