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How to Look after your mental health

What is mental health?‘Hi, how are youdoing?’‘I’m good thanks, gladit’s the weekend. You?’‘Bit fed up actually;it just feels likeeverything I do goeswrong.’ This conversation is about mental health. Mental health is about the way you think and feel and you ability to deal with ups and downs. Being mentally healthy doesn’t just mean that you […]

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Understand Eating Disorders through Ramadan

An eating disorder is a serious, complex, mental health disorder where food is used as a means to control and cope with feelings and other situations. Unhelpful behaviours designed to in uence weight, body shape and size will develop. Anyone can get an eating disorder, it’s an invisible condition which does not discriminate regardless of […]

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A Muslims Guide To Fasting

Ever wonder why many of our plans fail? Well, aside from setting unrealistic goals, the common mistake many of us make is failing to prepare. With Ramadhan being a month filled with significance, joy, hardship and rectification, it’s befitting that we prepare ourselves in as many ways as possible. Preparing mentally, physically and spiritually will […]

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The Importance of Self-Purification

Ibn Daud, an IT Management Consultant by profession, talks to Natasha Syed, Editorial Director, about his journey to self-publishing ‘A Handbook of Spiritual Medicine’ and how it may benefit those yearning to address common illnesses of the heart such as anger, envy, extravagance and negative feelings, in the current modern, time-constrained and hi-tech era.  Tell me about your new book?  This spiritual guide to the self is a handbook of […]

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Five Ways to Reduce Stress in Everyday Life

Words Juber Ahmed  “If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment.” Marcus Aurelius.  Though these words might have been mentioned many centuries ago, they still ring true today for the […]

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6 ways to create a calming meditation space

Words Natasha Syed It always amazes me when i meet friends and family who mention they can’t still their minds. Below are 6 simple steps to help your stay calm and re-focus in life. Rule number one…declutter – Keep your living and sleeping space clean and free of clutter. Leave as much space as you […]

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