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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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On Diversity in the Workplace

A 2005 Royal Bank of Canada report asserted that “society has undergone a profound change since the 1960s in how it views the roles of women, celebrates cultural diversity, and the contribution of visible minorities, and recognises the strong contribution of Aboriginal Peoples in shaping Canada’s...

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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...

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Practicing Prophetic ﷺ Respect

An Imam recently visited our local mosque and brought to the table a chronic illness that many Muslims have: Demanding Respect Disorder. The Imam wisely started by reflecting on Prophet Muhammad’s ﷺ character — the type of character that millions admire and would love to emulate. His reflection...