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How to Deal With Being Single and Feeling Depressed?

How to Deal With Being Single and Feeling Depressed?

Answer: As-Salamu ‘Alaykum dear sister, Thank you for writing to us. I empathize with your worry and concerns as well as what appears to be episodes of major depression although I cannot diagnose you. Sister, when you were first depressed 8 years ago, did you see a therapist? If so, is it possible to return …

Understanding that there is a higher power who is in control of the universe and everything in it can offer solace to someone who feels stressed by our limited control.

4 Spiritual Tools to Battle Anxiety & Stress

Sometimes I wonder if our ancestors experienced the same levels of stress and anxiety we experience today. It seems as if high anxiety is a mark of living in modern times where we are aware of and on guard against every microbe, every fanatic, every state that holds the potential to destroy us…

Overcome Worry and Pain

How to Overcome Pain and Worry?

Don’t carry the worries of this life because this is for Allah. And don’t carry the worries of sustenance because it is from Allah. And don’t carry the anxiety for the future because it is in the hands of Allah. Carry one thing: How to please Allah. Because if you please Him, He pleases you, fulfills you and enriches you.

“O’ Allah I seek your protection from anxiety, sorrow, inability, laziness, cowardice, stinginess, overpowering debt and subjugation by fellow man.”

What to Say When Depressed and Worried? One Dua

Feeling down in the dumps, depressed, having the blues… These are just some of the terms used to describe a feeling of hopelessness and despair that can hit even the most positive of us at some point in our lives. However when sadness, gloom and unhappiness becomes a permanent mark of our lives…

How to Overcome My Panic Attacks?

How to Overcome My Panic Attacks?

Answer: As-Salamu ‘Alaikum, Thank you for reaching out to us. I am sorry to hear of your panic attacks. I personally feel that you should go and see a primary care physician and get your physical examination done. You should clearly highlight each and every worry you have to your general physician. Anxiety is not …

The reality is not that life is uncertain. The reality is that we just don’t know what is certain. With Allah is certainty.

Between Anxiety and Allah (SWT)

It came to a point where I felt as if I could not take much more. I ask Allah (SWT) in desperation to show me what I needed to learn, how I needed to change. I needed to know what Allah was guiding me to or away from so that I could just feel better, stable…

Breaking Things When I'm Angry

Breaking Things When I'm Angry

Answer: As-Salamu ‘Alaykum sister, Thank you for writing with your most important issues.  I am sorry to hear you are going through emotion ups and downs. It must be very hard living that way. May Allah (swt) grant ease. It sounds as if you are having mood swings along with anger control issues. In sha’ …

The way to distance oneself from wretchedness is to follow the path of guidance. This is what brings about happiness.

The Quran Speaks of Happiness

The contentment and openness of the heart are aspects of happiness which are achieved through keeping up the remembrance of Allah and through following the guidance of Islam. Total and perfect happiness is achieved through true devotion in worship to Allah, salvation from Hell, and admission to Paradise in the Hereafter.

9 Prophetic Du’as for Anxiety & Stress

9 Prophetic Du’as for Anxiety & Stress

They are the words of Prophet Muhammad and hence anyone that sincerely makes these du’as during times of great need, Allah will always answer the du’a of the sincere seeker. May they be of benefit to us all for there is not a time in the life of a believer when he or she does not need the protection, guidance and mercy of Allah.

10 Years of Acute OCD, Anxiety, and Depression

10 Years of Acute OCD, Anxiety, and Depression

Answer: As-Salamu ‘Alaikum dear sister, I’m sorry to hear that you have been suffering with acute OCD, anxiety, and depression for the past 10 years without much progress. However, I am relieved to know that you have been taking medication: this is a difficult thing to do. Regarding your statement about Islamic proof: The Quran or hadith do not …



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