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Daily Anti-Depressant

Many people are under the misconception that an increase in wealth will lead to an increase in happiness. However, this could not be further from the truth, as depression affects people across all income-brackets and from all walks of life. The severity of depression can perhaps be gauged by the fact …

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The Digital Pied Piper is here. He may already have abducted your child.

The Tech Industry’s Psychological War on Kids medium.com Richard Freed Child and adolescent psychologist, and the author of “Wired Child: Reclaiming Childhood in a Digital Age” “What none of these parents understand is that their children’s and teens’ destructive obsession with technology is the predictable consequence of a virtually unrecognized …

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Going After Mugs

    The Prophet (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam) said, “Riches does not mean having a great amount of property, but riches is self-contentment.” [Saheeh Bukhaari]     A group of alumni well established in their careers went to visit one of their old teachers. The conversation soon turned to …

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Mu’awwidhat – Surah Falaq and Surah Naas

  “Rasulullah (sal Allahu alaihi wa sallam) used to seek refuge from the jinn as well as from the evil eye until Surah al-Falaq and an-Naas were revealed. When they were sent down, he utilised them and left other things.” [Tirmidhi] This hadith affirms the reality of the harm that …

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Cure for masturbation?

Question I am a 20 year old man and. Sometimes I used to get excited and in the excitement I used to force my private part against the bed or surface with my belly or thigh while lying on my abdomen. As I did this, I would feel some sensation …

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Anger – The True Enemy?

Contrary to popular sentiment, anger is not the bad guy. Like all emotions, anger is the body’s way of getting our attention when we feel threatened or endangered, both literally and hypothetically. Trying to rid ourselves of anger is a losing game, not the least of which because of the …

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What’s Gotten into Us – Staying Healthy in a Toxic World

    McKay Jenkins The author went for his regular medical checkup not anticipating any problems. Though middle aged, he was in good shape. He never smoked, ate all the right foods, and was a dedicated runner and cyclist. His only complaint was a faint, intermittent tightness in his hip, …

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