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Is It Haram to Like One’s Beauty and Appearance?

Answered by Ustadha Raidah Shah Idil Question: Is it haram to like one’s beauty and appearance, because it can be classified as arrogance? Is it also arrogant to wear nice clothes, put on makeup and do our hair in front of women in order to show off our beauty? Answer: Assalamualaykum wa rahmatullahi wa barakatuh, […]

Balancing Confidence and Humility and the Wisdom of Trials from Allah

Answered by Shaykh Rami Nsour Question 1: How can we balance self-esteem with humility? To me self-esteem means one loves oneself and consider themselves to be mostly good, yet Islam requires us to consider ourselves weak, broken and full of faults. Is it ok to do ‘affirmations’ by looking in the mirror and repeating statements […]

How Do I Get Over My Difficult Upbringing to Become a Self-Confident Person With a Fulfilling Life?

Answered by Ustadha Zaynab Ansari Question: When I was growing up I faced constant humiliation. It was so bad that by the time I was a teenager I was almost completely mute, incredibly self conscious, completely lacking in confidence, and I had isolated myself from others.  My inability to speak or do anything when I […]