March 25, 2021

When organizing an event, you want to ensure that everybody knows what is going on. This can help with smooth communication and collaboration between those with key responsibilities, which in turn will help the event go off without a hitch. Planning an event should be as fun as hosting it and working with your company should be just as rewarding. Here are three things that can help you successfully organize an event and keep everyone stress-free throughout the whole process.... Read more

March 17, 2021

With the push of a button or the pull of a handle, our faces and wastewater disappear. However, did you know that almost 80% of wastewater in the world is not reused or treated? This is a shocking statistic when we learn that over 2.4 billion people lack access to safe, clean water and sanitation. In fact, in many countries, the untreated wastewater from one individual may end up being the drinking water of another. But how do we end... Read more

March 17, 2021

My friend Abbas Mohammed and I started a new podcast last year called The Artistic Foodies, which is about life through the lenses of ART and (Halal) Food! Our first episode is about the success of the first-ever #HalalRestaurantWeek in North America which was organized by HalalFest, Inc. here in the SF Bay Area in Dec. 2020.  We interviewed some Chefs, Halal Restaurant Owners as well Foodies who participated in the event. At the end of the interviews we give some... Read more

February 20, 2021

The late Dr. Agha Saeed was the founder of the American Muslim Alliance and he dedicated the majority of his life in working for the American Muslim community in the avenues of politics, community activism and speaking out against injustices of oppressed people around the world.  In honor of his work for the community, I wanted to share some knowledge that he shared with our Media Committee at SBIA (South Bay Islamic Association) back in May of 2006. We invited... Read more

January 14, 2021

This past year, you may well have cancelled a long-awaited, eagerly anticipated family vacation. You might have instead spent more hours than you care to mention holed up inside with your young children – having to work remotely and keep them entertained all at the same time. It’s no wonder that families are desperate for some time out of the house – and some time to relax – in the early weeks and months of 2021. This short guide, aware... Read more

October 16, 2020

Helping others through their darkest times is one of the best things you can do for your fellow man. What they have done in their lives does not matter. You are not there to cast judgment, but instead to show love and compassion. Such things are often all that is needed to turn someone from a dark path, and similarly, how you can help those grow into great individuals. We are all tied to our bodies, and, in turn, to... Read more

September 10, 2020

Parents will undoubtedly help to shape their children’s personalities; however, schools can also determine their students’ beliefs, values, and outlook on life. While the sole purpose of school is to provide kids with a fantastic education and to prepare them for the real world, they also have a responsibility for protecting both their mental and physical health. Keep reading to discover how a school can affect your child’s personality, which can vary from placing labels to hiring supportive professionals with... Read more

August 24, 2020

Doing a job that helps others allows you to earn a living while doing good at the same time. People who choose meaningful careers also tend to have far higher job satisfaction and get greater enjoyment from their working life. Fortunately, there is a fantastic variety of rewarding jobs that have a positive impact and help others. To inspire you, here are some of the top reasons to choose a job helping others. Enjoy greater job satisfaction Recent surveys show... Read more

July 8, 2020

Last month, I was lucky enough to be invited to join a panel discussion on the popular TV series Resurrection Ertugrul, organized by The Center for Global Muslim Life for their Global Muslim Film Festival. Some of the things I discussed were the differences between Ertugrul and another popular TV series, Game of Thrones, which it sometimes gets compared to. Yes they are in similar in some ways, as they are both have Kings (Sultans), Knights (Alps / Crusaders), Princesses, Traitors, Spies,... Read more

July 3, 2020

Helping people from all walks of life can be a powerful way to embrace your religion and express your faith. It, therefore, makes perfect sense that you might want to embark on a career that will have a positive impact on many people’s lives each day. If you are unsure about the right professional avenue for you, continue reading to discover the best careers for helping others. It could help you to discover the right occupation for your personality and... Read more

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