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[Reader Discussion] Productivity Bucket List

[Reader Discussion] Productivity Bucket List | ProductiveMuslim

Alhamdulillah, we’ve been sharing many tips and resources on how you can work better and be a truly productive Muslim. Now it’s your turn to help our readers!

Every month, we will host a Productive Muslim’s reader discussion thread where you can share and learn from each other tips that help you become more productive.

Thank you for the many interesting opinions and tips on our last discussion on observing salah when you’re out and about!

The theme for this month actually comes from one of our readers. What’s on your productivity bucket list?

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Ramadan as a Catalyst for Change

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Ramadan as a Catalyst for Change | ProductiveMuslim
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When your newsfeed and inbox first started to fill up with notifications about preparing for Ramadan, you had realised that, yes, it’s been a year. A year since you last pushed yourself to your limits: low on food, low on sleep, high on Qur’an, high on salah, high on iman. Now, with a few days left of Ramadan, with posts and messages on how to make the last few days count, you realise again, Ramadan has slipped past us once more.

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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