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Energy Healing: Myth or Reality?

We all hear about energy; we also feel it and experience it in our everyday lives. We feel the boost of high energy when exited, stimulated, loved and appreciated; and we feel our energy depleted and melted away with humiliation, neglect, embarrassment, anger, hate, or revenge. But, what exactly is this ‘energy’? All of us …

Activate Your God-Spot

The human brain is the most complex organ man has been endowed with. Allah gave us the human brain to make us the best of all His creations, in order to differentiate us from animals and other creatures. It contains 100 billion neurons (nerve cells) and trillions of connecting fibers called synapses. It can store …

Serotonin

Serotonin: Elixir of Joy (Infograph)

Serotonin is a hormone found in our digestive tract, the Central Nervous System (CNS), blood platelets and the Pineal Gland. It is also known as 5-hydroxytryptamine, which is often abbreviated to 5-HT. Serotonin’s chemical formula is C10 H12 N2 O.

Narcissism: A Religious Perspective on Healing and Hope

In Greek mythology the character of narcissus falls in love with his own reflection in a pool of water. What we fail to understand from this legend is that Narcissus did not fall in love with himself, but only with an image, or a once removed distortion of his true self. Like Narcissus, we all prefer …

2 Reasons Why Good Muslims Commit Sins

2 Reasons Why Good Muslims Commit Sins

The first bit of advice for everyone is that you have to identify “when does the sin happen? When I’m by myself? Where am I when it happens? What times does it happen?” And if you can identify the problem times, places, and situations, you have to try to change those situations.

Religion Might Be Answer to Depression

According to the World Health Organization, an estimated 350 million people worldwide suffer from depression, experiencing symptoms that include feelings of emptiness, restlessness, hopelessness, helplessness, anxiety and loss of interest in most activities. Depression can sometimes be so severe that it compromises one’s ability to function normally. “Any one at any stage of life can …

Suffering Nature Deficit Disorder?

“Verily! In the creation of the heavens and the earth, and in the alternation of night and day, and the ships which sail through the sea with that which is of use to mankind, and the water (rain) which Allah sends down from the sky and makes the earth alive therewith after its death, and …

Can Stress Cause Weight Gain?

The model of weight gain that most people are familiar with has to do with consuming too many calories. You hear it all the time, “don’t eat that or you’ll get fat” or “if you don’t exercise, you’re going to gain weight.” The foods we eat or lack of exercise are most commonly associated with …

Faith Reduces Gene Expression in Breast Cancer

Healthcare providers, psychologists and sociologists are focusing their research and services on cancer, one of the leading causes of death worldwide. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), there were approximately 14 million new cases and 8.2 million cancer-related deaths in 2012. The number of new cases is expected to rise by about 70% over …

Autism

Muslim Kids and Autism: Help on the Way

Once when five-year-old Gabreel and his family were at a bookstore in the United States, Gabreel pushed a girl. The girl’s angry mother began hitting Gabreel repeatedly and even told Gabreel’s father that his son was wrong to hit her daughter.



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