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9 Islamic Benefits of Practicing Mindfulness

Did you know that mindfulness is used to treat heart disease, high blood pressure, sleep problems, addictions, anxiety, depression, chronic pain, digestive problems, and relationship difficulties? (https://www.helpguide.org/harvard/benefits-of-mindfulness.htm)  Mindfulness is “a mental state achieved by focusing one’s awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one’s feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations” (https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/mindfulness). Mindfulness trains […]

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The “4 P’s” of Happiness in the Holy Quran

The Holy Quran is the primary source of Islam. In this article I use “4 P’s” to reflect some of the Quran’s happiness wisdom: Purpose, Positivity, Patience, and Personal Responsibility PURPOSE The Quran teaches that life is a test to see who will be “best in deeds.” This gives us a higher purpose for living. […]

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Inspiring Quranic Verses

Since Ramadan is the month of the Holy Quran, here are some inspiring Quranic verses that have moved hearts over the past 14 centuries. “He Who created death and life so that He may test which of you is best in deed…” (67:2) “It is not righteousness that you turn your faces east or west. […]

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Practical Ways to Deal With Pain and Grief in Islam

“Do the people think that they will be left to say, “We believe” and they will not be tried?” (Qur’an 29:2) There are different ways that Allah (تعالى) can test a believer. He tests us with what is good and pleasing to us, and He also tests us with things that cause our hearts to […]

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5 Ways to Increase Your Self-Esteem

Self esteem is defined as how much you like yourself. Self esteem is important because high self esteem leads to greater happiness and more positive actions. A high self esteem as a Muslim will lead you to do more good deeds, because you feel good within. Many counselors believe that the main cause of poor […]

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3 Daily Habits that Affect Spiritual Growth

My friend and I made a resolution to memorize the whole Quran two years ago. We had memorized a few chapters from the last juz before then, and we wanted to memorize the remaining parts of the Quran in three years. We got a chart from the internet that broke down how many verses one […]

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