Islamic Q&A Mental Health Focused program 28-10-21

Yahya Ibrahim

Channel: Yahya Ibrahim

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Salam Alaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh Alhamdulillah wa Salatu was Salam ala Rasulillah salam ala who Allahu Allah early he was off me with so Linda Sleeman Kathira Allahumma salli wa sallim wa barik ala Abdi Carlos Julio surely can never use me you either early he was off me he was and it's a pleasure and an honor once again to gather here from my home in Perth, Western Australia, your brother? Yeah, hey, Brahim, with all of you in your different devices at different locations around the world, through the wonderful vehicle of Islam channel, I pray that Allah subhanho wa Taala makes this regularly scheduled time where we come together, hoping and chatlog to solve the problems and

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to receive some of your questions live on air, that it is a source of reward for ourselves and you that Allah Subhana Allah to Allah sends us light into our hearts, our homes, into our communities, and allows us to be leaders and icons of righteousness to a path of tough love and happiness. Ever more Allah from me. I look forward in Chatelet to receiving your calls online once again, you can get a hold through the switchboard. It does take a couple of minutes to get through and I look forward to hearing some of your questions in chat a lot. The last few weeks we've had a mental health focus in our preliminary discussions and I wanted to conclude that at the end of this month

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of October, the month of Ramadan for the month of Rasulullah sallallahu alayhi wa sallam, and in the last couple of sessions that we've had together as we meet each and every Wednesday 12pm, London time United Kingdom, which is in the evening here for us in Perth. But it's a time that we've always gathered together seeking the pleasure of Allah subhana wa Tada. In the previous sessions, we spoke about ways that we can overcome some of the stresses on our mental health. And today I wanted to speak about the things that can assist us not just to manage our mental health, but to make it more resilient, to strengthen it, and to help us help others with it. Subhan Allah as human beings, some

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of the things that are at times, small things can make a make a vast and huge difference. And this is why I want to be a sallallahu alayhi wa sallam emphasize the regularity of certain things, and that patterns are very much a part of human life. If you were to ask clinical psychologists, people who study the mind, people who study how we organize ourselves and social structures and hierarchies, fewer speak to sociologists, all of them would agree that for you to establish a pattern becomes one of the most effective ways of decluttering your life decluttering your mind and moving towards a greater stability than what you may be experiencing at the moment. And therefore

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you see the wisdom of the ritualization of some of the elegant acts of worship that we claim as the five pillars of Islam. We make our shahada in each and every event each and every if comma each and every prayer. It is a repeated function for us to do so. We recite tootle to Fatiha 17 times each and every day in our prayers. We have the five cyclical obligatory prayers that we perform. Then we have the student that that is more accurate that the sooner that is confirmed regular habits of the prophets of Allah Allah will send him to work I before Fangio for rock I before those two are aka after though to rock after magic to rock after Isha. And those are things that are memorized and

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known by Muslims because it is a regular habit. We know that it is the habit of us as believers as a command of Allah to fulfill the fasting in the month of Ramadan. And it's an annual cycle that we look forward to we know that the night of light little countries in the last night, we know that the Hartman the Quran is likely in the last two or three nights of the reading. We know that these habits of giving the cat where we take out from our wealth, that which is in excess to be spent upon the poor that it comes each and every How will each and every year that we've had that savings for an extended period of time, right

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All of all of those thoughts become really important for us in sha Allah to kind of focus on how it is that we seek to move forward and to do good in life, all of the rituals of Hajj May Allah return us to it and allow the Muslim OMAP to continue to return to that great ritual and right, that that is something that we pray and look forward to Allahumma Amin. So one of the things that becomes really important and one of the simple things that you and I can do to build a consistent resilience to declutter our lives, to release stress from our mental health, and from some of the things that put pressure on us in our days in our weeks, in our month, is that we become more regular with

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setting up patterns, having agendas, and looking towards having a consistent planner that we follow to the best that we can, and Subhanallah this is something that is even more important. The younger a person is, especially for our children, especially those who are very young, they need to learn when to sleep and when to rise, they need to have fixed kind of ranges of time for their meals, their snacks, their hydration, with water, all of those kinds of things that become really important for a mother and father to set together to make sure that their life streamlines in an effective way, equally, having certain periods of time where we practice our faith in terms of reading the

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Quran, the early morning, Vic the evening, Vic, all of those are not just because those times are opportune, but because it is a defensive mechanism that is self instilled within us by Allah Subhana Allah to Allah, the Lord Almighty, to better ourselves to help us in achieving greater success and greater stability with that regard. It's important as well to consider that the mastery of oneself and the betterment of oneself is something that is, is something that becomes of greater ease when we attempt to do difficult things, but we keep at it over the time that we move forward. We're going to take our first break in chat line and look forward that when I come back, we have a few callers

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with us on the line. Your brother Yeah, hey, Brahim was salam. Alaikum Warahmatullahi Wabarakatuh