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I Have Lost Interest at Work

I Have Lost Interest at Work

In this counseling answer: • In order to remain focused on a task, the first thing you can do is to literally remove the things that distract you. • Always ensure to take your break away from your workspace. • Think about why you do the job that you do. • Try a different routine …

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 …

Déjà Vu or True Dream?

Déjà Vu or True Dream?

In this counseling answer: “Déjà vu is the experience of feeling like something happened before. Whereas, if you have a true dream, you will remember the dream quite vividly. It will be one of those dreams that you cannot shake off. You will know that it is significant because the dream will feel powerful. You …

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 …

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 …

Since I Wore Hijab, My Life Has Been 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 the 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 …

I Can’t Overcome Laziness & Overeating

I Can’t Overcome Laziness & Overeating

In this counseling answer: • Women, in particular, overeat due to boredom, feeling deprived, comfort eating, a dislike of their body (self-sabotage), anxiety, depression and a myriad of other reasons. • Write down what you are feeling right before you eat a meal or reach for that tasty looking sweet. Also, write down how you felt …

Narcissistic personality disorder

I'm Narcissistic; How Can I Love Allah?

In this counseling answer: “True submission to Allah can only be achieved when you are aware of your inner essence, yourself as soul and a spiritual being living on this earth. Once you achieve this level of awareness, you will naturally seek to stay connected with Allah. This is natural. This is also our natural and …

I Asked About Islam, He Blocked Me

I Asked About Islam, He Blocked Me

In this counseling answer: “While you did not state if you attend a mosque or have any Muslim friends, I would kindly advise that you do attend a masjid for learning and meet Muslim sisters to get to know, learn from, and do social activities with. If you desire more intense Islamic learning, you can …



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