Fitness & Exercise Physical Well-being (Jasad)

Alleviating Shoulder Stiffness: Stretches, Exercises, and Massage for Relief

Shoulder stiffness is a common issue experienced by individuals of various backgrounds and lifestyles. For many, including Muslim women who wear traditional attire such as hijab or abaya, shoulder stiffness can be exacerbated due to the specific physical demands and constraints of their clothing. However, through targeted stretches, strengthening exercises, and the therapeutic benefits of […]

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Unlocking the Science of Sleep: Insights into 8 Healthy Islamic Sleep Habits and Napping Benefits

Photo by Jordan Whitt on Unsplash There have been numerous scientific studies conducted to explore the effects of sleeping habits, including sleeping on the right side and taking naps. Here are some key findings: Overall, while there is scientific evidence to support the potential benefits of certain sleep practices, including napping, more research is needed […]

Emotional Well-being (Nafs) Physical Well-being (Jasad) Tips & Tricks

Aging Gracefully: Why Maintaining Your Body After 40 is a Must (And How to Get Started)

Life is a beautiful journey, and as we hit the milestone of 40, it’s essential to remember that age is just a number. However, it’s also a number that comes with its own set of challenges when it comes to maintaining our bodies. Ignoring our physical well-being as we age can lead to a host […]

Emotional Well-being (Nafs) Stress management

How Massage Therapy Enhances Mental Health – Backed by Research

In a world where stress and anxiety often take center stage in our lives, it’s essential to explore holistic approaches to mental well-being. Among these approaches, massage therapy stands out as a powerful tool for enhancing mental health. Let’s delve into the research-backed evidence that illustrates how massage therapy can be a healing balm for […]

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The effects of massage with frankincense and myrrh oil in chronic low back pain: A three-arm randomised controlled trial

Impact of aromatherapy massage using frankincense and myrrh essential oils A recent study (Clinical Trials Registration Number: NCT04494165) explored the impact of aromatherapy massage using frankincense and myrrh essential oils on chronic low back pain. In this three-arm randomized controlled trial, researchers aimed to investigate whether this type of massage could alleviate pain and reduce […]

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8 Dimensions of Wellness Test for Muslim Women

Assess and Enhance Your Well-being in Alignment with Islamic Values.

Take an Islamic 8 Dimensions of Wellness Test for Muslim Women now to see what your score is!

Instructions: Rate each well-being statement below on a scale of 1 to 5, with 1 being “Strongly Disagree” and 5 being “Strongly Agree.” Be honest and select the response that best reflects your current level of engagement or experience in each dimension.

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8 Well-being Dimensions for Optimal Health and Self-Care for Muslim women

By integrating these dimensions of well-being with self-care practices, Muslim women can create a comprehensive and impactful approach to nurturing their overall health, preventing illness, and enhancing their quality of life. These dimensions are interconnected and mutually reinforcing, providing a holistic framework deeply rooted in Islamic principles. A study titled “Dimensions of Wellness: Change Your Habits, Change Your Life” (link to research article: further supports the significance of these dimensions in achieving optimal well-being.

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