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How To Deal With “Toxic” Friends

By: Hosai Mojaddidi & Dr. Nafisa Sekandari Source: mentalhealth4muslims.com Do you have a “friend” whom you’re always trying to avoid? Do you send their calls to voice mail and hope they don’t call back? Does being around them for longer than a few minutes make you feel uncomfortable, anxious, or uneasy?  Do you feel they bring you down most of the …

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Points to consider before Getting Married

By: KERRY PETSINGER Source: Jamiatul Ulama My husband and I have been married for 10 years. Here are some of the things I’ve learned over the past decade. #Marriage is not two people giving 50/50 Marriage is about two people each giving 100%. When you start keeping track of “all the things you do all the time” and expecting tasks to be 50/50, …

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12 Tips on keeping a healthy marriage

By: Jamiatul Ulama (KZN) Source: beautifulislam.net Amidst busy schedules and tasks on the parts of both women and men, Muslim husbands and wives tend to forget the real reasons behind marriage and likewise the rights of each other. Subsequently, they deprive themselves, their mates and their children of the happiness and tranquility that is the bedrock of a successful family. This …

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Best foods to control blood pressure

A sedentary lifestyle has coined a new term for us lifestyle diseases. These diseases are those that can easily be managed by a slight tweak in the way we lead our lives. Certain dietary additions and deductions can help you manage a case of hypertension. You may be going low on salt and doing power walks but there are many …

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6 important foods to eat during pregnancy

Now that you’re pregnant, you’re not only thinking about your health but also the health of your growing baby. The basic principles of healthy eating during pregnancy remain more or less the same – getting plenty of fruits, vegetables, lean protein, whole grains and healthy fats. There are key nutrients, however, that are important for both you and your baby’s …

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Double-transplant survivor ID’d as victim of fallen tree

An Ottawa graduate student who survived two kidney transplants has been identified as the woman fatally injured by a falling tree during a brief but violent thunderstorm on the afternoon of Sept. 27. Hiba Yusuf, 37, suffered multi-system trauma and went into cardiac arrest when a tree fell on her outside the General Campus of the Ottawa Hospital. A funeral …

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7 Ways Successful People Spend Their Free Time

When you think about professional success, you think about the strategies and behaviors that people exemplify when at work. You think about what people do during the 9-5 working hours, and whether they extend those hours by coming in early or staying late to tackle projects. What they do when they get home, or on weekends, when they’re away from the …

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The Attributes of Being A Good Student

A good student has been described differently across the globe. One school of thought defines a good student as one who is always number one in class and maintains good grades through out. He is always the first to complete assignments and sometimes helps others in school work.  For this definition, this group defines a good student based on the …

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If You Eat 3 Dates Everyday For 1 Week This Is What Happens To Your Body

If You Eat 3 Dates Every day For 1 Week This Is What Happens To Your Body. Here best health benefits of eating dates fruit. There’s no denying that dates are very tasty and have a delightful flavor. Most people don’t think about dates very much and particularly about the health benefits. But did you know that dates are pretty …

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Vitamin D: The Nutrient That Is Essential For Good Health

It’s becoming increasingly clear from all the new research is that vitamin D deficiency may be the root cause behind many degenerative diseases. Insufficient vitamin D is linked to virtually every age-related disorder including cancer, heart disease, diabetes, chronic inflammation, as well as depression and autoimmune diseases. High levels of vitamin D not only protect bone health, but they also strengthen the immune system and lead to substantially fewer colds, flu, and other viral infections. Vitamin D, is a fat-soluble vitamin. …

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10 tips on being a Successful Husband

Successful Husband

By: IslaamInfo Source: IslaamInfo Being a good spouse is important in any marriage. Marriage should be a complete partnership where two people come together to please Allah – and strive to help each other better themselves for His sake. With that in mind, here are some tips to help husbands achieve success. 1. Dress up well for one’s wife: Dress up for …

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The health & other benefits of Ramadan fasting

By: Peter Minkoff Source: IslamiCity.org Ramadan is the month in which Allah Almighty opens His doors of mercy, forgiveness and blessings upon Muslims. This month is anxiously awaited by all the Muslims as they perform the duty of fasting in this month. There is a good reason behind such joyful anticipation; Ramadan is a time of reflection, soul-searching and strengthening …

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How to attain a happy life in this world & the next

By: Ustahdha Bint Ahmad Source: IlmGate Each and every human is in pursuit of happiness, whether it be a child, or an adult, a Muslim or a non-Muslim, and this is a true fact. In order to achieve this true happiness, one must comprehend what this emotion really is. Happiness is ‘feeling, causing, or giving pleasure’ and it is being …

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FEMALE LECTURERS IN HIGHER EDUCATION: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES

In Somalia enrolments of women in higher education have twofold and more than thirty percent of students are women, but there is still unequal distribution across disciplines with few women in non-traditional fields such as engineering. Many are in traditional professions which are considered to be an extension of the natural roles of wife and mother; i.e. teaching (which is …

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