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Emotionally intelligent

Are You Emotionally Intelligent? Here's How to Know

What Is Emotional Intelligence? According to Psychology today, emotional intelligence is the ability to identify and manage your own emotions and the emotions of others. It is generally said to include three skills: emotional awareness; the ability to harness emotions and apply them to tasks like thinking and problem solving; and the ability to manage …

I’ve Low Self-Esteem, Thanks to My Family

I’ve Low Self-Esteem, Thanks to My Family

In this counseling answer: • Make space between you and your family members. • Remember Allah often. • The first step towards filling your mind with positivity is devoting time towards an activity that you truly enjoy. • Exercise. • Network and connect with people outside your home. Assalamu Alaikum dear sister, Thank you for placing …

Why Do You Want to Do Hajj?

Why Do You Want to Do Hajj?

Abdullah Ibn Al-Mubarak was seen standing before the Kaaba and was overheard saying, “O Allah! Ibn Abu Al-Muwali told us on the authority of Muhammad Ibn Al-Munkadir who reported Jabir (may Allah be pleased with him) as narrating that Your Prophet (Peace and Blessings of Allah be upon him) said, ‘The water of Zamzam is …

Developing an Exercise Habit in 30 Days (Tips)

We all know exercise is great for us. It improves both physical and mental health as well as giving us higher levels of energy throughout the day. If, like many people, you struggle to exercise on a consistent basis, then most likely exercise is not a ‘habit’ for you. Habits are behaviors that are largely …

I'm Tired of People's Constant Criticism

I'm Tired of People's Constant Criticism

In this counseling answer: “Inshallah, when you start to keep your journal, you can reflect back upon your growth and see the many fine things that you will and have accomplished. I kindly suggest that you pray to Allah for strength and mercy. Ask Allah to bring positive people into your life to uplift and …

Improve Interpersonal Skills

How to Improve Interpersonal Skills When I Talk Too Much?

Short Answer:  Excessive talking without the Remembrance of Allah hardens the heart. Nothing softens the hearts like the remembrance of Allah, as by the remembrance of Allah hearts are assured. Ask Allah, sincerely, and He will respond. Engage with the Quran and with the purification of your heart. Make your intentions for His sake and He surely will open doors …

Where Does Anger Come From?

Where Does Anger Come From?

What is anger? Why and how does it happen? How does it affect our health and our relationships? Can anger be controlled? And how can we do that? In this series, we’ll discuss anger and techniques for anger management and conflict resolution in light of Islamic teachings. In the previous article, we discussed the nature of …

Why Is My Duaa Not Answered?

Why Is My Duaa Not Answered?

In today’s world, things have become fast paced and convenient. We expect our items ordered on Amazon to be here in 2 days, our menu order to be served within minutes and we grow impatient waiting for a text response to a message sent 2 minutes earlier. This type of lifestyle can increase productivity, but …

My Life is Empty

My Life is Empty

In this counseling answer: Piety is worth far much more on the scales than any material achievement. Take up a new hobby or take a course. Holiday or visiting somewhere new; meet new people. As-Salamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuh brother, First of all, let me begin by making a big correction to your statement. …

I Don’t Know Who I Am & What My Purpose Is

I Don’t Know Who I Am & What My Purpose Is

In this counseling answer: For you to find your skillset, you need to find yourself a passion. You need to practice more gratitude to avoid thoughts of sadness and isolation. It is very important to know why we read the Salah and the Quran. Exercising is the best way to feeling happier and more relaxed. …



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