Good Marks In a Subject Doesn’t Mean an Interest In It

Recently, I got an opportunity to guide a bright student at our community learning center in Mumbai. A lot of school students get mentored here for various subjects. There was this particular girl who was quite confused on choosing her study field in college. She got 90+ marks in science and mathematics, and everyone is … Continue reading Good Marks In a Subject Doesn’t Mean an Interest In It

Can We Train Ourselves to Become Happier?

A combination of science and ancient wisdom says YES. Our happiness level is a result of a complex interaction of genes, behaviors, and what’s going on in our lives at a specific moment in time. And while each of us has a genetic set point for happiness in the way we do for weight, we … Continue reading Can We Train Ourselves to Become Happier?

Science and Psychology of Color

Color is all around us, but what influence does it have on our moods, emotions, and behaviors? Can it? PS: This blog post is assorted from various articles on the internet, and can get quite technical sometimes. What's color? Color is the aspect of things that's caused by differing qualities of light being reflected or emitted … Continue reading Science and Psychology of Color

What’s the Science of Happiness?

For centuries, the field of psychology focused on speaking about the negative — investigating what was wrong with us or releasing suffering from depression, trauma, and addictions. But over the last decade, we’ve seen an important shift. Scientists are now turning their consideration into what makes people flourish. What thoughts, actions, and behaviors make us … Continue reading What’s the Science of Happiness?

Life Is a Science

What's science? Let’s understand by doing a dissection of its definition. The Google definition is — the intellectual and practical activity encompassing the systematic study of the structure and behavior of the physical and natural world through observation and experiment. So, science isn't merely biology, physics, or chemistry, but rather a deep and organized study of various subjects. … Continue reading Life Is a Science