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Naptime Is Sacred

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In a series of conversations host Fousia Abdullahi shares stories of Muslim women from all over the world. You'll hear the stories of interesting, accomplished and amazing Muslim women authors, bloggers, entrepreneurs, nutritionist, and so many more. These stories will give you the tools to you need to not only be inspired but to give you tangible steps towards personal, professional growth and development. We may take different paths, with different obstacles we each have to overcome, but our voices, our successes, and our individual stories are something to CELEBRATE and share.

In a series of conversations host Fousia Abdullahi shares stories of Muslim women from all over the world. You'll hear the stories of interesting, accomplished and amazing Muslim women authors, bloggers, entrepreneurs, nutritionist, and so many more. These stories will give you the tools to you need to not only be inspired but to give you tangible steps towards personal, professional growth and development. We may take different paths, with different obstacles we each have to overcome, but our voices, our successes, and our individual stories are something to CELEBRATE and share.

Location:

United States

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In a series of conversations host Fousia Abdullahi shares stories of Muslim women from all over the world. You'll hear the stories of interesting, accomplished and amazing Muslim women authors, bloggers, entrepreneurs, nutritionist, and so many more. These stories will give you the tools to you need to not only be inspired but to give you tangible steps towards personal, professional growth and development. We may take different paths, with different obstacles we each have to overcome, but our voices, our successes, and our individual stories are something to CELEBRATE and share.

Language:

English


Episodes

Eat Drink Pure With Zeeshan Shah

4/7/2021
Disclaimer: The discussion in this podcast is for educational and informational purposes ONLY. This is information should not be understood or construed as a substitute for medical or health advice from a doctor. Please consult your doctor for any medical-related questions and guidance. I'm chatting with Zeeshan Shah, an integrative nutrition health coach and the owner of Eat Drink Pure. She empowers, supports, and guides women to get healthier and happier through long-term and...

Duration:00:18:09

Episode 80 Talaal and the Whispering Worrier with Author Shereeza

3/12/2021
Shereeza is a Muslimah of Guyanese parents and was born and raised in Canada. She is a clinical counsellor within a medical team and offers telephone counselling through her private practice, GTA Wellness Consultation. Shereeza earned her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and her Master’s degree in counselling individuals, families, and groups. She has supported her community as a youth leader, community mediator and specialized in working with children to manage various concerns,...

Duration:00:19:06

Episode 79 With Activist and now Author of We Are Not Here To Be Bystanders Linda Sarsour

8/5/2020
I had the pleasure of reading Linda Sarsour's book. We Are Not Here to Be Bystanders and interview Linda herself about her book and the experiences she shared. I've always admired Linda and her activism, but most of all, her ability to keep going regardless of the opposition and hatred she faces regularly. Linda Sarsour is a Brooklyn-born Palestinian Muslim American community activist and mother of three. She served as the Women's March national co-chair, helping to organize the largest...

Duration:00:48:47

Episode 78 In Memoriam Hodan Nalayeh March 23rd 1976- July 12th 2019

7/12/2020
It's hard to believe that it's been one year today since Hodan Nalayeh tragically passed away, alongside her husband, unborn child, and many others. May Allah have mercy on them all, grant them Janntul firdose, and give their families continued comfort. She was a hardworking mom and was an example for all of us that you can always change our circumstance, we can become closer to Allah, we can help others as we're picking ourselves up. We can achieve our goals, and that when we pass our...

Duration:00:45:38

Episode 77 The Coronavirus: How to Protect yourself and others with Infectious diseases specialist Dr. Uzma Syed

3/5/2020
The world has been racing to contain a new virus "The Novel Coronavirus that has at this time spread to 79 Countries as of today. Dr. Uzma Syed, an Infectious diseases specialist, is this week's guest. Dr. Syed is a NY based board-certified Infectious Disease specialist with an Antimicrobial Stewardship Committee position as well as Infection Prevention committee who is well-published in pneumonia-related research. She teaches students in high school, college and medical school as well as...

Duration:00:49:30

Episode 76 Boundary setting with Dr. Anjabeen Ashraf, a counselor, and mental health educator

1/1/2020
Welcome to the first episode of 2020. Since this show is all about personal and professional development, I wanted to start the year from a mental health perspective. This episode is about boundary setting. Dr. Anjabeen Ashraf is a counselor, educator, and champion boundary setter living in Oregon with her impressive collection of raincoats and coffee mugs. Her goal is to help everyone live their most authentic lives by setting better boundaries. Part of this work is examining systems of...

Duration:00:55:15

Episode 75 Goodbye 2019 a look back and hopes for the future.

12/31/2019
This year has been such a journey, full of wins and fails. I'm so glad to have been able to continue to share so many stories of amazing Muslim women who taught us so much about personal and professional development. We'll be working hard this new year to bring you consistent and relevant episodes. Thank you for your continued support, keep sharing the podcast with your friends and family so we can grow our Naptime Is Sacred family. I hope and pray that Allah gives you the ability to...

Duration:00:11:33

Episode 74 Podmas day 15 How to start a podcast part 4 How to start a podcast part 4 Podcast Media hosting, RSS feed and submitting to iTunes.

12/15/2019
This is the part where things get technical but like Marie Forleo said Everything Is figureoutable. You’ll have to think about media hosting some of the popular ones are Soundcloud, Anchor, Libsyn, WordPress, podomatic, speaker, etc Next is RSS Feed, RSS feed means Really Simple Syndication. First, you have to have a website where you will host your feed. I use WordPress then you set up an RSS feed, by using a built-in plugin like Blubrry. It is a protocol that automatically sends...

Duration:00:04:03

Episode 73 Podmas day 14 How to start a podcast part 3 What podcasting equipment do you need?

