Tag: islamic mental health

A’s for the Sake of The Almighty

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“What tips can you give us to handle stress nowadays?” “How can we help others with their mental health concerns?” These are common questions we get from community members about mental health care. While conducting mental health first aid or psychological first aid training would be best to raise awareness and equip community members, a ….  Read More

Of Sacrifices and Steadfast Submission

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Because of Eid’l Adha, the Islamic Feast of Sacrifice, a lot of us have started reviewing the life of Prophet Ibrahim (alayhi salaam [as]/peace be upon him) and that test of faith given to him by Allah subhanahu wa ta’ala (swt) [glorified and exalted is He] when he was asked to sacrifice his own son, ….  Read More

Exhaling Our Emotions: Learning from Prophet Jacob (pbuh)

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In a society that’s trained us–knowingly or not–to bottle it all up, expressing how we feel especially during difficult times has become next to impossible. Take a selfie here and there, with a smile for the crowd, that makes everyone think we’re fine–we’re happy! Yet, deep inside we’re not. How many times did we actually ….  Read More