It’s something we’re all guilty of. Perhaps some of us put of doing the things we need to do because we’re simply just too lazy to do them, whilst other times there are much deeper reasons as to why we hold ourselves back.

What if the real reason we procrastinated was because of FEAR; because instead of simply being lazy, we’re genuinely scared of a particular outcome?

In this episode, we’re joined by Sahar Nawaz Shaikh who dives deep into this notion and shares some tips on how to battle the inner fears that hold us back from truly excelling in life.

What you’ll learn:

In this episode, we cover:

  • The definition of procrastination
  • How all of our actions are linked to an emotion
  • How fear can be linked to procrastination, and where this stems from.
  • How to accept your past and use it to fuel your ambitions to becoming better in the future
  • How our relationship with God can empower us and aid us in overcoming our fears and problems with procrastination
  • How our 5 daily prayers are designed to beat procrastination and turn us into productive people
  • The importance of valuing yourself
  • Why we shouldn’t underestimate our status in the Eyes of Allah (swt)
  • Is mental health linked with procrastination?
  • Plus more!

Ayah of the Day

Today’s Ayah from the Qur’an was Surah Ali-Imran (chapter 3), verse 160.

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Today’s Podcast Guest

Sahar Nawaz Shaikh

Sahar Nawaz Shaikh

Emotional Mastery Coach

Sahar Nawaz Shaikh was born in Dubai, UAE. She is an Emotional Mastery Coach, a writer, speaker, mother, entrepreneur and student of knowledge.

She recently launched a successful campaign during which, in just three weeks, she helped 100 women kick-start their journey of healing for free.

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