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Monique Hassan is a freelance writer specializing in behavioral health as well as pieces that combine spirituality with mental health. She has a BSc in psychology with a minor in biology along with years of experience in a behavioral health hospital. Blogger for PsychCentral which is ranked #2 worldwide for mental health websites.

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4 Lessons on Success From Olympic Athletes

4 Lessons on Success from Olympic Athletes

Olympic athletes are at the top of their game and we could take some lessons from them on success. Common behavioral traits of many successful athletes are seen in successful entrepeneurs ,families and everyday workers. You can take these 4 lessons on success from Olympic athletes and apply it to your life. 1- Self-Discipline. The ability to control our …


What You Should Do If Sexually HarassedWhat You Should Do If Sexually Harassed

What You Should Do If Sexually Harassed

We live in a hyper-sexualized society where sexual harassment is an ongoing issue. Sexual harassment is not a new occurrence, but due to mass media it has become an increasingly discussed topic. Sisters from around the world are stepping out in solidarity to speak about what happened to them and sometimes the perpetrators are respected …


This Is How Social Media Impacts Our Self-Esteem

This Is How Social Media Impacts Our Self-Esteem

Social media is a constant in our daily lives that impacts our perception of ourselves. Our perception is our reality, even if that reality is skewed and incorrect, it feels real to us. Social media gives us an unrealistic, glorified glimpse into the lives of others. When we compare ourselves socially, professionally and spiritually to …


Achieving goals

5 Tips to Achieve Your Goals

It’s good to have goals, big and small. Perhaps you want to write a book (I do)  , lose weight, pray with more sincerity or attend the mosque more often . Some goals are more difficult than others. People that make the resolution to drop 20 lbs understand just how hard it is to maintain some of our goals after the initial momentum fades. Our …



Gratefulness Impacts Happiness – Psychological Take

A time of embracing family and being nostalgic. Gratitude is very much a spiritual benefit that enhances our mood, allows us to take account of our blessings as well as enables us to see hardships as lessons. This type of perspective encourages positivity and a greater quality of life. Simply put, gratefulness impacts happiness. Our perspective is …


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