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Inauguration Day and Barack Obama Phenomenon

Congratulation to the world citizens Congratulation to the American People The historic inauguration of Barack Obama to become the 44th president of the United States of America has created a notion ..
(January 18, 2009)
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What a Shame

What a shame that the president of a country does not know about history. What a shame that the president of a country does not respect the world. What a shame that the president of a country does ..
(September 29, 2008)
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Prayers For Peace

Dear God: You know that we Iranian people are working hard to make sense of the unfolding events back home that hurt our souls constantly You know that we are trying to comprehend the tyranny forced ..
(September 29, 2008)
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Reality of Marriage Dissolution in Our Iranian Culture

In my adult life, a vast majority of many couples that I ever have known are now divorced. The rate of divorce among us Iranian is high, really high. The reasons for a family dissolution are barely ..
(September 07, 2008)
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Culture is Our Only Weapon

Culture is the implicit and explicit manifestation of our shared values, ideas, belief systems, and identity. Our Iranian culture has always been part of what we do, how we think, how we behave, and ..
(June 15, 2008)
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Our Iranian Definition of Anxiety

I would like to explore my understanding of how we Iranians deal with mental health issues as a multicultural group. I will not refer to the multicultural groups as a group for itself, as it is not ..
(June 17, 2008)
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Family Building Manual For Our Iranian Families

For creating a Family we need to have a set of principals. We live in a world where we receive manuals for every single item we purchase, yet, once we are building families, we have no manual to ..
(July 01, 2008)
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Child Sexual Abuse and Our Iranian Culture

We Iranian do not know much about sexual abuse and we do not want to know. This statement does not say that we do not have the complex problem of sexual abuse within our communities. We have huge ..
(July 08, 2008)
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Women With No Voice A Testimony

Have you ever heard a woman hating her womanhood? I have. They must be around us and they might be able to express their feelings here in the western worlds we live in. In Iran, there are many women ..
(July 12, 2008)
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English As a Second Or Third Language

Many of us are new immigrants to Canada and North America. Many others find immigration status elsewhere. Language is the first challenge that as a new immigrant you want to overcome. If you are an ..
(July 13, 2008)
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Depression in Our Iranian Culture

In those old good days, we Iranian considered depression being a luxury illness. This was a common shared belief that many of us may agree that we had or still have. We perceived depression being a ..
(July 20, 2008)
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Governments Can Be Diagnosed With Mental Health Disorders

Have you ever heard of a government or an agency suffering from a mental health issue? How about any type of personality disorders? No. I have not heard of that either. However, I believe there is a ..
(July 20, 2008)
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Story of Exaggeration in Our Iranian Culture

We Iranians spend an unnecessary amount of time on many aspects of life. Think of our traditions. Once we plan for any ceremony, it is such a pain for all the involved ones. We stress ourselves ..
(July 24, 2008)
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Change is a Process, Not a Word

The story of how our Iranian life changed forever back in 1979 is an old story. For many of us time has halted. Huge number of older Iranian had to leave a life behind back in 1980 and they have ..
(July 24, 2008)
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Democracy and Mental Health

As a teenager around year 1976 or 1977, back home in Tehran, I was reading a novel that was about participating events during the Russian revolution. The novel was attention-grabbing and several ..
(July 28, 2008)
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My Hardworking Friend

Everywhere I go I tend to meet people who are in need of emotional support. This may be my delusion; however, I seem to scan people's emotional state. These people could be from any culture, any ..
(June 08, 2008)
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Psychology of Us Our Iranian Culture - Reasons For Why ..

We Iranian live in an exaggerated world, with many extremes to handle at once. We are successful and we are stuck in many ways while we are tired of being oppressed. We know ourselves as peaceful ..
(June 12, 2008)
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Psychology of Hospitality in Our Iranian Life

Many years ago, I had a friend who particularly came to see me since she was experiencing anxiety and low mood due to some intrusive guests. Her main grievance was her lack of tolerance with some ..
(June 20, 2008)
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Jokes and Racism - In Our Iranian Culture

Have you ever noticed that our daily life's activities and hobbies could sound ill-mannered and hurtful to other people? Have you ever meet people who get offended by jokes, even though you have told .
(June 20, 2008)
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Metaphores and Our Daily Iranian Life

The use of metaphors is highly prevalent in our Iranian culture. It is significant to recognize the diverse use of language should this be helpful for some individuals and service providers to ..
(June 24, 2008)
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Violent Jokes in Our Iranian Culture

Violent Jokes A culture of violence creates its own spheres of interpersonal relationships. Culture is all around us and we live with it. We Iranian live with a culture of violence all around us. We ..
(June 25, 2008)
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Survival of an Ancient Culture

Our Iranian community has an outstanding need to talk about many topics. Victimization is one concept that we do not pay attention to, although all of us, many of us, most of us, have been victims of .
(June 25, 2008)
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Defining Our Healthy Identity

We are Iranian. What does it mean?  We live around the world, obtain citizenship in western countries, and identify ourselves with Western cultures. What does it mean? When our children ask: who ..
(July 10, 2008)
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Iranian Life Management Over the Phone

We Iranian are indebted to the founder(s) of the telephone as a communication tool or technique. How would our life in migration look like without the phone? With the new developments of the ..
(July 17, 2008)
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Democracy on a Silver Plate

Democracy is like a good meal, a satisfying meal that makes you burp. If you feel happy with your meal it is most certainly that you want more of it. This good food makes you sit straight and get ..
(July 28, 2008)
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