Health & Wellness

Untold Stress Because of “Coming Out”

Untold Stress Because of “Coming Out”

 Q.  About five years ago when I turned 27, I came out as a lesbian to my parents and family.  They immediately grilled me about my attraction to other women and whether I had really given men a chance. I told my story of discovering my sexuality and that I had even...

Will Sambar Die With Me?

My cousin Ravi and his wife Radha were visiting America  for the very first time. One day, as I was waiting to pick them up for a drive around town, Radha was unusually late. As she slowly stepped into the car, she handed me a small box, saying “this is what made me...
Feeling Anger and Grief in a Difficult Marriage

Feeling Anger and Grief in a Difficult Marriage

Q. My husband and I have been struggling now for about seven years. We have different personalities and we have lost our ability to actually have conversations where meaningful information and feelings are exchanged. Only 10% of what I really want to say gets across....
Healthy Gluten-free Desserts: No Oxymoron (Peanut Butter Cookies & Brownies)

Healthy Gluten-free Desserts: No Oxymoron (Peanut Butter Cookies & Brownies)

Gluten free food is widely popular now, and curiosity about the right recipes are at an all-time high. Eliminating gluten from your diet does not mean that you have to forgo flavor. Most celebrities and health conscious adults have taken to a gluten-free diet, which...
Sensory Experiences Vs. Spirituality

Sensory Experiences Vs. Spirituality

 Q.  I have become curious about desire and eros in my life.  I am a person who feels strong energies in my body such as heat, pleasure and a kind of buzzing vitality. I especially feel these sensations when I am excited about something new, when I  am listening to...
Ayurvedic Face Packs

Ayurvedic Face Packs

AYURVEDIC FACE PACKS Chickpea face pack for dull skin This is one of the most effective and efficient face packs for dull skin. Its exfoliating action takes away the dead cells, and it is a famous Ayurvedic remedy for blemishes too. Regular usage will result in soft,...