Exploring Qigong

Marilyn Ferguson once beautifully said, “Over the years your bodies become walking autobiographies, telling friends and strangers alike of the minor and major stresses of your lives.” Our souls are much older than our bodies and with several reincarnations; our soul has accumulated positive as well as negative experiences, according to the Karmic Law of […]

Calling Universal Emergence

Ever since the tsunami and the earthquake in Japan, I have been thinking if the mother earth is trying to give us subtle messages that you and I are not listening to. Recently, I was in a Qi Gong class – my first experience in learning the art of cultivating energy. I am unable to […]

Correlation between IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) and Stress

How many us have suffered from IBS or some form of constipation or diarrhea at some point of time in our life? Too many, I am sure. According to Ayurveda, the quality of your health greatly depends of how good your digestion or digestive Agni (fire) is. So, let us not ignore the occurrence of […]

New ways to love ‘Carbs’

How many different diet plans have you heard of or read in the past where you’ve been asked to eliminate carbohydrates from your diet? I am sure plenty. Right? And, when you did eliminate it, what did you experience? The loss of energy and general lethargy accompanied with several other health issues. Just because I […]

The ‘Low-Fat’ Fad

For years, we have tried to reduce fat consumption without a clear distinction between good vs. bad fats in hope of better health. “ Eating a low-fat, low –cholesterol diet” has been the mantra for decades and millions of us have tried to follow this advice hoping to lose weight, prevent heart disease and other […]

In tune with your intuition

Ever noticed how most of us make decisions in life. Usually it is a well-thought decision based on logical reasoning and questioning and sometimes we land up asking for a second, a third or a forth opinion! We’ve been told – Haste makes waste. Look before you leap. Stop and Think. Don’t judge a book […]

Life at 75

In today’s day and age when it is hard enough to fathom what will happen in the next minute, attempting to predict what my life will be like at the age of 75 and above is highly difficult. But I do think that it is important, as it will allow me to plan for my […]

Connecting Mental Health with Nutrition

You may wonder what the hell does nutrition have anything to do with my brain health! This blog will surely give you a renewed perspective just like the readings on this subject did for me… As most of us know, the brain is made up of fatty acids, water and minerals and hence we could […]

Your Sugar Cravings – possible reasons and remedies

I just did it! I just ate a couple of pieces of chocolate with chunks of hazelnut, it was divine. I felt the chocolate melt in my mouth and the after-taste is still lingering… This just might be the right time to write about this topic, right? Right, very right. Though I must confess, the […]