Category: Lifestyle

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I want to engage in psychotherapy but…

A teenager with obsessive-compulsive disorder is not allowed to see a psychotherapist because her parents fear that it will affect their reputation. The stress from her OCD causes her to experience heart palpitations and breathing problems. A young woman on antidepressants knows that psychotherapy would help...

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Smart choices make healthy food affordable

Many Canadian Muslims worry that eating healthy is too expensive. In fact, this worry is so widespread that many families assume healthier grocery choices will be detrimental to their family budget and are not practical. When making major family decisions – such as the quality of food...

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Upcoming Brand Alert: Haya Boutique

Launching on August 22nd at the IMFDF fashion show in Toronto – Haya is Canada’s newest modest fashion label. Established in 2015 out of London, Ontario by a husband-wife duo, the name Haya reflects what the brand stands for: modesty, bashfulness, self-respect and humility.  As one can...

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Lin’s Ethical Eats: Choosing Local

Besides making my diet a little bit more ethical by consuming less meat and more greens, I also try to eat locally and according to what’s in season. By doing this, I’m contributing less to the carbon footprint produced when food is shipped from outside of...