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Dealing with Depression: A Holistic Approach

Dealing with Depression: A Holistic Approach

Depression is more than just occasionally feeling “blue”. There are life situations that may cause us to feel sadness, sometimes profound, like the death of a loved one (grief). However, if that response stretches over a long time, the person’s response is no longer considered “normal” and a diagnosis of depression might be made. Major …

I Am No Longer Interested in Being a Muslim

I Am No Longer Interested in Being a Muslim

Answer: As-Salamu ‘Alaykum brother, Thank you for writing to us with your most important concerns and thank you for trusting us. Trust is an important factor when seeking answers, guidance, and comfort as well. It may be that perhaps you have not felt close enough or have not been able to trust enough people in …

Being a Single Muslim Woman; What Things to Do?

Being a Single Muslim Woman; What Things to Do?

Answer: Wa ‘Alaikum Salam, The issue of finding things to do and people to engage with is very much respected. This is most certainly not an issue that is specific to single Muslim women. Indeed, any woman, who is single and does not have a large extended family to provide companionship, would experience the vulnerability …

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My Family Drove Me Anxious & Depressed

As salamu ‘alaykum my dear sister, You are very aware of your emotional landscape, and what caused you to feel as you do now. I wonder at what point you became angry with the emotional, psychological and physical abuse that you have endured over far too many years. For what you have been through, …

Spirituality becomes a way to stay grounded in what is actually important and not what is just a distraction of this life.

Islamic Spirituality in the Modern World

Spirituality is comfort for the soul in an uncertain world. It becomes a way to cope with all that life throws at us. Spirituality becomes a way to stay grounded in what is actually important and not what is just a distraction of this life.But instead of working toward spirituality, many of us…

Fight Your Depression with Surat Ad-Duha (Video)

Fight Your Depression with Surat Ad-Duha (Video)

Do you feel disconnected with Allah, feel down, feel depressed or think maybe Allah doesn’t love you anymore… feel like your du`as are not being answered? Watch this, Sheikh Tawfique gives a beautiful Tafsir of Surah Ad-Duha and shows how Allah choose the best for us. A must watch lecture for anyone looking for an …

Depressed: I Want to Get Married!

Depressed: I Want to Get Married!

Answer: As-Salaam ’Alaikum sister, I hope these points of reflection and advice guide you to inner peace and patience, with God’s permission. Getting married is a gift and trust from God (swt). It is not an obligation, nor is it a defining factor for giving yourself worth and purpose. Generally, when we feel depressed (excluding …

Suffering from Death Phobia & Panic Attacks

Suffering from Death Phobia & Panic Attacks

Answer: As-Salamu ‘Alaykum sister, I am sorry to hear you are going through difficult times with depression, panic, and anxiety.  It is definitely a challenge to deal with them, to say the least. As you are now experiencing thoughts and fears of death and dying, it compounds the issues. While fears of death and dying …

Top 5 Ways to Quit Masturbating

Top 5 Ways to Quit Masturbating

Answer: As-Salaamu ‘Alaikum dear brother, Thank you for placing your trust in our ability to present a solution to your current situation. All problems will be solved if you adhere to the teachings of Islam, the Quran and the Sunnah. There are myriad proofs on the damage caused by masturbation and addiction to it, not …

Husband Abused My Daughter; How to Trust People Again?

Husband Abused My Daughter; How to Trust People Again?

Answer: As-Salamu ’Alaikum sister, Thank you for placing your trust in our ability to solve your current situation. Now, please read the above sentence again. You have, unknowingly and subconsciously, placed your trust in us and clearly have faith in our ability to propose a sound solution, which you will hopefully implement. As humans, we …



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