Every now and then, people ask me how to stay motivated? How to build consistency at something? Or how to form positive habits? Instead, of answering their questions or giving them some “great life tips”. I ask them how not to stay motivated? How not to build consistency?
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Moving on to success is only possible if we become more resilient and find a way to turn failure into motivation. Brendon Burchard tells us that when we feel defeated we must not struggle against it, rather we must accept the outcome. It is ok to feel disappointed, bu...
Nothing relieves the heart and makes one happy more than thinking well of others. It protects one from the harm of worrisome thoughts that disturb his peace of mind and exhaust the body. Thinking well of others leads to a sound heart, strengthens the ties...
One of the main reasons why God might be delaying your marriage is to reach certain level of physical, intellectual, financial and emotional maturity. He knows everything about you that even you do not know. Maybe He knows that were you to marry right now...
It would take me years to find out what my purpose in life was. As a small child I can remember playing with my Barbie dolls while contemplating upon why I had lived. As the only member of my family to go to college, I remember sitting in philosophy class pondering upon why I had survived birth...
Sometimes we think that, while backbiting is a disgraceful sin, “frontbiting”, i.e. saying things to someone about them to their face that he or she doesn’t like to hear, isn’t so bad. After all, we’re not stabbing them on the back, are we? But is it really better to stab them in the front?
The great beauty of iman is that the more actions (done with sincerity) you take, the more you will build strong iman and increase in all the positive emotions that come along with it. To help you evaluate what state your iman is in, answer the following...
Like climbing a mountain, the journey to purify our hearts is not easy. Sometimes we may feel weak as we try to scale the tests and trials that we face in our lives. Sometimes we may get discouraged. But Allah has not left us in the dark.
The beautiful and wealthy wives might lose their beauty and wealth, over time or by accident, so the purpose for which they were married will be gone, and this might make the marriage lose its blessings. The noble woman’s family status might be of temporary benefit only in this world...
It is painful to think that your entire life is a story dictated by others. It is imperative that you remain the author of your own life. Ideas come into their own when we are free from pressures and distractions. The countless things that demand our attentions every day prevent us from engaging with our inner selves.
The reason I say this is that I have a lot of people asking me more than two or three hundred questions over the last few years: “Will my cat be in Jannah with me?” And I'm intrigued at the love that the people who send these questions have for their cats.
Think of Ramadan as your tournament. If you want Ramadan to be magical, make it so. If you want to feel a spiritual high in Ramadan, then start training today. What does an athlete need to do to excel in his chosen sport?