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 […]
I awoke January 1, 2017 still tired, feeling the lingering effects of a nasty cold and flu that I got hit with exactly 3 days earlier, in the white cold of snowy Whistler, Canada; where we were hunkered down in a cabin with dear friends and our children. The highlight of the last night for me had […]
Delicious, organic amaranth granola recipe from Haramara Retreat Centre, Sayulita, the perfect post Olympic nutritional treat.
In Canada, my adopted home country, this is Thanksgiving weekend. The trees wear their colourful garlands with short lived intensity – soon it will be winter – and our friends and family share laughter and seasonal harvest around their tables. In Santa Cruz, California, where I currently live; today is a warm 21 + degrees C […]