Month: September 2020

Walking Meditation

The Benefits of Walking Meditation

I was doing a live (virtual) Q&A after giving a talk on the power of mindfulness for East West Connection in mid-August, when a woman asked, “What is the best kind of…

Home workouts

Home workouts during the pandemic

I am a certified personal trainer. I lead classes mostly for women and men looking to lose weight and have fun doing it. Being stuck at home due to COVID-19 isn’t easy,…

Ruth Bader Ginsberg

Ruth Bader Ginsberg: Passing of a Legend

Every so often in history, there comes along a leader who makes an indelible impact on society. Ruth Bader Ginsburg was one of them. While the passing of the US Supreme Court…

The health benefits of an early dinner

While I was growing up, my mother was very particular about us finishing dinner by 7:30pm. So once I moved to the United States, the concept of eating dinner by 6:30pm was…

Fall Fashion Picks for the Trendy South Asian

Fall is not just about pretty gardens and pumpkin spice, it’s also about finding the time to up your style game. And these picks might just do the trick!

SEEMA Health: Keeping fit during the pandemic

I am a certified personal trainer. I lead classes mostly for women and men looking to lose weight and have fun doing it. Being stuck at home due to COVID-19 isn’t easy,…

The Bene Israel are one of the oldest Jewish groups in India

The Bene Israel: India’s Oldest Jewish Communities

India is one of the most religiously and ethnically diverse countries in the world. Its huge population contains the majority of the world’s Hindus, as well as the second-largest percentage of Muslims…

SEEMA Cooks: Spicy Cilantro Ginger Eggplant Sauté

Eggplant: The Fruit? The Vegetable? A trivia question for you: is an eggplant a vegetable? Well, it may come as a surprise that the eggplant (also called brinjal or aubergine) is botanically…

rangam

Rangam’s Hetal Parikh Helps Talent of All Kinds

Hetal Parikh wanted to make a difference – in the employment market and with how the mentally disabled are addressed. With Rangam, she managed to do both