The Best of Twitter’s Reaction To The First Female Dr Who

I’ve been a fan of Dr Who for a while with David Tennant being my all time favourite. I mean that role was made for him! But I’m also really excited for a woman to take the helm which will definitely bring a new dynamic to the show.  Reading people’s meltdown at the announcement of […]

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Legacy In Death – What Will You Be Remembered For?

I’ve been thinking about death a lot lately. For reasons unknown to me but also because every day I come across a GoFund me page of someone really young dying. And every time it’s a reminder of my mortality. That I’m not here to stay forever. As someone who plans for everything (literally!), the unknown […]

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Tips and Hacks For You To Read More

I’ve been loving the post requests on Instagram recently and it’s a great way for me to write content that’s tailored to you, so definitely keep them coming! This blog post is in response to a request on how to continue reading and engaging with books, particularly fictional books. My interest in nonfiction books only […]

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The One Newsletter You Need To Be Subscribed To

I’ve been getting into newsletters lately and Aida Azlin’s Tuesday Love Letters have been a huge part of my weekly reading over the past few months. It’s almost like she’s a mind reader! I love getting her email notification because her love letters usually arrive at a time when I need them. Plus the personable […]

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Book Review: Mrs Funnybones by Twinkle Khanna

Blurb Full of wit and delicious observations, Mrs Funnybones captures the life of the modern Indian woman – a woman who organises dinner each evening after having been at work all day, who runs her own life but has to listen to her mummyji, who worries about her weight and the state of the country. […]

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On Social Media This Week Edition 1

If you’ve been following MuslimGirlJournal since last year, then you’ll know that I used to write a segment called In the News Last Week which was a run down of topical articles and news that occurred in the previous week. I’ve decided to change the name to ‘On Social Media This Week’ which will now […]

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Friday Reflections: What Yoga is Teaching Me About Pain and Discomfort

I used to do yoga consistently in my second year of university but nothing as strenuous as the one The Millenial Muslim was doing when I spent the weekend with her. I was already looking to get back into it, hence decided to give the 30 Days of Yoga With Adriene challenge a try. The […]

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Book Review: When Wings Expand by Mehded Maryam Sinclair

Blurb Writing on the pages of her journal, Nur, a teenage girl in Canada, charts the onset and advance of her mother’s cancer. Nur watches her mother’s body begin to shrink and her mood begins to darken. And when family and friends begin to encroach, Nur must face the prospect of her mother’s looming death.  […]

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Black Excellence Graduation Tweets

Over the past two weeks, I have come across some truly heartwarming graduation stories on social media, particularly Twitter. I was having a conversation with a friend recently who thought a lot of people were showing off by posting about their grades, (and usually, I’m not one for boasting) but I said to her, “They […]

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In Two Minds About Therapy? This Post Could Change Your Mind

Going to therapy can be an incredibly hard step for a lot of people especially if the topic of mental health taboo within their immediate sphere. I came across this status on Facebook that I believe presents a great case as to why therapy is a necessary step for a lot of people. It addresses […]

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Africa Writes 2017 Recap

Africa Writes is one undoubtedly of my favourite annual events to attend! It usually has an exciting line up of authors, interesting discussions and a variety of events that are tailored towards lovers of African literature. I was only able to attend on Sunday because I procrastinated in getting a weekend pass. I started the day by […]

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