#BellLetsTalk (@Bell_LetsTalk): Dua Aur Dawa– The Right Combination For A Healthy Mind

By Shahzadi Devje (Toronto-based Registered Dietitian and Certified Diabetes Educator)

Desperate to feel better, I turned to God. I prayed day in and day out. It strengthened my connection with Allah and helped me through some tough times. However, as comforting as it was, it didn’t eliminate my depression.

This made me angry. I was angry with myself for not feeling better after praying so hard. I felt angry with my faith for not eradicating my lack of happiness. I felt angry with everyone around me – for not understanding what I was going through. 

It went on for a few more months until I saw an advert taped to my college noticeboard. It talked about counselling for students struggling with anxious thoughts. That pamphlet was my road to healing and subsequently, a changed life.

Read more of this inspirational story of Shahzadi Devje at the source: https://shahzadidevje.com/bell-lets-talk-dua-aur-dawa-the-right-combination-for-a-healthy-mind/

Shahzadi Devje (Desi~licious RD), is an award-winning dietitian, TV show nutrition expert & mompreneur.
She shows busy health seekers – with credible science backed strategies – how simple it can be to eat for health, nourish mindfully and thrive with confidence, while enjoying ethnic cuisines.

January 29, 2020 is Bell Let’s Talk day; Canada’s largest corporate commitment to help create a stigma-free Canada.

Learn more about this great initiative at the source: https://letstalk.bell.ca/en/#EXT=CORP_OFF_URL_letstalk_en

 

Author: ismailimail

Independent, civil society media featuring Ismaili Muslim community, inter and intra faith endeavors, achievements and humanitarian works.

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