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4 Ways to Boost Your Self-Confidence as a New Muslim

4 Ways to Boost Your Self-Confidence as a New Muslim

Negative experiences can have a lasting effect on your faith. It’s vital to turn any negative into a positive right at the onset. Perhaps someone made a rude comment regarding your faith or did something to make you feel unwanted due to your beliefs. Instead of taking…

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 …

How to Boost My Son's Self Confidence?

In this counseling answer: “You can help him develop his confidence by understanding who he is, what he feels and respecting that person who he is, and who he hopes to be.  Help him to understand his strengths and weaknesses and to know that to fail in a task (as we all do) is a …

Be Confident - Hold Your Head Up High

Be Confident - Hold Your Head Up High

Your time is your life, and your life is your capital; it is the basis of your transactions with God, and the means to attain to everlasting felicity, in the proximity of God the Exalted. Each of your breaths is a priceless jewel, and when it passes away it never returns.

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 …

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 …



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