Daily Archives: 31/12/2017

The Unholy Medicine

© Dr. Rajas Deshpande “Close your eyes and take it. Absolutely no reason to worry. It is excellent in improving mental and physical health. It improves memory, skin texture, hair thickness and even vitality” said the medical shop salesman, winking one eye, handing over a big plastic bottle to the posh middle aged couple. “It […]

Atlas of happiness

The happiest countries in the world have been ranked in the latest World Happiness Report. Norway has snatched the title, jumping up from 4th last year and knocking Denmark into second place.The Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), a global initiative for the United Nations, has just published this year’s World Happiness Report. The SDSN employs an international group of economists, neuroscientists and statisticians to survey citizens […]

The search for happiness

DENMARK These young men leap from a 16-foot-high diving platform into Copenhagen’s harbor. A built environment that invites physical activity helps explain why Danes have among the lowest obesity rates in the world. The country frequently claims the top spot in the annual World Happiness Report, a reflection of its government-supported education, health care, and […]