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...]

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...]

#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… the Passenger fasts

The Passenger

I have traveled to and from many locations, and have passed by Los Angeles best sites and landmarks. Between stops I tend to reflect on life's incidents, while staring out the metro's looking glass. On these rides I witness many different types of people. On this journey, I'm reflecting on the essence of having patience. Subsequently, I meet a stranger and we entertained my thoughts in a discussion. So he says, "I am on my way to an event, where I can show you what patience … [Read more...]

Create A Voice on Patheos

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Ramadan Mubarak, Greetings or Hello...This is a blessing joining Patheos team, as they host conversations of faith. I am Umar Hakim – an organizer, a new media personality, consultant of urban technology (ask later..lol)  and most of all, a person with imagination. Please follow my blog-ver-sa-tions as I post under some unique categories of Create-A-Voice.Watch, Listen and Read...Relevant Blog-ver-sa-tions. What is a blog-ver-sa-tion, you might be wondering? It is where blogging meets co … [Read more...]


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