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Reliance on Allah at Odds with Self-Confidence?

Reliance on Allah at Odds with Self-Confidence?

Self-confidence is borne from the Believer’s intimate knowledge and understanding that Allah is ever ready to assist those who strive and struggle in His way. Self-confidence comes from depending upon Allah and knowing that He is there to help you, protect you and shower His mercies upon you: {So he who gives [in charity] and …

I Have Low Self-Esteem; How Will I Get Married?

I Have Low Self-Esteem; How Will I Get Married?

In this counseling answer:  “Bullying can cause so many problems later in life such as the ones you are going through now. Please start a journal by taking a self-inventory. Write down all of your good attributes and successes no matter how insignificant you may think they are. Please do not let the bully win. You …

Where Shall We Draw the Line between Confidence and Arrogance?

Where Shall We Draw the Line between Confidence and Arrogance?

In this counseling answer: As everything is from Allah (swt), we must acknowledge our blessing, and we should be grateful, not proud. Gratefulness and humility are the true qualities of a believing individual. When you start to feel proud, you should convert that feeling into being grateful and thankful. As-Salamu ‘Alaikum dear sister, This is, …

How to Reduce Shyness & Gain Self-Confidence

How to Reduce Shyness & Gain Self-Confidence

Answer: As-Salamu Aleikom dear sister, Thank you for your question and for placing your trust in our ability to answer and propose a solution. You’re right in the sense that Allah (swt) loves shy people but you are confusing the type of shyness Allah (swt) addresses…. Kindly listen to the audio below in which our …

How to Boost My Son's Self Confidence?

As-salamu alaykum, Confidence is often attained by positive reinforcement along with successfully completing goals, tasks and feeling liked and accepted by peers and others. With that in mind, I am not sure why you feel your son lacks confidence as you were not specific with any issues he may be going through which can affect …

Beaten in Public: I’ve Been Abused My Whole Life

Beaten in Public: I’ve Been Abused My Whole Life

Answer: As-Salamu ‘Alaikum brother, Thank you for writing. I am very sorry to hear of your situation and I am especially sad to hear of the abuse you went through. You brought out several points which I feel may contribute to your hardships. These points are low self-esteem, feeling you are “retarded”, having a small family, …

I Wish I Was Taller!

I Wish I Was Taller!

Answer: As-Salamu `Alaikum Brother, Thank you for sending us your question. It seems you are experiencing low self-esteem based on your physical appearance. This is one of the major issues that affect self-esteem in many individuals everywhere. I ask Allah (swt) to give you the self-confidence to love yourself and to strive to bring out …

How Does Islam Help Us Achieve Self Confidence? Part 1

Wa Alaykum Assalam, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Please find part one of the answer to your question below. Find the second and final part at the link here. It is a fact that we are passing through a difficult period in our history. But we cannot avoid our …

How Does Islam Help Us Achieve Self Confidence? Part 2

Wa Alaykum Assalam, Thank you for your question and for contacting Ask About Islam. Please find the second and final part of the answer to your question below. Find the first part at the link here. It is high time that our leaders and scholars as well as ordinary Muslims woke up and did hard …



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