There are three professions that Afia holds dearest to her heart: running her IT start-up firm, writing and being a mum to her little boy, Bintang (Indonesian for ‘Star’). Her favourite writing topics are people and art; a broad range since she considers life itself to be a form of art.
Amidst the annual flurry of decision-making on our Eid attire, let us remember one item that should make our must-wear list year-round.
These tips may be short and sweet, but for 10 extra minutes of sleep in the morning, they are lifesavers!
Afia R Fitriati reflects on a tough challenge that the Holy Month always brings about.
Afia R Fitriati discusses what we can do for those who have gone before us.
Decorating a small home can be a tricky affair. Afia R Fitriati has a few ideas to get you started.
People around the world embracing life and conquering dreams – with their disabilities and all.
Tried-and-tested tips to make the most time out of your busy days.
‘Say, “If mankind and the jinn gathered in order to produce the like of this Qur’an, they could not produce the like of it, even if they were to each other assistants.”’
Examining the five pillars that make up the foundation of being a Muslim.
A brief history of cats as cherished animals in Islam.
Sometimes, we are confronted with social pressures that challenge our beliefs. Afia R Fitriati shares her experience.
Batik, a source of cultural pride in its birthplace of Indonesia, gets an African twist in this gorgeous collection from Vlisco.
Should mosques serve as rehab centres for drug addicts? This one in Malaysia does.
It is a classic conundrum faced by many single Muslim women today: How to best find a good, practising Muslim husband who treasures women.
Lighten the heavy load of house chores with these simple yet useful tips.
The history, ingredients and reverence of rendang are as rich and savoury as the dish itself.
Afia R Fitriati shares the tricks she uses to coax her three-year-old into eating veggies and other foods that make kids go ‘yuck!’.
Essential knowledge for Muslims and non-Muslims alike, the six articles of faith are a cornerstone of Islam and its faithful followers.