If you’ve started waking up early and working in those early hours of the day as we recommend here at ProductiveMuslim.com, you’ll find that it’s pretty hard to be consistent each and every day with this routine. And when you look for the reasons for this inconsistency, you’ll realise that it’s mainly because it’s hard to regulate your sleep; one day you sleep well, so you wake up early and can work hard. Other days, you don’t sleep so well and those early hours are pretty difficult to maintain.Read article
Forgiving Others, Enhancing Personal Productivity
Imagine the feeling of looking at the man who murdered your uncle, who cut out his organs and gave it to someone to eat- and forgiving him. Imagine being abusedRead article
What’s Your Morning Routine?
There’s something about starting your day on a number of pre-planned actions that really set your day straight. Below I describe the ‘ideal’ ProductiveMuslim morning routine.Read article
Race Towards Good Deeds
A neighbour of mine had a knee operation about a month ago, and for a month I’ve been telling myself to go visit him. Everyday I delayed it till theRead article
Cleanliness and Productivity – Part 2: Spiritual Hygiene
For this third and final part of the Productivity & Cleanliness series, I had a last minute change of topic.
Initially, I was going to talk about being organized and having a clean workspace area and how that affects and improves productivity, however, I realised that such a topic needs a series of its own and there’s much we can discuss about workspace organisation in future posts inshaAllah.
Instead, I wanted to draw your attention to a far more important topic related to Cleanliness and Productivity from an Islamic perspective and that is: Spiritual Hygiene.Read article
Cleanliness and Productivity: Part 1 – Wudhu
How does been squeaky clean keep us Productive?!
That’s a question that came across my mind when I noticed a heightened productivity right after making wudhu, having a shower, or generally being tidy/clean.
In this series, we’ll explore the physical cause-effect relationship and spiritual cause-effect relationship between cleanliness and productivity, let’s start of with wudhu today inshaAllah:
Allah says in the Quran “Truly, Allah loves those who turn to Him constantly and He loves those who keep themselves pure and clean.” (Al Baqarah 2:222) He also says: “In it (mosque) are men who love to clean and to purify themselves. And Allah loves those who make themselves clean and pure.” (9:108)Read article