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.
Gems of wisdom passed down by our beloved Prophet, chosen by Afia R Fitriati.
The phrase “holiday depression” may seem like an oxymoron, but the phenomenon is real.
Small homes are cheap to maintain and quick to tidy up. And aren’t they just so quaint?
A Muslim chaplain talks about the emotional and spiritual trials of her profession and the role of family in overcoming life’s challenges.
The beautiful shapes, textures and colours of food can be so inspiring that some people carve out their careers by putting plate-fillers on a pedestal – literally.
A juicy fusion of a savings club, high tea and networking, arisan is a die-hard tradition among the women of Indonesia.
Never give up; never say die; never lose your drive – with these reminders from the Holy Qur’an.
Learning from the past as much as learning to love yourself more are the keys to emotional healing.
Reflecting on Qur’an, hadith, current events and her own upbringing, Afia R Fitriati examines the parent-child relationship.
For the sake of the environment and future generations we need to reverse the decline of our Earth’s oceans.
These three couples found their soulmates between school breaks, exams and extra-curricular activities. Here they share their stories and relationship tips.
Meet this heavy metal band that rocks not just the house, but also the heart.
As Afia R Fitriati has learnt, playing hard is an essential component to working well.
How does eating bumblebees, teddy bears and kitty cats sound to you? Well, looking at these pictures, the prospect seems to be on the attractive side.
Motherhood brings a slew of business skills that should not be overlooked.
Modern wellness and nutritional sciences are the contemporary versions of the food ethics and habits of our Prophet Muhammad.
Are our problems mind-numbing roadblocks or roaring opportunities? The answer sometimes depends on how we view them.
In the dizzying busy-ness of our lives, the powerful potency of supplications is even more palpable.