Opinion

‘Boys Will Be Boys’ Is Not An Excuse

Guest post by Sharmeen Wasim We have all heard this phrase before.  ‘Boys will be boys’ has not only made negative actions forgivable, but it has also robbed the potential for men to become better people. So many times, parents have accepted negative behaviours in young boys claiming that it is normal and so many […]

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Life

7 Tips For Students To Survive This Lockdown

Guest post by Asif Murad Umrani  The whole world is in an absolute bizarre situation due to the Covid-19 pandemic. We could not imagine that this virus would choke the entire world with such anxiety and destruction. It is the first time since the Spanish Influenza in 1918 that we are suffering from nights becoming […]

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Life

Life Is A Roller Coaster Ride

Guest post by Naureen Charolia “I feel so blessed today.” “Life is terrible.” “I can’t tell you how happy I am today.” “I want to give up on life.” “I am on cloud 9.” “I feel extremely worthless today.” “My life is better from the rest.” “My life sucks ” There are hundreds of such […]

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Life

Self-Care Ideas That My Cat Has Taught Me

Meet Bobo – my one year old Persian princess. He’s a male cat but trust me, that doesn’t make him any less of a princess. I never thought of myself as a cat person, or even a pet person in general. The idea of taking care of another living thing freaked me out – still […]

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Opinion

I Met My Husband On A Dating App

I met my husband on a dating app. There, I said it. This might not sound like a big deal to some, but for the longest time this little detail has been an awkward part of our relationship. Not only were we weirded out by it, but even our families strongly advised us not to […]

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Opinion

The Double Standards Faced by Women Who Smoke

Featured Art by @ thedaftdraft https://thedaftdraft.com/   When a man smokes, it’s a bad habit (buri aadat). But when a woman smokes, she’s a bad woman (buri aurat). Smoking is harmful no matter what your gender is. Then why are women always being significantly more condemned for it? Why does it only become everyone’s business when […]

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Life

Clutter-Free and Affordable Gift Ideas For Minimalists

Whether it’s birthdays, festive holidays, anniversaries or celebrations, gift-giving happens all throughout the year. Thinking of what to gift someone can be very difficult, especially if you’re on a budget AND especially if you’re someone who over thinks everything (like me).  Why clutter-free gifts? Clutter-free gifts are great not just for minimalists, but for anyone […]

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