Amazing new discovery about the lungs!

Amazing new discovery about the lungs!

I expect that, like me, you always thought that the only function of the lungs was for us to be able to breathe. This is no small achievement, that is a very admirable job in itself, but it seems that the lungs have been keeping a secret from us all these years. Some...
Finding the joy in a tough year!

Finding the joy in a tough year!

As I reflect on the year that has passed, I see so many magical moments that have happened to, for, because of and around me. Yes, 2016 has been one weird, terrible year. But there is so much beauty and joy that has happened too! I have so much to be grateful for. I...
Paying it forward with gratitude

Paying it forward with gratitude

The last week of last month were marked for me, and for many others, with fear, uncertainty and worries for the future. While I tried to stay positive, and did significantly better at this than I would have in a previous part of my life, I still felt those negative...
Becoming the change – tackling poverty in Delhi’s slums

Becoming the change – tackling poverty in Delhi’s slums

Mahatama Gandhi is known across the world for his concept of non violence conflict resolution.  For many this conjures up ideas of a peaceful protest march, and negotiation rather than violence.  But there is far more to Gandhi’s philosophy than that. Gandhi was a...
Promoting mental and physical health through Yoga

Promoting mental and physical health through Yoga

On Day 2 of the Women Economic Forum, I was booked to be a panel speaker on a talk about ‘yoga for health’.  I had planned to talk very briefly about the importance of good breathing for this talk; it is my firm belief (thanks to the knowledge I have of the teachings...