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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 …

How to Develop an Exercise Habit in 30 Days? - About Islam

How to Develop an Exercise Habit in 30 Days?

We all know exercise is great for us. It improves both physical and mental health as well as giving us higher levels of energy throughout the day. If, like many people, you struggle to exercise on a consistent basis, then most likely exercise is not a ‘habit’ for you. Habits are behaviors that are largely …

Yasmin Mogahed - How to Have a Healthy Mind?

Yasmin Mogahed - How to Have a Healthy Mind?

‘The best way to deal with fearful thoughts is to pray for them.’ ‘Money buys happiness when you spend it on others.’ ‘The reason why we are mentally, emotionally, and spiritually weak is because we put our hope in things which are weak and temporary.’ ‘When we seek ultimate security from anything other than the …

Change Your Life With 7 Spiritual Habits

Change Your Life With 7 Spiritual Habits

In these blessed days of Rajab, we are supposed to focus on the spiritual build up for Ramadan. You should aim to develop the following 7 spiritually productive activities into habits so that you can hopefully continue benefitting from them throughout your life. I consider these activities as the spiritual ‘bread and butter’ of any …



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