Dear Adult Zujajah! Hello! I hope you are enjoying the best years of your life. I received your letter and I was so happy that you wrote to me. Your letter was full of insights and wisdom which will surely help me. Thank you for that! Now I want to share my thoughts with you. […]

Dear Teenage Zujajah, Hello! How are you doing? Well, I don’t remember how I was doing back then. I am not writing this letter to warn you what comes next or what lies ahead in future. You must be thinking what made me write to you from future. Here’s the answer. I want to tell […]

“To have another language is to possess a second soul”, says Charlemagne – former king of the Franks. Is this statement true? Does possessing two different languages indeed mean separate versions of a single person? Can learning a new language change the way you think? The answer is yes to all these questions (at least […]

“You haven’t seen the world! You don’t know what real world looks like” I have heard this many time and every time I heard this, I questioned myself, is it time to step out and prove myself? I haven’t been a topper in school or for that matter had any achievement in my life earlier. […]

“A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies . . . The man who never reads, lives only one”. We all have heard this saying but do we really know what it means? A book and the reader develops a strong bond with each other while unveiling through the story. A book allows the […]

Have you ever come across a friend, relative, or a family member of yours who suffered huge financial losses after failing to run a successful business? Unfortunately, I happen to know some people who put their hearts and money into their business ideas, but because of their poorly advised financial decisions, not only they lost […]

Humanity has traversed quite a few eras and ages to reach where it is today. From the stone-age to the bronze-age, across a few dark-ages we reached the agricultural era. From there we progressed even further and were ushered into the industrial era through the industrial revolution. We are no longer living in the industrial […]

Among all the books in the world, the best stories are found between the pages of a passport. A year ago, the word Japan meant state-of-the-art technology, age old customs, Judo, rich traditions and anime to me. But now, as I recall my study abroad journey, the word Japan means a kaleidoscope of memories to […]

Due to worldwide rapidly increasing Coronavirus cases, the World Health Organization declared it a Pandemic. In the aftermath of this, Pakistan also went into a semi-lock down with all schools and most businesses being shut. It initially started with Sindh and not soon after the whole country starting implementing closures. Many schools opted for distance […]

I firmly believe in the philosophy of Saint Augustine. He said that, “the world is a book, and those who do not travel, read only a page.” As I returned home after spending 7 months in Japan as an AFS Asia Kakehashi (which means building bridges in Japanese) exchange student, I felt that my suitcase […]