A God-Centered Life Leads to Psychological & Emotional Well-Being

Saadia Z. YunusLicensed Marriage & Family Therapist www.saadiazyunus.com As I sat across from my client as she was narrating to me the power a specific prayer had, I realized something profound: A closeness to God and feeling His presence in dark times can assist us in overcoming challenging situations. The [...]

2020-02-18T23:11:19+00:00February 18th, 2020|Islam, Self Development|

Mental Health Benefits of Practicing Islam

Najwa Awad Najwa Awad is a psychotherapist and fellow at the Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research who is passionate about helping Muslims heal, grow, and thrive after adversity. She has a private practice, Amanah Family Counseling, in which she provides online and in-person counseling to children, adults, and [...]

2019-07-12T22:23:35+00:00July 12th, 2019|Islam, Self Development, Spiritual Journeys|

Addiction and Islam – The Disease and its Cure

We live in a culture in which mass advertising glorifies excessive consumption and the near instant gratification of desires. “Having it now” unfortunately, proves to be a slippery slope for millions, and uninhibited desires prove to be like an uncontrollable fire, growing stronger each time they are fed. Some desires [...]

2018-06-19T19:25:06+00:00January 4th, 2015|Self Development, Social-Ties, Solutions to Social Issues|