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About Sweta Vikram

Sweta Srivastava Vikram is an international speaker, best-selling author of 12 books, and Ayurveda and mindset coach who is committed to helping people thrive on their own terms. As a trusted source on health and wellness, most recently appearing on NBC and Radio Lifeforce, Sweta has dedicated her career to writing about and teaching a more holistic approach to creativity, productivity, health, and nutrition. Her work has appeared in The New York Times and other publications across nine countries on three continents. Sweta is a trained yogi, is on the board of Fly Female Founders, and holds a Master’s in Strategic Communications from Columbia University. Voted as “One of the Most Influential Asians of Our Times” and winner of the “Voices of the Year” award (past recipients have been Chelsea Clinton), she lives in New York City with her husband and works with clients across the globe.

Why Wellness Comes Before Business

By | October 14th, 2020|Categories: Blogs|

In the 1st week of August, I attended the BlogHer 2016 Conference in Los Angeles where Sheryl Crow, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Kim Kardashian, Aisha Taylor, amongst others, spoke about the 3 Ws dear to my heart: writing (creativity), wellness, and women’s empowerment. In their own unique way, each of them emphasized on the importance of wellness [...]

What are the three Ayurvedic doshas?

By | October 13th, 2020|Categories: Blogs|

According to Ayurveda, in every biological organism, there exist three psycho-physiological forces, known as “doshas,” a Sanskrit word literally meaning “stain” or “lesion” but in effect conveying chiefly the notion of “something that can be injured or imbalanced.”  These doshas are given the names kapha, pitta and vata.  All three doshas are present in every cell [...]

What is Ayurveda and where does it come from?

By | October 13th, 2020|Categories: Blogs|

Ayurveda is the oldest continuously practiced medical system in the world. The term Ayurveda is derived from the Sanskrit words ayur (life) and veda (science or knowledge). Ayurveda also translates to knowledge of life. Atharva Veda, the latest book to be added to the four Vedas, was compiled in approximately 900 BCE. Ayurveda is an upaveda of Atharva Veda. It is in [...]