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How Successful People Manage Stress and Stay Calm

February 12, 2014


Travis Bradberry, Forbes The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted research with more than a million people, and we’ve found that 90% of top performers are skilled at managing their emotions in times of stress in order to remain calm and […]

The Prophet (s) was slow to anger and quick to forgive.

January 27, 2014


As our khateeb indicated in this past week’s khutbah, “The Prophet (s) was slow to anger, and quick to forgive.” Let us reflect on the above statement some more. A hadith reinforces the need for a Muslim to control his or her anger: In Al Tabarani, itt is narrated that our Prophet (s) said : […]

Controlling Anger at Work and at Home

November 24, 2011


When angry, forgive–one of the attributes of Muslims seeking to better themselves Nouman Ali Khan explains how reducing anger is tied to surrendering love for this world, refraining from major sins, and guarding against shamelessness. Five Tips from the Mayo Clinic on Anger Management No. 1: Take a timeout Counting to 10 isn’t just for […]

Torture in Abu Dhabi by Royal Family Member: Guilty or Not Guilty?

January 10, 2010


Rafik Beekun Islam is strictly against torture. Here is what a Royal Family member, Sheikh Issa Bin Zayed, did to an Afghan man because he suspected him of having overcharged him in a grain deal for about $5,000. Video 1 Video 2 Video 3–if you understand arabic For more information, please go to this site: […]

TV Executive’s decapitation of wife not allowed in Islam

February 20, 2009


Kari Ansari, Chicago Tribune, 2/20/09 Aasiya Zubair Hassan is dead of decapitation. When we in the Muslim community received this news we prayed for her soul and held our collective breath, waiting for the negative associations to surface in media reports. Sure enough, the term “honor killing” has risen like green scum on a stagnant […]

Video Preview: Conflict Management in Islamic Organizations

February 7, 2009


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 […]

Are you having a bad day at the office? If yes, please watch this…

February 19, 2008


Please click here watch the following (funny) video to see what a really bad day at the office looks like.

Islam and Anger Management (Part 2): Strategies to Keep Anger at Bay

January 10, 2008


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 […]

Conflict Management–The SALAM Model

April 28, 2007


Dr. Iqbal Unus, International Institute of Islamic Thought The English acronym SALAM is a transliterated version of the corresponding Islamic terms. I want to use the letters of SALAM to refer to a process of dealing with conflict. The SALAM model points to a systematic way of approaching the conflict and moving towards a fair […]

Salat-ul-Tasbih: Praying for Forgiveness

January 25, 2007


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 […]

Palestinian students beaten up at Guilford College

January 24, 2007


 Source: On Monday, Jan 22, 2007, three Guilford College students, Michael Bates, Michael Robert Six, and Christopher Barnette, were arrested in connection with a group assault that occurred on campus, according to court documents. Police said Faris Khadar, Osama Sabbah and Omar Awartani (2 Muslim and 1 Christian Palestinian students) were victims of this attack. […]

Islam and Anger Management (Part 1): What is your level of anger?

January 22, 2007


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 […]