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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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: Unsplash 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, and sat...

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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...

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Stay Alert Of These Hormone Disruptors

Plastic overuse can contribute to hormonal imbalances. Image courtesy: Unsplash Do you get anxious over petty things? Do you feel like no one understands you? Do you feel like crying without any reason? Do you have angry outbursts all of a sudden? If your answer is a yes, it could be your hormones. Perhaps you...

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Beyond Omicron: How to Activate Your Immune Army Using Lifestyle

As COVID-19 and its variant Omicron cases continue to rise across our cities, states, country, and the world, many of us have started 2022 with bouts of anxiety. But if there is one thing that we can tell you for sure and believe us, this is not to scare you. You will constantly hear about...

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5 Must Do Yoga Postures for Impossibly Busy Days

Oh! I have a busy day ahead. I am traveling! The holiday season is here! It is Diwali week! It is Thanksgiving! It is Christmas week! I have social commitments! The year is ending now! These are some of the excuses we come across in our day-to-day practice as yoga experts. Physical activity is an area of lifestyle that is...

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Reclaiming Your Power by Building Boundaries: A Masterclass with Luke. WATCH NOW

Building Boundaries. The topic that I want to address today is close to my heart. I hope it impacts you the same way it has impacted me and the lives of thousands of our patients and the community we serve over the last couple of years. It is no news that good nutrition, adequate exercise,...