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Year-end Healthy Eating Goals – Tip #3

By girija | Dec 22, 2018

Oh dear! Your willpower let you down? Again?? You must absolutely watch this video right away – it is one of the most used tips – both by my clients and myself – in a variety of situations. And it has always worked! I’m not going to make you wait any longer – just watch it!

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Year-end Healthy Eating Goals – Tip #2

By girija | Dec 22, 2018

Just what could you achieve if only you decided to not get disheartened in the process of learning ? I have had many many teachers who said some or the other version of this – you’re either succeeding at something or you’re learning. Let go of the harshness of the narrative of failure. Here’s a

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Year-end Healthy Eating Goals – Tip #1

By girija | Dec 22, 2018

With November fast approaching, if you’re the kind who is feeling a motivation high to get things done – #1 congrats, welcome to the club! There are many people – myself included – that are the kind who study best the last three months before an exam. I’d like to think of it as peaking

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Are Thin People Required To Watch What They Eat?

By girija | Aug 13, 2018

Just like most Desi mothers, my visiting mother-in-law took over most of the cooking responsibility while she stayed here. My husband was delighted about getting to eat his mom’s cooking again! And I was pleased (touched, actually!)  for her readiness to eat completely plant-based, just like the two of us eat. Now, that meant she

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The Secret To Quitting Your Favorite Foods While Dieting

By girija | Jun 19, 2018

One of the most frequently asked questions am asked is, if I tell people to quit eating meat or dairy or some other food. The fact is, I don’t take any long term decisions for my clients. However, I do invite them to try quitting certain foods for a brief period just for the feel

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The Lure Of Food Versus Joy Of Health

By girija | May 9, 2018

  When we first met, Nimisha was struggling with problems of skin, hair and low energy. She had scoured all the resources on internet and it had left her feeling miserable, angry and hurt. Above all else, confused!    When the information shared has an agenda to fill the biz coffers primarily, it is hard

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Here’s What I’d Alert You About Food Cravings

By girija | May 7, 2018

I had three people share their stories with me last week. Different people at different ages, distinctly different situations and one common thread. Read it for yourself to see what I mean. I’ll call this newly minted PhD, new-to-workforce girl in her late 20 s, Rima. She had taken special effort to get her eating

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Fix This ONE Thing To Get A Handle On Your Cravings

By girija | May 2, 2018

This woman who got on the Mumbai train had an unusually large bag for a work commute. The last stop at VT was about an hour away, maximum. Thankfully, the train wasn’t as full and she found place for herself and the bag. She quickly opened a box and hurriedly ate up a vada-pav neatly

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The Power Of Choice

By girija | Mar 12, 2018

  A nurse in palliative care took notes and recorded the regrets of dying people in the last twelve weeks of their lives. After doing this for many many years with that many people, she observed how there was a pattern emerging in what they had shared with her. She put it all in a

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