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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 people who always criticize others and do not appreciate other people tend to not be happy with themselves. In actuality, it is not you whom they don’t appreciate or whom they’re critical of; it is themselves. • Start a journal. Make a list of the people who 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 …

Why Doesn't God Answer My Dua?

Why Doesn't God Answer My Dua?

In today’s world, things have become fast paced and convenient. We expect our items ordered on Amazon to be here in 2 days, our menu order to be served within minutes and we grow impatient waiting for a text response to a message sent 2 minutes earlier. This type of lifestyle can increase productivity, but …

How Memorizing the Qur’an will Improve your Focus

How Memorizing the Qur’an will Improve your Focus

When was the last time you focused so intensely on something that you lost track of time and didn’t feel the hours passing by? When was the last time you focused on a single task without being distracted for more than 25 minutes? Having the ability to focus on something deeply is becoming a lost …

power of love

Muslim Youth and the Power of Love

You and I have read stories and watched films about love. You know the usual scenario: man and woman meet, fall in love, surmount impossible obstacles, and then either live happily ever after or one of them dies and it becomes a tragedy. The story of life! We sit and munch on popcorn until the …



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