Category: Vol. 1 Issue 1 – Aug 2015

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All About Relationships

    The debut issue is a themed issue, focusing on the most important aspect of our lives – relationships. Be it with family, friends or colleagues, relations with others are vital in all walks of life. Join us in this journey as we explore the nitty gritty of social...

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Healthy Relationships 101

– Khadeeja Rana   Relationships are usually painstakingly demanding, but it is well worth the effort in the long run. Relationships create psychological space and safety so that we can explore and learn.  They provide security and love which are basic human social needs. For any relationship to work, the...

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In Honour of Women and Relationships

– Yusuf Mahbubul Islam   Towering at six feet two, my grandfather (Nana) instilled fear in most people he met. He had had many achievements. He brought the first printing press into the then East Pakistan and held the first car assembly license. He was the Founder President of Dhaka Chambers of Commerce and a...

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How to Tackle Pessimism On The Go

– Saima Eman    What makes you focus on things that you did not achieve?   Are there some of you who tend to focus disproportionately on something negative uttered by someone; refusal to a job, research paper for publication, attendance at an event, negative feedback on something you are...

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Love Etcetera

– Yumna Sadiq Hayat Falling in love is a lot like…well, falling. You feel dizzy, a little lightheaded; you seem to be floating because floating is infinite times cooler than walking. Suddenly every Bryan Adams song seems to be written just for the two of you. The world seems a...

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Selfishness vs Self-interest; is it always a bad thing to be selfish?

Selfishness is almost always taken in a negative light, where it is thought to be selfish is to act mean and it is all about self-centered devotion with disregard of others. It is understood as keeping in mind our own wishes, interests and wellbeing over those of others. Negative selfishness...