Zehra Naqvi
Columnist
My Stories
Simplest way through a complex maze The simplest answer to a problem is usually the correct one.
The four planes of human existence Margaret Rumer Godden, known better as Rumer Godden, wrote in her book, A House of Four Rooms, that every human being is a house and has four rooms: Physical, mental, emotional and a spiritual.
How much land does a man need? “When the blood in your veins returns to the sea and the earth in your bones returns to the ground, perhaps then you will remember that this land does not belong to you, it is you who belong to this l
Learn to speak the languages of love It shouldn’t be surprising to learn that the languages that love speaks are as varied as the ways in which we experience the emotion.
Will you accept or defy your destiny? The most important thing is the decision to act. The rest is merely tenacity. —Amelia Earhart
Let others show you what they see The power to imagine yourself in someone else’s shoes, to see the world through their eyes —that’s how we define empathy. To leave your mental blocks behind see the other’s point of view.
There's a beauty in imperfection, too The pursuit of perfection is the hallmark of achievers. Success is measured by the perfectly structured shaping of each endeavour.
The cheat sheet for happy memories The mind plays great tricks upon the maps of our lives. The paths we take aren’t always determined by our experiences, but the way the mind moulds them into memories.
The good, the bad and the ugly... Purely in terms of fame, satan stands right next to god.
How does a bird learn to sing? There’s nothing like bir­dsong to give you a taste of heaven. The most beautiful places in the world abound with birdsong.

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