By: Dr. Travis Bradberry
TalentSmart has tested more than a million people and found that the upper echelons of top performance are filled with people who are high in emotional intelligence (90% of top performers, to be exact). The hallmark of emotional intelligence is self-control—a skill that unleashes massive productivity by keeping you focused and on track.
Unfortunately, self-control is a difficult skill to rely on. Self-control is so fleeting for most people that when Martin Seligman and his colleagues at the University of Pennsylvania surveyed two million people and asked them to rank order their strengths in 24 different skills, self-control ended up in the very bottom slot.
And when your self-control leaves something to be desired, so does your productivity.
By: Jinan Bastaki
Do you know that shaytan (satan) becomes extremely envious when a person is standing in prayer before his Lord? And thus he does everything he can to get the worshiper out of that elevated state- by distracting him or her to think about other things. And all too often, unfortunately, we accept the invitation. The likeness ofshaytan is to that of a fly – every time one pushes him away, he comes back.
877-Why-Islam presents the glimpses of food distribution in the slums of Sao Paulo, Brazil. Food packages were sponsored by Helping Hand (www.hhrd.org). It was amazing how receptive the people were. They said that they want to know more and where should they go to learn more about Islam. They took us to an area where we were able to see the reality of the Favela (slum). It was an area where we ascended some deep steps and at the top they had a very delicate wood platform and behind it was an area where all of their waste (fecal matter, garbage, rats, etc.) are found.
By: Mohammed Zeyara
It the sounds of the birds singing their prayers. The view of the clouds floating in the pink clear skies. It is the soft air that cleanses the lungs. It is the silence of gold where solutions are constructed. It is the blessed time of Fajr.
Fajr, how much we’ve missed you. We’ve been chasing the beauty of this world, forgetting that you are its beauty. The thought that you’re nothing but a command from God made us underestimate you. When you are a favour, a secret, a worldly hack, a blessing, a medicine, and a cure from God. To assist us, to solve our problems, soften our hearts, discipline our bodies, fix our schedules, and revive our souls. It is Fajr time that we have ignored for far too long. The true intimacy the broken hearts are desperate for.
We are not doing God a favour by waking up for Fajr, He is doing us a favour.
In this weeks show we’ll be talking about the Student Loan crisis and how borrowers are finding themselves in a paralyzing predicament of repaying two, three or multiple times the original amount borrowed, with no bankruptcy protection, no cap on fees and penalties and no recourse to the law. Points covers in this show:
1.What Usury is and how it equals modern day Interest
2.Why charging Interest is unjust and is a form of great oppression.
3. How Charging interest is not only prohibited in ISLAM and the Quran but also in the Bible and Christianly
4. How Interest/Usury used to be outlawed.
5. How bankers took over the job of loan sharks
6. Solutions and tips on how to stay debt free and avoid being in- slaved to Interest/Usury, all this and more on this weeks show of TheDeenShow with Eddie.
America and the EU’s top diplomats met today to brainstorm over how to break Europe’s dependence on Russian energy. There were few concrete solutions, though the US again offered to ship US gas across the Atlantic. But as RT’s Peter Oliver reports, that’s easier said than done.
Some great Advice in this episode for every person who is Dealing with Depression or suicidal thoughts? Islam has all the solutions for all of mankind since it isn’t a man made religion it is a way of life sent down from the Creator of mankind as a mercy to the worlds. This weeks Guest Sh Yassir fazaga director of mental heath