Sweta has an essay, “Familiar Dish, Familiar Friend”, in the The New York Times.
Sweta’s essay, “The Fatal Stigma & Silence Around Mental Health Among Desis Everywhere – Why?” appears in India’s leading online portal Women’s Web.
Sweta’s essay,”Why writing is a form of meditation” appears in BooksByWomen.
Sweta’s satirical and sensitive essay, “What Does an Indian Look & Sound Like?” appears in The Aerogram.
Sweta has an essay, “Mindfulness. A Path Toward Healthier Creativity and Balance” in Modern Creative Life.
Sweta’s essay, “How Meditation Can Help a Writer,” appears in Brevity Magazine.
Sweta’s essay, “How I unknowingly asked a man out during jury duty,” appears in Luna Luna Magazine.
Sweta’s guest post, “Writing Characters that are Unfamiliar,” appears in urban Lit Magazine.
Sweta has a personal essay, “How Mindfulness Can Help You Enjoy Your Book Release Day” on Women Writers, Women’s Books.
“A Small Press, Don’t Stress: Why Size Doesn’t Matter”…Sweta’s nonfiction piece appears in Brevity.
As part of Women’s History Month, Sweta has an essay in Sayfty, “Why we need to talk about marital rape.”
“Writers: Empower Yourself With Self-Care”, a personal essay appears in Women Writers, Women’s Books.
Sweta’s essay, “Writing from the Heart,” appears in BooksByWomen.
Sweta’s essay, “It’s All in a Name,” about the importance of names in today’s political world, appears in Women For One.
“7 Benefits Of Holding Walking Meetings At Work,” a personal essay appears in Curejoy.
“5 Yoga Poses Beneficial For Writers And Artists,” a personal essay appears in Curejoy.
“How Poha Can Elevate Your Productivity,” a personal essay appears in Curejoy.
My First Time Saying NO To “Giving Up” On My Accent, a personal essay appears in The Aerogram.
“How Can Dinacharya (Daily Routine) Be Beneficial For You,” a personal essay appears in Curejoy.
Sweta’s essay, “Amazing Things Khichadi Can Do To Relieve Pain And Stress,” appears in Curejoy.
“The importance of gratitude in our lives,” a personal essay appears in CureJoy.
“Unleashing The Benefits Of Makhana,” a personal essay appears in CureJoy.
“Losing Room #2”, a personal essay appears in Books By Women.
Sweta’s essay “5 Simple Tips To Conserve Your Energy And Keep Your Sanity Intact” appears in Sivana, an online magazine that provides daily spiritual inspiration.
“Writing Well, Thanks to Mom,” a personal essay appears in Books By Women.
“6 Ayurvedic Tips to Stay Healthy When Traveling,” a personal essay appears in DoYouYoga, 2016
“Finding Myself at a Writing Residency,” a personal essay appears in Books By Women
“Why Wellness Comes Before Business,” a personal essay appears in DoYouYoga, 2016.
Sweta has an essay, “Finding Myself At A Writing Residency,” in Women Writers.
The largest yoga community online, DoYouYoga, publishes Sweta’s essay “Why Creativity and Wellness Belong Together.”
Sweta’s essay “8 Mantras That Saved Me After My Mother’s Death” appears in Sivana, an online magazine that provides daily spiritual inspiration.
“5 Ayurvedic Tips to Help You Sleep Better,” a personal essay, appears in DoYouYoga, 2016.
Sweta’s personal essay “The Gatekeeper” appears in When Women Waken, 2016.
Sweta’s personal essay “9 Reasons the World Turns Toward India For Healing” appears in Sivanispirit.
Sweta’s essay “5 Ways Mindfulness Makes Traveling Easier” appears in highly reputed online magazine DoYouYoga.
Sweta’s personal essay “How Yoga Can Help Your Writing” appears in Women Writers, 2015.
Sweta’s personal essay “Why Getting Older Is Actually Pretty Cool” appears in DoYouYoga, one of the leading online spaces focused on health, healthy living, and mindfulness.
Sweta’s personal essay “5 Reasons Yoga Teacher Training Is Good For You” appears in the leading health and wellness publication DoYouYoga.
Sweta’s personal essay “How a Headstand and Wheel Pose Got Me a Book Deal” appears in DoYouYoga.
Sweta has a personal essay, “How Gratitude Changed My Life,” in DoYouYoga, where she talks about how she allowed gratitude to transform her life for the better.
Sweta has a humorous essay, “When a “Spicy” Indian Storyteller Goes Looking for Inspiration…,” in the November 2014 issue of Women Writers Magazine.
Sweta’s essay “The Mind Of A Writer” appears in The Asian Writer.
Sweta’s personal essay “How Not To Be An Obstacle To Your Own Happiness” appears in one of the leading online yoga magazines, DoYouYoga.
Sweta has a humorous personal essay in Women Writers about finding inspiration and reliving memories of her college days.
Sweta has a personal essay, “How Yoga Saved Me (And I Didn’t Know It),” in a leading yoga magazine, Do You Yoga.
Sweta’s article “5 Easy Steps to Building a Social Media Profile,” an advice column for writers and entrepreneurs, appears in LitChat.
New York based SAYFTY, an organization that strives to make the world a safer place for women, publishes Sweta’s personal essay “Dark Skin Is Dirty.”
Sweta’s personal essay “The Gatekeeper,” where she delves into her personal journey after her Mom’s sudden death, appears in the prestigious Women Writers.
Reputed health, mindfulness, and healthy living magazine MIND BODY GREEN publishes Sweta’s personal essay “What My Mother’s Death Taught Me About Being Mindful.”
