1. One considers himself as belonging to the next world and not this world. He is a stranger in this world anxious to reach his abode in the Hereafter.
2. One continues to be upset with himself anytime he commits a sin until he finally and completely repents to Allah.
3. One is more upset and unhappy if he misses his daily recitation of the Qur’an and dhikr, than if he had lost his wealth.
4. One finds greater pleasure worshiping Allah than any pleasure in eating and drinking.
5. One’s worries and concerns about this world leave him whenever he begins his formal prayers.
6. One’s only concern and worries are about Allah and doing deeds only for His sake.
7. One is more concerned and stingy about wasting time than a greedy person is with respect to his wealth.
8. One is more concerned about the correctness of his deeds than with the performance of the deeds themselves.