About effective learning (Part 5): Sleep on it

Woman sleeping on desk Oh that’s gotta be my favorite! I am sure you heard that expression before, especially in a situation where you want to make a decision and you don’t seem to be able to come up with the right one, some people will tell you to sleep on it. I used to … Continue reading About effective learning (Part 5): Sleep on it

About effective learning (Part 4): Focused and Diffuse modes

A kid running in the woods Hello again! I hope you're doing well and you're staying safe. In the last post, we talked about the importance of developing a growth mindset in the process of effective learning. Today, it's gonna be more practical, just a ready-to-use method that can help you retain more of what … Continue reading About effective learning (Part 4): Focused and Diffuse modes

About effective learning (Part 3): Develop a growth mindset

Growth mindset In the previous posts (Part 1, Part 2), I shared with you my personal experience as well as the story of my struggles with effective learning. In this post, I am going to introduce one of my favorite tips that helped me learn better in less time. So, without further adue, let's begin! … Continue reading About effective learning (Part 3): Develop a growth mindset

About effective learning (Part 2): My personal experience

In the previous post, we talked about the need a lot of us share in wanting to learn things fast and with minimum effort, and I shared with you a part of my story with learning techniques as well as the beginning of my struggles with such a thing. So if you haven't already, make … Continue reading About effective learning (Part 2): My personal experience

About effective learning (Part 1): My personal experience

Photo by Andrea Piacquadio on Pexels.com Is this you? If you’re anything like me, you don’t like to be spending a lot of time studying and reading and stuff, but you still wanna be able to understand some complex ideas and concepts. But isn’t so frustrating that you read that book a few months back … Continue reading About effective learning (Part 1): My personal experience

Do you want to find YOUR passion in life? This is for you! (Part 4)

I had to push myself to do that first exercise and answer that second question a few times in my life already. First at school, to pick a discipline that I want to be working on and to decide that I wanted to do a Ph.D. Then, when looking for a job in order to have the guts to say no to a seemingly “amazing job opportunity” ...

Do you want to find YOUR passion in life? This is for you! (Part 3)

But I knew that I didn’t like most of what I was studying. Some of the things were interesting to know but not fun to be doing for a long time. Some were like boooooring! And a few subjects were like OK, that sounds like fun, but what do you do with that? Are there work opportunities in this discipline? At least I didn’t know there was, ...

Do you want to find YOUR passion in life? This is for you! (Part 2)

And so, I then understood that I should stop blaming others for what they taught me, and stop seeing myself as a victim of society and its rules, and start taking responsibility for my life, listening to my heart, and looking for my passion in life. I remember one of the books I read about that and that made me feel very vulnerable and useless because I couldn’t answer those questions they asked ...

Do you want to find YOUR passion in life? This is for you! (Part 1)

So, if you don’t know what your passion is, your purpose, the one thing that you’re supposed to be adding to the world, I just want to let you know that you’re not alone. I was in that place before and it sucks! But there are some practical things that can really help you with that. In this series of posts, I share with you some of those steps as well as my experience on how I applied them and I genuinely think that this can help you make some hard decisions in your life ...

Definition of success from an Islamic point of view (Part 4)

What do the Quran and Hadith say about success?“Al falah” was cited in the Quran in different positions. Some of the most important ones that give a complete meaning of spiritual success are the first verses of Soura number 23 “Al mouminoun” (the believers). Certainly will the believers have succeeded: (1) They who are during … Continue reading Definition of success from an Islamic point of view (Part 4)