In a serene environment, on the outskirts of Nairobi city lies the venue for the Mindfulness Retreat. The tranquillity and calmness of the venue prepares you for what lies ahead. As I settle down, I reflect on the past week’s activities and I do not know what to expect. My mind races and I remember the work assignment which I More →
Fear causes pain. Emotional, mental, spiritual and of course physical pain. That is because fear is a hugely powerful emotion that we all feel at different times in various degrees. In today’s world, many things may cause fear in your bodies – sometimes subconsciously. You don’t even realise that your mind and body are reacting to the word and the More →
The death by suicide of my colleague Alex Murimi aka DJ Lithium has shocked me to the core. Alex was my producer on Capital FM’s Mindfulness, Music and More – a show, ironically, about mental health issues. Over three seasons he gave me the support I needed to deliver 60 shows that continued to grow in popularity as a podcast. More →
We all have a story to tell. Each of us, and each of our lives, is unique… Do you want to tell your story? Your triumph over troubles. Or perhaps you have some information, some skills, some knowledge that you want others to learn from you… Well now is your chance to publish your memoir or self-help book. I am More →
I am excited to share my latest talk courtesy of TEDx….
“I feel stressed…” is something we say or hear so very often… And in these crazy times stress is something that we are feeling almost everyday. Stress can be good. Yes – it can! So let’s not get stressed about stress. Stress is a physical response to a stimulus that our body thinks is attacking us. Our body releases stress More →
I am excited to share my latest talk courtesy of Engage Kenya. I had 10 days to write and practice this talk. It was a fun, yet somewhat daunting experience. But, I actually loved the whole process. The theme was Curveballs. Do tell me what you think!
I was 16 when my mother called me fat. My father’s Punjabi family had a tendency to be on the larger side, my mother’s Gujarati family were all small and thin. Flitting between the two cultures I heard all the jokes of the fat Punjabis and the thin Gujaratis that each family seemed to revel in. In one household I More →