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How to Stop Negative Thinking

How to Stop Negative Thinking

In this counseling answer: • Think of the negative outcome, notate it if needed as a possible, but do not dwell on it. •  You will want to build up your confidence levels so that you can more quickly and effortlessly make good choices, without all the self-doubt and negativity. As-salaam Alaykum, Thank you for …

I’m Ugly; I’ve Never Received a Marriage Proposal

I’m Ugly; I’ve Never Received a Marriage Proposal

In this counseling answer: • Feeling “ugly” is simply the result of lack of confidence in ourselves. • I suggest that you read about the life of Khadijah. She is a role model to all women around the world; young, old, married, or single. • Work on self-improvement. • Marriage is a very important part …

My Mom Has Never Been on My Side

My Mom Has Never Been on My Side

In this counseling answer: • While I know that you cannot do anything to change or fix your family’s behavior towards you, you can explore more about yourself and be aware of how their actions make you feel. You will eventually be empowered enough that you are able to lift yourself from their trap. • …

I Hate My Family for Mistreating Me

I Hate My Family for Mistreating Me

In this counseling answer: • Please know that your parents do love you despite the way they treat you, and regardless of their actions. They do love you, they just don’t know how to love you properly. • You need a social life. You do need to do things that you enjoy. You need to be …

I Can't Find a Job; I Feel Ashamed

I Can't Find Job; I Feel Ashamed

In this counseling answer: • Rejection is always the first staircase to success. When you get rejected, you can improve yourself for a better interview in the future, perhaps for a better position given the skills that you acquired. • When you meet new people and grow your network, you may be able to get opportunities …

I'm Tired of People's Constant Criticism

I'm Tired of People's Constant Criticism

In this counseling answer: • Those people who always criticize others and do not appreciate other people tend to not be happy with themselves. In actuality, it is not you whom they don’t appreciate or whom they’re critical of; it is themselves. • Start a journal. Make a list of the people who criticize you. Do you have strong …

Fear of Marriage: I Am Not Good Enough for Anyone

Fear of Marriage: I Am Not Good Enough for Anyone

In this counseling answer: • You may need to address your past abuse of being bullied. • Return to your counselor and discuss with him the fact that you still feel very much depressed and continue to suffer from low self-esteem. • Widen your Islamic social circle in order to meet a variety of Muslims. …

5 Tips to Stop Being a People-Pleaser

5 Tips to Stop Being a People-Pleaser

In this counseling service: • The first step in stepping away from being a people pleaser is to explore why you like to please people. • The next step then in moving forward is to work on your mentality towards your situation. • Islamically, the best way to attain this is to remember that the …

Self-Confidence Crash: My Husband Stares at Other Women

Self-Confidence Crash: My Husband Stares at Other Women

In this counseling answer: Focus on your positive attributes such as maybe your smile, or your eyes, or your facial structure, and begin to look at yourself as a beautiful creation that Allah (swt) has made. Make a list of your good and beautiful aspects physically, emotionally, spiritually, and intellectually. Begin to walk in that …

Stuttering: How to Never be Nervous Around People?

Stuttering: How to Never be Nervous Around People?

In this counseling answer: Allah loves you the way you are. Try to mix with others, even if just at a minimal level to begin with. As-Salamu ’Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuh dear brother, Alhamdulillah, may Allah (swt) reward your gratitude towards Him (swt) and continue to bring contentment with your religion. Many people have …



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