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New Year’s Resolutions and Muslims

{Disclaimer: Please don’t get me wrong, I’m so happy to see people make positive changes in their life. All I’m saying is that there is a BETTER way with a greater chance of success;

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Book – Year in Review 2015

“The best books to read are not the ones that think for you. Rather the best ones are the ones that make you think.” – Quote” This year, on one of my Whatsapp chat groups, my beloved

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How to score an A on your FINAL exam

You may know someone who is studying for final exams these days. Final exams are always a nice time to focus on the true exam of life – your FINAL exam. 1. In school, you can often redo your exam

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What did Omar rA make Dua for?

If life gets too hard for you to stand — then kneel. Kneel down to Allah, prostate your forehead to the ground. The closest a servant is to Allah is when they are in sajdah: Allah’s Messenger,

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Don’t go to the office (and other ways to get work done)

Don’t go to the office if you need to get work done. Where do you go when you need to get work done? Do you go to a coffee shop? Do you go early to work before others show up (or stay late after

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How your WORDS determine your FATE (and what you can do about it)

The life or death poem. In the 8th year after Hijrah, Shurahbeel ibn `Amr al-Ghassani attacked and killed the Prophet’s envoy `Umar al-Azadi. Allah’s Messenger, sal Allahu alayhi wa sallam, sent

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My personal top 3 time-mastery techniques

“How do you possibly get anything done?” Anyone who experiences being with me for a day comes out thinking that I’m permanently chilling. Often I hear remarks like, “Do you even do anything?”

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How to reduce your to-do list to ZERO

My advice: do not sit in the front. When I get onto a bus, like in Hajj, I do NOT like to sit in the front seats. Why? Because my brain sees the road and, whether I like it or not, my brain will turn on

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How to find an extra 5 hours a day

Sitting at a restaurant table, a friend was telling me the story of a wealthy uncle of his. He had tons of corporate success, loads of money, and was now nearing retirement. “My uncle confided in me,”

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The world is not a box

“But it’s so comfy in my box, in my box here I will stay” ~ Dawud Wharnsby This week I wrote on my task app something unique, something I had never written before, something that gave me knots

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