Mental/Spiritual health

A neuroscientist who studies decision-making reveals the most important choice you can make

A neuroscientist who studies decision-making reveals the most important choice you can make

According to Moran Cerf, a neuroscientist at Northwestern University who has been studying decision-making for over a decade, the surest way to maximize happiness has nothing to do with experiences, material goods, or personal philosophy. It’s all about who you decide to spend time with. But “it’s not

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Food- A Balanced Approach-Shaykh Hamza Yusuf

Food- A Balanced Approach-Shaykh Hamza Yusuf

Taken from the Lamppost Education Initiative’s “Ramadan Reflection” Series, Shaykh Hamza Yusuf begins his discussion with Dr Abdullah Ali on a section from Imam Ghazali’s ‘Arba’een. This discourse soon evolves into a look at our culture of consumption, eating, and dieting with host of helpful suggestions and

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The Thread of Life

The Thread of Life

In a recent book called the South Asian Health Solution there is a chapter on getting Indians to exercise. The author is a well-known Silicon Valley medical doctor who is rightly concerned with the growing epidemic of heart disease among the peoples of the Indian subcontinent. The book contains

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Screentime Is Making Kids Moody, Crazy and Lazy

Screentime Is Making Kids Moody, Crazy and Lazy

Children or teens who are “revved up” and prone to rages or—alternatively—who are depressed and apathetic have become disturbingly commonplace. Chronically irritable children are often in a state of abnormally high arousal, and may seem “wired and tired.” That is, they’re agitated but exhausted. Because chronically high

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TOP 5 MEDICAL BOOKS ON HEALTHY LIVING FROM MUSLIM CIVILISATION

TOP 5 MEDICAL BOOKS ON HEALTHY LIVING FROM MUSLIM CIVILISATION

If you think medical advice on healthy living – good nutrients, exercise and stress free existence is a modern medical practice, you might want to think again and join us to discover 5 medical books from 1,000 years ago that explored those exact topics. Looking after the

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How to Take a Holistic Approach to Mental Health

How to Take a Holistic Approach to Mental Health

It is shocking really. In the past 10 years the use of antidepressant drugs has skyrocketed. Some researchers say that one in 10 American people are on an antidepressant. There’s a lot of finger pointing to identify why this is happening, from our busy modern lives to

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Emotional health in childhood ‘is the key to future happiness’

  Mick Jagger famously couldn’t get it, but now economists think they know what’s required to get some satisfaction. After investigating the factors in a person’s life that can best predict whether they will lead satisfied lives, a team headed by one of the UK’s foremost “happiness”

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