Channel: Ahmed Hamed
5 Solutions to overcome Depression
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Assalamu alaykum warahmatullahi wabarakatuhu hamdu Lillah wa Salatu was Salam ala rasulillah, my brothers and my sisters today in sha Allah. In this video I would like to share with you five solutions to overcome depression. Why do we need to talk about it at the first instance? Do you know that in the world today, there are more than 800,000 people who commit suicide every single year, which means on an average, roughly about one death, every 40 seconds, suicide is the second leading cause of death, we really need to deal with this topic of depression, especially when the whole world is going through such a turmoil and a challenge of COVID-19. My brothers and sisters, there
are so many causes of depression. For example, spiritual cause, emotional cause, social cause, financial cause, it could be a cause where a person experience someone or something is losing from him or her. Maybe someone is facing failures, whether it is in studies, it is in Korea, it is in you know so many other factors. So there are so many causes of depression, but we're hamdulillah by the grace and the mercy of Allah Almighty, we know that there are solutions which are practical, realistic, and achievable. Let me share with you five solutions to overcome depression. The first solution to overcome depression is to treat this life as a test Subhanallah how true Allah Almighty
says in the Quran in surah mulk surah number 67. Iron number two, Alavi helical moto and Hayato, Leah Balu accom A Yukon can ask,
we have given you death and live show that we may test you to see who is in best of conduct. So when a person deal this life, as a test, we know tests have ups and downs. We know in tests, sometimes we pass sometimes we fail, this life is full of challenges. So you actually make and prepare your mind in a way that you know that this life is a test. And you deal with it boldly, sensibly. And this is the strongest way to deal with depression. That's number one. Number two, my brothers and sisters, the solution for depression is faith fills the heart with inner peace, and that is manifested, that is resulted into an external peace. So faith in Allah Almighty is something that actually deal with
the depression in a very proper and powerful way. Subhan Allah, those who have failed, Allah Almighty talks about them in Surah, to Allah brown surah number three is number 139. When the Hindu when a dozen and Tamil are loner in goon, meaning, Allah subhanho wa Taala he says in the Quran, that don't be in grief, don't be sad, you will be superior. If you are truly believers, Subhan Allah, Allah Almighty, He states in the Quran that we have to have faith in Allah Almighty, and Subhanallah so many things happen when you have faith in Allah Almighty. When you have faith in Allah, you feel and you are empowered to deal with this life in a more sensible and powerful way.
You will not be among those people who will commit suicide when they face challenges or difficulties in their life, they will be you will be among those who stands firmly with full faith and conviction in Allah Almighty and trusting his decisions, trusting his affairs and taking this life as a test. And you will continue to strive in this life to be the best insha Allah so faith feeds and fills the inner peace. And that's how you deal with depression. Solution number three, my beloved brothers and sisters, we have to govern our lives with a rule book. And what is the rule book, the glorious Koran and the teachings of the Prophet peace
upon him, when we have this rule book, we will be able to explore the treasures, the wisdom, the knowledge, the recipes of happiness and SubhanAllah. When we are attached with this book, we will be able to withstand any and every kind of difficulty problem or challenge in life, because it's only then we will realize how to overcome it. For example, the glorious for on the rule book of ours and the whole of humanity. It gives the recipe how to seek the support from Allah Almighty. Allah says in Surah Baqarah surah. Number two is number 43.
What's the you know? Be Sabri was Salah, Allah Almighty says seek assistance, seek the help of Allah, through patience and prayer in Subhan, Allah to overcome depression, Salah is a very powerful, powerful and significant way as you are in in touch. And that's how you actually gain inner peace and southern helps you patience helps you to overcome any and every challenge because you know that this life is a test. And you have to have faith in Allah Almighty, and you have to be governed with the rulebook that this life is not easy. It has problems, it has challenges, it has ups and downs, it has sometimes happy moments, sometimes sad moments, but as believers, we live our
lives with patience. So, this is how the rule book helps also when you are attached with the rulebook, you get to know the beautiful and powerful and practical formulas of life. For example, a lot of mighty says in Surah Baqarah surah number two and number 286 lie you can live long enough sin Illa was Aha, Allah Almighty does not burden you that which you cannot bear. So when you know that this problem is something that I can deal with, you become more stronger, you become more practical, you do not quit your life or you do not actually get away from you know or escape from the problem rather, you will stand and you will face that problem and you will find the solution. You know in
that way. Also, Allah subhanho wa Taala gives a powerful way to have hope in Allah Almighty Subhana Allah people, they get into depression, they get into, you know, sadness in grief, in tragic situation. Why? Because they do not have hopes in Allah Almighty. Allah Almighty says In surah azumah surah number 39 iron number 53 la Cana to Mira Rahmatullah Do not be hopeless in the mercy of Allah Almighty. So my beloved brothers and sisters, when you are attached with this rule book, you get to know all these beautiful formulas, and that's how you actually combat depression. That's how you deal with depression. And that's our solution. Number three, solution number four, Allah
subhanho wa Taala. He wants us to be among those people who are conscious of Allah, and what true, who are true in their living in their sayings, in their, you know, discussions, Subhan Allah, this is the powerful solution for you and me to be able to deal with depression. When we are with positive people, when we are with good people, they always encourage you, they always help you, they always try to bring you out from the problems not that you get into more problems, right? They their objective is to help you in those challenging moments. So my beloved brothers and sisters, Allah Almighty says in the Quran, oh you who believe be conscious of Allah, and be with those who are
truthful, that is the injunction from Allah Almighty. So we need to be surrounded, you know, by the positive people, by the people who are truthful by the people who are highly hopeful in the mercy of Allah Almighty solution. Number five, think beyond. Think beyond this life. When you know for a surety that you're going to die one day, when you know that there is a life you're after, when you know that this life will never ever quench your thirst completely. When this life is a full of test and it's an examination when you prepare your mindset. And that is think beyond this life when you start doing that, you know
That this life is temporary, this life is limited. So these tests are also limited. So you when you think we are beyond, and that is the year after Allah Almighty says in the Quran,
that this, you know the hereafter life is better than this life Subhan Allah, why because that life is forever that life is permanent, that life there are no tests, the tests are in this life, this life is limited, this life is temporary. So when you think beyond, you know, Allah Almighty will give you the understanding and the wisdom to deal with the life in the most practical and sensible way. And that's how you deal with depression. My beloved brothers and sisters, these are the five solutions that I wanted to share with you, in order that you always be able insha Allah with the mercy of Allah deal with the problem of depression, because every now and then, we see ourselves and
around us, people are getting into, you know, depression, because of so many factors and causes as I mentioned, so let us make sure that we become the torchbearers and happy in this world and the year after we are here, I wanna read hamdu Lillahi Rabbil aalameen