Zehra Naqvi
Columnist
My Stories
When humanity died, bestiality prevailed The terrorist attack that killed 132 children in Peshawar has stunned the entire world with the extent of its depravity and inhumanness.
Leading multiple lives sets you free It’s a universal truth that most of us would like to lead a different life from what we have right now.
Have you ever listened to the symphony of life? The din around us is deafening. We live in a world full of thousands of sounds, a chaotic medley of every strain imaginable.
Being unrealistic can be good for you Depression is a term that most people use very casually in their lives.
Valuing agression over intelligence Darwin’s theory just got a new twist. We’ve all heard of the ‘survival of the fittest’ which has led to the very popular concept of ‘adapt to survive’ — be it in professional or personal contexts.
Should you always listen to your heart? Is righteousness a form of ego? A quote by Osho, the zen master, intriguingly refers to ‘character’ as a ‘tomb’.
How can we escape gender stereotypes? There’s a little bit of man in every woman, and a little bit of woman in every man.
Rememberance and forgetting are crucial Memories are so vital to our lives that they can be easily termed as the ‘sixth sense’.
How smells evoke strong memories Remember that time when a passing fragrance transported you to the days of your first love? Or when the aroma of a special dish brought back the joys of childhood?
Why creative pursuits make for vibrant lives A happy life is a life lived fully; or at least one that’s perceived to be lived fully.

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