• When becoming humiliated, remember the Prophet [PBUH] in Ta’if.
  • When being starved, remember the Prophet [PBUH] tying two stones to his stomach in the battle of Khandaq.
  • When becoming angry, remember the Prophet [PBUH]’s control of anger on the martyrdom of his beloved Uncle Hamza.
  • When losing a tooth, remember the Prophet [PBUH]’s tooth in the battle of Uhud.
  • When bleeding from any part of the body, remember the Prophet [PBUH]’s body covered in blood on his return from Ta’if.
  • When feeling lonely, remember the Prophet [PBUH]’s seclusion in Mount Hira .
  • When feeling tired in Salaat, remember the Prophet [PBUH]’s blessed feet in Tahajjud.
  • When being prickled with thorns, remember the Prophet [PBUH]’s pain from Abu Lahab’s wife.
  • When being troubled by neighbours, remember the old woman who would empty rubbish on the Prophet [PBUH].
  • When losing a child, remember the Prophet [PBUH]’s son, Ibrahim.
  • When beginning a long journey, remember the Prophet [PBUH]’s long journey to Madinah.
  • When going against a Sunnah, remember the Prophet [PBUH]’s intercession, (Ummati, Ummati, Ummati) (My Ummah).
  • When sacrificing an animal, remember the Prophet [PBUH]’s sacrifice of 63 animals for his Ummah.
  • Before shaving your beard, remember the Prophet [PBUH]’s face rejecting the two beardless Iranians.
  • When falling into an argument with your wife, remember the Prophet [PBUH]’s encounter with Aisha and Hafsa.
  • When experiencing less food in the house, remember the Prophet [PBUH]’s days of poverty.
  • When experiencing poverty, remember the Prophet [PBUH]’s advice to Ashaab-e-Suffa (People of Suffa).
  • When losing a family member, remember the Prophet [PBUH]’s departure from this world.
  • When becoming an orphan, remember the Prophet [PBUH]’s age at six.
  • When sponsoring an orphan, remember the Prophet [PBUH]’s sponsor for Zaid ibn Haritha.
  • When fearing an enemy, remember the Prophet [PBUH]’s saying to Abu Bakr in Mount Thour .
  • Whatever situation you may find yourself in, remember your role model, the best of creation: Prophet [PBUH] Muhammad.

Compiled, edited and adapted by Khalid Latif