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

What's color? Color is the aspect of things that's caused by differing qualities of light being reflected or emitted by them. To see color, you've got to have light. When light hits objects, some of the wavelengths are absorbed and some are reflected, depending on the materials in the object. The reflected wavelengths are what we … 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 is 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 is not merely biology, physics, or chemistry, but rather a deep and organized study of … Continue reading Life Is a Science