I’m Always Concerned About How People See Me

Faith IQ

Channel: Faith IQ

Topics: Islam QA

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In the world we’re living in today, we can find a lot of people who always depend on what the people around them think. Their main focus is how the public sees them. Their main focus is how the people around them every day see them.

How can someone who is in that situation change their focus?

Ustadha Yasmin Mogahed​ explains.

Episode Transcript

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concerned about the way people see me, how can I change it?

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The fastest and easiest way to stop being obsessed with what people think and how people view you, is to focus more on how Allah views you see, the more a person is concerned with how Allah is viewing them, the less they will have concern of how people are viewing them. And that's just how the equation goes. See when I take a lot out of the equation, and I'm no longer concerned about how I appear to Allah, then I become obsessed more and more about how I appear to people. So one of the things that we can do to cure this in ourselves is to increase in our focus on Allah, to increase in our remembrance of Allah to increase in our taqwa our God consciousness, and, and and our fear of

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Allah. And more that I do that the more I make my focal point Allah and what Allah views of me and what Allah sees in me, the less and less I will be concerned about what people think and help people