Mind/Body

Nearly Half of US Deaths Can Be Prevented With Lifestyle Changes

Nearly Half of US Deaths Can Be Prevented With Lifestyle Changes

Death is inevitable, but premature death can be prevented, say health officials. In its first report calculating the number of these deaths in the U.S. that can be avoided, researchers at the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) found that tens of thousands of lives can be saved,

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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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This 75-Year Harvard Study Found the 1 Secret to Leading a Fulfilling Life

This 75-Year Harvard Study Found the 1 Secret to Leading a Fulfilling Life

Prioritizing what’s important is challenging in today’s world. The split focus required to maintain a career and a home, not to mention a Facebook feed, can feel overwhelming. Enter the science of what to prioritize, when. For over 75 years, Harvard’s Grant and Glueck study has tracked

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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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Motherly love helps children’s brains grow bigger, scientists find

Motherly love helps children's brains grow bigger, scientists find

Motherly love can help children’s brains grow at twice the rate as neglected youngsters, a study has shown. Although it is known that a nurturing, stable home life improves overall childhood development, it is the first research to prove that it has a significant impact on brain size. Children who received

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Inner Dimensions of Fasting

Inner Dimensions of Fasting

By Imam al-Ghazali (may Allah be pleased with him) THREE GRADES It should be known that there are three grades of fasting: ordinary, special and extra-special. Ordinary fasting means abstaining from food, drink and sexual satisfaction. Special Fasting means keeping one’s ears, eyes, tongue, hands and feet

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How to increase memory through Herbs or foods

How to increase memory through Herbs or foods
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10 Habits to Strengthen Your Relationship with Your Child

10 Habits to Strengthen Your Relationship with Your Child

“We need 4 hugs a day for survival.  We need 8 hugs a day for maintenance. We need 12 hugs a day for growth.” — Virginia Satir We all crave those close moments with our children that make our hearts melt. That’s what makes parenting worth it.

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Taking Homeopathic Remedies

Taking Homeopathic Remedies

Homeopathy is a system of medicine developed in the eighteenth century by the German physician Samuel Hahnemann. Unlike conventional medicine where drugs are given to work against the body and its symptoms, homeopathic remedies work with the body to help stimulate the body to heal itself. In

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