AL-HAFIZ: The All-Preserver

AL-HAFIZ (الحفيظ) The All-Preserver The Ultimate Preserver, The Preserver, The Protector, The Guardian, The Safeguard, The All-Heedful, The All-Protecting Arabic root From the root (ح ف ظ) which has the following classical Arabic connotations: to preserve, guard, protect; to keep, retain, take care of, tend; to prevent from perishing or becoming lost; to be watchful, mindful, […]

How to Design a Self-Care Prescription for Depression

As a clinical psychologist, Mary Pipher, PhD, designed “healing packages” for her patients: activities, resources, and comforts to help them recover from trauma. Then, after Dr. Pipher’s book Reviving Ophelia became a runaway best-seller, she herself suffered from an episode of major depression and designed a healing package of her own. “The essence of my personal healing package,”…