Category Archives: Culture

Walk all over you

Sometimes, it’s hard to go through life being “nice”. People tend to think of nice people as being dumb and easy to take advantage of. They associate niceness with weakness and pretty soon you start to wonder if it is

Walk all over you

Sometimes, it’s hard to go through life being “nice”. People tend to think of nice people as being dumb and easy to take advantage of. They associate niceness with weakness and pretty soon you start to wonder if it is

Born to win

Everywhere I look, people are busy trying to prove themselves better than someone else. We are taught from a very early age to be competitive and measure our success by how well we compare to others. Part of it is

Born to win

Everywhere I look, people are busy trying to prove themselves better than someone else. We are taught from a very early age to be competitive and measure our success by how well we compare to others. Part of it is

Shhhhh….

“I believe that it’s important to try everything in life.” Every time I say this, people are quick to respond with “well not everything” to which I say “almost everything”. Of course, we should not be doing things that might

Shhhhh….

“I believe that it’s important to try everything in life.” Every time I say this, people are quick to respond with “well not everything” to which I say “almost everything”. Of course, we should not be doing things that might

Just leave my dear

I often wonder why people cheat. Everyone goes through ups and downs in a relationship and it’s not surprising to be attracted to someone other than your partner. But what drives someone to break the trust of their partner and

Just leave my dear

I often wonder why people cheat. Everyone goes through ups and downs in a relationship and it’s not surprising to be attracted to someone other than your partner. But what drives someone to break the trust of their partner and

I prefer my dowry

In Pakistani culture, it is common for parents to give their daughters a dowry when they get married. Many people spend their life savings on their daughters’ weddings or even go into debt. Some unfortunate girls can never get married

I prefer my dowry

In Pakistani culture, it is common for parents to give their daughters a dowry when they get married. Many people spend their life savings on their daughters’ weddings or even go into debt. Some unfortunate girls can never get married

I always had dinner with my kids

Lately, I have heard a few stories of teenagers in America being depressed, abusing drugs and/or even attempting suicide. Stories like this are so heart breaking and make you wonder what’s happening to these kids. Many of them come from good

I always had dinner with my kids

Lately, I have heard a few stories of teenagers in America being depressed, abusing drugs and/or even attempting suicide. Stories like this are so heart breaking and make you wonder what’s happening to these kids. Many of them come from good

Why take a stand?

One thing I struggle with in American culture is this notion that you should always have an opinion on a topic. In college, my teachers would find it unacceptable if a student didn’t take a position on an issue and

Why take a stand?

One thing I struggle with in American culture is this notion that you should always have an opinion on a topic. In college, my teachers would find it unacceptable if a student didn’t take a position on an issue and