Wisdom Wednesday … Teaching Helplessness

Ask yourself, Are We Teaching Helplessness...Through past failures have we convinced and taught ourselves success cannot happen, or its far off? In fact we may have incubated a whole psychological philosophy, and culture around the concept of , "taught helplessness."This topic was inspired by my brother Kursat, who recently shared with me The Psychology of Everyday Actions by Donald A. Norman. Redesigning my game, this publication has sharpen not only my intention on new media content; … [Read more...]

Bulletpoints of an Urban Thought

“the State of Poverty and its pressure, births an unique willingness to alleviate its bonds”Having been given an opportunity to survive an urban environment; it raises a person’s self-awareness to escape poverty, by having the following traits develop:• Survival: create a foundation for sustainability • Emotional Intelligence: one’s thought process; Baseerah (to have vision) • Faith: a Will to believe relief is near • an Intention: purpose, determination, volition to do good and contri … [Read more...]

Ramadan… after Day 29

Remaining in Ramadan after Ramadan....after Day 29, this has been on my mind since 2010Ramadan activates one's sincerity, subsequently while preserving oneself with patience. Fasting enriches our piety, intensifying our spiritual parts for acts of goodness. Fasting, a grateful reminder for what we have and a guidance to strive righteously for a better life. We are in the midst of forming 1 Muslim Narrative and Culture here in the United States, as ambassadors of good will. "It is So Cool … [Read more...]

Baseerah and Urban Technology

Being raised in Inner-City America is more of a gift, rather than a curse as most think. Its abrasive and agitating culture contains, insightful mental elements for successful personal growth; and/or can cause stagnation and destruction (your choice). Since African Americans appointment with slavery, our urban culture has always made lemonade from the given lemon. As now stands forth "Baseerah," a consultancy originated out of urban life and its culture. An agency of enhancing one's emotional … [Read more...]

#WisdomWed … a Person’s Dignity

Have you ever wondered, what is the story associated with someone who's homeless? Many times we encounter different stories, and it is full of sincerity and a heart moving narrative. Thinking of ways to campaign for Humanitarian Day. We were inbox'd this video of Ronald Davis, explaining his difficulties of being homeless and how he maintains his Dignity, Watch his story and please Help someone. #pray4Oklahoma dig·ni·ty /ˈdignitē/ noun "The state or quality of being worthy of … [Read more...]

#WisdomWed… Decisions are

Decisions are... Maturity Characteristics Heart Intelligent Ignorant Selfish GenerousThere comes a day when maturity kicks in and your personal characteristics will change. When your mind and heart unite as one force making intelligent, sometimes ignorant, some may consider selfish, and/or generous decisions. Decisions are...Wise Empathic Resourceful Disruptive Resilient Thoughtful Risky Wayward Is That Right!We've made some wise choices over time. Very … [Read more...]

Wisdom Wednesday… Why am I a Muslim

"Why am I Muslim?"There's a number of reasons for this decision I can think of. I will say, "it is an innate feeling, for us having a desire for success." Growing up in urban Compton, California the desires for success are high. It has nothing to do with the narrative of gangs,crime, or why I did not win the sixth grade student council election for president; but more of having a stable mental health. After experiencing days of ignorance (Jahiliyyah) which would include; sex, drugs and … [Read more...]

Every Thursday with Famous Failures

"Every Thursday" will feature people of creativity and/or ideas of leadership throughout their work.Meet "Failure", everyone who has ever tried inventing, establishing or being the first at something has met it. Most successful attempts have encountered failure, in becoming smarter and/or more efficient. Failure exposes the weak spots, the kinks and broken strategies of an idea. It gives some individuals "motivation" to re-invent, focus, and/or double his/her efforts.The following video … [Read more...]

Every Thursday having Self Confidence

"Every Thursday" will feature people of creativity and/or ideas of leadership throughout their work.TedxTalks Where Ideas are Shared, features Ryerson University's Athletic Director and Head Coach, Dr. Ivan Joseph, delivering a talk on Self Confidence. An interesting talk on what it takes to become that ideal person of expertise. How long will you keeping practicing your skill, pursuing a dream, or be persistent? He even mentions our favorite saying, "Diamonds are born under … [Read more...]

#WisdomWed.. How do you want to be Perceived?

Today you decided to wear odd matching clothes, with your hair un-groomed, bare-foot wearing flip flops or sandals with socks! With the least bit care who sees you shopping, at work and/or just around the neighborhood. For the moment this is your projection.So ask yourself, "How do you want to be perceived?"Everyday we project a perception to tons of people, online and in public. Most people take the time to cover obvious faults with make-up, high end clothing, and the use of articulate … [Read more...]


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