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[Research Note] Sleep and Productivity

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You love ProductiveMuslim and you’re eager to lead a productive lifestyle, but there’s just one problem – you are always too tired to be productive. If you can just catch up on your sleep debt, you’ll be ready to pounce on your goals, right?

But that’s not going to happen until you get through college, or until the kids grow up, or both! Bye-bye productive lifestyle dream…

Wait, not just yet! Our very own ProductiveMuslim Researcher has prepared this report on everything you need to know – and DO – to get the sleep you need and start living that productive lifestyle.

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[Productive Hobbies] Vertical Gardening: Take It to New Heights (Part 2)

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[Productive Hobbies] Vertical Gardening: Take It to New Heights (Part 2) | Productive Muslim
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In part one of this series on gardening, I discussed how you can get started. For those of you interested in gardening, but feel intimidated due to lack of space — think again. Welcome to the fast-growing world of vertical gardening, the perfect solution for achieving a highly productive garden when limited by ground space.

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How I Consistently Wake Up (By Allah’s Permission) 45 Minutes Before Fajr Adhan

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How I Consistently Wake Up (By Allah's Permission) 45 Minutes Before Fajr Adhan - Productive Muslim

One of the challenges that a Muslim faces when trying to wake up for Fajr everyday is the constant shifting of the Fajr prayer. Depending on the season you’re in, it constantly shifts either few minutes forward each day or few minutes back each day. Thus, it can be difficult to keep up with a varied Fajr schedule throughout the year.  

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[App Review] Top Five Apps for The Productive Student

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As students juggling assignments, presentations, projects and other co-curricular activities, more often than not many of us feel like our time has been stretched too thin.

The solution to this would be to learn how to manage our time properly, but there is another solution that some might have overlooked: Utilizing tools that enable us to work more efficiently.

As a self-confessed tech geek, I have tried and tested numerous applications, trying to find the best apps that would enable me to work better. Over the years, I have fallen in love with many applications and discarded even more.

In this article, I will be sharing 5 of the applications I use regularly in my life as an undergraduate.

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5 Essential Hacks for a Professional Muslimah

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5 Essential Hacks for a Professional Muslimah | Productive Muslim

As a Muslimah working in the West, I know the demands of managing work life, giving quality time at home and then being involved in contributing to the wider community. This is one of the biggest challenges I hear from working Muslimahs, which often leads to sisters burning out before they get to put dinner on the table! In light of these challenges, I thought I’d share some of the life hacks which have helped me improve my life as a Professional Muslimah. Continue reading