“Why am I angry all the time?” and how to control that emotion with Ayurveda

I remember as a kid, there was a distant Uncle P whom most people didn’t like. Every time that he visited the family, the elders went on high alert. He never seemed pleased with anything. [...]

How to prevent burnout using Ayurveda

How to prevent burnout using Ayurveda Burnout isn’t a myth. It’s not just you. Exhaustion has set in and the pandemic hasn’t helped. Burnout is on the rise. Our emotional reserves are feeling empty. What [...]

What Ayurveda can teach you about not being that mean person at gatherings

What Ayurveda can teach you about not being that mean person at gatherings Ever attended a wedding where a drunk, mean uncle ruined things by criticizing the venue, food, bride, groom, and everyone else? Ever [...]

What is Pitta according to Ayurveda?

If you tend to gravitate towards spicy foods, type-A personality, driven to the point of burnout, you muight be predominatly Pitta. Here is what it means and how it applies to you.   A little [...]

Why Ayurvedic Abhyanga, “Self-Massage,” is the best gift to self

In Ayurveda, anointing oneself—from head to toe with warm oil—is called Abhyanga. Typically, a massage therapist performs abhyanga where they apply the oil to the entire body, from the scalp to the soles of the [...]

How to establish an Ayurvedic morning routine to boost your productivity

A friend recently asked, “What’s your secret? How are you so high-energy in the morning?” I wish I had a fancier or more eloquent answer, but the truth is, there is no secret. I rely [...]


The impact of stress  Each of us has lost something in this last year. Between the pandemic, unemployment, and death of loved ones, most of us are feeling stressed. The human race as a whole [...]

The power of positive thinking in improving your productivity

Anyone else feeling stressed now that we are seeing yet another spike in COVID cases? The vaccines make us feel hopeful, but the increase in numbers also makes us fearful. So easy to believe that [...]

Why Entrepreneurs Should Put Their Wellness Before Business

In the 1st week of August 2016, 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 [...]

Understanding the three Ayurvedic doshas: Are you Vata, Pitta, or Kapha?

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 [...]