How Boredom Has Shaped My Life

In the past few months, I have noticed how frequently I recommend listening to podcasts to the people around me. Every time I am asked what do I do in my free time, (besides chuckling in my head about the fact that I hardly get any free time), I resort to this well-rehearsed answer of …

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21 Tips For Surviving Caring For Ageing Parents

While struggling to stay calm while parenting my child, I spent many hours researching about mindfulness and anger. As things began to look upside in my relationship with Pari, I gradually noticed, that life was ready to throw another curve ball my way. Though I had anticipated this many years ago, I had not in …

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7 Reasons Why You Must Read “The Greatest Urdu Stories Ever Told” by Muhammad Umar Memon

My grandfather was well-versed with Urdu and Persian. He used to spend a lot of time reading books written in these languages. What particularly drew me towards his love for poetry & stories written in Urdu and Persian was his eagerness to share all he read with his family and friends. Unfortunately, I was pretty …

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Healthy Oats Recipes Ready In Under 10 Minutes

I am a morning person. An early riser who is on an achiever mode in the first few hours of her waking up. The rested mind and body, exercise routine and having a planned to-do list for the day sounds like the perfect recipe to make each day its productive best. I thought so too. …

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Why Self-Care Doesn’t Come Naturally To Me (and probably to you too)

Writing about self-care is as difficult to me as has been embracing it in my life. The reason being, what should come naturally to all living beings, the act(s) of self-preservation that is, wasn't introduced in my life until recently. Let me begin by dispelling a myth that's pretty rampant in my part of the …

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