My Example of Compassionate Inquiry
When I joined the CI (Compassionate Inquiry) program in Feb 2022, little did I know that I would slip through the crevices of my mental landscape, and reach my very core. It has been a rather eventful inner journey, one I would count on my one hand’s fingers, as one of the top experiences of…
Lifestyle Therapy for the Anxious Mind
How do you know you have anxiety? Anxiety is considered an emotional and a mental state, but still how do you experience it? The Mayoclinic.org, a renowned non-profit educational and research clinic, describes there are common occurrences, as listed below. The more the anxiety, the more intense the symptoms, until it consumes you. It does…
Art of Holistic Living
What is Art of Holistic Living? First we must understand the words ‘Living’ and ‘Holistic’. Living is by default, one is born into a certain set of circumstances, and one acquires a template of living that is automatic and unconscious. There is no intent to dive deep into the roots of existence. Holistic means it…
The Deep, Dark Well
I can see a patch of sky but it is far, faraway, You see, I have always lived under, in my deep, and darkest well. It is full of woes, yet it is my pillow on which I doze. I try to climb, but slip down after a mere two tries, And then I settle…
Ashwagandha – that which brings the power of a horse, and the stability of the earth, is a great stabilizing, rejuvenating and supportive herb. Athletes use it to improve performance, and yet it is gentle enough for the children and the elderly. Ashwagandha is an anti-stress, anti-anxiety, general debility and anti-fatigue herb. To create a…
“I Cleanse..” says the Dandelion
Dandelion is a bitter herb, and therefore a great detox herb, because bitters have a cooling and reductionist properties. It is a great laxative, bitter tonic and diuretic. People suffering from excess heat in the body, or accumulation of toxins can use it as a tea. Excess heat in Ayurveda is a pitta disorder –…
Trying to fix it? When I looked All I saw were missing parts. The vacant eyes, The empty heart, The tall expectations. I am good, But I see the faults, I am sad, That is not acceptable. Sometimes I lose it, Then the despair. How to fit in? I manage. But am always short. Is…
How Ayurveda Works On You?
What is Ayurveda? Is it based on evidence? Where is it from? Is it safe? What are the benefits? Does Ayurveda depend on food and herbs? Learn more here: (While there like, subscribe and share my channel 😉)
Dry as a Bone?
I have two questions for you, the reader: 1. Do you have a constitution prone to dryness? 2. And more importantly, do you like snacking on dry foods? Like dry fruits, nuts, popcorn, crackers? Did you know astringent foods are drying like – raw apple, cranberry, dandelions, beans and pomegranate? And do you absolutely love…
This makes my blood boil!
The English language metaphors sometimes captures a truth more accurately than all the scientific armies put together. Pitta is made of two elements – fire and water. It is fire encased in water, so that it can do its job, and not burn everything it touches. Just like blood. Blood is hot and red. Both…