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Converts in Conversation

Converts in Conversation

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Our weekly Radio Show Converts in Conversation in Podcast. A weekly talk show by a panel of convert/revert sisters bringing you open and honest conversations about a wide range of topics.
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Dua: just do it
This week we discuss dua: how it's done, when it's done, the etiquette, praying for non Muslim family, and feeling authentic in making dua.
48:21
March 21, 2021
Ready. Set. Ramadan!
This week Zahra, Alice, Khadija and Jodie discuss Ramadan prep: what works, what struggles we've had, and how to manage yourself with kindness and compassion. We talk about managing mental health, physical health, relationships and family.
54:32
March 14, 2021
Sport and spirituality with special guest Safiya
This week we are joined by a guest! Safiya kindly joined the team this week to discuss sport and spirituality, discussing everything from observing hijab in sport to the benefits it has for us physically and spiritually.
01:02:20
February 21, 2021
Imposter Syndrome
This week we talk about imposter syndrome, self doubt and self confidence in all areas of life, be it socially, career or our journey with Islam.
32:18
February 15, 2021
Living with the 5 pillars
This week we discuss the 5 pillars and living our lives with them in mind. The 5 pillars are: testiment of belief (shahadah), prayer (salah), charity or alms giving (zakat), fasting (sawm) and pilgrimage (Hajj).
39:17
February 07, 2021
Building a relationship with the Prophet Muhammad, peace be upon him
This week we talk about our journey with our relationship with the Prophet Muhammad pbuh, the ups, the downs and how we are continuing to build it.
35:36
February 01, 2021
Culture, conversion and Islam with special guest Aminah Jayne
This week we are joined by guest Aminah Jayne, an EFT practitioner who has supported converts, reverts and heritage Muslims returning to faith for nearly a decade. We discuss culture, the good and bad, as well as cultural imperative. Aminah Jayne recommends this YouTube video to learn more: https://youtu.be/Pxx5AW6wJwY
58:20
January 24, 2021
Shame: No shame in the pre Islam game
This week we discuss shame, our histories and our lives pre Islam.
42:19
January 10, 2021
Forgiveness
This week we discuss forgiveness, the concept of sabr (patience),Shukr (gratitude) and Qadr (Allah's plan).
49:22
January 03, 2021
Converts in Reflection
This week we reflect. We reflect on the year gone by 2020, and our hopes and dreams for 2021 insha'Allah.
01:14:21
December 27, 2020
Brothers join the discussion: males' experience of conversion
This week we welcome Mike and Musa, 2 convert brothers to hear their experiences of becoming Muslim and more!
01:08:52
December 20, 2020
Parenthood as a convert
This week we are joined by a guest, Amanda,a university lecturer and mum of 2 and convert of 20+ years. We discuss parenting, children and how we have tried to instill God consciousness in our children.
01:02:58
December 13, 2020
Navigating non Muslim holidays
This week we talk about non Muslim holidays, new traditions and how to navigate old and new
42:59
December 06, 2020
Islamophobia
This week we talk about what islamophobia is, what it isn't and how we deal with it as converts.
56:09
November 29, 2020
The Hygge Game: Muslim Edition
This week the panel ask some intriguing questions to get themselves thinking
01:07:28
November 22, 2020
A look at sadness and prayer
This week we discuss our experiences and changing perceptions of prayer through our journeys and practical ways manage times of sadness.
50:59
November 16, 2020
Pride and prejudice: barriers to accepting Islam
This week talk about barriers, our internal ones, external ones and how we overcame them to embrace Islam
49:03
November 08, 2020
The Haram Police - How to give and take advice
This week we discuss the art of advice, how to give it with sincerity, how to accept it with humility and how to check our intentions
45:04
November 01, 2020
Zahra: on Feminism
This week Zahra takes the mic to talk about feminism, Islam and what it all means.
14:13
October 26, 2020
Identity
This week we discuss identity, how this changes when we embrace Islam and how we manage our own identities as Muslims.
45:51
October 18, 2020
How to stay productive and connected during lockdown
This week we discuss what we've learnt from lockdown, how we can socially connect and how we can keep productive
45:13
October 18, 2020
"we've got your back": supporting the convert community
This week we discuss our experiences of supporting others, joining groups, and what we've learnt from those experiences
56:06
October 11, 2020
Keeping the faith: staying strong in the long term
This week we discuss the longer term ups and downs of convert life, our experiences of being advised and our tips on supporting others
45:36
October 04, 2020
Converts in Conversation: Connecting with the Qur'an
This week we discuss barrier to connecting to the Qur'an and what can help develop a connection to the Qur'an
53:41
September 28, 2020
Converts in Conversation: Discussion on mental health
This week we discuss mental health as a convert
43:14
September 28, 2020
Converts in Conversation Socialisation v Isolation
This weeks show focus on discussions between the experience of socialising as a new muslim and the often isolating experiences that can come with conversion.
46:38
September 06, 2020
Converts in conversation: our relationship with Allah swt
Converts in Conversation discuss our relationship with Allah, how we connect, the barriers between and tips to improve that relationship. 
43:08
September 06, 2020