Fareeha Arshad
Scientist | History Nerd | Writer | Learner | Reader | https://findingfareeha.substack.com/ | I write to save lives. Or perhaps just mine.

Love is emotional safety — not mental trauma

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Photo by Danny Lines on Unsplash


Because Urdu is more than a language.

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Photo by Olivier Guillard on Unsplash


Our ancestors were more badass than we assume

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Our own species is a relative newcomer. | Image credits: Elisabeth Daynes/ Science Photo Library

1. They owned inbuilt pesticide beds


Ancient Egyptians celebrated New Year long before we did

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Photo by Willian Justen de Vasconcellos on Unsplash | This temple provides the best view during the fireworks on New Year’s Eve in Madrid

1. New Year in Ancient Egypt


Find yours and stick to it

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Photo by taylor hernandez on Unsplash


The crippled bandit who conquered half the planet.

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Statue of Tamerlane in Samarkand | Image source: Wikimedia Commons


#1 Christopher Columbus

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The arrival of Christopher Columbus to America, 1492 | Image source: Wikimedia Commons

1. Christopher Columbus

2. Vasco da Gama


I am in my 20s but I am more confused now than ever.

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Photo by Edu Lauton on Unsplash


Lesson 1: We listen only to reply.

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Photo by dylan nolte on Unsplash


Bottom line: Everything demands direction.

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Photo by Atharva Tulsi on Unsplash

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