Sometimes we can’t seem to get negative thoughts out of our heads. In this case, it’s important to just take positive actions in spite of your thoughts. Positive actions will show your mind who is boss! They will make you feel better because you did something rather than just wallowing in the negative thinking. Positive actions involve taking baby steps to achieve a goal, consulting with another person for ideas, or just exercising.
Every Muslim does not need to become an Islamic scholar, but we should regularly seek Islamic knowledge. The best deeds are those done regularly, even if they are small. The Prophet was asked, “What deeds are loved most by Allah?” He said, “The most regular constant deeds even though they may be few.”
The very most important step to happiness is prayer. We have seen the evidence for this statement in the prayer of Prophet Ibrâhîm. It gives you the opportunity to experience moments without a care in the world. Put your trust in Allâh. We can read in the Qur’ân: “No disaster strikes upon the earth or among yourselves except that it is in a register before We bring it into being - indeed that, for Allah , is easy” Qur’ân 57: 22
We learn many things from the people we encounter. The professionals, the experienced, the highly educated, but did it ever occur to you that much wisdom can be extracted when conversing with an elderly? No doubt, we come across countless people throughout our lives, only to learn innumerable precious lessons from them; lessons that have the potential to change our lives forever!