Archives February 2015 - Life With styles

Pakistani people lights candles for the school children who were killed in a terror attack at the Army run school

Wiping out Terrorism from Pakistan

It is hasn’t been long since we all witnessed the dreadful way in which the flowers of Peshawar were smashed. The city of flowers no longer remained so. We need to realize that this heinous act of killing innocent children inside a school is not disconnected from the killing of 127 Christians in a bomb attack in the same city a year ago. The kids studying in an army public school were putatively p... »

Keep the Aspidistra Flying

Keep the Aspidistra Flying

The most difficult part of writing is, undoubtedly, the beginning – those moments of sheer distress when a writer sits on a comfortable chair, changing positions, and stares at a blank sheet of paper. It is not about not being able to write; it is about oneself, every single time. The blank sheet of paper seems like a mirror image of the writer’s brain, while the writer questions his/her self on a... »

Women’s Fashion and Misogyny

Women’s Fashion and Misogyny

“Jesus! If I find the misogynistic b**** that invented heels, I’ll kill him” says Robin Williams, in his glorious Scottish accent as he is dressed in a pretty English dress as Mrs. Doubtfire. It has been quite some time that I have been observing the effects of the male chauvinistic gender definitions upon the very lifestyle of women. Even the women who believe to be emancipated out of... »

What is in it for me!?

What is in it for me!?

This is the question we ask to ourselves when doing something for the others. While being part of the society we have to interact and deal with others. And this is the question we are tamed for and while doing anything we sub-consciously ask this question and do cost benefit analysis. Anything we do without any physical, material, social and psychological benefit is considered foolish act out of u... »

Watch your thoughts.

Watch your thoughts!

‘The mind is its own place, and in itself can make a heaven of hell, a hell of heaven’ (John Milton). We receive information from three sources, the outer environment and then process it in our conscious, secondly from our sub-conscious and memory, and third from our un-conscious. Here the point to be noted is that the so called un-conscious is also a conscious, a mega or universal con... »

Will power, the road to success.

Will Power, the Road to Success!

Being social animal we have to live, strive and survive in society. For this very purpose we have to perform certain roles, activities and take certain decisions and actions. While performing these roles all of us exhibit and get different levels of success. Now the puzzle here is to know what makes a person more successful and achiever than others. First of all we must have to define what success... »

How to stay healthy?

How to stay healthy?

How would we define humans? Are we merely a physical being? If so we need to take care of our bodies to remain healthy. What about our psychological side or mind? As we get psychological illness or psychosis as well. We are being operated by our brains which is steering ourselves on the basis of the mindset we have. So the mindset is the software which operates the hardware of our body. Here comes... »

Overcoming stress

Overcoming Stress!!!

Life is full of “stressors” which ultimately lead our life to the stress and strains. Most of the stressors can be categorized into two major categories; Comparison with others. Expectations from others.   COMPARISON WITH OTHERS: We always want to be successful in all our endeavors. Success to us is set by the society mostly in worldly gains and to measure it we set certain benchm... »