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VELA Girl Tip: Self Care is an Amanah

In the midst of our hectic lives, filled with responsibilities, deadlines, and countless distractions, the concept of self-care is often sidelined. Yet, in the teachings of Islam, self-care is not merely an option or a luxury;...

When to cut off a friendship?

I recently removed a friend from my life since she was a major backbiter which led me to reflect on her character – I realized that this is not how I want to be. I...

Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

I have a secret. It’s one that I’ve hid from my readers for years. It’s the type of secret that makes me want to close all the curtains, and never show my face in public...

Join VELA and Asiyah Women’s Center for a purposeful Ramadan

In the spirit of Ramadan, VELA and Asiyah Women’s Center have come together with a shared commitment to making a positive impact on two crucial fronts: supporting the people of Gaza and standing against domestic...

Navigating Mental Health Amidst the War in Gaza: Coping Strategies for Tragedy

I’m not on social media, but I do have LinkedIn. These past few days, when I log on and scroll through my feed I find one-sided narratives of the current events in Palestine, executive leadership...

A Mental Health Tool-Kit

We know what’s happening in the world can take a mental toll. Whether you feel anxious, down, lonely or bored, we decided to put together a compilation of tips to bring you comfort and support....