Zehra Naqvi
My Stories
Steely resolve or flexible approach

What determines strength? Between a green, supple shoot and a thick brown one, which would you perceive as the stronger? Probably the thick brown one.

Teach yourself to be the best you

Po, the loveable Kung Fu Panda, learns in the third instalment of the movie series that despite being a dragon warrior he still had a long way to go.

How to find the happily ever after

Let there be spaces in your togetherness, and let the winds of the heavens dance between you

— Khalil Gibran,

The very physical presence of sound

Sound, that most primitive of senses, has a physicality to it that vision lacks,” writes Connie Haham in her book Show Me Your Words. “Sound is vibration. We feel sound.

One big cosmic family

Happenstance may play a role in biology, as it does in history,” writes Carl Sagan in the Cosmos, the great saga of cosmic evolution.

Preserve that sense of wonder

What is the one thing that you possess the most of when you’re a child?

Beware of superego

Id, ego, superego. You’d have heard of those terms for they are the three divisions of human psyche as given in Freudian psychology.

A price for higher intelligence

The best things in life are free. Or are they?

The line between love and control

In the great big, complex soup of human emotions, there’s a very fine line between love and control. The tight-rope walk that’s far too tricky.

Spiritual intelligence & quest for self knowledge

Charles P Steinmetz was a German-American mathematician and electrical engineer of the late 19th century, whose work as a scientist significantly influenced the expansion of the electrical power in