Looking back at Indian summers in the simpler decades I moved to Delhi when I was four. Plucked from the gentrified confines of South Mumbai, I was deposited gently in the wild north, Delhi with its thick swathe of greens and blazing summers. June was…
In times of self-quarantine, work from home and self-distancing, it gets very easy for our daily living activities to get out of whack. Dr Sharad Kulkarni, the inhouse doctor of Kama Ayurveda, tells beejliving.com how to establish balance and understanding practices that promote healthy living.
According to Hatha Yoga Pradipika, the classic fifteenth-century Sanskrit manual on haṭha yoga, it is said that jal neti has a positive effect on the mind and the body. It cleans the mucous and the sinuses, while giving a state of mental clarity, regulating the flow of Prana in the three channels, ida, pingala arid sushumna.
Homegrown accessories label Studio Beej is plugging a gap in India’s sartorial accessories space by creating bags from sustainable, cruelty-free materials including cork and Piñatex, fitted with upcycled and recycled trimmings and fastenings
Boutique hospitality consultant Insia Lacewalla, who called the fabulous city her home for several years speaks about her favourite spots in the city, the danger of digital validation and the importance of speaking about mental health
Are we making ourselves sick by being over critical and not looking after ourselves, especially when the going gets really tough? You can heal yourself by being true to your inner guidance.
Lagom, or the Swedish lifestyle of balance and joy is all the rage. Sweden brings a slice of it to India. Earlier this year, before the Royal Swedish couple King Carl Gustaf Folke Hubertus and Queen Silvia Renate Sommerlath visited the country, the Consulate General of Sweden hosted Swedish Style Mumbai, a lifestyle event throwing a spotlight on Sweden’s creative industries from fashion, design, architecture, photography, fine arts, film, technology, gastronomy and music.