Is internet gaming really a disorder?

We all suspected that something was wrong when we saw kids (and even adults) spending endless hours on gaming consoles, screens or mobile phones. Yesterday I heard this shocking news: Video game addict teenager ends life after mother takes away mobile phone in Nagpur – http://www.newindianexpress.com/nation/2018/nov/14/video-game-addict-teenager-ends-life-after-mother-takes-away-mobile-phone-in-nagpur-1898142.html Well, there is something terribly wrong. And the medicalContinue reading “Is internet gaming really a disorder?”

The best investment I know of.

Investing and saving for the future is something we all want to do, and we are taught to do right from a small age. We call people wise when they are not short sighted but rather save for the long term, saving for the future when they are not likely to be earning. So howContinue reading “The best investment I know of.”

Why am I created?

For a few, this question has no meaning, perhaps because they do not like to think they were created. The world and life has no meaning, no purpose outside of that they choose to give. Which I hope does not sound as self-centered or depressing as it looks. For those who generally do not understandContinue reading “Why am I created?”

Fitness tracking

As a Medical Doctor who loves to stay healthy, I have  been exercising fairly regularly, or so I thought! To objectively document my moves I did try out four different wearable devices that were supposed to help give me the data I needed, [mainly my heart rate and the number of steps I walked]. ImagineContinue reading “Fitness tracking”

Passion meets Purpose

Whatever you are passionate about, you do. If you enjoy cave diving, it becomes your passion. You enjoy travel, it becomes your passion. You talk about it, think about it, plan on how to do it….you understand it, tight? What about purpose? People are born with an inbuilt need to find purpose in their lives.Continue reading “Passion meets Purpose”

The land of new beginnings

Hayastan. What a land! As it is believed, all people who inhabit this earth today are descended from Noah and his three sons, who along with their wives were the only survivors of the great flood which happened over five thousand years ago. The ark in which Noah and his family were kept safe landedContinue reading “The land of new beginnings”

When a 7 year old homeschooler publishes a book….

This is an account of a seven year old boy and his journey of writing and ultimately publishing a book, sent to me by his mother. So … When our son said he wants to write a book, we were like – OK go ahead! At that time we didn’t really think that he willContinue reading “When a 7 year old homeschooler publishes a book….”