Family & Community Life
Islamic Counseling Services
When facing problems (marital, financial, or otherwise), many Muslims are reluctant to seek professional counseling. Some consider it degrading or inappropriate to speak of one's troubles to others. Nothing could be further from the truth. Professional counselors, psychologists, and psychiatrists offer mental health services which can help...
Gossip and Backbiting
A Muslim is not to spread rumors, gossip, or engage in backbiting others. It is considered a sin in Islam, but is unfortunately a common behavior.
Make 70 Excuses
There is a common expression among Muslims: "Make 70 excuses for your brother." While this is not an authentic hadith, attributed to the Prophet Muhammad, it remains good advice nonetheless.
70 Excuses Game in Islam - Can You Think of 70 Excuses for Your Brother or...
One of the great early Muslims, Hamdun al-Qassar, once said: “If a friend among your friends errs, make seventy excuses for him. If your hearts are unable to do this, then know that the shortcoming is in your own selves.” While not Prophetic advice, this should still be considered good, sound advice for any Muslim. How many excuses can you think...
Travel Tips for Muslims
Reduce stress and confusion from your next business or personal trip. Arrange for halal food on the road, find mosques and prayer times at your destination, and other travel tips.
2012 About.com Islam Readers' Choice Awards
Nominate and vote for your favorites in the 2012 About.com Islam Readers' Choice Awards. There are five categories of awards: Favorite Quran Reciter, Best Islamic App, Best Muslim Musician, Favorite Muslim Baby Name, and Best Muslim to Follow On Twitter.
2012 About.com Islam Readers' Choice Awards - Finalists
Vote for your favorites in the 2012 About.com Islam Readers' Choice Awards. Finalists have been announced in three categories of awards: Favorite Quran Reciter, Best Islamic App, and Best Muslim Musician/Nasheed Artist.
Best Muslim to Follow on Twitter
Who are the best Muslims to follow on Twitter? Nominate and vote for your favorite Muslim to follow on Twitter for the 2012 About.com Islam Readers Choice Award.
Neighbors in Islam
Islam teaches that one must treat neighbors with kindness and generosity.