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7 Ways To Mitigate Your Anxiety from Social Media

7 Ways to Mitigate Your Anxiety from Social Media

It’s pretty easy to feel anxiety from social media these days. For anyone with a smartphone, information overload seems to have become the default setting. Apps and websites are competing for your time, attention, and dopamine (the neurotransmitter responsible for making your brain anticipate a potential reward). “Get addicted to us!” They scream. We’re flashy …

8 Ways to Manage Stress with a Spiritual Boost

8 Ways to Manage Stress with a Spiritual Boost

With a traveling husband, a strong willed child, and a business for which I have to juggle between new product development, design sessions, marketing, blogging, social media, I can assure you that I have plenty of stress. Stress has become a normal part of our modern life but I find that taking some time to …

Health, Anxiety & Exams in Ramadan: How Shall I Fast?

Health, Anxiety & Exams in Ramadan: How Shall I Fast?

In this counseling answer: • If you are told not to fast given that your IBS may deteriorate or that your migraines may worsen, Allah (swt) has placed no obligation on you. • You need to fill your mind with positive thoughts, such that there is no space for negativity to flourish. • Plan out your day …

I Can't Control Myself When I Get Angry, Help!

I Can't Control Myself When I Get Angry, Help!

In this counseling answer: •Your anger/rage is harming you greatly. You deserve to live a better life with peaceful and joyful feelings. •Try to implement stress reduction techniques at a deeper level. •Removing yourself physically from the situation that is causing you anger such as taking a walk, picking up the Qur’an when you feel …

How to Overcome Financial Stress?

In this counseling answer: •Go back to the list of expenses and see if you can trim anything down. •It is time to make a move to a more lucrative place where you both can get better paying jobs. •You and your wife may also want to sit down and write out all the pros …

anxiety & stress

6 Ways to Reduce Anxiety & Stress Right Now

According to Anxiety UK, the word stress is usually used to describe the feelings that people experience when the demands made on them are greater than their ability to cope. At such times people can often feel overloaded, under tremendous pressure and very tense or emotional. Stress affects everyone, young and old and is a completely …

Modern Stress and its Cure from the Quran

Modern Stress and its Cure from the Quran

Everything belongs to God and returns to Him. So if we don’t own a thing, why do we mourn our loss? Our destiny is predetermined. We do not have control on that part. What we have to control over is a limited free will, that is our actions, our choice to do good or bad…

New Muslim- 4 Tips to Minimize Your Stress

New Muslim: 4 Tips to Minimize Your Stress

With negative pressure from some fellow Muslims, the daily media pressure, and all the challenges of learning about Islam, many new Muslims find themselves more stressed than ever before. Which can lead them to wonder where is the peace promised in Islam?

4 Spiritual Tools Battle Anxiety and Stress

4 Spiritual Tools to Battle Anxiety and Stress

Sometimes I wonder if our ancestors experienced the same levels of stress and anxiety we experience today. It seems as if high anxiety is a mark of living in modern times where we are aware of and on guard against every microbe, every fanatic, every state that holds the potential to destroy us…



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