by Ektha Aggarwal, Clinical social worker (LCSW) and CEO of Shakti Therapy and Healing Services The content provided here is not […]
Now that we’ve been sheltering in place for the bulk of 2020, I’ve had to find a way to keep […]
There are many reasons to start your own garden. It’s great for the environment, helps you feel connected to the food […]
South Asians tend to view mental health as a sign of weakness or failure. Our community does not realize mental health is part of our overall well-being, much like physical health.
A few years ago when I was in India, I had the funniest experience in a yoga class. I was sitting there in a hot room (not because it was “hot” yoga–just because it was extremely hot in India) and the instructor, dressed in everyday clothes–not her “yoga attire” was teaching us how to do Mrigi Mudra (a cleansing breathe exercise).
It was 1994, I was 14-years old and my family decided to spend the winter break in India for my […]