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Aleezeh Fatimah Hashmi

  • May 30, 2023

    Filming for change

    To delve into the insights and where Pakistani cinema is headed, You! talks to a few young filmmakers who are trying to make impactful movies,...

  • March 21, 2023

    For women by women

    Keeping Women’s Month in mind, Fem Fest 2.0 was recently held in Karachi. By celebrating their achievements and discussing their challenges, the...

  • September 16, 2022

    Am I pretty yet?

    The words weren’t really new, but they felt like they were questioning my whole existence....

  • June 24, 2022

    Karachi - a home to a thousand stories

    Karachi is THAT home to millions of people who come here in search of jobs, who arrive here with big dreams....

  • June 17, 2022

    Horrors of Adulting Part IV

    I am afraid to stare back at her because she scares me, just like my future....

  • May 27, 2022

    Horrors of Adulting

    “When will I have a life like that?”, killing the joy of the achievements I have made until now....

  • May 20, 2022

    The horrors of adulting

    So, adulthood did not magically disappear my problems; instead, it made my vision clear about how life would not be a bed of roses for me or anyone...

  • May 13, 2022

    The horrors of adulting

    I don’t know where the tears came from; they just arrived, like unannounced guests, and I had to entertain them while sitting on the toilet seat...

  • April 08, 2022

    It ends with us

    She was told she was ugly and needed to “fix” herself? Or was it when she stopped wearing yellow because her mother said it enhances her...

  • March 25, 2022

    Building boundaries

    We don’t understand the impact these words hold and how they make or break someone....

  • February 25, 2022

    Love is in the air

    Some of us have waited all our lives to find someone to spend our time with, and some of us might have lost a loved one....

  • January 14, 2022

    Love, attachments and heartbreaks

    Yet, when I think of love, I think of all the attachments I had and then how I broke my heart into pieces...

  • December 31, 2021

    Resolutions and us

    Hence, how is one supposed to step into New Year with a “New” perspective?

  • November 26, 2021

    The anatomy of uncertainty

    It is proven through various researches that uncertainty can lead to seriously damage our physical and mental wellbeing....

  • October 15, 2021

    The pursuit of a happily ever after

    Later as I grew up, I read romance novels, watched a whole lot of movies based on the concept of love as one’s saviour and my belief grew...

  • September 17, 2021

    The importance of closure

    They leave you feeling empty and you struggle to move on from them. Which is why, closure is more important than we think....

  • August 06, 2021

    Art and mental health

    Last year, when the pandemic took over the whole world by storm, a huge population struggled to survive because life took unexpected turns...

  • February 26, 2021

    The healing power of forgiveness

    The heart is the fuel that drives the mind; otherwise, the brain can’t work....

  • January 08, 2021

    Schizophrenia- a deadly disease

    The disease progresses with time. With time, negative symptoms such as loss of appetite, lack of interest in hygiene, loss of concentration and...

  • July 31, 2020

    PTSD and myths

    PTSD, as reported through various resources, is a set of reactions that can occur possibly after an individual has experienced something traumatic....

  • May 01, 2020

    Emotional bullying - an ignored aspect

    As someone who was herself a victim of bullying, I am certain that calling names, catcalling, physical assault are not the only forms of bullying.....

  • January 24, 2020

    The autumn

    Autumn is referred as ‘khizaan’ in Urdu. This word ‘khizaan’ has a huge impact on our lives....

  • October 25, 2019

    Overcoming addiction is not easy

    Addiction can be of many types: you can be addicted to a bad habit; you can be addicted to a toxic person or a relationship.....