Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research

Fight Ramadan Fatigue with Istighfar

Feeling Ramadan fatigue? You may know that istighfar, the act of requesting forgiveness, helps rid us of sins and brings us closer to Allah, but did you know it also gives us strength? Najwa Awad describes the added benefits of making istighfar to benefit us spiritually, mentally, and physically.


Najwa Awad

FELLOW | Najwa Awad is a psychotherapist who is passionate about helping Muslims heal, grow, and thrive after adversity. She has over a decade of experience providing online and in-person counseling to children, adults, and families at her practice, Amanah Family Counseling. Najwa also enjoys giving workshops to destigmatize mental illness, address current mental health issues within the community, and promote psychological health from an Islamic perspective.