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Switzerland Catching Up with Demand for Muslim Pastoral Care

ZURICH – As Switzerland’s population becomes ever more diverse, the demand for relevant pastoral care, especially for Muslim citizens, is growing. But the central European country still has some catching up to do to match the availability in other countries, Expatica Switzerland reported on October 18. “Because of the many life situations in which psychological support …

Are Psychology and Islam Compatible?

Are Psychology and Islam Compatible?

What would you do if you got an ugly illness or maybe broke your arm? Would you just leave it hoping it gets better one day, in sha’Allah, or would you actually do something in order that it heals properly? I guess most of us would visit the GP right away. So, what if you …

Exhaustion

Exhaustion and Hajj Rituals

The phenomenon of exhaustion frequently takes place in the summer or in places with high temperature such as the Holy Sites. Sometimes, it attacks the person suddenly, but it mostly be caused by the body being subjected to high temperature which, in its turn, results in losing huge amounts of sweat that contains Sodium Chloride. …

Summer

Use Summer Time to Fortify Your Soul

Nature has a strange way of calming the soul and reviving the spirit. Within minutes of arriving at the ocean, you can feel a sense of harmony covering you like a blanket.

3 Very Basic Psychological Needs of Prayer

3 Very Basic Psychological Needs of Prayer

Giving your first thought upon waking up to God surrounds you with power and protection all day long. Having woken up mindful of God, sought His Refuge, and asked for His Protection, indeed God will not forsake those who seek Him or withhold what they need.

Jinn Possession: Psychology, Faith & Mental Health

Jinn Possession: Psychology, Faith & Mental Health

Many Muslims nowadays especially, in some cultures tend to make a link between any disorders or problems they might experience to jinn possession and such supernatural issues. Possession by a spirit, demon, or other spiritual entity is not new. As early as 5000 BCE, man attributed mental illness to the evil eye, sorcery, demonic possession …

Human Psyche from the Islamic Perspective

Human Psyche from the Islamic Perspective

In this counseling answer: “The three main stages of nafs described in the Qur’an are the Nafs al`Ammara (The nafs that urges evil), Nafs al`Lawwama (the nafs that blames), and Nafs al`Mutma`inna (The nafs at peace). Similarly, Feud describes three components of the personality: the id, the ego and the superego.” As-Salamu ‘Alaikum, To answer the first part of your query, the Islamic understanding of the psyche and Freud’s model of …

How 'Natural' are Natural Beauty Products?

How 'Natural' are Natural Beauty Products?

Defining Natural “Natural” is probably the most ambiguous term used in cosmetics marketing and is therefore a frequent source of confusion and misunderstanding. Citing Dictionary.com gives us the following three definitions: “Growing spontaneously; without being planted or tended by human hand, as vegetation.” Sounds great but that basically only permits us to source raw materials …

Emotions Are Contagious: Stay Away From Frustrating People

Emotions Are Contagious: Stay Away From Frustrating People

For centuries, researchers have studied the tendency for people to unconsciously and automatically mimic the emotional expressions of others, and in many cases actually feel the same feelings simply by exposure to emotions in social interactions.

Marketing Halal Cosmetics

Marketing Halal Cosmetics

The cosmetics industry is a fickle, fashion driven thing, always looking at the next trend, idea and novelty.  So, what happens when your brand identify is not at all trivial? When it is about who you are?  How you live your life, and the laws and values you hold dear?  What happens when your brand …



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