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Tim Notke

“Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work hard.” ~ Tim Notke

Last Step to Effective Family Unity: Have Fun Together

Have Fun Together:

All families look forward to leisure time, every once in a while. Filling up the spare time with recreations can offer freshness, love, and unity-driven environment to household members. Also, a time-off is often a wise idea to shun burnout and monotony. Some common family pastimes include sharing and laughing at jokes, outing, spending vacation overseas and watching television/movies together.

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Second Step to Effective Family Unity: Understanding

Proactive Understanding:

In domestic life, proactive understanding of fellow members greatly matters. This phase is concomitant feeling/reaction of the listener after bilateral communication with the speaker. Once the speaker’s words are out, they require more than just listening, in fact, they entail respect and further consideration by the listener as well. This act is called proactive understanding. In consequence of this attitude, companionship is realized, similarities are shared and dissimilarities are respected or reduced among family members.

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Henry Ford

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“If you think you can, you can. And if you think you can’t, you’re right.” ~ Henry Ford

Suicidal Explosion in Lahore

Ring Ring, Ring Ring…”Hello!”, my Mother says. “Are you guys fine?”, asks my mother’s relative. “Yes…why?”, my Mother replies.

A bomb blast just took place in Gulshan-i-Iqbal Park, Lahore (my city), Pakistan. 60 people, mostly women and children, have died and 200 others have been wounded. Even though rescue reached there, this toll is expected to increase, say the doctors at hospitals.


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Due to a suicidal bombing, small feet, with their bags hung at their back, won’t be able to go to school anymore, or anywhere. Families may have perished. Many may have faced a loss and will be at depression; just because of a single, ignorant fool.

Let us hope for the best of this world, and pray for others.


Jalal-ud-din Rumi

“Raise your words not your voice. It is rain that grows flowers, not thunder.” ~ Rumi

Greed: Good or Bad? Featured on TeenInk


Some say, greed is the source of encouragement and motivation, so it is good. But, at the same time, it is an aftereffect of pride and vanity; as a result, it is obviously bad. But how can greed be both, simultaneously? Find the answer to this dilemma here:

Greed: Good or Bad?

Allama Iqbal


“Vision without power does bring moral elevation but cannot give a lasting culture. Power without vision tends to become destructive and inhuman. Both must combine for the spiritual expansion of humanity.” ~ Allama Iqbal

Tips for Effective Time Management


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Some people have outstanding skills to manage their time while others find difficulty in making an efficient timetable. Time management can be applied, if one tries to, with full determination. It can help the person accomplish the most, with less effort. In addition, a couple of time management tools are required to utilize time, effectively.

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Time Management & Role of Time Management Tools