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How Can I Forgive Myself After Sinning?

How Can I Forgive Myself After Sinning?

In this counseling answer: • Repenting and seeking Allah’s guidance and help are what Islam teaches. • Remember, Allah is The Most Forgiving. • You need to distract your mind from other things/activities that you enjoy doing. If you do not keep yourself busy and your mind occupied, your thoughts will distract you, and make …

5 Habits to Better Manage and Look Forward to Your Period

5 Habits to Better Manage Your Period

Even though it happens on a monthly basis for most, menstruation has a way of catching women off guard. Premenstrual symptoms, such as irritability, bloating, or cravings seem to rise inexplicably out of nowhere! Then there is that “aha” moment when the period actually begins and it all starts to make sense. Every discomfort connected …

My Wife Doesn’t Take Care of Herself; I Feel Disgusted - About Islam

My Wife Doesn’t Take Care of Herself; I Feel Disgusted

In this counseling answer: • After some time in a marriage, it is common for things to slip and change from where they were when a couple first married. • Understanding potential reasons for her current state will help you to appreciate why she behaves as she does and to assist her accordingly. • Consider …

Ramadan is Time for Self-Care

Ramadan is Time for Self-Care

Fasting is the activity of loving and coming closer to God. As a side effect, the soul will experience a deep inner peace, a quietness, a stillness of the soul. A small price for something that so many have paid untold amounts to mentors, experts, and gurus for…

I Can’t Pray Due to My Mental Illnesses

I Can’t Pray Due to My Mental Illnesses

Answer: As-Salamu ‘Alaikum wa Rahmatulahi wa Barakatuh dear sister, Ma sha’ Allah, you have been guided to the correct path. May Allah (swt) keep you on the straight path and make it easy for you to establish your regular prayers without distraction. It can be very frustrating doing something that you really want to do …



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