Wellness Category

Blue Mind, Wallace J. Nichols
A marine biologist, educator and wild water advocate, Dr. Wallace J. Nichols has always found inspiration in adventure and science. With his latest project on building the Blue Mind groundswell, Parvati Magazine dives in to explore our affinity for water and its health benefits. Parvati Magazine: Please describe the Blue Mind. Wallace J. Nichols: The phrase Blue Mind refers generally to the emotional health benefits humans derive from time spent in nature and near, in on or under water. It’s best understood in contrast to Red Mind, the distracted andRead More
Byron Katie, A Mind at Home with Itself, The Work
Best-selling author and founder of The Work and “A Mind at Home with Itself”, Byron Katie has created a method of transforming people’s negative thoughts. Having guided millions of people towards deep inner discovery, Byron Katie teaches a simple system of freeing our minds from stress and suffering. We interviewed Byron about her awakening and about the value of letting go of stories. Parvati Magazine: You awoke spontaneously, and The Work was born, this process of intense self-inquiry and the dissolution of the self. Do you believe that you hadRead More
longevity plan, ancestral diet, chinese longevity, anti-aging foods, secrets of longevity, living past 100
American cardiologist Dr. John Day had an epiphany at age 44 when he learned about a remote village in rural China known as Longevity Village, famed for its high numbers of centenarians. His research into their lifestyle has culminated in The Longevity Plan, a blueprint for living well and thriving with advancing age.Read More
inflammation and the brain, you can fix your brain, pollution, brain degeneration
Dr. Joel Fuhrman is no stranger to questioning the status quo around nutrition. He has advocated for a plant-based diet and alternative medicine for over three decades, in multiple bestselling books. His latest is the provocatively titled “Fast Food Genocide”, which argues that processed food is killing us and that “we are unwitting participants in an unprecedented and exploding health crisis.”Read More
Karma Yoga-Yogis Unite-Christ University, Bangalore India
Science now proves what yogis have known for millennia: when you redirect your energy to giving rather than getting, to serving rather than wanting, your entire biochemistry changes and begins to vibrate at a higher rate. You feel more connected and fulfilled in ways never imagined. A richness begins to grow deep within that banishes unhappiness, gives health and provides a sense of fulfillment. So it is a natural extension of supporting a healthy world that Parvati Magazine and Parvati.org present Yogis Unite, a beautiful opportunity to practice karma yoga—theRead More
Joel Fuhrman-Fast Food Genocide
Dr. Joel Fuhrman is no stranger to questioning the status quo around nutrition. He has advocated for a plant-based diet and alternative medicine for over three decades, in multiple bestselling books. His latest is the provocatively titled “Fast Food Genocide”, which argues that processed food is killing us and that “we are unwitting participants in an unprecedented and exploding health crisis.”Read More
mindfulness-and health-book-dr.-dan-siegel-holistic-medicine
Parvati Magazine interviews Dr. Dan Siegel on his new book, “Aware” In his latest offering “Aware”, psychiatrist Dr. Dan Siegel guides the reader to cultivate conscious awareness and feel more integrated, through a meditative practice using the “Wheel of Awareness” framework he created. “Aware” combines psychology with mindfulness and even quantum physics. Parvati Magazine caught up with him to find out more. Parvati Magazine: Tell us about “Aware”. Dan Siegel: I wrote this book to give readers an opportunity to learn a basic reflective practice using the Wheel of Awareness.Read More
More Together Than Alone-Mark Nepo-
We are becoming increasingly aware that in our busy, agitated world, disconnection from the people around us is an epidemic that hurts our well-being on all levels. Social isolation is now linked with chronic disease. Wellness Editor Dr. Karen Ho spoke with celebrated poet, writer and philosopher Mark Nepo about the critical need for community-building, and its deeper roots and significance in our world today. Parvati Magazine: What is community, and why is it so important? Mark Nepo: The word community derives from the Latin, commun, meaning “common.” The sameRead More
In a climate of changing gender roles and social mores, young people face new challenges as they grow up. Dr. Warren Farrell, heralded by the Financial Times as one of the world’s top 100 thought leaders, says there’s a crisis today for boys all over the world who are not getting the guidance or support they need. Parvati Magazine: What is the Boy Crisis? Dr. Warren Farrell: The boy crisis is a global crisis—in education, in mental health (depression, drugs, suicide, shootings); physical health (sperm counts, IQs, obesity, diabetes); inRead More
This Messy Magnificant Life-Geneen Roth
Geneen Roth has been one of the leading women’s voices in examining and transforming the relationship between food, self-worth and love. Parvati Magazine’s wellness editor, Dr. Karen Ho, spoke with her about her latest book, “This Messy, Magnificent Life”, on living authentically, moment-by-moment. Parvati Magazine: You speak about “The Me Project” in your most recent book, about trying to fix our perceived imperfections and what is “broken”. How does this relate to messy, magnificent living? Geneen Roth: The book started with a question of what it would be like toRead More