Sweta’s writing advice column “Six Steps to Deal with Rejections” appears in Litchat.
Sweta writes a guest post, which includes a poem from her five-year-old niece, in Savvy Verse and Wit in honor of National Poetry Month.
Is winter good for writers? Sweta has some doubts and writes about it in her column for LitChat: “My Break-up with Winter.”
Brown Girl Magazine publishes Sweta’s essay “It’s All In a Name,” where she explores the meaning of her name and what it means to her after years of exploring herself and her culture.
Read Sweta’s essay “A Writer’s Confession” in BooksByWomen.
Sweta’s column on writerly advice, “The Benefits of Multi-Genre Writing,” appears in LitChat.
Empty Mirror publishes Sweta’s article “Reflections of a Writer.”
Do we misuse the term ‘Feminism’? an essay appears in Halabol.
Read Sweta’s essay “Halal and Jhatka Live Happily Ever After” in Masala Mommas, and find out why there is still a taboo around interfaith marriage in South Asian families.
What is it about death that lures writers? Sweta shares her insight on “Creativity & Mortality” in LitChat.
Read Sweta’s essay “Why a Writer Needs a Break” in The Asian Writer and find out if Ernest Hemingway was right in saying “There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.”
Halabol publishes Sweta’s essay “Do You Know Your “’Friend?’”
Empty Mirror, a literary and arts magazine, reprints Sweta’s essay “Why Multi-Genre Writing Rocks.”
Are you noticing a change? How are South Asian mothers-in-law changing? Read Sweta’s essay “When In-Laws Are Not Outlaws,” in Canada-based culture, food, and lifestyle magazine MasalaMommas.
Ever felt displaced? Read Sweta’s essay “Homeless in My Thirties.”
One of Sweta’s most widely read personal essays, “Unlearning The Queen’s English,” gets reprinted for the third time and appears in “Welcome to the Neighborhood.”
“Are we lonelier?”–in this personal essay, Sweta discusses the impact of social media, societal structure, and technology on our general well-being and more.
Based on UNICEF’s initiative, Sweta writes a personal essay about sexual violence against children: “It’s OK to Say a No.”
Sweta’s personal essay, “Finding Solace in my Pear,” appears in The Four Quarters Magazine.
Sweta’s essay “Rape and Murder of Passenger in India–Who Is to Blame?” appears in cutting-edge news organization theSOP.
Sweta’s essay “Does Woman Mean Woe-Men In India?” appears in Halabol.
Sweta’s personal essay “It’s All in a Name,” a part of her nonfiction book “Mouth Full,” appears in the inaugural issue of Newtown Literary Journal.
Sacred Ground Travel Magazine republishes Sweta’s personal essay “Wandering Mystic Meditation From Beara Peninsula.”
Sweta’s column “Who Prays For Me” appears in Halabol.
Houston News Online publishes Sweta’s personal essay “What My Soul-Searching Trip Led Me To.”
Sweta’s personal essay “One family at a Time” appears in Journal of Humanitarian Affairs.
Sweta’s guest post on creativity and mortality appears on Savvy Verse and Wit.
Sweta’s column “All It Takes Is For One Person to Believe” appears in Halabol.
Sweta’s column “Dark Skin Is Dirty” appears in Halabol.
Sweta’s column “What Is an Indian Woman’s Value?” appears in Halabol.
Sweta does a write-up for Women Writers on “Why Multi-Genre Writing Rocks.”
Sweta’s travel essay “The Allure of Socrates’ Land,” drawing similarities between India and Greece, appears in India Currents Magazine.
“Racist or a Victim?” Sweta’s personal essay highlighting the hypocrisies around skin color appears in Voices of the Asian American and Pacific Islander Experience.
“A True Survivor,” a personal essay based on the life story of a domestic violence survivor, appears in Recovering The Self: A Journal of Hope and Healing (Vol. IV, No. 1).
Ever wondered if your parents are going to be accepting of your untraditional choices? Read Sweta’s personal essay “Mind the Gap” published by India Currents, or, as she calls it, her own “Three Idiots” story.
India Currents published Sweta’s piece “Identifying the Footprints.” The essay is about finding a touch of Goa in the land of its cultural origins.
Recovering The Self (Vol. II, No. 3) publishes Sweta’s personal essay “Unplanned Destination,” based on her recent experiences in Ireland and the lesson learnt from them.
Stranded because of volcanic ash, Sweta muses on Irish culture in her essay “Tracing a Common Thread,” published by India Currents.
Sweta’s personal essay “Volcanic Ash and a Friendship,” published by EGO Magazine, recounts the blossoming of a friendship under the watch of volcanic ash cloud.
With age, do roots call out to you? Does the definition of home become blurry? Read Sweta’s essay “Homesick in My Thirties” published by Atlanta-based magazine Khabar.
A personal essay titled “Unlearning the Queen’s English” was published by India Currents.
Have you wondered why your body crashes and heals at your parents’ home? How does the mind know it’s okay to let go? Read Sweta’s essay “Mind the mind” published in Recovering The Self: A Journal of Hope and Healing (Vol. II, No. 2) and find out more!
Must ethnicity and identity be intertwined in art? “An Unchaste Brown” journeys through the differences in identity expressed by the ABCDs (American-Born Confused Desis) as opposed to the FOB (Fresh Off the Boat) creative types.
Sweta’s essays “Finding Solace in a Pear” and “The Untold Tale of Globalization” have appeared in one of the popular online South Asian publications, Desijournal.