Category: Living

Mental Focus : The Sunnah Ways

Everybody has, at some point in their lives, woken up in a state of sluggishness, laziness, weakness, fatigue, or felt like a dark cloud has come over their heads. Perhaps Shaitan visited you during your sleep in a dream, or otherwise, perhaps you are ill, or perhaps the ebb and...

How Optimism Will Change Your Life

We have all heard the expression, “The glass is half full or half empty”. How you perceive it tells you something about your own perception of life. Do you choose to be optimistic and feel gratitude for the half-full glass, or do you choose pessimism and feel disappointment that the glass is...

Living Turn Your Bad Days Around

“To affect the quality of the day, that is the highest of arts.” – Henry David Thoreau “Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap, but by the seeds you plant.” – Robert Louis Stevenson Some days are great, better than you would have expected when you rolled out...

Spread Happiness and Kindness Around You

“Constant kindness can accomplish much. As the sun makes ice melt, kindness causes misunderstanding, mistrust, and hostility to evaporate.” – Albert Schweitzer “A single act of kindness throws out roots in all directions, and the roots spring up and make new trees.” – Amelia Earhart A very simple way to...

Stop Comparing Yourself to Others

Even though most of us try not to, we’re all guilty of comparing ourselves to others. We can make comparisons like, “I wish I dressed like so-and-so,” or, “I wish I were as rich as them.” This is often unconscious, but it’s important to try to train ourselves to stop....

PUT KNWOLEDGE INTO ACTION

Knowledge is one thing, but putting that knowledge into action is another. Knowing what is “in our own best interests” is the easy part. If you exercise regularly and have a well-balanced diet, you will be healthier. That’s knowledge, but it’s not much use unless it is partnered with wisdom,...

Cognitive Skills to Speed Up Learning

Learning how things are done the right way and mastering them are what hugely contribute to empowering yourself as a person and being competitive in areas you are interested in excelling. However, when it comes to grasping information and understanding it, we often have trouble following what we are trying...

External Distractions Keeping You Unfocused

External distractions can make staying focused on the present moment difficult. This lack of focus causes you to scratch your head, wondering, “How do I fit in all the things I want to do today?” Let’s focus on how we can reduce external distractions while improving focus and concentration. External distractions...

Hyper focus How to Calm Your Mind

We direct our attention to every new and novel thing because our brain rewards us with a hit of this neurotransmitter – dopamine. Dopamine does not give us pleasure, but it makes us feel as if pleasure is on the way, so when we use our phones, we feel anticipation...

Get Over Your Fear of

You’re dreading it that conversation with your boss, your significant other, your neighbor, your teenager… you know that conversation. You’ve been avoiding it forever, but you just can’t keep things as they are, and this time, you have to say something. Fear of confrontation is something almost every one of us...

Get Out of Your Comfort Zone

“Get out of your comfort zone. You can only grow if you are willing to feel awkward and uncomfortable when you try something new.” – Brian Tracy I’m a big fan of doing the unusual thing. Sometimes in big ways. Often in small and daily ways to mix things up....

Ways to Find Fitness Motivation

If you are struggling to find the motivation to stick to a workout routine, be assured, you’re not alone. No matter who you are – a student, a service holder or a young mother, the truth is motivation is easily lost when life gets tough or you don’t work at...

How to Take Action Every Day

“It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.” – Leonardo Da Vinci One of the biggest and most common problems with improving your life or the success you want out of...

Change Your Life By Changing Your Narrative

Do you want to change your life? The key is to rewrite the story you tell yourself. Often, we tell ourselves we’re good at some things and not others. That becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy. You say, “I’m not good with money,” and sure enough, financial freedom eludes you. Much of...

Regain Your Confidence

Oh, those voices in our heads! You know the ones. They whisper words of judgment and doubt. They ask us, “Who do you think you are?” and “How could you possibly be so clueless?” They are masters at making us feel as if we’re just not good enough. And before...

Steps to Move On and Feel Less Pain

“Some of us think holding on makes us strong, but sometimes it is letting go.” Herman Hesse I often write about finding lightness in life. It can come from an unhurried but effective day at work or from uncluttering your home. Or from learning how to let go and move on...

Powerful Ways to Reduce and Calm Your Anxiety

Today I want to share 12 tips that have been really useful for me to calm my anxiety in everyday life.Because if you’re anything like me you have been there many times.You’re sitting in a waiting room. Or just waiting somewhere.Soon it will begin. Your leg is starting to shake...

Practice Positivity and Optimism Every Day

Positive and optimistic people lead themselves by constantly finding encouragement within their soul. The more you give out positively, the more you get back. Here are seven essential mantras that I find helpful to keep myself on a positive track. By now the benefits of positive thinking are well established....

Stop Feeling Sorry for Yourself

When you fail, make a mistake or things simply don’t go as well as you had hoped then how do you feel? Do you feel sorry for yourself? Well, that’s natural in some situations and too an extent. But do you get stuck in that mental state too often and...