Mental Health

EMANCIPATING THE PAST PAINS

As interactive, social beings we demonstrate a clear inclination towards comfort zones and can exhibit mental and physical distress when we are exposed outside of them. Thus, we aim to avoid gazing at the fragilities of life. I never realised how fragile life is until I was diagnosed with a muscle wasting disease; Spinal Muscular Atrophy. For years I lived a…

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Mental Health

THE GIVERS, THE SEEKERS AND THE TAKERS IN LIFE

A few weeks ago I attended a local WordPress users group-meeting for the first time. Although my visit was brief, the experience has left a lasting impression on me. Only three individuals in their late 60s or early 70s were at the meeting, other than myself and the organiser. They were all busy working on their laptop, learning how to…

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Business

USING MICRO-RESILIENCE TO BOOST POTENTIAL

I do not consider myself to be an avid football fan, however, I am able to name the world’s two greatest footballers; Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi. There is something special about being the world’s greatest player. Their greatness does not lie in their materialistic gains, their strengths or their abilities. Nor does it lie in the number of fans…

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Study of Societies

THE SELF-IMMOLATION OF CAPITALISM

The Western ruling elite and the rulers of their vassal states in the Middle East seem to be paralysed by fear. They no longer even pretend to have any real creative thinking. And since these rulers’ thinking is obsessively grounded on fear, their domestic and international policies are also centered on fear. They foresee and fear the collapse of the…

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Business

THE ESSENCE OF A GREAT LEADER: BOOK REVIEW OF “THE LEADERSHIP OF MUHAMMAD” BY JOHN ADAIR

It has always been a well-known secret that in order to achieve their legendary victories, great leaders like Salahuddin Ayyubi, also known as Saladin (1137 –1193), who conquered Jerusalem in 1187 and Mehmed the Fatih (1432 – 1481), the conqueror of Constantinople adopted the leadership etiquettes of Prophet Muhammad (pbuh). They both were courageous, brave, generous and humble; neither of them…

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Study of Societies

THE DUPLICITOUS OUT OF AFRICA THEORY

Man has forever been apprehensive about his biggest and main flaw; the fragility of life. Thus, he has always desired immortality. However, the realities of life are such that one must face death sooner or later. Death brings with it the inevitable erasure of the person’s identity and worldly achievements. In order to get around this painful dilemma, some have…

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