Lagom: A joyous, balanced life, Swedish style

Lagom: A joyous, balanced life, Swedish style

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.

Ayurganic: A meditative foray into conscious Ayurvedic fashion

Ayurganic: A meditative foray into conscious Ayurvedic fashion

Since the 80s, design duo comprising Frenchman Didier Lecoanet and Indo-German Hemant Sagar have been enthralling the world with their couture and ready-to-wear fashion. What inspired them to launch Ayurganic, a conscious line of premium leisure wear, rooted in the principles of Ayurveda? BeejLiving travels to Kerala to understand the vision and journey of Ayurganic, from pale cotton bales to breathable garments that restore balance and heal the body

Nimbuka

Nimbuka

The lime is the small desi sibling of the more robust lemon, from the Citrus Aurantifolia tree ( Nimbuka in Sanskrit) , found widely in India. The acidic fruit comes from the short, squat, shrub like tree with short stiff twigs and many small prickly thorns. These tiny thorns have a spiritual meaning, says Anthony Williams, the Medical Medium. You can’t just pluck it, it takes mindful appreciation to gather the fruit. This self-protectiveness is reflective of real-life relationships, which one should approach with mutual love and admiration for those around us.

Why I turned Vegan (And so did my family)

Why I turned Vegan (And so did my family)

“Veganism brought a far more compassionate, aware and disciplined approach to life. I started relooking at my food not just from a nutritional point of view but also at its carbon footprint. I realised the importance of seasonal, local and organic food.”

Eating Mindfully in a Digital World

Eating Mindfully in a Digital World

Sarah Nicole Edwards, Founder, Copper + Cloves & Health Coach, is on a mission to prove that eating well does not mean boring or restrictive food. Sarah studied with the Institute of Integrative Nutrition and is a certified Health and Wellness Coach. She uses a 

An Urban Oasis: Sunder Nursery

An Urban Oasis: Sunder Nursery

I have lived the past month shrouded in the swirls of dust that have enveloped Delhi. The smog never seemed to disperse. So, the opportunity to visit a manicured oasis in the heart of the city, a palpably green wonderland, was naturally a draw for