Self-sufficiency

Haybah: A Forgotten Facet of Manhood Part III (Istighna)

One aspect of hayba is istighna, or independence. Refusing to put your hand out in front of others even when times are tough is a sign of Islamic masculinity. While this aspect of masculinity is still present i...

Paying for Medical School (Without Riba)

The prestige of being a physician has been part of Muslim culture from the earliest age. Imam ash-Shafi'i penned a couplet saying that the only two types of knowledge worthy of being considered knowledge are sa...

8 Personal Finance Tips for Muslim Men

Managing finances can seem overwhelming, especially for a young man just starting out in life. While it’s tempting to delay learning about personal finance until “later”, the sooner you build a good financial p...

Creamy Thai Chicken Curry

One thing I picked up in medical school is cooking with a slowcooker. If you're busy and short on time, you can make some amazing tasting meals with very little effort. Here's one of my favorite recipes. (more...