Category: Khadeeja Rana

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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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Resilience VS Stubborness

– Khadeeja Rana How do you really distinguish if you are being resilient or just stubborn? Resilience is commonly understood as the ability to bounce back from adversity. It is a strength of character. It means moving forward when its time, whereas stubbornness means staying stuck when its time to change...

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Scrabble for iPad

– Khadeeja Rana   Scrabble for iPad is the traditional board game intended for the iPad. Scrabble itself is a crossword game where you make words with your given tiles developing on the letters already present on the board. Features The game features five modes beginning with single player mode...

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Talking to Oneself in Third Person

– Khadeeja Rana   We all do self-talk, but who in the world talks to themselves in third person?! Yes you heard it right Talking to oneself in third person is a thing. In literature, its called illeism, derived from Latin ille meaning “he, that”. It is basically the act...

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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...

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Big Boys Can Cry

– Khadeeja Rana   Constricted by the society’s definitions of the ideal man, a stream of tears down his face in the face of an adversity is thought to strip a man of his masculinity. Does it make any sense? Absolutely not! Not until we understand emotions and their relation...

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Sympathy VS Empathy

Apart from the difference in spellings, sympathy and empathy differ in their basic concept. We all have faced a moment when someone shares their worries with us and we are not sure how to react… A rather intuitive reaction is to feel bad for the person, being sorry for their troubles....

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What’s Wrong with Appreciating Children?

– Khadeeja Rana Nothing. Yes, NOTHING is wrong with appreciating children. So why don’t we do it often? Because we think that it will spoil them, make them arrogant, narcissistic, overconfident brats and what not. If you think this way then here’s the thing; You should be questioning your own...

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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...