Health & Wellness

Fast and Easy School Lunches

Fast and Easy School Lunches

  As we get ready for the new school year, I have started engaging my two boys on the topic of school lunches. Since my teenager’s palette oscillates faster than the stock market, he keeps me guessing as to what lunch he wants and how he wants it. Eons ago, when I was...
Euphoric Delights: Virtual hangout for foodie buddies

Euphoric Delights: Virtual hangout for foodie buddies

Cooking is a life skill. You have to do it whether you like it or not. But, if you are a member of the popular Facebook Group Euphoric Delights, you are probably clicking pictures of your freshly cooked meal to post it. It doesn’t have to be anything fancy. Even a...
Yoga: Walking on a Path Beyond the Asanas

Yoga: Walking on a Path Beyond the Asanas

The characterization of stress as a “silent killer,” and of yoga as an antidote to stress rests on solid scientific research. And just as prolonged stress can literally shorten one’s life, yoga as an antidote to stress can be seen as enhancing wellness. One of the...
Love is Like an Iceberg

Love is Like an Iceberg

“Hey, did you hear from Nick?” “It’s been a year, so yes! After their marriage, all my friends disappear. A year later, I hear from them.” “Seriously? Why do you think so?” “Simple! The honeymoon is over.” Every relationship goes through three stages:  Honeymoon...
How The Yoga-Ayurveda Combine Helped Me

How The Yoga-Ayurveda Combine Helped Me

My Early Brush With Yoga My mother was a Yoga teacher, an alumnus of a Yoga school where yoga was taught in a comprehensive manner: breathing, diet, attitudinal training, etc, accompanied the asanas, and when done sincerely, and over a period of time, yielded results...
International Yoga Day a Culmination of a Surge in Yoga Culture

International Yoga Day a Culmination of a Surge in Yoga Culture

The number of US yoga practitioners has increased exponentially to more than 36 million in 2016, up from 20.4 million in 2012, as per a study conducted by Yoga Journal and Yoga Alliance. Yoga has surged in popularity and its impact is everywhere: in movies,...