‘Positivity is the key to success’ is something we have heard for a long time. However, it is not something we find everyday. As rare as it is to find people with positive mindsets, it is also very difficult to inculcate a positive mindset in one’s own life. As Joyce Meyers said “ You can not have a positive life and a negative mind.” it clearly depicts how positive thinking, mind and mood affects the life as a whole. …

Are you a procrastinator and there’s nothing you can do about it? Well, Pomodoro technique worked for me and i am pretty sure it would help you get rid of your not-so-wanted procrastination.

I came across the Pomodoro technique through my fellowship course and i am bound to believe that this could actually change my life for better. I work as a teacher’s assistant and my job requires making exam papers and also checking them. I approximately receive 500–600 copies to be checked every month. Since this is a very tedious task along with my university commitments, i often procrastinate…

As part of our Amal course for this week, developing a growth mindset was one of them. Here we were introduced to ‘Amal-Totkay’ (as they say) which include: Self talk, getting out of your comfort zone, creating new habits, asking people for help and Faking it till you make it. These five tips are a few small keynotes to remember at any moment in life. According to how I perceive them, I think they should be revised everyday so that they stay in your subconscious and somehow become an integral part of your personality. Once this happens, unknowingly you would…

How many times a day do we see children picking up trash on the roadside, cleaning a restaurant table, begging on streets or just running around and rolling tires with sticks? Have we ever stopped at this sight and thought about how their future would look? Where would all this lead them to? Is this what we want the country’s future to look like?

Slum kids playing on the streets of Karachi

A country where 24.9 percent of population lives below the poverty line, it is not surprising to know that 41% of the adult population is illiterate. This 41% totals to eighty-eight million eight hundred six thousand…

My #JustStart project focuses on the SMART goal of applying for at least 3 internships by May 2021 so that I may be able to utilize my summer vacations effectively. I have this goal since this would help me gain hands-on experience in my field and highly improve my resume, through which I am hopeful to get a good paying job before i graduate. I have thought of searching for internships before but procrastination would always take over and i would always end up thinking that i still have a lot of time. However, It’s never too early to start…

Sadia Arshad

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