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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 your fitrah and 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. • Make wudu’. • Try your best to think before you speak or react. • If someone makes you angry, do not argue …

Since I Wore Hijab, My Life Has Been Ruined

Since I Wore Hijab, My Life Has Been Ruined

In this counseling answer: • Appearance really isn’t the most important thing. • The way you respond to your trial, by seeing the benefit in it and trusting Allah (swt) to see you through, will make clear to Allah (swt) that you truly are a believer. As-Salamu ‘Alaikum sister, Alhamdulillah, this is great that you have …

I Feel People Look Down on Me

I Feel People Look Down on Me

In this counseling answer: • Improving your social skills is a gradual transformation that takes time, practice, and a little bit of courage. • Change the way you think of yourself. Stop labeling yourself. • Talk to people as often as you can; being social and being confident go hand in hand. • Remember, the people …

How to Stop Being Lazy & Get Motivated

How to Stop Being Lazy & Get Motivated

In this counseling answer: • When you feel like you are not making any progress, it is time to stop, rest, and reset. • You will need to determine if you are feeling ambivalence, confused about your life goals, or simply burned out. • Start this with developing your Personal Mission Statement. Ask yourself what …

wet dreams

What to Do with Excessive Wet Dreams?

In this counseling answer: • Excessive wet dreams are not something to be too concerned about. Many adolescents experience these dreams as a way to release hormonal enhancements which are taking place as your body prepares itself to become a full sexual adult. • As time passes and you get older, your sexual drive will naturally …

I Can Not Give Up Masturbation

I Can Not Give Up Masturbation

In this counseling answer: • Having a high sex drive is not wrong in itself, and that is precisely why we are encouraged to marry young so that we can satisfy those urges in a permissible manner with our spouses. • We urge you to busy yourself and to stop masturbating because if you do …

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 …



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