Abdul Malik Mujahid Ask Him. He Listens: Dua Turn each anxiety, each fear and each concern into a Dua (supplication). Look at it as another reason to submit to God and be in Sajdah (prostration), during which you are closest to Allah. God listens and already knows what is in your heart, but He wants […]
Posted by Haleh Banani on Muslimmatters.org Imagine what your reaction would be if you saw your Muslim brother or sister verbally and physically abusing another Muslim that was feeling very depressed for making a mistake? What if you heard them yelling, “ YOU STUPID IDIOT…..can’t you do anything right? Then punching him and saying, “YOU’RE […]
Mayo Clinic Staff… [Read more…] You probably know that effective time management will help you get more done each day. It has important health benefits, too. By managing your time more wisely, you can minimize stress and improve your quality of life. But how do you get back on track when organizational skills don’t come naturally? […]
Bismillah hir Rahman nir Rahim – In the name of God the Most Beneficent the Most Merciful Announcing Good News Jan 7, 2011 – Anaheim: Islamic Shura Council of Southern California is pleased to launch an online leadership and management course tailored for the current and future leadership of Masajid and non-profit organizations. “Masajid ought […]
Are you a Muslim having conflicts with others either in an Islamic organization or at home? In this lecture, I will, Insha Allah, help you understand the difference between positive and negative conflict, the causes and consequences of conflict and how to handle conflict using the Seerah of the Prophet (s). Please see description of […]
The short excerpt below is from the “Islamic Management Series” of lectures, and this specific lecture is by Professor Beekun and Dr. Tahar Salaat, and is part of a series of ten lectures in the DVD set. The Islamic Management Series set can be ordered either from Dr. Beekun’s online store at: http://www.theislamicworkplace.com/Books.html or from […]
Professor Rafik Beekun, University of Nevada This past week, in joint cooperation with the Shura Council of Southern California and Dr. Muzammil Siddiqui, we just completed and launched an “Islamic Management Series” lectures on DVD covering 10 lectures based on the training workshops which I have conducted globally with Islamic for profit and not for […]
by Rafik Beekun (Updated on Aug 3, 2011) This is part two of the series I have been working on on anger. The first article is entitled: “Islam and Anger Management (Part 1): What is your level of anger?“ Anger is something that happens to all of us. Prophet Jesus (s) was angered by the […]
Rafik Beekun and updated on September 9, 2012 The Islamic Workplace Blog We are all tested in various ways by Allah (S.W.T.) in this world. In the Qur’an, in Surah Baqarah (2: 155), Allah States unequivocally that He will test us: Be sure we shall test you with something of fear and hunger, some loss in […]
Taking a nap in the afternoon was the practice recommended by the companions of the Prophet (peace be upon him). It appears that the Prophet agreed with this, because scholars of Hadith have been in support of an afternoon nap. In fact, taking an afternoon nap carries a religious dimension. As Adil Salahi has indicated, […]
Source: Fiqh-us-Sunnah, vol 2, # 33 ‘Ikrimah reports from Ibn ‘Abbas that the Messenger of Allah said to ‘Abbas ibn ‘Abdal-Mutalib: “O ‘Abbas, O Uncle, shall I not give you, shall I not present to you, shall I not donate to you, shall I not tell you ten things which, if you do, Allah will […]
Qari Wahid Zafar sings. Words to soothe your soul and energize your faith. For many more nasheeds and other Islamic songs, please visit the nasheed section in my vodpod. You can access it by clicking here or clicking on the vodpod box in the right hand column of this blog.
by Rafik Beekun Anger is “an emotional state that varies in intensity from mild irritation to intense fury and rage,” (Spielberger). Although anger is a natural emotion, you may be expressing it in a manner that could result in violence and destructive acts. In fact, as noted in the Qur’an, Allah says: “And when your […]
by Rafik Beekun at the Islamic Workplace blog Sources: http://www.fridaynasiha.com and compiled from “The Lawful and The Prohibited in Islam” – Sheikh Yusuf al-Qaradawi, p. 292, Sheikh Jamal Zarabozo’s article on ‘The Manner of Joking in Islam’ from Islam House, and an article from Islamway At times, Muslims can take themselves too seriously, and present too […]
Updated April 10, 2012 By Rafik Beekun at the Islamic Workplace weblog A step-by-step description of how to pray Salat-ul-Istikhara and, Insha Allah, how to interpret it. Click here to download the English only step by step description of how to pray Salat Istikhara in a one-page 12 size font handout. Click here to download […]
The Mayo Clinic has long been rated as one of the top health institutions in the USA, if not the world. Anytime you are experiencing stress or just wish to relax, here is an effective video exercise from the Mayo Clinic that you can click on from anywhere in the world that will help you […]
By Dr. Tahar Salaat, MD, Assistant Professor of pathology, Faculty of Medicine Cairo University. This article is reprinted here with the permission of Dr. Talaat. Note: numbers in the article below refer to the reference sources listed at the end of this article. This article builds upon the three other articles previously posted under the […]
Sometimes, even the best of Muslims slips and makes a mistake at work or elsewhere. This short talk delivered by Dr. Imad Bayoon is based on a hadith of the Prophet (saw), and focuses on a remedial course of action.
Professor Rafik Beekun, theIslamicworkplace.com Last updated on September 9, 2012 This section will list the duas (supplications) for handling stress or difficult situations. Some of these are also listed in the duas section of this blog–where many more duas as well as a detailed etiquette for how to make duas are included. Here, however, we […]
Excerpt from an excellent lecture by Mokhtar Maghraoui on how to attain happiness and satisfaction. Very relevant to anger management in the workplace and other situations.
Note: This series of articles about stress on “The Islamic Workplace” blog describe the type of stress one may experience as a normal part of one’s career. These articles are purely for informational purposes, and do not refer to the severe types of stress experienced in major crises or life-threatening situations. One should seek professional […]