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⏳ Manage Willpower More Than Time

30-Day Writing Challenge: 17/30 People who try to be productive focus on time management. But there are occasions when there is plenty of time, but you just don’t have the energy to do the task. Maybe, more than time management, it’s about energy or willpower management. It is often overlooked. Based on a quick search: […]

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⚙️ Consistency, Inertia and Systems

30-Day Writing Challenge: 16/30 Sharing my responses to a few questions I got: Why do we struggle with consistency? There are a few reasons, as per my knowledge: First is that our environment does not reward us adequately when we try to build good habits and does not ‘punish’ us when we do the opposite. […]

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Don’t Trust Your Mind

30-Day Writing Challenge: 14/30 This is an idea I came up with: “Don’t trust your mind”. May of us might think that our mind is infallible. We can trust it absolutely. But, it fools us so often and so easily. There are so many biases that happen while thinking. Some people hallucinate, some have [clinical] […]

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The Biggest Marshmallow Experiment is This Life and the Next

In the light of Islam, we are undergoing the biggest Marshmallow Experiment. Suppressing our urges of instant gratification to get a better reward in the next life. “The Stanford marshmallow experiment was a study on delayed gratification in 1972 led by psychologist Walter Mischel, a professor at Stanford University. In this study, a child was […]

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Building my ‘Second Brain’ using Logseq

What is Second Brain? I first heard about it in Ali Abdaal’s video:How to Organise your Life – Building a Second Brain It is an idea proposed by Tiago Forte in his book Building a Second Brain. buildingasecondbrain.com This idea resonated with me so much that I decided to implement it and dive into it […]

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People going for studies in a country just because it’s popular

When it comes to choosing a country to go to, for study or work, I see people choosing primarily based on what they have seen in movies and series and on the internet as to which are the popular ones. It’s so laughably stupid that they make such critical long-term decisions based on vain perceptions […]

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My new podcast

I have started a new podcast in which I discuss about psychology, technology, and many things which I am passionate about. My friend Junaid Khairdi will be a regular guest. Check out the first episode:

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🔧📘 Skill development blueprint

These are the things that I feel we need to learn to grow in our life. I was gonna make this list for a friend. I thought why not post it here. Language English Your regional language Communication Communication is different from language. Communication refers to the overall skill of being able to express yourself […]

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⏩👪 The case for early marriage

This might sound controversial to some. But, hear me out. First of all, I am not saying that everyone should get married. I am not saying that everyone should have children. When I say ‘early’ I mean earlier compared to the average I see in my culture and location. If you feel that you will […]

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📅🧬 A Day as a Replica of the Whole Life

I came across this sentence “Evening of his own life” in the book Chicken Soup for the Soul: Indian Teachers. Perhaps it was this sentence that led me to the following concept: A day in our life is a replica of our whole life. Training Phase: Think about it. A child spends many of the initial […]