Tips to Deal with Toxic People from Islamic and Counseling Sources

by Sheima Salam Sumer, Ed.S. “The servants of The Compassionate are those who walk upon the earth in humility. When the ignorant address them, they say, “Peace.” (Al Furqan, 25:63) Alhamdulillah, there are many kind, moral, and emotionally healthy people in our world. However, most people encounter emotionally unhealthy people and face “toxic” relationships at some…

CHOOSING YOUR ANGER DESTINY

By Umm Amin SubHaana wa ta ‘alaa! Have you ever had a long day washing laundry, cooking dinner, and checking your children’s homework book when you notice somebody has entered the home? Imagine if that person enters without placing their shoes into the nearby rack, leaving muddy footprints across the freshly mopped floor! Aaargh! Do…

A WAKE-UP CALL FOR MUSLIM PARENTS

By Sadaf Farooqi Bismillah Out of all the hi-fi, over-hyped, glamorized, overpaid and stereotyped careers that make news today, peppered with extensive media attention such as red-carpet awards, talk-shows, exclusive interviews and photo-shoots, the single most important and pivotal occupation a person – especially a woman – can have, is that of being a parent.…