The Productive Muslim Podcast – Season 2 Ep 13

The Productive Muslim Podcast
AI: Summary © The host of a physical challenge series introduces the "cyber mode" and encourages participants to improve themselves by participating in the challenge. The host then reads out the various challenges and practice tips for the week, including praying, doing small daily activities, and avoiding refined carbohydrates. The host emphasizes the importance of working hard and being sincere in one's pursuit of Islam.
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You're listening to the productive Muslim podcast, season two episode 13

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Assalamu alaikum productive Muslims. Welcome to the show. I'm your host, Lee primary, and I am here with day 13 of the pre Ramadan boot camp. Now guess what everyone it is now round two for the weekly challenge. So if you have been following on with our weekly challenge round one, then great work. And thank you so much for posting your probe progress. Now it is time for round two. Now whether you got Yes, yes, yes. Meaning Yes, for your social, your spiritual and your physical for seven days, or just some of them or even none, then you deserve a pat on the back for being conscious about challenging yourself every day. Because changing going towards personal change is not easy. It is a

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challenge. And some key lessons that you may have noticed this last week is that number one, when you're consciously tracking yourself to do something, you're more likely to get it done. Because you see, we tend to live in this autopilot mode. So it and this autopilot doesn't help us do the heavy task of improving ourselves consciously. And so these weekly challenges are meant to help you make the conscious effort to improve yourself. And number two, the dynamics of the group accountability is helpful just by going and typing in Yes, yes, yes or no No, no for your challenge is psychologically powerful to encourage yourself to get the challenge done. So I'd like to see more of

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you participating in this. And if you haven't started and you're just starting now then Better late than ever love to see your comments. Alright, so now let's start off with this week's challenge. Are you ready? So let's get started. For the grip challenge, I want to suggest that we foster minimum two days in a row. So one of fasting can be easy, but two days in a row or three days in a row will give you a pretty good idea of what to expect what to expect Ramadan, we feel like so give it a go this week a picture days and resolve that you will fast them. Now I'm going to go ahead and read up the spiritual challenges that we have the physical challenges and the social challenges. So just a

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few things before I start reading these out. If you are still working on last week challenges and you'd like to continue then you can go ahead with that. However, if you'd like to challenge yourself further and get new challenges, then you can choose from any of these.

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So the first one is from spiritual challenges. So pick one that you're not already doing. The first one is pray Sahara prayer for at least one decision. So this can be personal or professional that you need to make every day. And so the idea of this is to get into the habit of seeking Allah's guidance when making a decision. The second one under spiritual challenge is to pray with their prayer before sleeping. So minimum three Raka. The third challenge is to pick three noodles, which you don't normally say. So you can find this from places like make the or there are apps that you can find, what you can do is pick three new ones that you normally don't say. Now moving on

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to the physical challenges. The first one here is don't check your phone first thing in the morning when you wake up for at least two hours. The second one is avoid refined carbohydrates. So for example, white rice white flour, the third one is drink at least two liters of water per day. And the fourth one is nap every day.

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Now finally for social challenges, so the first one is connect with one new neighbor per week or meet one new community member in your local Masjid school or parent group. There you have it these other challenges you can find these challenges again in our show notes. And you can head over to productive Muslim slash s to e 13. So that stands for season two, Episode 13. And there you can find exactly the challenges that I spoke about right now. That's all from me, everyone. I look forward to seeing what you picked and whether or whether you're going to be sticking with last week's challenges.

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Whatever it is, as long as there is some action and challenge going forward every single day, that's what matters at the end So, shall I speak to you all soon. Until then, remember, work hard and be sincere

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