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“Image overload”: how too many pictures hurts us

By: Rebecca Macmillan Source: The Conversation Twenty-four percent of U.S. teens say they’re online “almost constantly.” Now much of that time, it seems, is spent incessantly compiling and navigating vast collections and streams of images. In a 2014 survey, the photo sharing app Instagram supplanted Twitter as the social media platform considered “most important” by U.S. teens. These results stayed the same for 2015, confirming just how crucial image sharing and consumption have become to young people’s everyday online experiences. Not surprisingly, Facebook and Twitter have since become more image-driven. And Snapchat – which enables users to create and share ephemeral photographs and...

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Natural healing from the Sunnah

By: Healthy Muslim Source: Healthy Muslim Ibn al-Qayyim, the noted Muslim scholar stated that the principles of sound health are three: –          preservation of good health –          removal of harmful substances from the body and –          keeping the body away from harm. In a modern context this equates to eating wholesome nutritious foods, ensuring balance of quality and quantity, keeping away from things that are toxic and harmful to the body (and in modern society there are many), and striving to detoxify the body from the consequences of bad diet and lifestyle and exposure to harmful elements. This article will examine aspects of natural healing from the Sunnah...

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Psychology and the modern Muslim mind: an analysis

By: Tarek Younis Source: Muslim Village Over the years, I’ve experienced two widely divergent attitudes among Muslims towards the field of psychology. Two stories will illustrate the discrepancy. In one corner, we find brothers and sisters disturbed by Muslim leadership’s reluctance to address the incidence of psychological disorders in the community. These individuals are often frustrated with the community’s go-to solution of seeking religious counsel, when indeed those suffering should see a psychologist. In the other corner, we see Muslims completely against the field of psychotherapy. They hold this view either out of ignorance of the profession or otherwise believing it belongs...

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