Category: Brain Blog

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Guys Who Think Cooking is “Woman’s Work”

Guys who think cooking is “woman’s work” obviously missed the memo, because the majority of the world’s top rated chefs are men. You may never own a Michelin starred restaurant, but there’s no better place to learn the basics than your mom’s kitchen. You can even have your own very...

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Saudade*– A Short Memoir of Depression

“I am a collection of dismantled almosts.” – Anne Sexton, A Self-Portrait in Letters Part 1: Fossils Leaving behind the curse of my depression, I am holding hands with the clock and moving forward. Each step I take marks my new territory – I am a savior, I whisper to...

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Positivity: A Psychological Scenario

Life is not a bed of roses. It is a complete package of loads of surprises for us comprising of countless ups and down, numerous ridges and furrows in addition to the goodness. Many useless and false paths anxiously wait for us to step into them and wander. It is...

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In Case You Are Feeling Suicidal

If you are in intense emotional and/or physical pain, remember that your judgment is being clouded by that pain. If you are considering suicide, you are trying to end that pain. Please do not confuse ending your pain with ending your life. The two are very different.  And let me...

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4 Reasons to Avoid Inconsistent Parenting

  – Khadeeja Rana Over and over again I have come across instances of inconsistent parenting so I guess we’ve all been there. Inconsistent parenting is a relatively new concept and you might ask, inconsistency in what way? Very good question indeed. It can be both within parent and between...

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Lessons to be learnt from Mann Mayal

– Khadeeja Rana As the latest TV serial hits the charts, we cannot help but wonder about the many loopholes and plot fails this serial has to offer. Despite all its flaws, this serial makes us think about the brutal realities of our society. After a careful thought, I have come...

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The Way to Self-Motivation

– Talha Afzal Ever wondered why we lose our motivation? One of the reasons why is lack of confidence. Lack of confidence is a state where you don’t believe in yourself. It is a state where you don’t believe in your abilities.You feel you cannot succeed. You usually lose confidence...

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Growing Up

– Yumna Sadiq Hayat Reinforcement for Life: Yourself Growing up, we are often told to be mindful of what we say to others; ‘choose your words carefully’, ‘watch your tone’, ‘show some respect’. We quickly learn that this is how we are supposed to interact with others around us. What...

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The Illusion of Career Choice

– Khadeeja Rana No doubt parents are the responsible party who know what is best for their child and they will do anything and everything in their best efforts to prove that, but they have experience of the past, not predictions of the future; moreover at the end of the...