Teens and Social Media

In this live interview, Dr. Sekandari addresses the Social Media use by Teens as well as the dangers unmonitored online activity could create. The topic of Human Trafficking and Sex Trafficking and its connection to online use is also covered. ...

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 ...

The Impact of Human Trafficking For Children

Guest Post: Hosai Mojaddidi But force not your maids to prostitution when they desire chastity, in order that ye may make a gain in the goods of this life. But if anyone compels them, yet after such compulsion, is Allah ...

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 ...

Avoiding Therapy Due to Not Wanting to Take Medication

“I think the smartest thing for people to do to manage very distressing emotions is to take a medication if it helps, but don’t do only that. You also need to train your mind”. ~Daniel Goleman Is medication….or NOT wanting ...

How OCD can be the BEST disorder to have

“When you say ‘control freak’ and ‘OCD’ and ‘organized,’ that suggests someone who’s cold in nature, and I’m just not. Like, I’m really open when it comes to letting people in. But I just like my house to be neat, ...

5 Steps to Making the Most of Your Therapy Session

“I’ve realized therapy is incredibly therapeutic” ~ Lisa Schroeder, I Heart You, You Haunt Me You have an entire hour dedicated to you to address your life’s issues and struggles so why not make the most of each session?  I see so ...

Making Time for Therapy

Making your mental health a priority can improve your life in all areas, including financially and your relationships. Not investing in your mental health can also cost you time, money, jobs, and joy in your life. In this video, I ...

The Negative Impact of Stress on Anxiety

High levels of stress can worsen your anxiety. In this video I address how you can manage your stress levels for more control of your anxiety. When your stress level is manageable, your anxiety becomes more manageable. The first step ...

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 world. ...

Emotionally Balanced Parenting

“It’s not selfish to love yourself, take care of yourself, and to make your happiness a priority. It’s necessary.” – Mandy Hale Many parents tend to prioritize the needs of their children above their own, usually to their own detriment. ...

What Smartphone Use Right Before Bed Does to a Child’s ...

By: Adam Kyle, a sleep expert at MattressReviews.net While you might not have had a smartphone, or even a cell phone, until you were in high school or college, the reality is that they are a part of our children’s reality. With ...

Step by Step Guide to Setting Achievable Goals

“Deciding to commit yourself to long-term results rather than short-term fixes is as important as any decision you’ll make in your lifetime.” ~Tony Robbins Download your FREE copy of THE TOP 5 STRATEGIES FOR GREAT MENTAL HEALTH here.

Why God Isn’t My Psychotherapist

Original Post by Jola Szymanska, at Aleteia.org “Prayer is important, and even indispensable, part of our lives — but it isn’t everything. God can perform miracles, but usually He works through natural means. He expects us to trust in Him and ...

The Overprotected Kid

Originally posted: The Atlantic By Hanna Rosin A preoccupation with safety has stripped childhood of independence, risk taking, and discovery—without making it safer. A new kind of playground points to a better solution. A trio of boys tramps along the ...

The Direct Impact of Video games on Children

“When I looked at the addictive qualities of video games and how they captivate people’s attention, I decided to try the same technology for enhancing well-being”. -Deepak Chopra   Original Post appeared in Psychologytoday.com by Victoria L. Dunckley M.D., Mental ...

What Divorced Men Wish They Had Done Differently In Their ...

Kelsey Borresen, Original Publication at Huffington Post Looking back, these men reveal some of the missteps they made and the regrets they have.  What ex-husbands would change if they were to do it all over again After a marriage ends ...

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, ...

What is Gaslighting?

Original Post at Healthline “This term is used in the 1944 Ingrid Bergman film Gaslight, in which a husband purposefully drives his wife insane by flickering lights, making noises in the attic, and then claiming the very real experience was ...

My Mother was a Secret: A hidden diagnosis and a ...

Posted by Permission:  Naureen Ahmed, Original Post MuslimMatter.com My parents married each other in the late 70’s in Karachi. They moved to Brooklyn, NY, where my mother gave birth to my two sisters in a span of 13 months. My ...