Physical Wellbeing

The Impact of Internet Addiction

“Man does not really love social media; he merely hates boredom and loneliness.” ― Mokokoma Mokhonoana Do you or someone you know struggles with an addiction to the internet? Is the time spent on the internet impacting their job, school ...

Managing Anxiety During the Coronavirus Pandemic

“Sorrow looks back, worry looks around, faith looks up.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson Has the recent pandemic related to the Coronavirus made managing anxiety difficult? Many are struggling to find balance and control of anxiety due to the constant barrage ...

Top 10 Effective (Medication Free) Strategies For Dealing With Anxiety

“O Allah, I seek refuge in you from grief and sadness, from weakness and from laziness, from miserliness and from cowardice, from being overcome by debt and overpowered by men”. ~Al-Bukhari    Anxiety is the number one disorder in the ...

Study: Increase In Anxiety And Suicidality Among College Students

 “Compulsive consumption of social media is one factor experts are pointing to as factor in rising anxiety among students” – Abby Jackson, Business Insider originally appeared on abcnews.go.com Sending a child off to college is an immense accomplishment for parents, ...

Bipolar Disorder and Me

“Bipolar disorder can be a great teacher. It’s a challenge, but it can set you up to be able to do almost anything else in your life.” ~ Carrie Fisher Guest Post:  Inshirah Aleem You could have hit me upside ...

Ten Effective Stress Solutions

  “The greatest weapon against stress is our ability to choose one thought over another.” -William James Dr. Nafisa Sekandari and Sr. Hosai Mojaddidi The American Medical Association links stress to 60% of all human illness and disease.  Stress can ...

The Beast in the Mirror: Overcoming Body Dysmorphic Disorder

“Mirrors are perpetually deceitful. They lie and steal your true self. They reveal only what your mind believes it sees.” – Dee Remy Are you finding yourself in front of your mirror on a regular basis and noting all of ...

To Medicate or Not to Medicate? The Question for Treating ...

“The part cannot be well unless the whole is well” -Plato   For many Muslims who are dealing with mental illness, the question of medication haunts them due to religious concerns.  Many have questioned the permissability of  psychotropic medications in ...