Self-discipline makes you happy

Most of us think that people who are self-disciplined are probably deprived of pleasures and happiness and constantly haunted by visions of other people having a good time. Recent studies across the world conclude the opposite.  They find that people who are self-disciplined are generally [...]

My Stars of Sustainable Living

One of the biggest challenges in the world of sustainability is that a lot of us who talk about it, blog about it, attend international meets, work at environmentally sustainable businesses do not ‘Walk the Talk’. It is time we changed the narrative and celebrated the real unsung heroes of [...]

Why Conserve Water and How?

They say the next global conflict could result from water related issues – scarcity or flooding could both lead to catastrophic outcomes.   Particularly, in places like India which is under ‘water stress’ already according to the World Resources Institute (WRI). Our neighbour China is only [...]

The Story of Bottled Water

Annie Leonard has pioneered a unique way of questioning our present way of life that is based on unnecessary and unsustainable consumption. Her 20 minute video ‘The Story of Stuff’ took the world by storm. Since then, it has been used as a tool for creating awareness at many forums, meetings [...]

Is India acting like a slow boiling frog?

Humans are gifted with the Prefrontal Cortex (PFC) in their brain. It is the thick outer layer (cerebral cortex) of the prefrontal lobe. Some of the functions of this region of the brain include – future consequences of current activities, prediction of outcomes, expectation based on [...]

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