Developing a creative mindset

May 15th, 2012 @

What does it take to be creative? Does creativity happen automatically? Is creativity best achieved singlehandedly? How can we develop a creative mindset? What can I do if I live in a negative environment? Muslim creativity shaped the modern world. In his book, Civilization: the West and the Rest, Niall Ferguson quoted, “the West owes [...]

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Be a solution, not a problem!

November 17th, 2011 @

If you were the captain of a ship and found yourself in a situation similar to Nooh (AS) where you have all types of animals on board, but your ship is overloaded and about to sink, what would you do? If you start throwing rabbits, beavers and other small animals, your ship would keep sinking. [...]

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Teaching children problem solving

November 16th, 2011 @

Imagine your child  having a problem in school with his classmate. It seems they do not get along and the teacher has called you to discuss this. The teacher says that your child’s behavior needs to change and he needs to find a way to get along with the other student. How would you handle [...]

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Problem Solving

November 15th, 2011 @

“Islam is the solution” has become a very popular slogan among many Muslims. Does this mean that Islam provides solution guides to every problem ever faced or to be faced by Humanity? Of course Not! Islam provides us with guidance on why we are here on this earth, how we worship and serve our Creator, [...]

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