Year: 2017

You too?

Last night, as I closed my laptop on social media feeds still freckled with “#MeToo” posts from my peeps – on National Person’s Day, no less – I sighed a deep breath of sadness for all these glorious women who

Androgynous India

An excerpt from my newly-launching book, She Has Risen: Resurrect Your Divine Feminine Wisdom and Celebrate Your Miraculous Girly Bits. This is from Chapter 1, called Acknowledge Your Divinity. “Growing up with an East Indian father, I was always fascinated

The ‘V-word’

Four weeks ago, I accidentally became a vegan. There I was – minding my own business – when my husband asked if I wanted to watch a Netflix movie called, ‘What the Health.’ Sure – why not. “What the health!”

How to get what you really want in 7 simple, unglamorous steps

My husband and I conceived of a crazy, unconventional, liberating idea (that also scares the bejesus out of me but hey, fear is growth!). No, we’re not going on a waitlist to Mars. Or selling everything to jet-set across the

Stop ‘should-ing’ all over yourself

Have you ever noticed how many times a day you say the word ‘should?’ The next time you say it – please catch yourself. And stop. Personally, that word practically gives me hives. If you use it to describe yourself,

Wake up.

I went for a walk around my neighbourhood this morning. It used to be a ritual for me but it’s been a really long time! I decided to leave the earbuds at home and listen to the sounds of the

Don’t be ‘slangry’ – get more sleep!

I’m deep in debt. Sleep debt. Exhaustion took over this weekend, after weeks of running on empty and feeling stretched in a million different directions. I’ve given too much of myself to other people and causes and I got myself

Seeds of kindness from a stranger

Recently, when my family was in Mexico, we attended a cooking demonstration that ended with everyone sitting at a long table to enjoy the fruits of the chef’s labour. We were seated beside a lovely couple. We started chatting a

The art of wanting less

My family and I just returned from a wonderful week away in Mexico. The weather was glorious, the scenery popped with beautiful colours and the time spent with family in a small, exquisite resort was priceless. But the Welcoming Director

Today is International Women’s Day – honouring 10 incredible women

A few weeks ago, I was so excited to receive my first email about International Women’s Day: a day to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievement of women. It also marks a call-to-action to help forge a better