Abu Zayd Al-Balkhi was an Islamic scholar and psychologist. Translation of his works shocked modern-day psychologists with the precision of mental diagnostics and use of cognitive therapy that was unheard of in this era. Many of the techniques Al-Balkhi used were only ‘invented’ by modern scientists a thousand years later. Read these 4 tips he gave to build mental resilience and prevent stress, anxiety and mental illness.
When I was 17 years old I told a family member: ‘leave out the religion part, if you just follow the lifestyle prescribed in the Quran it’s almost impossible for you not to become successful!’. This was before I was Muslim and before I even considered the idea of devoting myself to any particular religion. […]
A client presenting himself highly motivated is not enough for me. I often ask my clients the following question: “What happens when you don’t reach this goal?”. The reaction to this question has a big impact on how the coaching plan gets constructed. After asking this question I gage the response of the client, do […]
The company’s Islamic identity influences its conduct in three ways: accountability, Islamic identity, ethics and morals. Firstly, Islam teaches us that one day we will be held responsible for the things we do. This is why we feel a deep responsibility towards our clients and the information we share. This accountability gets even bigger because […]