Feel the fear and do it anyway

Does fear stop you from achieving something that you really want? Let me share my story…. Growing up in India, as girls, we were not allowed to express our opinions on a lot of things. Why? Because we were girls, we had to be obedient and good girls never spoke up. My...

Secrets to a flawless day

The power of habits is a topic close to my heart. My second book, ‘Smart Women, Smart Habits’, is a testament to this. We all take on habits from a young age. Ones that are essential to lead an easy life. Imagine if you had to learn how to dress or brush your teeth...

Three steps to deal with challenging situations

Happy New Year! This is a beginning of a new decade. When you think about the last 10 years, how has your journey been? Has it been one to your liking or did it just happen? Many times, we underestimate what can be done over a period of time. I’m sure there has been...

Energy (in your body) and how to use it wisely

We all have limited time – as in the number of things you can do in a set amount of time. In a similar fashion, the energy in your body is limited too – based on your nutrition, health, the activities that you do and the emotions that go through your body. Have you...

What happens after you achieve your goal?

Living life on earth requires us to do things and move forward. We often see that children are more curious than adults. Growing up, our life experiences make us rigid and we lose our child-likeness. We focus more on work and getting paid. Which is a good thing...

Love and forgiveness

If you really love someone, you need to be able to forgive them right? Children are really good at this. If you are a parent, you know exactly what I am talking about. Little Johnny has done something and even though he is little and you know it was not intentional,...

Be savvy about your money

Many times, we get complacent about where our money goes. A couple of months ago, there was a medical procedure done (nothing serious), but I had to get some money back from Medicare (Australian healthcare system). I was advised that the doctor’s office can handle the...

Five ways giving is good for you

Donating time and money to charities and causes you believe in, not only benefits the charities but can be deeply rewarding for you too. So, why is giving satisfying? Let us take a closer look at the 5 reasons. #1 You feel happiness The joy you feel when you share...

Doing less gives you more freedom

“No one outside us can rule us inwardly. When we know this, we become free” -Buddha Do you feel that life is spinning at a rate of a hundred miles an hour? Do you struggle to catch your breath – be it at work or at home? Do you just want to take a long break – similar...