Productivity in Ramadan…a Myth or Reality?

Productivity in Ramadan…a Myth or Reality?

When we started our Productive Ramadan project four years ago, we started with a hypothesis. The hypothesis said: “It is possible for a Modern Muslim man or woman to be spiritually, physically, and socially productive during Ramadan.” Up until that point, the debate about productivity during Ramadan was centered around two camps: Those who brought

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It’s Now or Never: Zarah Choudhury’s Life-Changing Weight-Loss and Fitness Journey

It’s Now or Never: Zarah Choudhury’s Life-Changing Weight-Loss and Fitness Journey

ProductiveMuslim caught up with Zarah Choudhury-Alani, an inspiring  Muslim woman who started a life-changing journey to reclaim her health and fitness when she finally decided that she had had enough of being overweight; and who is today an inspiration to thousands through her Zarah’s Now or Never fitness and health program.  Zarah currently has over 20k+ followers, which she

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[SISTERS] How Introspecting Makes Life More Meaningful

[SISTERS] How Introspecting Makes Life More Meaningful | ProductiveMuslim

The Book of Allah repeatedly encourages man to reflect; in fact, the verb yatafakkaru (they reflect) is mentioned 17 times. In his book, The Book of Assistance, Imam Al-Haddad remarks that reflection is the lamp of the heart, if it departs, the heart will have no light. Therefore, without reflection, the heart is darkened and life is lived with a sense of

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