Tag Archive | Art

My creative outlet – Freestyle mandalas

It is a well-known fact that art has healing effects on an agitated or a glum mind alike. I for one have always been aware of this and have often encouraged friends to find creative outlets to manage stress, anxiety, depression or even anger management. Things like this always happened to ‘others’, I would never […]

Why Theatre based learning for adults in the work environment?  

The best way a child learns to stay away from danger is to experience it. Guardians may even allow the child to go through it as long as they can handle the situation, and use other methods for situations they cannot. These real experiences create a deep understanding at the intellectual, conscious and subconscious level, […]

Art Traumas

When I was about thirteen or so, I vividly remember sitting in ‘art class’ with a huge sheet in front of me covered in what looked like watercolour vomit. The instructions for the class was to paint a feeling or a memory. I happened to feel the early teenage turmoil of my secret crush not […]

From IQ to Multiple Intelligence

The concept of Dr. Howard Gardner’s multiple intelligence theory has been around since 1983. To reiterate, it suggest that the traditional notion of intelligence based on IQ testing alone is limiting. The progress of an individual in a traditional setup seems to depend on this perception of intelligence. It is becoming clear as we move away from […]

Happiness is a click away

When a good friend of mine evinced interest in signing up for one of the workshops with us, something he said made me think a lot. ‘I just want to know that I am good at something.’ Coming from a very successful corporate honcho, who with sheer grit and determination had climbed the rungs of […]