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Is Psychology a Good Career Choice?

Is Psychology a Good Career Choice?

In this counseling answer: • Being a Clinical Psychologist is a very rewarding career, but as you are aware, you do have to deal with some very difficult scenarios that others are facing. • From an Islamic perspective, it will also help you to appreciate the good things you have in your own life as …

Love Your Self..

Love Your Self - We Tell You How

Take a look at yourself. Look into the mirror. What do you see? What do you see on the outside? By the word ‘outside’, I do not mean your physical looks. Not your skin color or the shape of your eyes. Certainly, Allah has created man in the best form, as stated in the noble …


Exhaustion and Hajj Rituals

The phenomenon of exhaustion frequently takes place in the summer or in places with high temperature such as during Hajj pilgrimage. 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. …


How Much Halal is Your `Eid Qurban?

Allah has sent a ram as a sacrifice to ransom for Prophet Ibrahim’s son Ismail (PBUH). We sacrifice qurban in the name of Allah and distribute their meat among families, friends and poor. Several Muslim communities perform the `Eid Al-Adha sacrifice at homes or outdoor just outside homes. But increasingly, qurban takes place in abattoirs, …

Jinn Possession: Psychology & Spiritual Healing

Jinn Possession: Psychology & Spiritual Healing

While issues arising from jinn do occur, to what magnitude and degree is not clear. We are warned against implying too much power and attention to jinn as Allah (SWT) is most powerful and omniscient and only Allah is due this kind of attention and fear.

Summer time

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.

Psychological Blessings of Taraweeh - About Islam

Psychological Blessings of Taraweeh

Ramadan is the month of multiple blessings. It is the time of fasting and of extensive spiritual exercise. It is the time when we change our everyday routine and set a new one: revolving around our religious duties more than around the worldly affairs.

"Treatment of the Soul, Healing of the Heart" - Muslim Physicians & Mental Health - About Islam

"Treatment of the Soul, Healing of the Heart" - Muslim Physicians & Mental Health

LONDON – While Judeo-Christian societies considered mental illness to be a “punishment of gods’, early Muslim physicians made it a special branch of medicine calling it “the treatment of the soul” or “healing of the heart”, My Salaam reported on February 13. Medieval Muslim physicians were interested in all branches of medicine, including psychology. In …

Can Technology Boost Our Multiple Intelligences?

Can Technology Boost Our Multiple Intelligences?

Do you enjoy debating onFacebook? Do you have your own blog? Have you ever used software to compose music or make your own video? Did you ever take a tour in an online or virtual museum? Thinking that technology cannot cater for your preferred intelligence(s)? Think again. The cognitive revolution took place in the 1950s …

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