Fitness

top wellness wearables

Top Wellness Wearables for 2021

In the middle of a global pandemic, it’s not surprising that wellness topics, apps, and devices have become our go-to guides for survival. What you may find surprising, though, are the extraordinary…

Tai Chi

Tai Chi: A Gentle Practice to Alleviate Anxiety

The languid movements associated with Tai Chi, often referred to as ‘meditation in motion’ can be mesmerizing. Perhaps you’ve watched others practice this gentle, ancient art form in nature; their movements mimicking…

Reclaim Your Calm

Reclaim Your Calm – and Your Body

When we hear the word “trauma,” we instantly assume it doesn’t apply to us. The heaviness of the word automatically puts is in a state of denial. Several people I have spoken…

The Health Journey of a Lifetime

A lot of us take out health for granted. We try to live right, cut down on sweets, and get more exercise. But, in general, we just assume everything will be fine.…

7 Ways to Live Healthy

With the increasing number of restrictions, one may think that living a healthy lifestyle is some sort of a luxury, but you can’t be further from the truth. Living a healthy lifestyle…

Vata Way to Go

The Vata Way to Go

A couple of weeks ago, windy and cold weather suddenly swept through the East Coast states. My husband and I were in New England for our niece’s third birthday. I was on…

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,…

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…

Finding humanity in 2020

Finding humanity in 2020

While this year has revealed to us the many limits of mankind and the extent of human bias and ignorance, it has also taught us about resilience, humanity, and faith. From the…