Friends can make or break us. It’s true! And even backed-up by the sunnah and science. So, how do we find good friends, and how do we keep them? If anyone relieves a Muslim believer from one of the hardships of this worldly life, Allah will relieve him of one of the hardships of the …
Back to the young companions in the cave story. They made it through because they huddled up together. Choose your friends wisely; stick around with those who will keep you on your toes and make you feel ambitious to do more to please Allah.
In this counseling answer: •Sit down with your friend and instead of stating her son is causing chaos in the home when he comes to play. •The two of you can come up with a plan to make the play-dates more calmer by setting boundaries and rules. •By setting limits on behaviors, you can re-enforce …
Instead of allowing the loneliness to take over, embrace it! There are countless people in the world who would love to be alone to focus on their own regrowth and development. You have that opportunity now! So make the most of it rather than wallow in self-pity.
A Duke University study shows that exercise may be just as effective as drugs in treating depression. Taking the time to look after yourself can be as simple of resting or taking a nap. Being in tip top condition can do wonders for your self-esteem.
New converts to Islam have just made the biggest decision of their lives, and changed their religion to one that they are unfamiliar with in many ways. There are a lot of stimuli around us that we are not used to, being in the mosque, hanging out with Muslims…
Take it upon yourself to be an Ambassador of your religion to live and breathe as best as possible, the way Prophet Muhammad did, and to convey the message of our deen with kindness and compassion.
Know that friends are of three types: The first are like food, one cannot exist without them. They are for the sake of the hereafter; from them seek support in religious practices. The second are like medicine, one needs them from time to time. They are for the sake of this world; from them seek good character.
I had been dating a man from North Africa for a few years. I had never met a man like him before. He had self-discipline and focus in life. He was respectful to women and was kind to everyone he met. I had never in my life met a man like him.
All we care about these days is the amusement of this world. We go with our friends to play football or cricket or golf. Whilst this is not wrong, we need to use some of our time connected to the deen. The choice of friends plays a big role in this.