How To Be A Happy Muslim - Sheima Salam Sumer
Title: How To Be A Happy Muslim
Author: Sheima Salam
Publisher: FB Publishing, San Clemente
Binding: Softcover, 126 pages.
Description from Publisher:
How To Be A Happy Muslim Insha’Allah: Rise Above Your Problems and Choose Inner Peace and Joy with Ideas from the Quran, Sunnah, Counseling and Health Fields is a book by trained counselor Sheima Salam Sumer, which intends to guide you in achieving inner peace and joy by combining Islamic teachings with mental and physical health concepts. Insha’Allah this book will empower you to feel content and in control of your emotions no matter what is happening in your life, and be able to cope with and solve any problems that you face. How to Be a Happy Muslim seeks to help you to think and feel positive across situations, be in a constant state of gratitude to Allah (SWT), and ultimately become your own best friend.
“For me it was an eye opener, if we as Muslims could combine the knowledge of those who call towards the Quran and Sunnah coupled with the knowledge and expertise of dealing with spiritual, mental and emotional matters, we would be a better people.” –Amaal Melissa-Toney, Founder of S.O.U.R.C.E.S Book Club
“A fabulous resource for a well-rounded life, How To Be A Happy Muslim is worth consulting again and again!” –Lindsey Paris-Lopez, Raven Foundation Editor-in-Chief
“How to Be a Happy Muslim is a ray of light and hope. Through this book Sheima Sumer has beautifully undertaken the task of reinvigorating and redirecting the discourse of Islam to its real purpose of being a source of achieving individual felicity, joy and happiness–paving the way for a happy society and a happy humanity. She has succeeded in creating a step-by-step guide that shows how the practical application of timeless and sacred Islamic teachings coupled with modern health ideas and techniques of counseling form the ingredients of How to Be A Happy Muslim, Insha Allah.” — Sidi Syed Zain Al Abedin, founder and president of ISRA (The Islamic Studies And Research Association)
About The Author:
Sheima Salam Sumer, Ed.S., earned her Master’s degree in Counselor Education from the University of South Carolina in 2007. She has worked as a professional counselor in a variety of settings. She published her first book in 2012 titled, “The Basic Values of Islam: Alphabetically Listed with Islamic References” (AS Noordeen). Her second book, “How to be a Happy Muslim Insha’Allah,” reflects her journey on how to feel good/happy within while being true to Islam, her faith. She hopes that this book will show others how to reconcile Islamic teachings with the goal of feeling positive feelings, for the sake of being a more productive Muslim, insha’Allah. Her website is www.howtobeahappymuslim.com