With 2015 right around the corner and resolutions being created, what better way to end 2014 than with an episode on setting goals? Psychologist Haleh Banani joins us this episode to talk about achieving goals. From the importance of setting goals to dealing with procrastination, Sister Haleh answers all the crucial questions that help better our journey to a more successful life. I am extremely glad to have her on the podcast and I hope you benefit from this episode as much as I did!
About Haleh Banani
Haleh Banani has a Master degree in Clinical Psychology from University of Houston. She is a cognitive behavioral therapist who does skype therapy sessions with an international clientele. She has over 15 years experience in diagnosing mental and emotional disorders and administrating programs of treatment. She was the first female to host a program for Al-Fajr TV called “With Haleh” which combines the principles of psychology and Islam to help people reach their full potential and overcome their challenges. Haleh is an internationally published writer and counselor for the website www.MuslimMatters.org She received her ijaza for the recitation of the Quran with tajweed in Egypt from Sheikh Mohammad Hazawi from Al-Azhar University. She was recently given the Icon Award in Malaysia representing America for her contributions in mental health and dawa. She has been married for Alhamdulillah 19 years and she has 3 kids ages 15, 12 & 9.
Questions Answered in this Episode
- Why do we need goals?
- How do I set goals? What are the steps in setting goals?
- How important are deadlines?
- What are the differences between short term goals and long term goals?
- What are some secrets to achieving your goals?
- How is it helpful to define your goals with clarity?
- How do you get the incentive to achieve the goals?
- How do you evaluate your progress?
- What do you need to do daily to assure your goals are not overlooked?
- How to deal with procrastination?
- What are the benefits of goal setting?
- What is the key to a successful life?