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These Chapters Can Help Alleviate Your Depression

These Chapters Can Help Alleviate Your Depression

Allah revealed this chapter at a time when our Prophet was depressed, to soothe him. For the man who suffered the most in this world, it was something very soothing. The chapter reminds the Prophet of the blessings that Allah has opened for him…

Daughter Committed Zina, How Should Her Mother Deal with That?

In this counseling answer: • Being cold towards them will make them feel bad for what they have done and can contribute towards putting them off committing the sin again in the future, which can be a good thing to a certain extent. • A more gentle approach can be taken where the family talks to the …

I’m So Sad; I’ve Lost Motivation to Pray

I’m So Sad; I’ve Lost Motivation to Pray

In this counseling answer: • Stop thinking too much about your past. Learn from it, but don’t dwell on it. • It is always worth talking to the close people in the family to get their advice, especially your mother or sisters. • Allah tests those who he loves the most, so it is important …

How Can I Deal with My Family’s Problems?

How Can I Deal with My Family’s Problems?

In this counseling answer: • Try to talk to your family about praying together and ask everyone to read the Quran afterward. You’ll find most people are calm and more willing to talk right after praying. Use that time to bring more of Allah’s (swt) word into your family dynamics. • If your brother refuses …

4 Ways to Find Joy and Happiness in Life

4 Ways to Find Joy and Happiness in Life

Anse Tamara Gray wrote a beautiful book that can help you on your journey to more happiness and more joy in your life as a Muslim. In her book “Joy Jots: Excercises for a Happy Heart”, she writes how living a religious life can bring happiness…

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Life Full of Severe Hardships; I Need a Break!

In this counseling answer: • I would suggest sister that in sha’ Allah you sit down with your husband and discuss a set amount each month that he will send to them, one that is reasonable so you both can survive as well. • You must maintain your own self through healthy foods, reducing your stress level as …

Get Rid of Sorrow

Why do you look so sad? What is the point of sorrow in your life? Are you living your life or just surviving? People may laugh and play, but does that mean they don’t harbor sorrow and regret? If all the world continually grumbled about their problems, the world would be overcome with sorrow and …

Mental Illness... Real or Sign of Weak Faith?

Mental Illness... Real or Sign of Weak Faith?

Is mental illness a symptom of weak faith? In this video, brother Mohamed Hoblos confronts the stereotypes and misconceptions of one of the biggest taboo topics in the Muslim community, mental illness. Having mental illness doesn’t necessarily mean you’re far from Allah nor does it mean you’re possessed by Jinn. It’s a test from Allah, …

Can Islam Cure Depression?

Short Answer: To become Muslim, you submit your will to God alone and no one else, and you trust that He will take good care of you no matter what happens as long as you keep your side of the relationship with Him. You admit your limitations as a human, so you go through life looking ahead …

Why Am I Depressed? Where to Find Inner Peace?

Why Am I Depressed? Where to Find Inner Peace?

Depression usually comes from being far from Allah. Anyone who is in love and you take them away from their loved one, what happens to them? You feel distant, you feel sorrow. The nature of our souls is that they want Allah, they need the remembrance of Allah.



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