health weight loss

the best diet ever!

At last, I have discovered a diet I can live with. During the pandemic, I lost 50lbs. I went from 185 lbs to 135 lbs. That was amazing, right? But the following year, I gained most of it back. So lately I have been hovering around 180 lbs. Yes! Almost back to my start weight […]

coping skills health

decluttering your mind meditation

Woke up jet lagged and not motivated to get out of bed. I did a guided meditation and at the end of it, I felt positive energy towards the rest of the day. Sharing here my all time favorite 7 min meditation – decluttering your mind short meditation. In case the link does not work […]

weight loss

reset – update

In September I wrote a post about resetting my goals to get healthy and to lose weight again. I went from 185 down to 135 during 2020, and then in 2021, slowly started gaining the weight back. My highest so far has been about 170 lbs! In fact I was around 170 lbs few days […]

coping skills health recovery

less than whole

By chance, do you feel less than whole this morning? Sometimes I feel inadequate and feel like I’m missing something. I would call this feeling one of feeling less than whole. Can’t remember who I was talking to, I think perhaps a student in my class, we talked about wholeness as a state we strive […]

health PhD Life weight loss


There’s no doubt in my mind that maintaining a healthy life style and healthy weight is extremely difficult. I was able to lose 50 lbs during 2020, during the lock-down and all. I went from 185 to 133 lbs. Then from January 2021 till now, mid-September, I gained back about 30 lbs. Isn’t losing weight […]