Beyond Medicine

Healing requires a 360 degree holistic approach and we believe that it takes an integrative model that draws on the best of all healing modalities to bring about true healing in a person. This category contains blogs, articles and stories which go Beyond Medicine.

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My Special Message To Children and Parents

"I believe that children are our future Teach them well and let them lead the way Show them all the beauty they possess inside Give them a sense of pride to make it easier Let the children's laughter remind us of how we used to be." Whitney Houston - The Greatest Love of All Photo Credit: Freepik/Pressfoto Dear Children, It is time...

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Have You Tried This 3-Finger Gratitude Exercise?

“Gratitude is a lifeline that can bring you to the surface again when you are going through the most challenging, saddest, and darkest days of life.” - Luke Coutinho Is gratitude powerful? How can it rewire our brains and emotions? How can it transform our lives? Two psychologists from the University of California and Miami...

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10 Reasons to Add Ajwain to Your Meals Today

This ingredient is a staple in almost every Indian kitchen. From kadhas and parathas to pakoras and mukhwas, these lend a unique flavor to numerous desi preparations. It has a strong taste and pungent aroma. It is often dry-roasted, ground, and added to spice mixtures. The nutrition and health benefits can work wonders for digestion,...

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5 Habits That May Seem Harmless But Are Actually Bad for You

The future of our health and self reflects in our daily routine and habits. A strong reason why we always encourage you to focus on small wins every day with discipline and consistency. While most of us constantly strive to make the right choices for our health, some of these practices may seem harmless on...

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3 Mindfulness Exercises That You Can Practice At Home Today

What comes to mind when you hear the word - mindfulness? If your first thought was isolating yourself from the world, chanting affirmations on a loop, or meditating in the mountains, let us stop you right there. You don’t need to do any of that. What is mindfulness? Photo Credits: Unsplash Mindfulness is nothing but a...

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How Divine Grace Sustained Me

I hope each of you is doing well. As you know, I keep talking about divine grace and energy that exists in and around all of us. Yet, sometimes we move so fast in our lives or have too much chatter in the mind that we fail to realize its existence. Practicing mindfulness and reflection...

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Life Lessons From My Consults: Overcoming Fear and Finding Life Purpose

When I count my blessings, I am thankful for the gift of good health, my family, and the life I make the most of. I have always believed that it doesn’t matter how much or how little you have. What matters is what you do with what you have. It is how I view...

21 Ways To Practice Self Care

What comes to mind when we say self care? Be honest here. A luxurious spa, hair treatment, facial, a solo trip, or an exotic vacation? But did you know self care comes in different forms and can be pretty inexpensive? You just need to look beyond the definition of self care that the consumerist...

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The Power of Cultivating Deep Listening

Are you merely hearing or listening? Picture credits: All Ear Plugs  Listening is not a mere act, it's a skill. Listening to understand, and not to reply, judge, or offer solutions. Just to understand. Every human being wants to be heard, and deep listening is healing and deeply comforting. Anyone who has owned a pet,...

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Why Is Making Mistakes a Superpower and Not a Super Failure?

Mistakes are failures. Mistakes only mean that you are going to fail. Make ten or more mistakes, and you aren’t getting anywhere. Mistakes are going to put you at the end of the line. These are some of the biggest and most profound myths today when we speak of growth, self-development, climbing corporate ladders, getting ahead in life,...

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Stressed? Try Some of These Asanas To Feel Better

It is perfectly natural to feel anxious or overwhelmed at this moment. After all, we are facing times like never before. And with uncertainty, comes the inevitable possibility of stress, anxiety and fatigue. But there is a way to relieve this. And it is journeyed all the way from ancient India - through YOGA!...

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Talking to God: Why You Must Try It Too

Have you tried talking to God? Photo Credits: Unsplash One night, I decided to speak to God. I like to sit upon the balcony under the stars to meditate, reflect, be in silence in the morning and before bedtime. But that evening seemed different. I couldn’t get myself to meditate or reflect. I felt I had...