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)

Definition of success from an Islamic point of view (Part 3)

In the previous posts, we talked about the meaning of the word "Falah" in Arabic and how it is different from the word "Najah" which is the most used translation for the english word "success" (Part 1). We then talked about more differences between those two concepts and we introduced the difference between focusing on … Continue reading Definition of success from an Islamic point of view (Part 3)

Definition of success from an Islamic point of view (Part 2)

In a previous post, we talked about the meaning of the word "Falah" in Arabic and how it is different from the word "Najah" which is the most used translation for the english word "success". In this post, we continue talking about the differences between those two concepts and I will share with you guys … Continue reading Definition of success from an Islamic point of view (Part 2)

What is success? Really? (Part 3)

Photo by bongkarn thanyakij on Pexels.com In previous posts ( part 1 and part 2), we talked about the perception of success and what we think we know about success. We also asked some important but pretty uncomfortable questions so that we can rethink about this concept. I also shared with you guys some of … Continue reading What is success? Really? (Part 3)

What is success? Really? (Part 2)

In a previous post, we talked about the perception of success and what we think we know about success. We also asked some important but pretty uncomfortable questions so that we can rethink about this concept and try to find our own definition. Ok, so let's start diving into this! Photo by Pixabay on Pexels.comABC … Continue reading What is success? Really? (Part 2)

What is success from an Islamic point of view? (Part 1)

Photo by Snapwire on Pexels.com Success can mean a lot of different things to different people. We can find some definitions that will be accepted by more people as we discussed in a previous post about what is a success, that you can find here. However, it’s not that we don’t have any reference for … Continue reading What is success from an Islamic point of view? (Part 1)