There are certain signs that indicate people of innovation, such as.
1. They attribute themselves to something other than Islaam and the Sunnah, due to what they have introduced from innovations in speech, action and belief.
2. They cling fanatically to their opinions and do not turn to the truth, even if it is clearly conveyed to them.
3. They hate the scholars of Islaam and the Religion. … More CONDENSED DESCRIPTION OF CONTEMPORARY MISGUIDED SECTS
Islam teaches us to direct the act reflection (tafakkur), or deep thought, towards the signs of Allah, the names and attributes of Allah, to his blessings and wonders, to hope in the Hereafter, and to optimism. By controlling our thought processes in a positive manner, we can increase the effectiveness of our prayers and worship as well as relieve ourselves from the anger, depression, and anxieties that worldly thoughts induce. … More POSITIVE THINKING THROUGH THE ISLAMIC LENS