“War is Peace” : How totalitarian systems change the way we think

I always wondered how totalitarian systems function ; keeping millions of people subjugated could inevitably backfire in so many different ways. I knew why totalitarian rulers craved power, but I didn’t know how they preserved it. On that note, I feel reading the book “1984” enlightened me on “how” a totalitarian system might function ,Continue reading ““War is Peace” : How totalitarian systems change the way we think”

The fulfilling part about being a teacher

“The best teachers are those who show you where to look but don’t tell you what to see” Alexandra K. Trenfor I never thought that at some point in my life, I would incline towards teaching. The reason for not considering so is quite evident(at least around me!) Owing to the socio-economic condition from whichContinue reading “The fulfilling part about being a teacher”

5 pandemic habits you don’t want to miss

Journaling I believe journaling is a great method of keeping track of the events of your life. Journaling enables you to channel your thoughts out, making you feel lighter and better. A journal might be an excellent companion for those who don’t have friends to share their daily happenings. Besides, a COVID journal will stayContinue reading “5 pandemic habits you don’t want to miss”

An escape from reality

There are moments in our life when we wish we hadn’t existed. During those low moments, many of us crave something like a sense of escape from reality. What provides us with this escape is a question that doesn’t have a constant answer.  For me, exercising while listening to high-volume music provides a sense of escape. EveryContinue reading “An escape from reality”


Today is Eid-Ul-Fitr, one of the biggest festivals for Muslims. It’s a day of celebration at the end of Ramadhan, a day of joy and happiness. To me, Eid means attending the Eid Jamaat with my father (Jamaat – A group of Muslims offering prayers together). To me, Eid means visiting our relatives and friends andContinue reading “A COV-EID MUBARAK”

Lessons learned during quarantine

Fondly do we hope, fervently do we pray That this mighty scourge war may speedily pass away Abraham Lincoln The fight against COVID 19 is nothing less than a war. And just like a war leaves its scars on the people involved, COVID 19 will leave its ever-lasting impact on all of us who witnessedContinue reading “Lessons learned during quarantine”

A Resolution for February

 “If you talk to a man in a language he understands, that goes to his head. If you talk to him in his own language, that goes to his heart” Nelson mandela Frankly, one’s mother tongue always stands out as the best expression for one’s feelings. For instance, a Bangladeshi student studies in English MediumContinue reading “A Resolution for February”

Apart from being just a mother

 “Mom, what was your aim in life?” Did you ever consider asking this question to your mother? Or are you guys too busy in achieving your own? Being a mother is never a woman’s ‘only’ dream. But no one cares what their dream was anyway. We don’t, do we? Neesa also wanted to be ‘something’Continue reading “Apart from being just a mother”