Category Archives: The Productive Muslim

7 Valuable Productivity Hacks for the Neurotic (Like myself)

It takes up an A6 sized piece of paper. Seven pointers of productivity and efficacy I’d accumulated over seven months in 2014. Each had been tested, experimented with and revised, and were all now just a few millilitres of ink on … Continue reading

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Recommended Reading: The Must-Read 5

Every young Muslim should be actively in pursuit of self-education, daily. And non-fiction books are the way to do it. Here’s a must-read list (in no significant order): The Beginning of Guidance by Imam Ghazali Every Muslim, young and old … Continue reading

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The Effective Student BLUEPRINT

This following post is a presentation I gave not so long ago to Year 11s and 12s at the school I graduated from. I thought I’d share the transcript with you. I’ve changed it up a bit so it’s more … Continue reading

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Interrupting Interruptions: How to Deal with Notifications, Messages and Email

Back in May, I promised I’d dedicate a post on how to ‘train’ others to respect your time. This is it. You’re working on some high brain requiring task. You’re in the zone, or at least you think you are. … Continue reading

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RISE WEEK: The 1 Week Mental Peak Performance Challenge

How would you like to feel using your maximum mental potential? Using 100% of your mental effort, brain power and energy to direct laser focus to get those to-dos done like a bawss and be back on top of things. … Continue reading

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How to Hack Taraweh Prayers

You’ve prayed 2 rakats Sunnah after the Esha Salah and you’re now waiting to rise for the taraweh salah. You rise up, wait for the Imam’s takbeer, and begin. Staying relaxed and focused, placing all attention to the recitation, you … Continue reading

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The 1 Month No-TV Experiment

‘I find television very educating. Every time somebody turns on the set, I go into the other room and read a book’ – Groucho Marx It’s been 40 days since I last sat in front of a TV, to watch … Continue reading

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