Gumbo pot- Reflections

I am writing this post as a reflection of my thoughts on some current global events / issues and some reading/listening that I have engaged in. This post is perhaps a continuation of my recent post on Feminism and what it means to be a Feminist. I was reading/ listening to: Women’s bodies, Women’s wisdom… Continue reading Gumbo pot- Reflections

My take on what it means to be a Feminist

Feminism doesn’t ask you to be a man hater Feminism doesn’t ask you to use coercion or domination as a means of influence Feminism doesn’t ask to be expressed in obnoxious and disrespectful ways Feminism doesn’t ask you to only care about women and women’s rights Are you a feminist simply by being born a… Continue reading My take on what it means to be a Feminist

A Prayer from my heart to yours

May you always wake up knowing that you matter & be aware of the impact you have by simply Being May you always see the truth & choose to keep your eyes and ears open May you always be surrounded by beauty and love & spread the goodness you receive May you always use your… Continue reading A Prayer from my heart to yours

7 Simple ways for healthy coping

Whenever you feel stressed out/off center, it is always better to address it quickly rather than to prolong it. Train yourself to be more in tune with yourself  to recognize any signs of stress. Why accumulate anything that doesn't help. Right? Am sure we all know these ways of coping but a reminder never hurts… Continue reading 7 Simple ways for healthy coping

7 simple rules to practice self-love

Since we are still in the 'Love' month of February I wanted to share these 7 simple rules to show some love to our 'Self'. After all, we can only share what we have. Wear an outfit that makes you smile and or wear make-up that makes you smile J Eat well- Recognize the foods/drinks… Continue reading 7 simple rules to practice self-love

Loving differently-Happy Valentine’s

More often than not people around us tell us that we need to find love in people who satisfy certain 'normal' conditions of religious upbringing, caste, color, community, social status, gender orientation etc etc. This post is dedicated to every person who has had the courage to recognize love in themselves and in another beyond… Continue reading Loving differently-Happy Valentine’s

Parallels between Vedic Wisdom and Western Psychology

In the past few years my interests have led me to dig up some info on psychology in the Western world and corresponding work in the realm of Eastern wisdom. In this blog I am drawing parallels between two Western Psychological models of understanding why we do what we do with the Eastern wisdom namely… Continue reading Parallels between Vedic Wisdom and Western Psychology

Patterns- let’s decode. Shall we?

Today I am experiencing one of those beautiful synchronicities that life offers you. This morning I was reading a book titled ‘Patterns of the Hypnotic Techniques of Milton Erickson’ and later in the day while surfing for something to watch I stumbled upon this video titled ‘ The brain that changes itself’ on Amazon. Let… Continue reading Patterns- let’s decode. Shall we?

Affirmation-Power

  I am powerful. I stand tall and firm on my ground with all my might. I exude the highest power of the entire universe in my being.  I use my power for the highest good of all beings around me. I allow myself this power that I was born to recognize in me. Pooja… Continue reading Affirmation-Power

Solitude

It is often when we are alone that our faith gets stronger It is often when we are alone that our fears crawl out into the open It is often when we are alone that we are silent It is often when we are alone that we do take a deep listen.   Being by… Continue reading Solitude