Author Archives: Maarten van Elst

Build mental resilience with these 1000-year-old techniques from a traditional Muslim Psychologist.

Abu Zayd Al-Balkhi was an Islamic scholar and psychologist. Translation of his works shocked modern-day psychologists with the precision of mental diagnostics and use of cognitive therapy that was unheard of in this era. Many of the techniques Al-Balkhi used were only ‘invented’ by modern scientists a thousand years later. Read these 4 tips he gave to build mental resilience and prevent stress, anxiety and mental illness.

What is Islamic about Muslim Fit?

The company’s Islamic identity influences its conduct in three ways: accountability, Islamic identity, ethics and morals.   Firstly, Islam teaches us that one day we will be held responsible for the things we do. This is why we feel a deep responsibility towards our clients and the information we share. This accountability gets even bigger because […]