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How to Stop Negative Thinking

How to Stop Negative Thinking

In this counseling answer: • Think of the negative outcome, notate it if needed as a possible, but do not dwell on it. •  You will want to build up your confidence levels so that you can more quickly and effortlessly make good choices, without all the self-doubt and negativity. As-salaam Alaykum, Thank you for …

How to Cope with Fear of Death & Snake Phobia

How to Cope with Fear of Death & Snake Phobia

In this counseling answer: “It seems your anxiety holds you back from too many things and disturbs your daily life. Therefore, I highly encourage you to seek help from a professional as soon as possible. Phobias are highly treatable, brother, usually by Cognitive-Behavior Therapy (CBT), Desensitization, or Exposure Therapy, and medication. With the help of Allah, inshallah …

How to Overcome Stress & Anxiety (Counseling Session with Karim)

How to Overcome Stress & Anxiety (Counseling Session with Karim)

We had a Facebook live session with brother Karim Serageldin where he gave advice about overcoming stress  and anxiety.  He also answered some questions about marriage and relationships. In case you missed it, you can watch the recorded videos here. About Karim Founder of Noor Human Consulting and the Coffee with Karim Podcast. Karim is passionate about integrating Islamic spiritual values …

Overcome Your Anxiety the Islamic Way

Overcome Your Anxiety the Islamic Way

In this counseling answer: • There are many authentic du’aa’s available online that specifically ask Allah for protection from anxiety. • Keep a diary when you feel anxious will help you to pinpoint what exactly is making you feel anxious. • Breathing techniques and meditation can further help you. Wa alaikum salaam wa rahmatulahi wa barakatuh, Anxiety is a …

Why do I Feel Anxious All The Time?

Why do I Feel Anxious All The Time?

In this counseling answer: “I think your worries are a result of being emotionally hurt given the negativity you face and the abusive environment you live in. The only way to overcome the constant fear and worry of the future and anything is to realize that is not in your control. What is in your control are …

How to Overcome My Fear of Dogs

How to Overcome My Fear of Dogs

In this counseling answer: “Usually, fear develops when we have been a victim of a scary situation with the object causing us fear. Or if we have seen someone being the victim in the past. Or if we have been told during our childhood to keep away from the object causing us fear. To eliminate …

How Can I Study with OCD?

How Can I Study with OCD?

Salam Aleikom, In this video, you will learn: What OCD is The Islamic medication for anxiety The most effective ways to overcome OCD Salam, *** Disclaimer: The conceptualization and recommendations stated in this response are very general and purely based on the limited information provided in the question. In no event shall AboutIslam, its counselors or employees …

I'm So Afraid of Deadly Illnesses

In this counseling answer: “How do we overcome negative thoughts? How do we eliminate them? We do so by filling our mind with positive thoughts.”  As-Salamu ‘Alaikum dear sister, Thank you for placing your trust in our ability to answer your question. I would like to start off by asking you to imagine a scenario. Imagine …

How to Overcome Your Anxiety

How to Overcome Your Anxiety

As-Salamu Aleikom, In this video, you will learn about: – the power of saying Alhamdulillahi Rabbil-Alaameen – why do we experience anxiety – how to overcome our fears – 2 things you must change in your lifestyle for an anxiety-free life Salam, *** Disclaimer: The conceptualization and recommendations stated in this response are very general …

Should I Disclose My Mental Illness to Others?

Should I Disclose My Mental Illness to Others?

In this counseling answer: Disclosing mental illnesses to others might be difficult, but can make things easier for the individual by being in the presence of others more often. Gaining social support either through work or visiting family or friends can ease the burden of having a mental illness. Potentially, social support can protect …



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