How do we lawfully entertain ourselves as teenagers?



How do we lawfully entertain ourselves as teenagers?

A young teenage Muslim asks how do we lawfully entertain ourselves today when almost everything around us is Haraam? Example: most of the video games are Haraam, the trending pubG, Netflix nights, listening to music, smoking cigarettes /shisha, having haraam relationships … Even when going out to eat in Halaal restaurants there is blasting music.

Everything trending is Haraam!

With the current outrage on the movies netflix released/yet to release , our respected scholars have been encouraging the cancellation of the subscription to netflix, the teenagers feel that religion is way too strict and the views of Islam are very extreme. Being a practising Muslim is extremely difficult if not impossible. With such an environment how can a young Muslim entertain themselves?

For such a teenager what advise could you give? What are some of the Halaal forms of entertainment other than going for picnics/walks in the parks which come across boring?

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