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Addictions Anonymous P4: Alcohol and gambling – Sisters in Vice

Bint us Salaam | 02 September 2014/07 Dhul Qa’dah 1435 Users or addicts in most cases are not anonymous to the crowd they share their addictions with. They forget themselves and their surroundings to the extent that anonymity becomes unimportant. But addiction recovery associations have always been anonymous. In most …

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Addictions Anonymous: Drugs, what goes up eventually comes down

Cii News | 28 August 2014/02 Dhul Qa’dah 1435 Bennies, boo, beans, apples, doves, bubbles, bounce, meow – meow, Charlie, super K, Skag, ganja and spliff – they sound like the names of games that kids play. They’re actually the names of “games” that both kids and adults indulge in. …

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Muslim girls have eating disorders too

  The article hereunder was submitted by a sister who requested its publication for the benefit of the Muslim community.   When I was put to the task of writing an article related to counseling, I wracked my mind for an idea. What could I write, after possibly, a five …

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Addictions Anonymous: Hubble Bubble, full of trouble

Sakeena Suliman – Cii News | 20 August 2014/24 Shawaal 1435 Smoking a hubb is not a new fad, but it’s still very fashionable. Hubbly bubbly, hookah, shisha – call it what you like – it’s been around for a while masquerading as a harmless pass time. This popular water pipe …

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The Illusion of “Perfect”

Yasmin Mogahed August 13 at 12:54pm ·  As someone who has struggled with depression my entire life, I’m grateful that it’s finally being talked about. It is, of course, tragic that it took the suicide of a comedian to make it happen. In an age of selfies and photoshopped Facebooks, it’s …

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Benefits of Miswaak: everything you need to know!

MISWAAK – twigs of certain trees that are used on a regular basis by Muslims for centuries (and all Prophets Peace upon Them) to maintain oral hygiene and gain the pleasure of Allah SWT. It is a “natural toothbrush.” Not only does it provide spiritual benefits, but it is also …

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6 toxic behaviors: how to find them and fix them

 Posted by: MV Media By: Kathy Caprino Source: huffingtonpost.com In my line of work, I hear from hundreds of people a month, and connect with professionals in a more public, open way than ever before. Through this experience, I’ve seen scores of toxic behaviors that push people away (including me). And I’ve witnessed …

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EMOTIONAL DETOX DURING RAMADAN

 Haleh Banani As you are in the midst of Ramadan you need to make sure that you are completely cleansed in every aspect.  Many of you have prayed long rakats sincerely asking  for forgiveness,  read Qur’an while shedding many tears and engaged in many acts of charity feeling renewed.  The …

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WHY FORGIVE OTHERS THIS RAMADAN?

You know you’re right. You know what I’m referring to – those times when you get into an argument(s) with a family member, friend, boss, employee, coworker, classmate, teacher or whoever. You know your facts are right or that you’ve been wronged with an insulting remark, sarcastic comment or rudeness. …

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