The means that were mentioned by the Shaykh are the following:
Firstly: reciting the Qur’aan.
Secondly: reading the Sunnah of the Prophet – sallallaahu ‘alayhi wa sallam – and his Seerah.
Thirdly: reading the reports of the Companions and the righteous people, and their biographies.
Fourthly: reading the books of admonitions which remind the person. For verily, they are like the lashes which wake up the person, they hit a person in the heart so that he wakes up and becomes alert.
Fifthly: accompanying the righteous people.
Sixthly: staying away from accompanying the evil people from the people of desires, innovations, sins and wickedness.
Seventhly: it is upon him to always perform du’aa.