[Interview] Secrets of a Productive Muslimah – Maryam Amirebrahimi (Part 1)


[Interview] Secrets of a Productive Muslimah - Maryam Amirebrahimi (Part 1) | ProductiveMuslim
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At ProductiveMuslimah, we all 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 the first part of a series of interviews with Sister Maryam Amirebrahimi, a regular author on, a Tae Kwon Do second degree black belt, student of knowledge and hafidha of the Qur’an! She is in our ProductiveMuslimah hot seat today so we asked her to tell us her secrets on how she manages to stay productive while juggling her studies, writing and family life!

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[Reader Discussion] Observing Salah When You’re Out and About

[Reader Discussion] Observing Salah When You're Out and About | 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 productivity when you’re ill! The theme for this month is how to safeguard your salah when you’re outside your home.

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[Book Review] In Praise Of Slow


[Book Review] In Praise Of Slow | ProductiveMuslim

“There is more to life than increasing its speed.” – Gandhi

This sentence speaks volumes and makes a perfect opening to Carl Honoré’s book — In Praise of SLOW: How a Worldwide Movement is Challenging the Cult of Speed.

In the spirit of Ramadan and one’s desire to enjoy every minute of this blessed month, it seems quite intriguing to find a global movement that calls upon people to “slow down” and enjoy their lives.

In a world where people are sold the idea that “faster is better”, the idea of slowing down seems almost impossible. However, this book offers a prescription for escape.

I would like to make a small request at this point. With all the haste and chase, people do not even slow down to read and digest properly. To this end, I would like to challenge you to read this article at a moderate pace and truly derive its full benefit. Continue reading

ProductiveRamadan To-Do List!


ProductiveRamadan To-Do List! | ProductiveMuslim

We all know that the beautiful month of Ramadan is essentially about generosity, nobility, developing oneself and being more compassionate towards others. In addition to internalizing those meanings, we need to act upon them as well.

Accordingly, we at ProductiveMuslim developed a to-do list that you can use this Ramadan. The purpose is to help you organize yourselves and your time in Ramadan.

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[App Review] Quran Star

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Are you struggling to read and memorize the Qur’an with correct recitation? Do you want to track your progress and stay motivated? Do you hope to get a basic understanding of what you’re learning? Read on, Quran Star app may be the right tool for you!

Created by the developer Araboh, the Quran Star app is described as “an engaging and innovative app that allows you read, learn and memorize the holy Quran”.

I was given the opportunity to take it out on a test run and here are my experiences.

Step 1: Create Your Profile

 [App Review] Quran Star | Productive Muslim

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