Seema Weekly

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Turning Pain and Hate Into Action and Power

The Asian American and Pacific Islanders community, who have witnessed an increase in racially motivated attacks in the last year, have an opportunity to change their pain into action and power, said…

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Why Don’t People in India Wear Masks?

Participants at the Kumbh Mela (Credit: Shutterstock) The evidence is abundantly clear and the message is amplified across the world by several health authorities and governments: simple individual efforts like double-masking, socially-distancing…
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A Time To Heal

Spring is a time for holiday, hope and rebirth. As the earth warms and the grass spills out in rich green, my spirit lifts and my mood lightens, despite a year spent…
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Roshni Patel: A Medical Condition Should Not Stop You

Roshni Patel Vasram is strong, bubbly, and tenacious. Despite having overcome huge challenges since childhood. Now the Urban Asian digital publication she launched 12 years ago, fusing Eastern and Western culture with…

SEEMA HEALTH: Reflections on an Illness

After he was found hanging from the ceiling fan of his apartment in his Bandra home without leaving a suicide note in June, the “mystery” of Sushant Singh Rajput’s death has unfolded…

SEEMA FOOD: Life of a Vegetarian Foodie

Amee Patel, a vegetarian foodie from Chattanooga, TN, has a huge  following on Instagram. Here is her recipe for a pizza that’s all green (OK, OK, barring the cheese). All of the…

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SEEMA WOMAN: The Harris-Pence debate

California Senator Kamala Devi Harris made history, in more ways than one, on the debate stage last week. As she faced Vice President Mike Pence on the plexiglass-partitioned stage, Harris overcame hurdles…
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SEEMA Health: Mood Boosters to Power Up Your Meals

Have these weeks of quarantine and political unrest in the country left you feeling like the walls are closing in? Many people are struggling, and to keep their morale high, they're turning…

SEEMA HEALTH: The Secret of Their Energy

My friends teasingly call me, “The Energizer Bunny.” I have a day job, run a wellness company, have writing commitments for magazines, juggle speaking engagements, and maintain a busy personal life. I…
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Pav Bhaji: The Fall Version

Did you know we can credit some of the popularity of Pav Bhaji to the American Civil War? I’ll explain that a little later. Pav Bhaji literally translates to bread and vegetables.…