Self-Love

Would you treat your best friend or loved one the same way you treat yourself? Would you allow him/her to live your life?Go through the same stressors?Make the same choices? People often say: "Treat others as you'd want to be treated." (Golden Rule) Self-love is learning to treat yourself as you would treat your loved … Continue reading Self-Love

True Healing = Change

In order to heal, one needs to change. This realization has dawned on me recently both from my own healing journey (see about pages) and from observing other people on their own healing journeys. Why do some people get better and others don't? Why do some people take much longer to get better, or go … Continue reading True Healing = Change

Oil Pulling

What is it? Oil pulling basically means swishing edible oils in your mouth for a duration of time. It is a traditional hygiene practice from Ayurvedic medicine used to prevent and treat various oral and systemic diseases. [1] Why Oil Pull? Antibacterial effect: viscous nature of oil inhibits plaque accumulation and adhesion of bacteria [2] … Continue reading Oil Pulling

Hope & Health

Sharing a quote that struck me recently from the book Radical Remission by Kelly Turner PhD. I would add that it works the other away around too. "He who has hope, can have health. Even if he has lost it, hope can bring it back." Positivity. Faith. Trust. Surrender. Gratitude. Spirituality. ~ Just some ways … Continue reading Hope & Health

10pm-2am: Your Body’s “Repair Window”

“Every hour of sleep before midnight is worth two after midnight.” ~old adage 10pm-2am: This is the "magic window" where your sleep is at its deepest and most regenerative. After 2am, your sleep is more superficial. Modern science confirms traditional wisdom [1] - during this period, our liver is most active and efficient at detoxifying … Continue reading 10pm-2am: Your Body’s “Repair Window”

Let Go, Detach, Surrender.

Ancient themes in recent days. "Attachment is the root of all suffering" Buddha I’ve learnt that true healing and transformation requires an act of surrender, of letting go. Letting go of fearLetting go of egoLetting go of prideLetting go of insecuritiesLetting go of emotionsLetting go of past traumaLetting go of grievances & grudgesLetting go of … Continue reading Let Go, Detach, Surrender.

Sprint for Longevity

https://videopress.com/v/y5qYwEjV?preloadContent=metadata 🏃🏻‍♂️I finally convinced my 64-year-old dad to try my weekly ALL-OUT sprints workout. 💪🏻 It’s very simple. Here’s how: Find a nice straight path, better if it’s in nature and not concrete/asphalt.SPRINT as fast and as far as your lungs and legs can carry you - usually it’s about 30 secs(*take your first set … Continue reading Sprint for Longevity

“Chew Your Food 30 Times”

A good Indian friend likes to tell me to chew at least 30 times - wisdom from his ayurvedic traditional medicine heritage. As I pondered on this, it occurred to me that our mouths are the only place in our digestive tract where food can be broken down mechanically. I've learnt that this mechanical process … Continue reading “Chew Your Food 30 Times”

Meditate to Boost Your Immune System!

This is an excerpt from one of my all-time favourite books: Radical Remission by Kelly Turner, PhD Meditation produces high levels of melatonin to help you sleep easier and deeper, which in turn improves cellular clean up and detoxification. Meditation also decreases stress and anxiety, which will greatly boost immune function. and "... the more … Continue reading Meditate to Boost Your Immune System!

Get in Touch with Nature, Daily

Yesterday's tea-break-nature-time Don't forget to get in touch with nature daily, for your health and wellbeing. After all, we've lived so close to nature since the beginning of time. It is unwise (and unnatural) to abandon this connection. Yesterday's tea-break-nature-time Even if you are forced to stay indoors, you can connect by touching some indoor … Continue reading Get in Touch with Nature, Daily