It Gets Difficult to Let People in as We Grow Up

When I was a kid, I used to think that the more friends one has, the better their lives are. I don’t think good lives are ever measured by the amount of relationships. Its always about the quality of the relationship. I realized that now.

I think that as kids, it is easier to invest time and energy into making friends and trying out new people to see if it works out for us. And by the time we’re in our twenties, our nascent minds and raw emotions make it difficult to let go of people, and a the same time let people in. Letting people in means letting our guards down. But years of building the walls are not easy to forget. Its not easy to tear down these defenses and let someone in who might be carrying weapons of their own. Continue reading It Gets Difficult to Let People in as We Grow Up

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Am I a Bigot for calling out my loved ones on their bad habits if it upsets me?

Every time i am down, i go watch this fashion show.

I was just thinking that ever since I took a break from instagram, and posting outfit photos, I have realized that I don’t do it for the validation or the likes. Sometimes, dressing up is all about feeling good about one’s own self. Its just that the insta-fame can sometimes make you forget it. Continue reading Am I a Bigot for calling out my loved ones on their bad habits if it upsets me?

Shoot I Like: Obscur le Metal | Deepak and Fahad

Styling: Deepak & Fahad
Photography: Fahhad Rajper
Grooming: Ilyas SalonĀ 
Model: Ali Xaidi
Publication: The News – Instep
Continue reading Shoot I Like: Obscur le Metal | Deepak and Fahad

Some Dilemmas I am Facing as a Content Creator

I have been blogging for almost eight years now. I have gotten published and have experienced so many things and so many of my dreams coming true through all of that. But I feel so stuck.

I am unable to figure out what to post online now. I’m not even sure I want to post on social media anymore.

The monotony of imagery is depressing.

Continue reading Some Dilemmas I am Facing as a Content Creator

Teenage is not just. Its not weighted. Its rock bottom. Emotionally. And we grow from there.

I miss them already. My parents.

Teenage is not just. Its not weighted. Its rock bottom. Emotionally. And we grow from there. Continue reading Teenage is not just. Its not weighted. Its rock bottom. Emotionally. And we grow from there.

Notes to self

I have been feeling lazy lately. I think the weight of the unknown future is too heavy than knowing what the present can do to make it better. The future, and the uncertainty of our ambitions coming to fruition that comes along with these dark thoughts is overwhelming. Maybe that’s why they’re dark thoughts, the future is indiscernible. Continue reading Notes to self

Kites Lost in the Sky Have to Fall Down

I have been trying to understand why it is so easy to dream
and much easier to procrastinate.

Life is like the sky is at basant
Colorful. Vibrant. Full of itself.
Each kite hung in the museum of temporary sentiments through a thread covered in crushed glass. Continue reading Kites Lost in the Sky Have to Fall Down

Manstream S/S’18 Shirts Collection – My Top Pics

I think its very difficult to find good printed shirts in Pakistan. Everything is so mundane and monotonous so its like going the extra mile to find clothing items to just feel good, you know?

So I am very excited to introduce you guys to the brand Manstream in Pakistan that sells the most quirky clothing. Have a look at my top picks from their summer 2018 collection below. Continue reading Manstream S/S’18 Shirts Collection – My Top Pics

The Boys Who Smoke in Bathrooms

I have doubted the significance of truth in my body by being in the toilet of my medical college
I have inhaled the truth of the boys and men – who are too afraid to be themselves –
in the smoke of their cigarette. Continue reading The Boys Who Smoke in Bathrooms

Birds You Do Not Feed, On The Rooftop of Your Smog-lit Life

Hurt is easy to come by
it can be a relative asking about a future
(can anyone really know that though?)
or it can be the rose bush going dry
(in springtime!). Continue reading Birds You Do Not Feed, On The Rooftop of Your Smog-lit Life

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