Zehra Naqvi
Columnist
My Stories
The prejudiced childhood Sometimes the most unusual things can remind you of the subconscious di­scrimination we are being fed fr­om our early days.
Complexity of human consciousness Human consciousness is a complex concept, one that has been the subject of study for centuries.
The wrong kind of hope Margaret Atwood wa­s asked in an interview whether she believed in hope or not, given the dystopian nature of her novels.
Benefits of a guilty conscience Nobody wants a guilty conscience, but check this out: guilt can actually be an important factor that spurs you on to success.
The frog that got boiled One among many famous animal examples that illustrate a point is the boiling frog story. Put a frog in a container of cold water and heat it very gradually.
Memories that trigger in our brain Remember that time when a passing fragrance transported you to the days of your first love? Or the aroma of a special dish that brought back the joys of childhood?
Master the mind through daily chores The mind is the master of the universe. Thoughts originating in the tiny space of the human brain have led to revolutions across the world; it is the mind that sets the pace of change.
Exercise gets creative juices flowing Ever known that feeling of being sluggish and drowsy, of your mind refusing to get up and start running? When you feel mentally barricaded, ideas and creativity pushed to a dead end?
The ‘us and them’ discrimination The process of evolution is a never-ending phenomenon.
Make it simple but don’t oversimplify The simplest answer to a problem is usually the correct one.

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