Three Aspects of the Absolute; Folio 1 from the Nath Charit; Bulaki; India, Rajasthan, Jodhpur, 1823 (Samvat 1880); Opaque watercolor, gold, and tin alloy on paper; Merhangarh Museum Trust

A Brief History Of Yoga And Its Arrival In The West

Along with the increasing popularity of yoga, new studios are popping up one after another in just about every metropolis of countries across the globe. Of the numerous modern permutations of yoga that are being taught today doesn't it make you wonder how this ancient culture originated from India around 3rd century BCE has survived…

Stories and Essays of Mina Loy, edited by Sara Crangle

3 Books |Flâneuse | Mina Loy | Anjelica Huston |

It's wintertime, what better season to stay in and cuddle a book? If you are a nerd like me, I'd say, every season. But, honestly, I do more reading in the winter. Here is a list of books I recommend, they are of and by women who embraced freedom with their radical sense of aesthetics.…

Omega-3s; White fish steak; halibut; raw halibut; halibut with skin;

Battle With Depression The Natural Way

Of the 12 months, March is one that marks the end of winter and the start of spring. Though some people are all too happy to be rid of "winter blues," but a good number of us are prone to depression during the season-change month. Similar to depression, Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) takes the fun…

Jane Fonda doing weight training; striped leotard; red exercise outfit; NYTimes; demonstrating how to do weight training exercise;

Jane Fonda Workout Wisdom

A remarkable woman such as Jane Fonda makes the top of my list of inspirational women. For her grace, excellent posture and wisdom, with a fierce attitude and unrelenting nature she continues to challenge herself. Since we all know what a great actress Jane Fonda has been, this article focuses on her workout wisdom. Not…

Klorane dry shampoo; oat plant, spray can, power-shampoo

Valentine’s Day eco-gifts for Lips, Cheeks and Hair

Valentine's day is coming, a time to treat a friend or yourself to some fresh new makeup and hair products. After some research and test-drive, these are the ones I'd like to suggest for you to try. Please note that all of these products are made with organic ingredients, without artificial chemicals that'd harm your…

Detail of a beautiful photo included in Broccoli Magazine's first issue Photo: Courtesy of Jessa Carter for Van der Pop; flower arrangement; woman smoking

2 Books and 1 Magazine | Swearing Is Good for You | The Friend | Broccoli |

I am constantly looking for excuses to recommend readings here, the previous one was for cold winter days, today it's for rainy days. And, it's been raining since morning here in New York. If staying inside to you means aloneness and boredom, it doesn't always have to. Let me tell you how, there are two…

Global Warming: How Come?

The effects of global warming is undeniable, from increased rain and snowfall across the globe to wildfires and lost habitat for animals. But why some of us are still skeptical? (e.g. America backing out of the Paris Agreement). Scientists world-wide agree humans are the major cause of climate change since Industrial Revolution. The human factor…