5 questions that fire your lazy brains

The brain's a funny organ. It just weighs 3.3 pounds (3% of body weight) and controls the rest of the body. 20% of energy goes to this tiny dude. Why? Is he doing that much work? People claim so but mine's up there sleeping and eating pizzas all day. So…

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You don’t know what makes you happy

We all love genies, don't we? Three wishes and poof our life changes just like that. More money, more happiness, shiny washboard abs, big creepy houses, perfect spouses that pop out kids who devise crazy 5th dimension theories on their day of birth... Our wishes are endless. We know what…

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How should we react to 2020’s global pandemic?

Coronavirus is a real threat with predictions that 40 -70% of the world population will be affected. The economy of countries tumbling like a stack of dominos, Covid-19 has taken over the world by storm. Enormously pressuring both the individual and the community leading to the most important question, How…

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The art of converting anger into disciplined energy

Becoming a scientist is one of the challenging missions you could undertake. And being one who is funded to think is unfathomable. You have to be a bad-ass when it comes to thinking, with years of experience under your belt. You make theorems, chemicals and modified DNA strains that change…

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Break your cocoon

Our minds are nothing but a flock of values and beliefs. Each of them bleating and chirping inside the two-and-a-half pound meatloaf that sits between our ears. Certain of them cause us a great deal of suffering whereas other don't. Few of those naughty values becomes a part of our…

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Why are we addicted

When we hear the word addiction our brain immediately associates with all sorts of crazy imaginations. Drugs, Alcohol, Smoking, Pornography, Smartphones(duh it’s me!). It’s great if you cannot identify yourself with any of the above addictions, but I bet there must be something that you are addicted to. Let me…

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The Happiness Paradox

Buzzing off the annoying alarm, I wake up feeling tensed. I go outside to fetch the daily newspaper where I encounter my neighbour Rahul. There he is in his running shorts and t-shirt. He picks up the newspaper for me, hits me with his charismatic smile, which felt like a…

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Does Life Really Suck or Is it Just You?

Meet my long time buddy Phil. “Hey there, Siva. Long time no see,” “Yes man! Been busy. My life sucks.” “What happened are you all right?” “Nothing much Phil! It’s just I can’t get used to this 9 to 5 work schedule and my dream of becoming an actor is…

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You do not hate them, you just hate yourself

You buy the last chocolate ice cream cone with delicious toppings (yummy!) from the nearby ice cream store. You do not immediately start eating but wonder how these beautiful things are made. You visualize yourself cherishing the ice cream in multiple ways. As the sun’s heat rises, the cone melts.…

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