Monthly Archive: October 2015

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Seeking Solution to Domestic Violence

Seeking Solution to Domestic Violence: Religious and Psychological Perspective – Khadeeja Rana   The Qur’an speaks of the mawaddha (love), rahmah (compassion) and sakinah (tranquility) [Qur’an 30:21 & 7:189] as being both the reasons as well as the expected results of marriage. Qur’an speaks of husbands and wives as being...

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Gravitas

–  Yumna Sadiq Hayat Being the Life of the Party has its perks. For starters, you get invited to most parties, your social network grows by leaps and bounds and the best part: you get free food. However, there is a downside to being the Life of the Party; sometimes,...

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Freedom: A Dilemma

– Rabiya Shahab We live in a world that moves by the speed of a lightning bolt traveling amidst clouds, there is no stopping, no looking back. A society that lives in such a way establishes certain standards. These standards embark their uniqueness and their success. One of the biggest...

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Do You Suffer From Math Anxiety

  – Saima Eman PhD Commonwealth Scholar, University of Sheffield, UK.   Do you struggle with numbers? Don’t worry, you are not alone and there is even a word for it; Dyscalculia. I still remember, how my kindergarten teacher slapped children on their faces when they did not follow the instructions regarding...

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It’s All About You

– Aqsa Naeem We crave for affection. We love to be noticed (in a good way). We, as humans, love interacting with people. Extrovert or introvert, it doesn’t matter, as long as you are recognized by your good qualities and strengths. Such attention and recognition is achieved from our peers...

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Why Talk about Self-Esteem?

  Building Self-Esteem in Schoolchildren – Khadeeja Rana   What do we understand by Self-Esteem? In simple words self-esteem is a person’s overall subjective evaluation of his or her own worth. It is basically an attitude toward the self. The self-concept is what we think about the self; self-esteem is...

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The Benchmark of Excellence

–  Muhammad Sohaib Niazi   Introduction The world is full of theories and opinions as to what it means to be truly successful person. There is a hue and cry about the “keys” to excelling in life. You may encounter an “ambitious” teacher chanting “Utmost hard work is the key...

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Divine Love

– Zeenat Talpur  ”Evil is simply the absence of God. It is just like darkness and cold, a word that man has created to describe the absence of God. God did not create evil, Evil is the result of what happens when man does not have God’s love present in...