Summer has been rushing by… until we arrived in the middle of Ontario, to the area close to where my husband spent his youth, what we call in Canada “Cottage Country.” Here, life has finally seemed to slow down just a little bit. The air is humid and warm and we watch clouds shift […]
For the past three months, we have lived a few minutes walk from the beach in a quiet village in Bali. I can’t quite describe how simple life is here, and how luxurious that feels. We awake with the early dawn light, and try to “sand-ify” our feet before the sun is high as it […]
In the post preceding this one, What’s my Dosha?; I wrote, that in order to live more in FLOW with Life, to be truly healthy and vital, it is essential to balance our Doshas. And since you now have an understanding of the energetic qualities of the 3 doshas: Vata, Pitta and Kapha I know we can […]
From golden milk lattes; to smoothies fortified with coconut oil and cinnamon; and yoga classes that promise to balance your dosha, the healing power of Ayurveda seems to be everywhere, yet for many of us, it’s a bit of a mystery. What is it exactly and what makes Ayurveda so special?
If there is one telling marker of our current generation of parenting, it is the prevailing appearance of a phone on our person, while we are spending time with our children. Before I was a parent, I didn’t think anything of parents who had their smart phones at playgrounds or restaurants and yet, after I […]
here’s some clips from my recent appearance on a local Vancouver TV show, urban rush, with Mike + Fiona, two hosts who are incredibly perceptive, fun and make everything entertaining yet interesting…
we made some chai, from scratch. enjoy.
This is the year I turn 40. It’s a big one for me. And I’ve been casting a lens at various aspects of my life to see where I am stuck and where I can challenge myself by switching things up, especially if I feel I am in a rut. So, in an “expand my […]
I grew up in Bombay, India, a far cry from the west coast of North America, where I live today. Yet for a girl who grew up in the city, I was lucky to experience natural and wild spaces far from the paved, urban environment I lived in. My mother made it her mission to […]
We love popsicles around here in the summer. What’s not to love? But better than store bought popsicles, are the ones you can make at home. Home made popsicles are delicious, bursting with freshness and best of all, they do not contain any nasty preservatives, toxic color or excess sugar that are replete in conventional […]
What is life like when we act from a place of no fear? When we tune into our truth and our inner light? I cannot think of a more POTENT day than this one to offer up a guided meditation that I created in collaboration with Halfmoon Yoga called “Embodied Light.” Use it whenever you want more […]