Should you be in a relationship when you have unresolved trauma? Should you be in a relationship with someone who has unresolved trauma? Is it possible to have a healthy relationship when one or both people have unresolved trauma? Can you heal your past trauma while you’re in a relationship? These are some critical questions, … Read more
Some women might want to change this question to, “Do I need a man in my life?!” The answer is, both, yes and no! This article explores concepts like love, companionship, societal norms, context and its complications, the pros and cons, and the why’s and why not’s of why (or why not) you might need … Read more
In two words – a lot! This article shares what a dark retreat is – its ancient roots, why people engage in such a practice, what happens in a dark retreat, what to expect, whether it is for you, my 10 nights in a dark retreat, potential risks, & some places that offer facilities for … Read more
Water-Only Fasts/ Extended Water Fasts/ Prolonged Water Fasts/ Long Fasts – call it what you may – they all refer to the age-old concept of fasting dating back to ancient times. If you’re here you probably want to know the benefits, limitations, risks, real life experiences, and/ or the way to go about extended water … Read more
This was an open, ongoing journal, that began January 1st, 2023, when I start my 3rd extended water-only fast. I’ve done a 10-day, & a 21-day extended water-only fast. This time, I chose to not put a timeline (which is usually ego-based), and instead tune into my body & provide it with whatever it needs. … Read more
The Whole View Method has been conceptualized through my many years of engaging with deep inner-work through formal studies, experiential learning, meditation (guided/ self-led) retreats, workshops, courses, personal practices, my own inner-journey, & supporting several others on their inner-journeys.
Over the last decade, a plethora of different spaces have nourished my understanding of myself, & of life, providing me with much needed skillsets & practice grounds. Nalanda Masters CourseMore than 1000-hours of teachings, spread across five years, on Nalanda Tradition of Buddhist Philosophy. Tibet House, Delhi 2022 ~ 2027 Dark Retreat10 nights & 11 … Read more
Over the last decade of having worked with several high achieving women struggling in relationships, both, personal & professional, I decided to interview 50 such women who were action-oriented problem solvers battling their emotions & its entanglements. This article focuses on the findings from my (ongoing) qualitative (interview based) research on High Achieving Women in … Read more
I want to share with you three distinct phases of my life that have culminated to this moment, here & now.
I Have Struggled With Emotions For More Than 3 Decades! As a child, pretty early on, I felt “different” – as if, somehow, I was more “mature” than other children my age. Back then, of course, I couldn’t articulate it, I just remember having always felt a little different from other children. Today that I understand a little better…