1. Spiritual Ways How to Help Someone with Depression in Islam
Depression happens when someone is in a very bad state of mental condition. It’s not easy to deal with depression, because in that condition, someone can even think of suicide. Islamic system was created to balance the life of a Muslim by harmonizing all aspects of relationship in it.
“Seek the life to come by means of what God granted you, but do not neglect your rightful share in this world. Do good to others as God has done good to you. Do not seek to spread corruption in the land, for God does not love those who do this.” Qasas (28:77)
When a people is in depression, the balance between those aspects is disturbed. This is where Islam steps in, to offer a solution for a Muslim to bring back the balance his mental condition. This is the ways how to help someone with depression in Islam.
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1. Be Thankful to Allah SWT
Problem in the life of people is created by that people himself. As long as we live inside the corridor of Islam and following the Sharia, the life that Allah made for us is actually smooth and comfortable. It is us who is always complaining and never be thankful to Allah. We don’t realize that life itself is a gift and feeling depressed.