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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 …

I’m Always Sad; How to Feel Content?

I’m Always Sad; How Can I Feel Content?

In this counseling answer: • Lists can help us organize our thoughts and see which ones are rational and which ones are not. By making lists, we gain a visual perspective of how we are thinking. • Look at your “worry” list and see which ones are left that are within your control and those that …

6 Quranic Antidotes to Depression

Depressed? These 6 Quranic Antidotes will Ease You

Let no one tell you that you shouldn’t feel pain, that if you feel sad that means there’s something wrong with your belief. What your pain indicates to is that you’re a human being, and you’re like the Prophets and pious people, who were also human beings and used to feel pain.

Overcoming the Consequences of Childhood Sexual Abuse

Overcoming the Consequences of Childhood Sexual Abuse

In this counseling answer: Know that you are not at fault. The sooner you start counseling, the sooner you can begin to heal. Support groups can be a powerful tool for healing. As Salamu ‘Alaykum, Thank you for writing to us about your most important concerns. As I understand it, you have not worked for …

Pain, Sadness and Depression...How to Cope

Pain, Sadness and Depression...How to Cope

Why is pain useful? Pain, physical or emotional, indicates that there is a problem. It indicates something needs to be treated. Using painkillers only and ignoring the root causes of our problems is not useful or smart; it can cause further damage. It’s human to feel sad; however, there’s a difference between depression, devastation, despair …

Am I Failing the Patience Test by Feeling Sad?

Am I Failing the Patience Test by Feeling Sad?

Assalamu Alaykum Dear Sister, Thank you so much for sending this question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Your question is very important indeed. We need to clarify a few matters here. Allah Created Life as a Test Allah created life to test us and test our true faith to Him. As He said: Blessed …

After Broken Engagement, Mom Forces Me to Get Married

After Broken Engagement, Mom Forces Me to Get Married

Answer: As-Salamu ‘Alaikum Brother, Thank you for sending us your question. I am sorry to hear about the recent break-off of your engagement. It appears that you are deeply hurt by what happened. I ask Allah (swt) to help you ease your pain and to allow you to move on in life with confidence and …

Dua For When You Are Feeling Sad & Depressed

Dua For When You Are Feeling Sad & Depressed

We all feel sad or depressed from time to time. Listen to this beautiful dua and learn it to recite to help you when you have these times of sadness. Saad Al Qureshi recites it beautifully. There are English subtitles and it is repeated throughout

What Causes Sadness and Depression?

Depression and anxiety are buzzwords of current times. Nearly everyone knows someone who is struggling with extreme sadness for a myriad of reasons. It is impossible to categorize those who go through difficult times in boxes, because everyone has their own journey…



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