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I Feel Ashamed of My Ugly Face

I Feel Ashamed of My Ugly Face

In this counseling answer: • Think about your good qualities. What are your positive traits? What are you good at? • Does your appearance really matter that much in the eyes of Allah? • Your situation can even be a protection from negative traits. Being attractive can sometimes even cause people to be arrogant. Wa alaikum salaam wa rahmatulahi …

How Do The Self, Soul, and Personality Differ?

Asalamu Alaikum Dawood,  Thank you for contacting About Islam with your question.  It is important to distinguish between nafs (self) and ruuh (soul). Some authors have interchanged between both freely.  Ruuh, strictly speaking, should be translated as soul. This is while nafs should be reserved for self, person, personality or even ego. Personal identity includes the three dimensions of the psyche …

Debilitating Grief

Do not despair. Do not allow this concern of yours to degenerate into debilitating grief. Do not let it make you listless and hesitant to speak and act. Likewise, do not let it have the opposite effect and make you severe in your approach. Islam likes neither laxity nor severity…



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