12/14/2019
Before you go and spend a pretty penny on equipment, I would consider what you already have for free. Your smartphone has a recording app that you can start with, and there is also an app called anchor that uses your smartphones built-in microphone and records up to 2mins of audio, that you can directly post in the app. It has features like commenting and different people that you can follow and build an online community. If the phone isn't your thing, I would say get a mic that you plug...

Duration:00:02:52

Episode 72 podmas day 13 How to start a podcast part 2 picking topics

12/13/2019
Now that you've figured out who your ideal podcast listener is, in this case, a young practicing Muslim mom 25-34, who is interested in the environment, Community, social change, and healthy lifestyle. She spends a lot of time on Instagram and reading. It's time to think about what your avatar wants to hear. Is it an interview-style podcast, solo shows, will you have different segments than comes the topics For example, a podcast about Ethical Living so you would create episodes...

Duration:00:03:15

Episode 72 podmas day 13 How to start a podcast part 2 picking topics

12/13/2019
Now that you've figured out who your ideal podcast listener is, in this case, a young practicing Muslim mom 25-34, who is interested in the environment, Community, social change, and healthy lifestyle. She spends a lot of time on Instagram and reading. It's time to think about what your avatar wants to hear. Is it an interview-style podcast, solo shows, will you have different segments than comes the topics For example, a podcast about Ethical Living so you would create episodes...

Duration:00:03:15

Episode 71 Podmas day 12 How to start a Podcast Part 1 Finding your ideal listener

12/13/2019
So you want to start a podcast, but you don't know where to start? In the next four podmas episodes, I will teach you how to start planning your podcast. Let's jump right in before you start thinking about the fun stuff like podcast name and album art. We need to think about who the podcast is, for we call this person an avatar or your niche. So, here we need to get super specific, is it a male or female, is it parents, kids, how old are they? What shows do they watch? Is it a show for...

Duration:00:03:56

Episode 71 Podmas day 12 How to start a Podcast Part 1 Finding your ideal listener

12/13/2019
So you want to start a podcast, but you don't know where to start? In the next four podmas episodes, I will teach you how to start planning your podcast. Let's jump right in before you start thinking about the fun stuff like podcast name and album art. We need to think about who the podcast is, for we call this person an avatar or your niche. So, here we need to get super specific, is it a male or female, is it parents, kids, how old are they? What shows do they watch? Is it a show for...

Duration:00:03:56

Episode 70 Facing Abuse in Community Environments with Alia Salem

12/11/2019
Guest Alia Salem is the Founder and Executive Director of FACE (Facing Abuse in Community Environments), an organization dedicating to helping hold abusive religious and community leaders accountable to the communities they serve. Her professional background is in organizational development, community organizing, and communications with a particular focus on the intersections of institutionalized racism and the push towards an equitable pluralistic society. Alia and her team help...

Duration:00:37:20

Episode 70 Facing Abuse in Community Environments with Alia Salem

12/11/2019
Guest Alia Salem is the Founder and Executive Director of FACE (Facing Abuse in Community Environments), an organization dedicating to helping hold abusive religious and community leaders accountable to the communities they serve. Her professional background is in organizational development, community organizing, and communications with a particular focus on the intersections of institutionalized racism and the push towards an equitable pluralistic society. Alia and her team help...

Duration:00:37:20

Episode 69 Podmas day 10 Muslim family Winter traditions

12/11/2019
So the Christmas season is in full swing here in the states, and I usually have two thoughts that come into my head this time of year As Muslims do, we create a sprite of celebration for our families for Eid? One that is memorable for our kids without making it all like Christmas in terms of decor and gifts. I feel like in the age of small Muslim business, and we can go a little crazy in buying Muslim decorations, games, books, and toys because those of us who didn't grow up in a...

Duration:00:07:58

Episode 69 Podmas day 10 Muslim family Winter traditions

12/11/2019
So the Christmas season is in full swing here in the states, and I usually have two thoughts that come into my head this time of year As Muslims do, we create a sprite of celebration for our families for Eid? One that is memorable for our kids without making it all like Christmas in terms of decor and gifts. I feel like in the age of small Muslim business, and we can go a little crazy in buying Muslim decorations, games, books, and toys because those of us who didn't grow up in a...

Duration:00:07:58

Episode 68 Podmas day 9 Husband and wife How well do you know me?

12/10/2019
My husband Omar and I are coming up on a significant anniversary, and we wanted to do a How well do you know me tag for podmas. Here are the questions: 1. What is my favorite food? 2. What is my biggest pet peeve? 3. What's my favorite TV show? 4. If I could travel anywhere, where would I go? 5. What are my long-term goals? 6. What is one of my best childhood memories? Thanks for tuning in, and don't forget to subscribe and leave a review

Duration:00:07:25

Episode 68 Podmas day 9 Husband and wife How well do you know me?

12/10/2019
My husband Omar and I are coming up on a significant anniversary, and we wanted to do a How well do you know me tag for podmas. Here are the questions: 1. What is my favorite food? 2. What is my biggest pet peeve? 3. What's my favorite TV show? 4. If I could travel anywhere, where would I go? 5. What are my long-term goals? 6. What is one of my best childhood memories? Thanks for tuning in, and don't forget to subscribe and leave a review

Duration:00:07:25

Episode 67 Podmas day 8 How to set S.M.A.R.T goals

12/8/2019
It's that time of year when everyone is planning all their goals. Over the years, I've realized that while these set goals are important, it's even more critical to create a life that allows for goals to be completed. You have things you want to accomplish, that trip to your favorite city. The degree you want to finish, the book you want to write, the course you want to create, but you don't know where to start. That's where S.M.A.R.T. goals give you a defined method to plan so that...

Duration:00:04:12