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Feeling Like a Failure at Work

Feeling Like a Failure at Work

In this counseling answer: • It is very normal to have grades drop when you go from high school to university. • Accepting the help of others doesn’t nullify the worth of your effort. • You should not feel obliged to compromise your values. Wa ‘Aleikom Salam, Firstly, it is very normal to have grades drop when …

The Magic Solution to Stop Masturbation

The Magic Solution to Stop Masturbation

In this counseling answer: • You need to use a combination of self-discipline as well as refocusing your time on more meaningful and constructive activities. • Could you replace some of that time looking at pictures of women for doing more constructive things? • Having more knowledge of Allah and His deen will help you to think twice …

I Feel People Look Down on Me

I Feel People Look Down on Me

Answer: As-Salaam ‘Alaikum, Thank you for writing to us about your concern. We appreciate it. I will try my best to help and advice you, In sha’Allah. I am happy to hear that you are trying to get out of your comfort zone to practice your social skills. That’s very good! They are called social …

Caught between Guilt and Fear at Work

Caught between Guilt and Fear at Work

In this counseling answer: • If you feel the need to understand yourself better, then you might want to consider some kind of counseling or therapy. • Allah (swt) puts these things in our path to make us stronger and to prove that our fear is for none but Him (swt). As-Salamu `Alaikum dear brother, …

I Can Not Give up Masturbation

I Can Not Give Up Masturbation

In this counseling answer: • Having a high sex drive is not wrong in itself, and that is precisely why we are encouraged to marry young so that we can satisfy those urges in a permissible manner with our spouses. • We urge you to busy yourself and to stop masturbating because if you do …

Want to Improve My Communication Skills Before the Interview

Want to Improve My Communication Skills Before the Interview

Answer: As-Salamu ‘Alaykum dear sister, First of all, alhumdulilah that you are getting closer to Allah (swt). This is the best change anyone can make in their lives as Allah (swt) is most merciful and most forgiving. By living our lives in accordance to His (swt) commands and guidelines, we can be assured that we …

Have Everything, But No Aim In Life

Have Everything, But No Aim In Life

In this counseling answer: • Realize that whatever blessings we receive from Allah (swt) are a test upon us. • Take some time to really focus on what you know about Allah (swt) and His Messenger (saw). Learn more so that as you learn, your heart will open and, in sha’ Allah, you will develop a love …

After Hajj, I Feel The Need to Help Refugees

After Hajj, I Feel The Need to Help Refugees

In this counseling answer: • You may want to assist the refugees with food, water, assisting with employment, taking a family in your home for shelter and so on if you are in a location that is close to them. • If you live far away, you may want to do a charity benefit, start …

Vegetarians and 'Eid al-Adha

Vegetarians and 'Eid al-Adha

In this counseling answer: • Many animals today are not raised like they were in the time of the Prophet (saw). An animal that is raised with care and love and slaughtered with the same is not the same as an animal raised in crowded conditions, fed antibiotics and other drugs, and slaughtered at a …

Hajj: How Will It Affect My Life?

Hajj: How Will It Affect My Life?

In this counseling answer: • Make du’aa’ to Allah (swt) before Hajj regarding your intention. • During Hajj, one focuses on Allah (swt) in love, devotion, and thought and leaves most worldly thinking behind. • Hajj also brings together Muslims from every walk of life in a state of brotherhood/sisterhood that negates any differences in tribal, “racial”, …



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