My First Book

All Life is Energy

May 21, 2019

Here are some of our most common experiences: feeling abandoned, victimized or feeling less than. The most important question to ask is : have I experienced this before? Is this the recurring theme or experience in my life? * * Now lets look at these experiences as energy. We know that Energy can neither be…

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New Year's Diet Resolutions don't work!

December 30, 2018

We must heal our relationship with food first! Every New Year, most of us resolve to better our health,  and better diet is at the top of those resolutions.  Everyone claims to have the perfect diet for you!  Bombarded with the enticing ads, their promises and compelling testimonials, we resolve to buy into at least…

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Cranberry, Black Pepper, Cashew Rice – Book Blog

November 18, 2018

This recipe is from my niece. It is great for gatherings, and holidays, as it has a sweet, spicy and nutty taste. • Preparation time: 20 minutes • Serves 4     1 cup rice, ½ cup cranberries,  1 cinnamon stick,  2 bay leaves, 6 pods green cardamom, ½ teaspoon cumin seeds, ½ teaspoon cumin…

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Emotional Hunger – Book Blog

November 13, 2018

Tune into Your Childhood Beliefs Were you always asked to finish all the food on your plate? Was food in abundance or barely enough? Were you rewarded for good behavior with ice-cream or pizza? Were you sent to bed hungry as a punishment? Or given cookies when you were feeling sad? Perhaps some of your…

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Guilt and Shame

November 5, 2018

Shame and guilt are the mental constructs of the mind to help us fit into the societal mold of what’s right and wrong. These are merely our defense mechanisms, established to bridge the gap between what we want and what we think we should want. In this complex structure of feelings, the truth of what…

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Nutrition: Then & Now

October 30, 2018

I had never heard of processed food while I was growing up. I left India in my teen years to study in Toronto. While going to school in Toronto, it never occurred to me to look at the list of ingredients in the food I bought. The idea that there would be something else in…

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Healing your Relationship with Food

October 15, 2018

In working with clients in my clinical practice, I’ve realized two things. First, that in trying to keep up with the newest miracle food or diet, people are often missing out on enjoying their food. And, second, that the overflow of information about food that people are facing is actually getting in the way of…

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