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[Interview] Secrets of a Productive Muslimah – Ramadan Edition

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[Interview] Secrets of a Productive Muslimah - Ramadan Edition | ProductiveMuslim
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At ProductiveMuslimah, we believe the ultimate secret to a successful Muslimah is that she strives with sincere intentions and uses all the resources around her to achieve the highest stations in Paradise. We are always looking for the ‘secrets to productivity’ and wanted to explore how some of the Muslim women today manage time effectively and perform the best in all the roles they hold being a mother, wife, daughter, professional, activist and more! Ramadan is an especially important time for sisters to reflect and gain as much reward and forgiveness as possible from Allah subḥānahu wa ta'āla (glorified and exalted be He). So we decided to get some of the ‘Productive Muslimahs’ of our time in the hot seat to find out their top tips and secrets to become a Productive Muslimah!

We are very excited to be joined in this special Ramadan edition by Sister Zohra Sarwari, an international author of ten groundbreaking books, coach to women and children, business coach, entrepreneur, public speaker, mother of 3, and founder of SuperCharge Homeschooling! She is in our ProductiveMuslimah hot seat today, so we asked her to tell us her secrets on how she manages to stay productive during Ramadan while juggling her family, her work and her writing!

1) We’re very excited to have you share your Secrets as a Productive Muslimah so thank you for joining us! First, tell us who inspires you to be a Productive Muslimah?

Bismillah, wal Hamdullilah. Jazak Allaah Khairan for having me here and for thinking of me as a Productive Muslimah. Alhamdullilah, my inspiration is my Lord. I love Him so much, and am thankful for guidance and everything else He has given me.

2) Masha Allah you currently home-school your children and have set up a fantastic website, full of resources to help parents with homeschooling (SuperCharge Homeschooling). What was the deciding factor that led you to homeschooling your children? What benefits have you seen that could not be achieved with regular schooling? Continue reading

[Interview] Productive Iftar Tips for the Last Ten Days of Ramadan!

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[Podcast] Productive Iftar Tips for the Last Ten Days of Ramadan! | ProductiveMuslim
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Assalamu alaikum Productive Muslimahs! We have an amazing treat for you today! Our resident podcaster, Wegdan Rashad, put Sister Yvonne Maffei, from the incredible MyHalalKitchen, in our ProductiveMuslimah hotseat. Listen as Sr. Yvonne gives you unique tips and advice on iftars, to make your last ten days of Ramadan as productive as possible!

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[Interview] Secrets of a Productive Muslimah: Na’ima B. Robert

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[Interview] Secrets of a Productive Muslimah: Na'ima B. Roberts - Productive Muslim

At ProductiveMuslimah, we believe the ultimate secret to a successful Muslimah is that she strives with sincere intentions and uses all the resources around her to achieve the highest stations in Paradise. We are always looking for the ‘secrets to productivity’ and wanted to explore how some of the Muslim women today manage time effectively and perform the best in all the roles they hold being a mother, wife, daughter, professional, activist and more! So we decided to get some of the ‘Productive Muslimahs’ of our time in the hot seat to find out their top tips and secrets to become a Productive Muslimah!

We are very excited to be joined in this first part of a series of interviews by Sister Na’ima Robert, a best selling international author, mother of five, public speaker, and Chief Editor for SISTERS Magazine for fabulous women, in our ProductiveMuslimah hot seat so we asked her to tell us her secrets on how she manages to stay productive while juggling her family, her work and her writing!

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Interview with a Productive Muslim: Mohamed Geraldez

Interview with a Productive Muslim: Mohamed Geraldez | Productive MuslimMohamed Geraldez is an American Muslim entrepreneur, motivational speaker and investor in a few companies in different industries like the first and largest vegan necktie company in the world. Mohamed was recently tapped to be the first Executive Director for Co-Founder, Dr Sherman Jackson’s ALIM Program where strategies are being developed for the future of Islam in the modern world. Mohamed hopes to transform the ALIM Program from a traditional non-profit to a trailblazing, hybrid not-for-profit that can better serve the American Muslim community.

In this interview with Abu Productive, Br Geraldez discusses lessons from his time in the desert, his self-motivation, how he achieves focus by not multi-tasking, being on an information diet, delegating tasks and adhering to Parkinson’s law, among other things.

If you would like to book Br Geraldez for an event, please visit www.MGeraldez.com for all inquiries and requests. Find him on Facebook and follow him on Twitter and Instagram.

Holistic Health for Productivity: Interview with Hakim Archuletta

Holistic Health for Productivity: Interview with Hakim Archuletta | Productive Muslim
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Hakim Archuletta has worked within the healing arts profession for over 30 years. His first formal studies were in the Fine Arts which he studied in the 1960s in Berkeley where his expertise ranged from graphic arts to theater, cinema and ethnomusicology. He studied homeopathy and apprenticed in London in the early 1970s. Thereafter, he continued his studies in the Middle East, England and North Africa in the mid 1970s and in Pakistan in the late 1970s, where he earned the title of “Hakim”. Returning to the Americas in 1980, he began teaching students privately and established a family practice clinic in Santa Barbara, California. Today he lectures and teaches classes and workshops nationally. In this interview, he puts a different spin on the concept of ‘productivity’ and discusses the importance of ‘being connected’.

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