5 Daily Habits to Boost Your Wellbeing

Like most people, I used to be on the lookout for quick, easy ways to increase my wellness quotient. Over time, I have come to realize that  wellness is like a delicate plant that needs constant nurturing to grow over time. There are no easy short-cuts! What helps is investing time and effort in cultivating …

Tears … a poem

I love my tears. I embrace my tears. I celebrate my tears. My tears help me flow with life and grow … Tears can be happy Tears can be sad They can be painful They can be glad.   Tears can be silent Tears can be dry They can be shed or just be denied. …

Does Your Partner Truly Respect You?

Respect. Seems to be a common enough concept, doesn’t it? You probably already know it’s a fundamental prerequisite for a healthy, loving relationship. But perhaps what may come as a surprise is that it is possible for an intelligent, independent woman to be in a damaging relationship for years without realizing she is being disrespected …

Why the Lotus Blooms … a poem

The lotus flower is very precious to me … not just physically but for what it represents to my spirit. Whenever I find myself discouraged by the apparent challenges of life, the lotus flower comes to my rescue – she inspires me to be my best and gives me hope that I too can blossom …

6 Tips for Selecting the right ‘Life Coach’

I have been operating in the field of mental wellness for quite some time; and since the beginning it has been quite a challenge to decide what  title to put on my visiting card. I have experimented with different ones — Counselor, Therapist, Life Coach. Of these, the last one, made me cringe every time …

Colour your Stress Away

Colouring helps me unwind, calm my noisy mind and feel centred. I have always been a creative person but working with colour pencils was not something I had tried or been attracted to. But that’s until I happened to come across Johanna Basford’s ‘Secret Garden’ colouring book at a book store. It’s  simply beautiful —full …

My Inner Child … a poem

Embracing and re-parenting my inner child has been a deeply moving, healing and rewarding experience for me… Sitting in a corner Huddled in the dark I found her sobbing in anguish stark; A child was she Not more than six Her broken heart I longed to fix. Approaching her gently I knelt, sat down; But …