Sacred Self-Love Course & Workshop 


Description & Summary: Dr. Marwa's Sacred Self-Love course & workshop  aims to help you navigate your relationship with yourself in a way that is rooted in your relationship with your Creator!

Because of scarce resources available about Self-love within an Islamic context, many of us Muslims struggle with understanding how to have a relationship with ourselves that is in line with Islamic teachings and a relationship that does not adopt the ego-promoting concepts that are often taught about the subject of self-love in the western self-help world.

And because our relationship with ourselves impacts our relationship with God, others, the habits we engage in, and even how we strive towards our goals and potential, it becomes imperative that we learn how to improve this very core relationship!  

Self-love is a term many of us have not truly understood and our fears surrounding the subject have led us to avoid addressing it or understanding its importance in our life, relationships, and our path to God.  Therefore, this course will  address the common misconceptions & questions that might come to your mind when you think of "self-love," such as:

"Is Self-Love Islamic?" "Can Self-Love help me grow closer to my Creator?" "Will Self-love make me less humble and more arrogant?" "Why is Self-Love Important for my spiritual, mental, & emotional growth?"

Finally, this course is designed to help you cultivate a wholehearted, nourishing, and sacred relationship with yourself through the One who created you! It is about transforming the way we understand and view love and how we can express that love for God and ourselves in a way that can empower our spiritual, mental, & emotional growth and wellness!

Through this Course, You Will Learn the Knowledge & Tools that Will Help You:

1. Understand the Meaning of Sacred Self-Love Through an Islamic Psychological Lens!

Through the teachings of the Qur'an, seerah, & psychology, you will learn how to view and love yourself in a way that serves your heart and not your ego, empowers your relationship with God, motivates your personal growth, increases your confidence, and nourishes you spiritually, mentally, and emotionally!

2. Gain Awareness & Knowledge of Who You Are & About Your Psychological & Spiritual Design!

You can't love yourself without knowing yourself! In this course, you will learn about how God designed you, the importance of prioritizing your heart, and how to align yourself with His design through Dr. Marwa's Heart Over Mind & Ego (H.O.M.E) Approach to Psycho-Spiritual Wellness.

3. Renew Your Understanding of What Love is!

You can't love yourself in a sacred way without first understanding love itself in a sacred way! In this course, you will deepen your understanding of Love and Its Purpose through Dr. Marwa's 5 Principles of understanding love through the Divine!

4. Understand the Core Ingredients of Loving Yourself in a Sacred Way!
In this course, Dr. Marwa will share with you her 7 ingredients of Sacred Self-Love that will help you approach your relationship with yourself in a holistic, empowering, and nourishing way that is pleasing to the One who created you and can transform you into your best self!

5. Recognize & Embrace God's Love for You Through Your Own Unique Path!

This course is about empowering you to see God's love and guidance for you individually through everything you witness, through your own unique circumstances, through your tests, and through what He puts on Your path back to Him!

6. Maximize Your Potential & Step Into the Person God Is Molding You to Be!

This course will help you cultivate a sacred kind of self-love that fuels you to utilize what God gave you, be confident in who you are and what you have to offer, and step into the person you were designed to be!

This onsite workshop is an interactive experience that includes lectures, discussions, exercises, a guided meditation, and a course workbook that is provided to the students and utilized throughout the course!

"Do not respond to God's gifts to you by playing small. His plans for you are not small, and neither should your response to them be small. Playing small is no form of gratitude to the One who wants you to be grand!" 

~ Dr. Marwa Assar, PsyD  

(Psychologist, Educator, & Teacher of The Sacred Self-Love Course) 



Course Offered Onsite & Online! ​

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What Past Students Have Said: 

"What I didn’t realize is that that only through this sacred self-love could I overcome the spiritual barriers and obstacles that were preventing me from progressing unto Him (God).  It was Dr. Marwa Assar who helped me synthesize the connection between the two at her “Sacred Self-Love” workshop and it was she who provided me the missing link or key I felt was so vitally needed for my spiritual growth. She offered me hope and made me really feel that hope of Allah’s (God's) acceptance was near when I felt that hope was too distant and too far from reach. She taught me the relationship between the heart, mind and ego, how each one served an important role and how each was created within us with a great purpose and wisdom. And she taught me how to lead from the heart and how to make the mind and ego followers rather than leaders, such that each served its proper role and occupied its proper place.  Dr. Assar accepted me into her workshop at a time that I felt heavy-hearted and like I had hit rock-bottom. And by the end of the workshop I felt light-hearted and felt that she had inspired me with hope – hope of Allah’s acceptance, mercy, forgiveness, compassion and love with a new set of tools I could utilize to draw nearer unto to Him." 

—  Milad

Video Testimonials:

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Experience Knowledge, Exercises, and a Guided Meditation Designed to Fill & Nourish Your Heart! 

A Word From the Instructor: 


Asalamu Alaikum & Peace Be Upon You!


This is Dr. Marwa here! Welcome to my Sacred Self-Love course, a psycho-spiritual course that I developed after many years of navigating this subject of self-love through an Islamic psychological lens!


For several years, I researched and explored how to navigate our relationship with ourselves in a way that is pleasing to God and in a way that serves our soul. This journey started many years ago when I recognized that there was a missing link between the way we discussed our relationship with ourselves and our relationship with God.  I knew in my heart these two core relationships were connected, but I found that this connection was hardly discussed in our Islamic classes and community spaces, or it was often taught in a very limiting way, in a way that was not holistic in addressing our spiritual, mental, and emotional wellness! At the same time, I found through my extensive research on the subject, that the available resources on self-love in the Western Self-help and Psychology field were not always in service of promoting our spiritual growth and our relationship with God. 


More importantly, I found that there were many harms to us not linking and connecting these two vital relationships: our relationship with ourselves and our relationship with God. Through my work as a therapist and educator, I found that the disconnect we have with ourselves and our struggles to have a relationship with ourselves that is connected to our relationship with God, leads to many spiritual, mental, & emotional challenges. And these challenges impact every other relationship we have: with God, our loved ones, and our fellow brothers and sisters in our communities. 


With the help of God and His guidance, these findings and explorations led to the development of my Sacred Self-Love Course in which I have been teaching online and also as a 2 day Course & Workshop in various communities across the U.S! My heart is very much in this course, in its development, its progression, and in teaching it to others, for I have seen the impact that this knowledge and journey has had not only on my life but on the lives of students who brought their hearts to this course over the last few years as well, alhamdulilah! And I am excited to continue sharing it with all of you! 

Hope you bring your heart  and join me as we transform this very sacred  relationship with ourselves, a relationship that impacts every other area in our lives!

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