Published in Desh Videsh, March 2022

Prepping for the Wedding the Ayurvedic Way

Six months before my marriage, I began incorporating small Ayurvedic regimens into my day. These not only helped me deal with the stress, but also helped me look my best for the joyous occasion. Here are some things I added to my routine…


Published in Desh Videsh, February 2022

Make Your Valentine's Day Special

Here are some fun ideas for a Valentine’s Day with a special someone (which can mean just you!)?


Published in Desh Videsh, January 2022

New Year, New Mindset

Here we are at the start of another fresh new year. Typical New Year’s resolutions usually center around improving physical health through diet and exercise. But what about mindset?


Published in Desh Videsh, November 2021

Sesame, My Love, You're Oil I Need

As we approach the fall and winter seasons, it is important that we continue to keep ourselves balanced by keeping up with our ritucharya (seasonal routine). Let's see what we can do to keep ourselves balanced during these upcoming seaons!


Published in Desh Videsh, August 2021

Ayurvedic Tips and Tricks

Since we are in the full swing of the summer season, let’s go through some Ayurvedic tips to brighten your skin, make your hair healthier, and keep you calm and relaxed through this fun time!


Published in Desh Videsh, July 2021

Taste The Rainbow

Some people eat to live, while others (like me!) live to eat. The thing is, everything you eat becomes your body. Your food can balance you or imbalance you; it can build a healthy body or an unhealthy body. So, how do you ensure a good balance?


Published in Desh Videsh, June 2021

Am I Able To Get Rid of Toxins Before My Wedding?

Usually, in preparation for our wedding, we want to make sure that we look our best physically. But are we also in our best shape when it comes to our health?


Published in Desh Videsh, May 2021

Copper Immunity

I have mentioned that copper is highly beneficial. I’ve suggested using a copper tongue scraper and drinking from a copper cup. But why?


Published in Desh Videsh, December 2020

The Ayurvedic Way to End Your Day

Just like there is a way to start your day, there is a way to wrap it up! Ratricharya is the combination of two words: ratri, which means night or nighttime, and charya, which means regimen or routine!


Published in Desh Videsh, October 2020

Start Your Day the Ayurvedic Way

Did you know that even in Ayurveda there is a perfect way to start your day? Dinacharya is the combination of two words: dina, which means day or daytime, and charya, which means regimen or routine!


Published in Desh Videsh, August 2020

Ice is Not That Nice

Whenever I am asked about Ayurveda tips that can be easily integrated into our daily routine, the first thing I suggest is to hold off on the ice. The suggestion is usually met with wide eyes and disbelief. No ice?! No way!


Published in Desh Videsh, June 2020

Know Yourself Through Ayurveda

Understanding your dosha & prakriti, one can use Ayurveda to bring about balance. Any issues you find such as sluggish digestion, endurance, memory, etc., can be addressed through Ayurveda so you can feel your best.


Published in Desh Videsh, May 2020


Keeping our digestive fire, agni, in balance can be a great way to combat health issues before they become chronic. A great cleaning tea, called CCF, is a great way to balance your agni.


Published in Desh Videsh, April 2020

Home Activities During Coronavirus 

You may find yourself having to practice social distancing this month and that may be a bit difficult since we are not used to being at home for so long. So, what can we do?


Published in Desh Videsh, March 2020

Yoga and Ayurveda - The Sister Sciences

Yoga is a spiritual science and Ayurveda is a medicinal science. How do they relate to each other?


Published in Desh Videsh, February 2020

Ayurveda vs. Modern Medicine: Alternative or Complementary?

Are they opposite from each other or can they work together? Is it East versus West?


Published in Desh Videsh, January 2020

New Year, SMART You!

Studies show that only 25% of people follow through with their New Year’s resolutions after 30 days and only 8% of people actually achieve their goals.

How can we make this year different by sticking to the goals that we create? Here's how!


Published in Desh Videsh, December 2019

Walk it Off

An important thing to remember is that you must take productive breaks in order to keep your mind balanced and sharp, otherwise you run the risk of burning out.  Check out this way to unplug in a healthy way!


Shiva Mandir

Published in Desh Videsh, November 2019

Don't Just Travel to India, Submerge into the Culture

This past November, I visited the state of Kerala in India for the first time to complete my internship for my ongoing studies in Ayurvedic Medicin

Published in Desh Videsh, August 2019

Inner Beauty

What is inner beauty?

Did you know that you can use yoga to achieve it?

Yoga teaches us that true self-confidence and self-esteem comes from within. 

Read about some aspects of yoga we can use to reflect and acknowledge what makes us beautiful inside.

Published in Desh Videsh, May 2019

Take a Moment of Mindfulness

When was the last time you had your full attention on a task?

At some point, we have experienced thoughts that have a tendency to take us away from what is currently happening in the moment.

Without realizing, we may grow attached to certain thoughts because they are based on what we fear or hold dear to our hearts – becoming a prisoner of our own past, or of the unknown future that lies ahead.

Published in Desh Videsh, January 2019

Meditation for Children

Children have stressful lives too. That may seem like an oxymoron, right? With such a small number of years on this planet, how could their experience of life be stressful already?

It is natural to worry about our children’s well-being. However, are we paying the same level of attention to their mental health?

What outlets are we providing for them to process stress in a healthy manner?

Published in Desh Videsh, April 2018

Yoga: Healthy Mind, Body, and Spirit

For thousands of years, utilizing purifying practices such as asanas (physical poses), pranayama (control of the life force energy), and dhyana (meditation) were nothing out of the ordinary in India.  However, in today’s day and age, these ancient teachings are being pushed to the side due to the misconception that these practices are not applicable to our daily lives.

In reality, it is quite fascinating how far that is from the truth.

Published in Desh Videsh, May 2018

The 8 Limbs of Yoga

We all know what Yoga is, right?

It’s a great exercise routine to keep fit and become more flexible.

If you agreed with the previous statement, take a deep breath and read on because Yoga is so much more.