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I’m Narcissistic; How Can I Love Allah?

I'm Narcissistic; How Can I Love Allah?

In this counseling answer: • Becoming consciously aware of yourself as the soul being that you eternally are is the beginning of being consciously aware of your connection to Allah. • Continue to read the 99 names of Allah. You will absorb into your conscious awareness of how Allah creates, protects, and sustains your soul. …

Motherhood Accomplished; I Need Another Mission

Motherhood Accomplished; I Need Another Mission

In this counseling answer: • In the United States, there are various companies that offer training in “career counseling” or other areas if you join their team of employees. Look for these kinds of opportunities. • Start your own consulting business. • Could you be a mothering/parenting coach? Could you be a consultant for parents …

What to Do With Bullying Colleagues?

What to Do With Bullying Colleagues?

In this counseling answer: • It is important to recognize that you have a right to a safe and respectful work environment that is free of bullying and harassment. • It is advisable to be assertive instead of passive or aggressive. • Make sure you have a support system around you. As-Salamu ‘Alaikum, Thank you …

Cutting Bad Habits to Become a Better Young Muslim

Cutting Bad Habits to Become a Better Young Muslim

In this counseling answer: • I suggest that you replace those friends with the kind of friends you seek to be more like. • Organize your days. • When you have completed week one, reward yourself with something good. • Turn to Allah in prayer,du’aa’and repent if you have not already. As-Salamu ‘Alaykum sister, You …

Déjà Vu or True Dream?

Déjà Vu or True Dream?

In this counseling answer: • Déjà vu is the experience of feeling like something happened before. Whereas, if you have a true dream, you will remember the dream quite vividly. • If you are actually experiencing déjà vu, you will want to pray to Allah (swt) to reveal to you the reason you re-experience certain …

Does God Call Me in My Dreams?

Does God Call Me in My Dreams?

In this counseling answer: • Our subconscious is able to translate thiscommunication, which is beyond words, into symbolic forms. • We dream in symbols, and if we can decode the symbols of our dream, we can have a conscious understanding in conceptual/ linguistic terms, giving us an understanding in this dimension. • In reality, we …

I Find It Hard to Trust People

I Find It Hard to Trust People

In this counseling answer: • You do not “trust” life because it is painful, and the way you do that is to not trust people—which means you do not trust interacting with people because it might produce pain for you. • Recognize the truth is the route to the “aha moment”, not a defense that …

Distressed by Living in My Inner World

Distressed by Living in My Inner World

In this counseling answer: • You may be suffering from some sort of delusional disorder. • I highly suggest that you seek mental health counseling as soon as possible. • Try to get over the fear of being diagnosed with a psychological illness. • Engage instress reduction techniques. As-Salamu ‘Alaykum sister, Thank you for writing …

Avoiding Social Interactions Like The Plague

I Avoid Social Interactions Like The Plague

In this counseling answer: • It is atreatable conditionthat responds favorably to counseling, cognitive-behavioral approaches, desensitization, medication (to correct faulty brain chemistry), stress reduction techniques and other methods. • I also suggest that youin sha’ Allahcontinue with makingdu’aa’, reading Qur’an, and doingdhikr. As-Salamu ‘Alaykum brother, Mental illnesses are disorders that are part of a triage …

I’m Caught between Guilt and Fear at Work

I'm Caught between Guilt and Fear at Work

In this counseling answer: • If you feel the need to understand yourself better, then you might want to consider some kind of counseling or therapy. • Allah (swt) puts these things in our path to make us stronger and to prove that our fear is for none but Him (swt). As-Salamu `Alaikum dear brother, …



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