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After Ramadan, I Started Losing My Faith

In this counseling service: • Maybe it’s a good time to begin a personal journal, the first entry of which is to recall those elements that sparked your fitrah and opened your heart towards Islam. • Keep company with Muslims. • Unless you have fasted before in this manner, you must give yourself and your body time …

Will Allah Be Angry If I Think of Suicide?

Will Allah Be Angry If I Think of Suicide?

In this counseling answer: Whilst actually committing suicide is a sin, thinking about it is not, unless you act upon it. So, the one who thinks about committing a sin, but then does not go ahead will be rewarded – for overcoming sinful thoughts and resisting the urge to act on them. However, this does not …

Fear of Chemical Contamination

I'm Afraid of Chemical Contamination

In this counseling answer: • Seek mental health treatment with a mental health professional in your area who can treat disorders such as OCD. • Keep a journal and write down the obsessive thoughts that come into your mind. The key here is to gain more control over your thoughts and feelings. Salamu ‘Alaikum Brother, Thank …

Anger Drives Me Crazy in Ramadan

Anger Drives Me Crazy in Ramadan

In this counseling service: There are many anger management tips, including two very powerful advice from Prophet Muhammad (saw): when standing, sit down, when sitting, then lie down and seek refuge in Allah (swt). In Ramadan, in particular, do not argue, just say: “I’m fasting.” Wa ‘Aleikom Salam, There are actually many books, courses, and …

My Outbursts of Anger Affect My Family

My Outbursts of Anger Affect My Family

In this counseling answer: • You will find comfort in prayer and confidence in your awareness that Allah (swt) is guiding you and helping you to correct yourself. • Don’t just say sorry; develop an action plan for your own personal development in order to increase the probability that you won’t have serious angry outbursts which can …

A Working Father: How to Manage My Time in Ramadan?

A Working Father: How to Manage My Time in Ramadan?

In this counseling answer: • Make a daily time chart for these activities. • Ensure you are getting good rest as well as lots of good, energy-sustaining foods for iftar and suhoor. As-Salamu ‘Alaykum brother, Indeed, it is a very long time between magrib and fajr where you are. I would suggest that you use this time to read …

Since I Wear Hijab, My Life Has Ruined

Since I Wore Hijab, My Life Has Been Ruined

In this counseling answer: • Appearance really isn’t the most important thing. • The way you respond to your trial, by seeing benefit in it and trusting Allah (swt) to see you through, will make clear to Allah (swt) that you truly are a believer. As-Salamu ‘Alaikum sister, Alhamdulillah, this is great that you have found …

How to Overcome Social Anxiety & Find My Life Goals?

How to Overcome Social Anxiety & Find My Life Goals?

In this counseling answer: • Joining groups with sisters who share similar interests will make the building of friendships even easier. • Write a list of the various things you want to do and think about the following things: why are you passionate about them? • Don’t hesitate about whether you made the right choice; just run …

Past Suicide Attempts Still Affect My Life

Past Suicide Attempts Still Affect My Life

In this counseling answer: “I also suggest you try to plan your day so that you have time for yourself. This is so important to do as we need to have a balance in life. This means socializing with friends, helping the family at home, studying or working, eating healthy foods, getting good rest & …

How to Stop Being Lazy & Get Motivated

How to Stop Being Lazy & Get Motivated

In this counseling answer: “Start this with developing your Personal Mission Statement. Ask yourself what you want to be written about you in your obituary when you die. What are you here on this Earth for? What are you here to give the world and humanity? Pray to Allah (swt) for guidance and to show …



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