Emotions, Lifestyle

Horse riding to happiness: finding animal empathy

I was so happy and the horse felt good too! I never really had a love for animals. The only main encounter was with rabbits as a child and a very fearsome weasel from which I felt very scared. The other children however we're brave and comfortable enough to hold and play about with it.… Continue reading Horse riding to happiness: finding animal empathy

Emotions

Quit slander now!

Slander is venom. It causes antipathy, pride, judgmental attitude and envy to grow. Zipping your mouth can result in the most effective self growth and self improvement that you have seen in years!Image credit: Pixabay One of the most wasteful habits which obstructs self growth to the fullest is malicious gossip, rumors and slander. Spreading… Continue reading Quit slander now!

Book and Film, Emotions

The ugly duckling in modern times: why Hans Christian Anderson was the greatest storyteller

All accomplished people were once ugly ducklings, like Anderson. As a child I didn't know or think much about how I looked. When I was 9 years old and a formal passport size photograph was taken of mine and my whole family it was the first time I realized what I actually looked like. I… Continue reading The ugly duckling in modern times: why Hans Christian Anderson was the greatest storyteller

Emotions, Lifestyle

Hypertension gene insertion/deletion: the journey towards empathy as a permanent way of life

Pieces of genes in a human population can get inserted or deleted. Images credit: Pixabay This is a peculiar ordeal which I shared with very few people in my life. Most of my friends in my inner circle are unaware of such an incident taking place. Moreover even at the time of this incident my… Continue reading Hypertension gene insertion/deletion: the journey towards empathy as a permanent way of life

Health & Beauty, Makeup

The Beauty or Brains dilemma: accidentally in the Kylie Jenner trend

A smart, intelligent and hardworking young entrepreneur, thats what I saw. One lazy summer afternoon my friend starts commenting about my daily makeup routine and says "Zebbaaa you look a bit like Kylie Jenner! You should do makeup like her, it will suit your face, its the trend nowadays, oh your makeup style is so… Continue reading The Beauty or Brains dilemma: accidentally in the Kylie Jenner trend

Emotions, Travel

How does being in nature heal a person?

Relaxing in the dense forests near Selcuk village and Ephesus Roman ruins, Turkey Buildings are nonliving blocks of concrete Nature is alive, it holds life, it bursts with energy.. Walking through a park on a slightly cool morning refreshens the brain and makes us feel lighter and as if our worries have somehoew diminished. Why… Continue reading How does being in nature heal a person?

Book and Film

The Scarlet Pimpernel – A viewpoint from empathy

"They seek him here, they seek him there, the Frenchies seek him everywhere". My most favorite film of all time, The Scarlet Pimpernel is important in understanding the turmoil and dynamics of human emotions. I see it not as a comedic artistic film full of exceptional 18th century diction and phrasal verbs, but as a… Continue reading The Scarlet Pimpernel – A viewpoint from empathy

Travel

Flying in the sky – letting go of fear & surrendering to the wind

The most frightening and liberating experience of my entire life. Spread your wings and prepare to fly, for you have become a butterflyMariah carey- butterfly Being a person with a major height phobia and panic issues this was truly a death's well for me. My friends and I had decided to go to the south… Continue reading Flying in the sky – letting go of fear & surrendering to the wind

Book and Film, Emotions

The Mystery of Clairsentience elicited by Layla and Majnu

Majnu the madman in Persian illustration (Courtesy Wikipedia) Layla and Majnu, the ancient fanciful tale was about two real people. This article is entirely from my personal experience with this enigmatic emotion. When I was about 8 years old my mother told me the famous Oriental tale of Layla and the Madman. It appeared to… Continue reading The Mystery of Clairsentience elicited by Layla and Majnu

Emotions

How to control your temper

Anger is Fire, it can burn you. One of the most important things in life is learning how to control your temper. Whether you are a boss or an employee or a millionaire, even a stay at home mom or a student anger affects us all. But the most essential element is to be able… Continue reading How to control your temper