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Self- Development: Prayers As Productive Habit

Self- Development: Prayers As Productive Habit

You should aim to develop the following seven spiritually productive activities into habits so that you can hopefully continue benefiting from them throughout your life. I consider these activities as the spiritual ‘bread and butter’ of any productive Muslim. To develop them as habits is the essence of embarking on your journey towards the love …

What Is Righteousness? A Companion Asks

What Is Righteousness? A Companion Asks

An-Nawas ibn Sam`an (may Allah be pleased with him) reported: The Prophet (peace an blessings be upon him) said: “Righteousness is in good character, and wrongdoing is that which wavers in your soul, and which you dislike people finding about it” (Muslim) This beautiful hadith was the Prophet’s answer for a question asked by Companion …

I Don’t Know Who I Am & What My Life Goal Is

I Don’t Know Who I Am & What My Life Goal Is

In this counseling answer: • For you to find your skillset, you need to find yourself a passion. • You need to practice more gratitude to avoid thoughts of sadness and isolation. • It is very important to know why we read the Salah and the Quran. • Exercising is the best way to feeling …

Why Do You Want to Do Hajj?

Why Do You Want to Do Hajj?

Life coaches everywhere know the power of good intentions, and Muslims everywhere should recognize the POWER of the RIGHT intentions.

I'm Tired of People's Constant Criticism

I'm Tired of People's Constant Criticism

In this counseling answer: • Those peoplewho always criticize others and do not appreciate other people tend to not be happy with themselves. In actuality, it is not youwhom they don’t appreciate orwhom they’re critical of; it is themselves. • Start a journal. Make a list of the peoplewho criticize you. Do you have strong …

Turn Your Regrets into Positive Energy

Turn Your Regrets into Positive Energy

Hala has huge regrets when it comes to how she treated her parents in the past. ”It’s not like I was mean to them,” she tells me, the tears rolling doing her face. ”It’s that now that they’re both gone, I feel like there is so much more I could have done for them – …

Social media impact on self-esteem

This Is How Social Media Impacts Our Self-Esteem

Social media is a constant in our daily lives that impacts our perception of ourselves. Our perception is our reality, even if that reality is skewed and incorrect, it feels real to us. Social media gives us an unrealistic, glorified glimpse into the lives of others. When we compare ourselves socially, professionally and spiritually to …

My Life is Empty

My Life is Empty

In this counseling answer: • Piety is worth far much more on the scales than any material achievement. • Take up a new hobby or take a course. • Holiday or visiting somewhere new; meet new people. • You might even consider doing a bit of volunteer work. As-Salamu Alaikum Wa Rahmatullahi Wa Barakatuh brother, …

From Jerusalem to Makkah: How the Qiblah Story Can Change Your Life

From Jerusalem to Makkah: How the Qiblah Story Can Change Your Life

The title of this article sounds pretty mind blowing, right? How could a simple historical fact change anything in your life today? To give a brief history, the original Qiblah (direction in which Muslims pray), was Bayt al-Maqdis (Masjid al-Aqsa), in Jerusalem. The Prophet (PBUH) was mocked by the Jews for praying in the same …

Motivate

How to Motivate Ourselves?

Often the most difficult challenge to improving our life, to making a change, or to implement a plan is finding out how to motivate ourselves to take the first step toward a goal and then to remain constantly motivated. Have you given some thought to what motivates you? What gets you going when there are …



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