By Saima Shahzad People from different walks of life have a similar idea of success i. e. to own a happy family, a progressing career and a trendy lifestyle. In this race of getting ahead of each other, people tend to forget that their pursuit of success is faulty. It doesn’t sound wise to choose... Continue Reading →
Peer pressure is making us fail.
Muhammad Fahd Mahboob I don’t know the secret of success, but the secret of failure is "trying to please everyone" – An incredibly profound statement. The fear of peoples’ opinions about us can be very daunting. Fear? Oh yes, because we inherently don’t like criticism or to be thought of poorly. We can get quite... Continue Reading →
Five practical steps to be a steadfast Muslim!
Not a single person can deny the fact that human nature is notorious and censurable; history is one unfortunate witness to this very fact! But human beings are bound to err. They were never designed to be perfect, nor do they run on pre-defined algorithms for pre-designed results. They are not machines- rather they are driven by their... Continue Reading →
In Pursuit of Happiness
The writer is a convert sister from the Scandinavian part of Europe who has been following the activities of the Youth Club through the online realm. She has written this piece exclusively for the Youth Club Blog. We welcome her to Islam, and pray that Allah grants her steadfastness. I've been raised watching romantic comedies and all kinds... Continue Reading →
What Are You Doing to Yourself?
By Umm Ibrahim You love to whine about how this fickle person ignores you, that arrogant one oppresses you, and that obnoxious one mistreats you. But do you have a worse enemy than your own self? Aren’t you busy plotting against your own self day and night? Just see how you miss out on the... Continue Reading →
The Missing Ingredient: Gratitude
By Fareed Ahmad Stephen R. Covey, in his book, "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People”, compares the concept of Character Ethics with Professional Ethics. He stresses that in order to succeed in the long term, a person must focus on enhancing his character ethics, rather than merely his professional ethics. Character ethics cover several... Continue Reading →
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