You must be wondering if I’ve gone off my mind. ‘Why does she love living in a country like Pakistan?’. I’m saying this with a sound mind and body. This post will tell you why. It will illuminate what living here is all about. Yet, I’ll not keep a blind eye to the challenges of …
Limited time and energy
These days, I’m really hit by the thought of having limited time and energy. The realization came to me when I was reading this book by Angela Dukhworth called Grit. In that she was quoting Warren Buffet, and how he says that our time and energy is limited. (I mean, do we have to be …
Last two weeks of 2022
A brief round up of this year, as just two weeks are left. A few ideas of how to spend these last two weeks, to make space (literally,) for coming year,
Happy 75th Birthday, Pakistan!
I’ve been feeling emotional about these seventy-five years of Pakistan on 14th August, 2022, this year. In another twenty-five years, we would make a century! I know it hasn’t done as well as it should have; But we need to understand that India was lucky having its’ founding fathers there to establish its fledgling self, …
This post is for those who have been married for ten years or more. Here are points to keep in mind as you manage yourself and your family. Lots of issues do crop up and it is up to you to find ways to strengthen this bond. several ways are suggested, mainly it is to build your awareness of the situation you are in, and the dangers lurking around you and your family. Only then you can do something about it. Be strong and full of energy.
It is time to accept the fact that some people prefer lives as bachelors. Being single is not a crime, and must be accepted by the society as such. Too many girls are pushed into marriages which are horrific, only to avoid remaining single. This isn’t fair.
Our Coping Strategies.
A coping strategy is an action that one resorts to, when faced with an unpalatable situation. Something that you find unbearable, but still have to bear it for a time, which seems too long. It maybe just half an hour or months and years. So then, you find some activity to do, to help you …
Setting Boundaries & giving space.
This is a vital aspect in any relationship, to keep boundaries and give space to each other. I mean, specially in a country like Pakistan, where people are diving into other peoples’ businesses, as if it is their own. People think nothing of interfering in other people’s lives. Going into people’s homes and looking into …
Empty Nest – fresh phase in life.
A blessed time in life when the children have moved to their own homes. While we are facing an empty nest, we need to realize that it is a sort of a liberation for us. It is also a time to celebrate the success of one of life’s greatest projects that we took on, having children and helping them to grow into successful and responsible citizens of this planet.