How yoga has been forcing me to face all my little fears

During every yoga class, there are certain pose that you just know that you cannot do, and you hope that you can do them one day. For me, so far it’s the plow pose and the crow pose. I know the plow pose is comparatively easy – it’s the one where you basically lift your…

How I Feel 2 Weeks After Starting Yoga Classes…a little achy

I was first introduced to yoga by my grandfather when I was a child. My first few classes were all about learning to breathe correctly. It was either about breathing in through one nostril and breathing out through the other. Or maybe, it was breathing in through my nose and breathing out through my mouth….

10 ways to eat healthily in office

Sometimes you might come back from office and feel terribly fatigued and lethargic. This might obviously be dependent on the number of hours you put in. But, this could also have something to do with the food you eat in office. It sometimes becomes a challenge to eat healthily in office. However, eating packets of…

When you go to bed early but still can’t sleep

The other day I was talking to my mom, and she told me she was having sleeping problems lately. In fact, she occasionally suffers from sleep issues. I remember I had lately written an article about this, so I started telling her, “You should sleep on time, you shouldn’t be on your phone, and you…

When I tell you to peel potatoes, just peel potatoes!

“Zen does not confuse spirituality with thinking about God while one is peeling potatoes. Zen spirituality is just to peel the potatoes.” How many of you read the above quote and went “What?” Some of you would have even thought “What an obvious thing to say!” Or you might think it’s such a silly thing to…

What is the “Uberman” sleeping schedule, you may ask…

When I started researching on sleep, my end goal was only to inculcate some good habits so that I sleep early and better. And I’ll talk about what has been working for me towards the end of this article. However, my research also introduced me to some strange sleeping schedules that I had no idea…

Why can’t I sleep on time” Series: Post 2

1:30 AM… No worries, I can still get 6 hours of sleep. 2:00 AM… Ok, no need to panic. Just don’t look at the time again! 2:30 AM… Hmm, 5 hours is still enough. 3 AM… Maybe, I should have slept a little earlier. This is frustrating. My day’s going to be so bad tomorrow….

‘Why can’t I sleep on time’ Series: Post 1

Today, I thought about everything I’ve blogged about lately and realized that while it’s good to focus on the things which are going well, there are a number of things I need to change in my life. The whole point of the blog is to improve my life over a period of time, and hope…

Setting up a home gym

When I used to stay in Gurgaon, I happened to stay in an apartment complex which had a gym inside it. That was the perfect setup for me. Even if I got late from office, I would just head downstairs for a quick workout. I shifted to Delhi once I got married, and realized that most houses in Delhi don’t have a similar setup.