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The Nurse and the Muslim Patient

My name is Cassie. At the age of 23, I graduated as a qualified nurse and was given my first position as a home nurse. My patient was an English gentleman in his early 80s who suffered from Alzheimer’s. In the first meeting, the patient was given his record and...

Get Out of Your Comfort Zone

“Get out of your comfort zone. You can only grow if you are willing to feel awkward and uncomfortable when you try something new.” – Brian Tracy I’m a big fan of doing the unusual thing. Sometimes in big ways. Often in small and daily ways to mix things up....

The High Cost of Living Your Life Online

TO BE ONLINE is to be constantly exposed. While it may seem normal, it’s a level of exposure we’ve never dealt with before as human beings. We’re posting on Twitter, and people we’ve never met are responding with their thoughts and criticisms. People are looking at your latest Instagram selfie. They’re...

Fractured Landscapes

Lawrie Shabibi opened the September 2022 Art Season with ‘Fractured Landscapes’, a solo exhibition by London artist Nathaniel Rackowe, his third exhibition at the gallery. Rackowe’s practice spans public art, installation, sculpture, contemporary dance and painting; investigating form and materiality through his observations of light and the effect its vicissitudes...

What the Ocean Garbage Patches Telling Us

Reach Penaflor is a man with a mission. Since 2009, he has been working closely with the River Warriors, a group bent on cleaning up estuaries feeding into the Pasig River, which runs through the Philippines’ largest urban area, Metro Manila, and is notorious for its noxious smells. Scientists describe...

You May Not Know These Android Settings

From using less mobile data to live captions for videos, these settings will make your phone run more smoothly. IF YOU’RE A typical smartphone user, you average almost five hours a day on your phone now. But beyond video and social media apps, you might not know the tweaks and settings that can...

The Prophet’s Attributes As Rahmatul lil Alamin

Ra?matul lil ?Alamin or mercy to all is a phrase stated in the Noble Quran. “And We have not sent you, [O Muhammad], except as a mercy to the worlds.” (Surah 21, verse 107) The verse describes the purpose of Prophet Muhammad’s prophethood (Peace Be Upon Him) whose birthday is...

The Continent-Sized ‘Blobs’ In The Deep Earth

In a strange corner of our solar system live two alien blobs. With sprawling, amorphous bodies the size of continents, these oddities are thought to spend their time lying in wait for their food to rain down upon them – then simply absorbing it. But their natural habitat is, if...

The World’s Highest ATM

It may be an unlikely spot for a cash machine, but the Khunjerab Pass ATM has been serving the small number of residents and border staff – and adventurous tourists – since 2016. “We’re going to the end of Pakistan,” I announced to my children, wrestling on their umpteenth layer...

Several Mammals Use A Tree As Their Pharmacy

Not long ago, researchers in Brazil’s Atlantic Forest saw something strange. They had been following a group of black lion tamarins every day for weeks. Small and agile, these endangered New World monkeys sport a long black mane and golden rump. And one day, recalls researcher Olivier Kaisin, “We witnessed...

E. E. CUMMINGS As Freedom Is A Breakfastfood

E. E. CUMMINGS As Freedom Is A Breakfastfood

as freedom is a breakfastfood or truth can live with right and wrong or molehills are from mountains made —long enough and just so long will being pay the rent of seem and genius please the talentgang and water most encourage flame as hatracks into peachtrees grow or hopes dance...

Bulleh Shah My Eyes Pour Out Tears

Bulleh Shah My Eyes Pour Out Tears

He left me, and himself he departed; What fault was there in me? Neither at night nor in the day do I sleep in peace; My eyes pour out tears! Sharper than swords and spears are the arrows of love! There is no one as cruel as love; This malady...

Editorial

Dear thinkers Assalamu alaikum wa rahmatullah. Hope you are keeping well by the mercy of Allah and thanks for reading your favourite monthly the Youth Wave. Afghans are sailing through the transition period after driving out the foreign forces in July 2021. Similar situation prevailed in Iran when Imam Ayatollah...

In the light of the Holy Hadith

In the light of the Holy Hadith

Mercy to the weak members of society Jareer ibn Abdullah reported: The Messenger of Allah, peace and blessings be upon him, said: “Allah will not be merciful to those who are not merciful to the people.” [Sahih Bukhari – 6941] Dear brothers and sisters, In Islam, mercy encompasses this world...

The Essence of the Holy Qur’an

The Essence of the Holy Qur’an

Allah loves those who do good Spend in the way of God and do not, with your own hands, cast yourselves into ruin. And be virtuous. Truly God loves the virtuous. (Surah No. 2, Baqarah, Verse No.195) Dear brothers and sisters, To destroy something means to change its functional state...

Tips For Staying Cool In A Heatwave

The oppressive temperatures of a heatwave can have far-reaching impacts, from risks to human health to destroying crops and increasing the risk of wildfires. In 2019, extreme heat is estimated to have caused the deaths of 356,000 people worldwide, according to one set of estimates, making it one of the...

The Worst Foods for your Brain

Your brain is the most important organ in your body.It keeps your heart beating, lungs breathing and all the systems in your body functioning.That’s why it’s essential to keep your brain working in optimum condition with a healthy diet. Some foods have negative effects on the brain, impacting your memory...