Zehra Naqvi
Columnist
My Stories
Fasting or foisting in Ramazan Of all the well-known holy months in the wo­rld’s calendars, Rama­zan has got to be the most famous.
Write a letter to your older self Richard Branson, on his 65th birthday took on 65 challenges given by fans. Those challenges included wri­ting a letter each to his 10, 25, 50 and 65-year-old self.
Man proved to be a tyrant and a fool Reading the history of different species is, perhaps, the most interesting thing you can do. It gives you great perspective on your place in the universe.
Watch your words, for they can kill You must’ve heard the ph­rase ‘if looks could kill’. Ever wondered why there’s no phrase that says ‘if words could kill’? Here’s why: words do kill. In more ways than one.
To sleep, perchance to dream “To die, to sleep-
To sleep, perchance to dream-”

—Shakespeare, Hamlet

Did you know you were recycled Did you ever think of yourself as a recycled entity? A speck of recycled stardust, perhaps?
Do you seek peace or conflict? The pursuit of peace se­ems to be one of the core pursuits of an individual’s life.
The music all around us The din around us is deafening. We live in a world full of thousands of sounds, a chaotic medley of every strain imaginable.
Dehumanise your enemy and be a hero Every concerned parent hopes to provide wholesome entertainment for pre-school kids, which beco­mes quite a task in times when blood-splattered video games and obnoxious cartoon characters are the nor
Mirror of perception The world often appears as a mirror of what you are inside.

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