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Adaptogens: Now More Than Ever!

Life, especially in these days and this age, creates stress “to the max.” More and more studies daily point out the negative pathologic consequences of our stress-filled lives. What are some of these stress-related illnesses? Well, let’s start with subjective changes like fatigue, anxiety, sleep-related problems, and various muscular aches and pains. On a more …

Qurban

How Much Halal is Your Eid Qurban?

Allah has sent a ram as a sacrifice to ransom for Prophet Ibrahim’s son Ismail (PBUH). We sacrifice qurban in the name of Allah and distribute their meat among families, friends and poor. Several Muslim communities perform the Eid Adha sacrifice at homes or outdoor just outside homes. But increasingly, qurban takes place in abattoirs, …

anxiety

I'm Getting Anxiety Attacks ; What to Do?

As-Salaamu ‘alaikum wa Rahmatullahi wa Barakatuhum, I am sorry to hear that you are not feeling well and that you are having panic attacks. May Allah Give you Shifa’a (healing)! Panic attacks feel very similar to heart attacks, so it is very important that you go to the doctor and find out if these …

Exams during Ramadan: How will I Fast?

Health, Anxiety & Exams in Ramadan: How Will I Fast?

Answer: As- Salamu ‘Alaikum dear sister, Thank you for placing your trust in our ability to propose a solution to your current situation. Firstly, I would advise you to consult a physician with your health history to determine if you’d be able to fast this Ramadan given that you have IBS and migraines. Sometimes, certain …

Panic Attacks Ruin My Life

Panic Attacks Ruin My Life

Answer: As-Salamu ‘Alaykum sister, Thank you for writing us. I am sorry to hear that you are experiencing panic attacks.  Panic attacks and anxiety affect millions worldwide. It can be quite debilitating.  Some people get attacks so bad and for so long that they become agoraphobic and end up not leaving their home for years. …

How to Interact with My Uncommunicative Dad?

How to Interact with My Uncommunicative Dad?

Answer: As-Salamu `Alaikum wa Rahmatullahi my dear sister, Thank-you for sharing with us your achievements, and may Allah (swt) strengthen you and continue to guide you in making the right choices, in sha’ Allah. One might be tempted to say that it is time for some “female activism”! Don’t panic, it is not meant in a …

6 Tips for Exams Season

6 Tips for Exams Season

Exams season can be one of the most stressful times; this video will help you handle this period effectively. Ustadh AbdelRahman Murphy shares six tips for improving your studying habits from both spiritual and psychological perspectives. In this Video: How you approach your study matters. Why keeping schedule is important? Schedule distractions? Repeat, Repeat and …

Mood Swings & Hallucinations: Am I Schizophrenic?

Mood Swings & Hallucinations: Am I Schizophrenic?

Answer: As-Salamu ‘Alaikum, Thank you for placing your trust in our ability to propose a solution to your question. I strongly believe that you should visit a general practitioner as soon as possible when you feel any sort of discomfort physically or psychologically. Although as counselors we can propose a solution, we do not have …

Top 5 Ways to Quit Masturbating

Top 5 Ways to Quit Masturbating

Answer: As-Salaamu ‘Alaikum dear brother, Thank you for placing your trust in our ability to present a solution to your current situation. All problems will be solved if you adhere to the teachings of Islam, the Quran and the Sunnah. There are myriad proofs on the damage caused by masturbation and addiction to it, not …

Teacher Took Advantage of My Grief

Teacher Took Advantage of My Grief

Answer: As-Salamu ‘Alaikum dear sister, Thank you for writing. I am very sorry to hear of your father’s passing. May Allah (swt) grant him Jannah. This is a very difficult time in your life right now. I know because my father died while I was finishing my graduate studies. I, too, was very devastated and …



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