Zehra Naqvi
Columnist
My Stories
Why aggressive men seem attractive? If Christian Grey’s popularity — and EL James’s wealth — is anything to go by, aggressive men have all the luck.
How to get rich, millionaire style If you hate what you are doing and rely on the money you earn to make you happy by buying stuff, then you are living a life no better than a prostitute.’ Hold your fire before you fly into a rage, bec
Let’s burn those lingering doubts When everyone talks about building bridges across divides, there’s a case to be made for burning the bridge too. Don’t label me a separatist or an anti-social, though!
Minimalism: declutter your life When you imagine an ideal place to live, you think of a clean, spacious, airy abode that spells out calm from every corner.
Can we have some good stress, please? I’d like to have some stress, please.” Do you know anyone who’d willingly say that? I’m sure you don’t.
The pilgrim and the tourist There are vacationers and there are pilgrims. Both travel to faraway lands — the former explores outward, the latter explores within.
Hallmarks of an educated mind “The true purpose of education is to make minds, not careers” — William Deresiewicz

Cultural annexation The Tibetan Museum inside the main temple complex in Dharamshala—residence of the 14th Dalai Lama — is like any other museum housing artefacts and objects from history.
Is love the greatest emotion or pain? Love and pain are so inextricably linked together that sometimes it is hard to tell one from the other. In fact, they both need each other to coexist.
Green peace is key to overall wellbeing Why do people head for the hills to recharge and rejuvenate?

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