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 …

Book Review By The Tattooed Buddha

“There must be a purpose to my being here I have to believe— in time it will be clear.” – Tara Anand Elizabeth Gilbert’s iconic Eat Pray Love in many ways relates a familiar trajectory in in the landscape of journey memoirs. It begins with a rapid revealing of an inner crisis for the protagonist which inspires …

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. …

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 …