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Is Psychology a Good Career Choice?

Is Psychology a Good Career Choice?

In this counseling answer: • Being a Clinical Psychologist is a very rewarding career, but as you are aware, you do have to deal with some very difficult scenarios that others are facing. • From an Islamic perspective, it will also help you to appreciate the good things you have in your own life as …

Past Suicide Attempts Still Affect My Life

Past Suicide Attempts Still Affect My Life

In this counseling answer: • I highly suggest you seek out counseling in your area to address your issues as well as having someone whom you can confide in. • Remember, if we take or attempt to take our own life (suicide), we are trying to perform a function that belongs to God (swt). • …

I Can’t Overcome Laziness & Overeating

I Can’t Overcome Laziness & Overeating

In this counseling answer: • Women, in particular, overeat due to boredom, feeling deprived, comfort eating, a dislike of their body (self-sabotage), anxiety, depression and a myriad of other reasons. • Write down what you are feeling right before you eat a meal or reach for that tasty looking sweet.Also, write down how you felt …

Vegetarians and 'Eid al-Adha

Vegetarians and 'Eid al-Adha

In this counseling answer: • Many animals today are not raised like they were in the time of the Prophet (saw). An animal that is raised with care and love and slaughtered with the same is not the same as an animal raised in crowded conditions, fed antibiotics and other drugs, and slaughtered at a …

I Want to Improve My Communication Skills Before the Interview

I Want to Improve My Communication Skills Before the Interview

In this counseling answer: • Our relationship with Allah (swt) is of utmost importance, the number one thing we should strive for in this life. All else will follow. • If every time you are in a situation wherein you feel weak or unsure of something, if you always take it to Allah (swt) with …

My Outbursts of Anger Affect My Family

My Outbursts of Anger Affect My Family

In this counseling answer: •Consider also how a divorce might affect your two precious children. • The first step in making amends is to identify who you have hurt and what exactly you said or did that hurt those individuals. •Don’t just say sorry; develop an action plan for your own personal development in order …

I Have Lost Interest at Work

I Have Lost Interest at Work

In this counseling answer: • In order to remain focused on a task, the first thing you can do is to literally remove the things that distract you. • Always ensure to take your break away from your workspace. • Think about why you do the job that you do. • Try a different routine …

How to Overcome Social Anxiety & Find My Life Goals?

How to Overcome Social Anxiety & Find My Life Goals?

In this counseling answer: • Joining groups with sisters who share similar interests will make the building of friendships even easier. •Write a list of the various things you want to do and think about the following things: why are you passionate about them? •Don’t hesitate about whether you made the right choice; just run …

After Ramadan, I Started Losing My Faith

After Ramadan, I Started Losing My Faith

In this counseling service: • Maybe it’s a good time to begin a personal journal, the first entry of which is to recall those elements that sparked yourfitrahand opened your heart towards Islam. • Keep company with Muslims. • Unless you have fasted before in this manner, you must give yourself and your body time …

Anger Drives Me Crazy in Ramadan

Anger Drives Me Crazy in Ramadan

In this counseling service: • If you find yourself becoming angry about something and you are standing up, break the sequence of events and sit down instead of remaining standing. • Seek refuge in Allah. • Makewudu’. •Try your best to think before you speak or react. •If someone makes you angry, do not argue …



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