How Prophet Mohammad (pbuh) Tackled COVID-19 For Us

I learned these two ahadith (sayings) of Prophet Mohammad (peace be upon him) when I was much younger. I was born in a Muslim household, which is how I was exposed these two sayings. Prophet used to say that Honey is the cure for mankind; and, that Black Seed can cure anything except for Death.…… Continue reading How Prophet Mohammad (pbuh) Tackled COVID-19 For Us

Managing Yourself During Coronavirus Outbreak: Overcome Fear

COVID-19 outbreak is causing fear among people; and, I think that given the fast pace of our society, most of us don’t know what fear really means and how to properly manage it. Fear occurs when you are faced with uncertainty.  It can be pointing to a fact or it may not be pointing to…… Continue reading Managing Yourself During Coronavirus Outbreak: Overcome Fear

Changes I Have Made In My Life To Handle COVID-19

Living in a lockout is very taxing for me because I derive a lot of my warmth from people. Before the lockout, staying indoors all the time was a complete “NO”! So I have made some creative adjustments for myself. I attend live events where I get a chance to interact with people. I have…… Continue reading Changes I Have Made In My Life To Handle COVID-19

Managing Yourself During Coronavirus Outbreak: Prevent Domestic Abuse

Some days ago, I had an odd dream. I saw myself with some other women who were feeling neglected and abused. They were huddled together like they were protecting each other. I went close to them and comforted them. Then, I think, I took a couple of women to a safe location. When I woke…… Continue reading Managing Yourself During Coronavirus Outbreak: Prevent Domestic Abuse

Managing Yourself During Coronavirus Outbreak: Perform Oil Therapy

Most of us are locked inside our homes due to the Coronavirus outbreak; and, some of us do not have a gym or motivation to exercise inside their home. So what do you do to feel positive enough to engage in exercises indoors and allow blood to run through your body? This is a lesson…… Continue reading Managing Yourself During Coronavirus Outbreak: Perform Oil Therapy

Managing Yourself During Coronavirus Outbreak: Repeat Mantras That Appeal To You

Psychotherapists suggest mantras to deal with severe stuff like rape trauma, depression, and anxiety. I love going outdoors so I am very anxious due to the lockout and isolation caused due to Coronavirus. I was having trouble sleeping a bit due to this; so I started repeating Mantras. I usually get very relaxed and sleepy…… Continue reading Managing Yourself During Coronavirus Outbreak: Repeat Mantras That Appeal To You

Managing Yourself During Coronavirus Outbreak: Sleep Well

Proper sleep hygeine is very important especially during a crisis. I learned this while managing a concussion. Here is a handout about sleep hygeine, which is provided by Sleep Foundation. You can also download applications like “Calm” or listen to Sleep Stories on YouTube. My favourite way of falling asleep is to listen to rain sounds.…… Continue reading Managing Yourself During Coronavirus Outbreak: Sleep Well

Managing Yourself During Coronavirus Outbreak: Protect The Men

Leslie Young’s article “Why are more men dying of COVID-19?” discusses that mostly men are dying from the Coronavirus. The article states that the exact reason for this is unknown but it is possible that men’s habits like smoking are responsible for this. To help manage the Coronavirus outbreak, make sure to protect the men…… Continue reading Managing Yourself During Coronavirus Outbreak: Protect The Men

Managing Yourself During Coronavirus Outbreak: Use Your Sense Of Humour

When I was a child, my uncles used to tickle me a lot—may God bless two of my very funny uncles who have passed away. I felt very safe around them so I used to make sure that they would tickle me. So I had a strong sense of humour when I grew older. Now…… Continue reading Managing Yourself During Coronavirus Outbreak: Use Your Sense Of Humour

Managing Yourself During Coronavirus Outbreak: Help For Creatives

When I heard about the Coronavirus outbreak, I worried a lot about the economy. I read about how lots of jobs are being lost; obviously, I worried because this means that the movement of money was going to freeze in some ways even if the government and banks are offering assistance to the people. To…… Continue reading Managing Yourself During Coronavirus Outbreak: Help For Creatives