Those of you who know me on a personal level will know that I am a bit of a spendthrift (okay, maybe more than just a bit). Although I can go into long debates about the importance of each item that I purchase, I had a wakeup call a few months ago that made me recognize my spending habits were unsustainableRead article
Believe it or not, there was a time when Mr. ProductiveMuslim, wasn’t that productive! .. and my biggest weakness was video games! I was insanely addicted to them, and only when I went to University and had to live without them for 4-5 years, did I manage to rid myself off them, hamdulillah!
There was something about games, something that made them addictive, that I didn’t understand. I knew they were fun, and they were an “escape” from reality… but there was more…. I recently came across a TED.com talk where the speaker not only was able to decipher what makes games so addictive but also how gamers are essentially “productive” in their own weird way!Read article
“Oh my God. I am running late, again! Well, it’s all good. No one is going to be there on time anyway.” How many times have you heard this and similar phrases in the Muslim community? Perhaps you are guilty of uttering them yourself as a habit.Read article
Winter arguably is not the most favorite season in the year for anyone, but contrary to popular attitude, Islam has the formula of success in this month. We don’t need to suffer from the ‘winter blues’ because winter is the best time to develop yourself spiritually!Read article