Self Improvement

Compulsive Hoarding

“At the end, all that’s left of you are your possessions. Perhaps that’s why I’ve never been able to throw anything away. Perhaps that’s why I hoarded the world: with the hope that when I died, the sum total of ...

How Your Appearance Can Impact Your Mental Health

   Guest Contributor Saba Ali “Say, who has forbidden the beautiful gifts of God, which He has produced for His servants, and the things clean and pure, which He has provided for Sustenance?” (Qur’an: 7:32) We are quick to judge ...

Mommy Dearest: When Your Mother Has a Personality Disorder

“Paradise is at the feet of the mother.” – Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) You can divorce an abusive spouse. You can call it quits if your friend mistreats you. But what can you do if the source of ...

Talking About Mental Health in a Muslim Community

  By Habiba Original Source:  http://www.time-to-change.org.uk I have always struggled to talk to my family about my mental health problems openly because I was scared I would not get the support that I need but obviously when you live in ...

16 Tips to Tackle Common Challenges When Parenting Kids with ...

“They say I have A.D.H.D.  They just don’t understand…oh look, a squirrel!” By Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. Original Source:  http://psychcentral.com The symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can present parents with many challenges. Kids with ADHD “often lose track of ...

Dealing with Grief

“Grief can be the garden of compassion. If you keep your heart open through everything, your pain can become your greatest ally in your life’s search for love and wisdom”. -Rumi The stages of grief and mourning can be universal ...

Domestic Violence Hurts More Than the Victim

    “I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent” -Mahatma Gandhi “The most perfect of believers in belief is the best of them in character. ...