New Course: Foundations of a Strong Marriage

New Course: Foundations of a Strong Marriage


Alhamdulillah, we are excited to announce, in collaboration with Izzah Academy, the launch of our latest online course Foundations of a Strong Marriage.

In this course, we will the tackle contemporary issues related to marriage like:

1) How to understand the traditional gender roles in Islam

2) How to make an Islamic marriage work in the modern world

3) Should you get married young? Should you have children young?

4) How to resolve conflict with your spouse and in-laws?

and more!!!

The course begins today with the launch of our first two videos and our free ebook. More videos and notes will be added each week over the next 10 weeks.

Be among the first to sign up for this exciting new course.

Early Bird Discount ($15 off) applies to the first 100 students to sign up via this link:

Do not miss out on this exciting opportunity to join us on this life-changing journey of practical knowledge.

Sign up now:

Posted by Ismail Kamdar in Islam, Life Hacks
Discover the Muslim Golden Ages

Discover the Muslim Golden Ages

The Muslim Golden Age, also known as the Islamic Golden Age, is a period of great intellectual, cultural, and scientific achievements in the history of Islam. It is generally considered to have occurred from the 8th to the 13th century, and is often associated with the Abbasid Caliphate, which ruled a large portion of the Islamic world from its capital in Baghdad.

During this time, Muslim scholars made significant contributions to a wide range of fields, including mathematics, medicine, astronomy, chemistry, philosophy, and literature. Muslim scholars translated and studied the works of ancient Greek philosophers, and made important advances in mathematics, including the development of algebra. Muslim physicians made significant contributions to the field of medicine, including the discovery of new drugs and surgical techniques. Muslim astronomers made important discoveries about the movements of the planets and the stars, and developed sophisticated celestial models.

The Muslim Golden Age was also a time of great cultural and artistic achievements. Muslim architects and builders constructed impressive buildings and monuments, including the Great Mosque of Samarra and the Alhambra in Spain. Muslim artists and craftsmen created beautiful works of art and craftsmanship, including ceramics, textiles, and metalwork.

Overall, the Muslim Golden Age was a period of great intellectual, cultural, and scientific achievements that had a lasting impact on the world. It serves as a testament to the enduring legacy of Muslim scholars and their contributions to the advancement of human knowledge and culture.

Learn more with our full History of Islam online course, available here:

Posted by Ismail Kamdar in Islam
Top 10 Books I read in 2022

Top 10 Books I read in 2022

Top 15 Books I read in 2022:

  1. Parables of the Quran by Dr. Yasir Qadhi
  2. Reflecting on the Names of Allah by Jinan Yousef
  3. What is a Madrasa by Ebrahim Moosa
  4. Lessons from my Life by Ahmed Totonji
  5. Istanbul Reflections on Life, Ideas & People by Sharif H. Banna
  6. Living where we do not make the rules by Ebrahim Rasool
  7. Our legends: Luminaries who revived Islam by Mufti Abdur Wahab Waheed
  8. Futuwwah and raising males into sacred manhood by Dawud Walid
  9. With the heart in mind by Mikaeel Ahmed Smith
  10. Islamic Manners by Abd al-Fattah Abu Ghudda
  11. Muhammad (s): 11 Leadership Qualities that Changed the World by Nabeel Al-Azami
  12. Khadijah: Mother of History’s Greatest Nation by Fatima Barkatullah
  13. The Psychology of Money by Morgan Housel
  14. The Way of the Superior Man by David Deida
  15. The Masculinity Manifesto: How a Man Establishes Influence, Credibility and Authority by Ryan Michler
Posted by Ismail Kamdar in Books
New Free eBook – The Shukr Lifestyle

New Free eBook – The Shukr Lifestyle

I am excited to announce my latest free ebook with Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research; the Shukr Lifestyle: A Gratitude Journal.

Shukr (gratitude) is an essential part of Islamic spirituality. There are various levels of piety, and the highest level is to worship Allah out of gratitude. This was the station of the Prophet ﷺ who, excelled in worship, stating, “Should I not be a grateful servant?” (Sahih al-Bukhari #1130, Sahih Muslim #2819)

Reaching a level of conscious gratitude requires effort and consistently building good habits. This journal is designed to develop a gratitude mindset through daily reflections. Every activity in this journal was carefully chosen for its benefits. These activities are a mixture of Sunnah practices and contemporary methods of gratitude building.

Posted by Ismail Kamdar in Books
Cyber November | Black Friday Deals

Cyber November | Black Friday Deals

​In 2014, I started Islamic Self Help as a platform to help us improve our productivity the Islamic way.

Alhamdulillah, over the past 8 years, we have benefited 1000s of clients through our products which include over 12+ ebooks and courses.

Some of these are on sale now!

Let’s take a look at the history and stats of some of our leading products that are on sale this week.

Starting with our latest hit: History of Islam online course.

I recorded this course during the lockdown. It took years of research and 10 months of recording to compile.

History of Islam course stats:

– Launched in October 2021
– Over 1400 students enrolled
– 60+ five-star reviews

Grab it on sale here:


Islamic Self Help Mega-Bundle

This bundle includes our 10 best ebooks and is currently on sale for only $10 (i.e. $1 an ebook – watta steal!)

Grab the bundle here:

Some stats about each of these ebooks:

Getting The Barakah: An Islamic Guide to Time Management

– Islamic Self Help’s first Product
– 150+ pages on time management with an Islamic filter
– Over 5000 copies sold worldwide

Best of Creation: An Islamic Self-Confidence Guide

– Our 2nd ebook published in 2014
– Teaches over a dozen ways to improve confidence, overcome fear, and chase your goals
– All taught from an Islamic framework grounded in Tawhid and belief in Qadar

Homeschooling 101:

– Our 3rd ebook
– Launched a movement
– 1000s of homeschooling families began their journey here

Themes of the Quran

– one of our bestselling ebooks
– a summary of the classical work “A Thematic Commentary on the Quran” by al-Ghazali
– thematic focused tafsir made easy

This bundle contains more value than you could ever imagine. For $10, these 10 ebooks will transform your life and supercharge your productivity.

Take advantage of our November sale, grab the full bundle for only $10 here:

Posted by Ismail Kamdar in Books