This week we were asked to reflect on the first two weeks of Amal, and not only reflect on them but also to visualize them. To identify one object that reminds us of that time. I was pretty confused on what can I possibly think of which summarizes my first…

Phase 1

The “How” :

After years of ignorance, stigmatization and promotion of superstitions around the word “mental health”, the world is finally recognizing its importance. We all have heard this word being extensively talked about in the recent years, and most of us have first handedly experienced issues like anxiety, lack of self confidence…

You see I am someone who stands by the slogan “if it’s due tomorrow, then you should do it tomorrow”. And so, I would procrastinate for days and then study all night before the exam, rather than finishing my preparation in time.

But today Mr. Mark Twain advised me to…

If you live in a brown household, you must have heard the word ‘totkay’ thrown around casually. From using various items like turmeric or spices for better health to having a tradition of eating almonds before a huge test. The English translation of Totkay is something involving Sorcery/ Witchcraft or…

Living in Pakistan, the word ‘problem’ is not an alien one. And when asked to think about one problem in your society that you care about, you don't need more than 10 minutes to come up with a long list. But the “real problem” begins when you start thinking of…

Setting goals can be overwhelming. But actually working on them can be even more overwhelming if the steps to reach them aren’t properly planned.

So here’s my SMART goal,

“I will update my CV so I can get inducted into one of the big four firms within 2 months …

Sijal Kokab

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