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S J.

San Mateo, California
I am from India. I had been a part of the Advertising industry but having gotten tired of meeting deadlines am currently a homemaker (now there seems to be more on my plate to chew :)- anyway that's life and its great when its rocking n rolling. Yoga just happened to me and have been into it since many years, vegetarianism is what I have been following and advocating for the past few years. I have learnt the Art of Living Breathing techniques and meditation and have been practicing the same... Full Bio
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What is meditation? by S J. 8 Comments Posted in: Questions & Answers in Meditation Meditation is not trying to think of something. Meditation is relaxing deeply. If you are concentrating on a problem, then you are not relaxing. Meditation is almost like ... Read on »
What is organic? by S J. 8 Comments Posted in: Questions & Answers in Organic Food I had recently been to the farmer's market and I asked one of the seller whether his produce was organic. He said that they do not use any pesticides but he was not certifie ... Read on »
Kelp: 100% iodine, low sodium alternative to salt by S J. 1 Comment Posted in: General Discussion in Healthy Cooking Kelp, the wonder gift of the sea. A serving of 1/2 teaspoon provides approximately 6 milligrams of iodine, or 40 times the RDA. Is that safe? It is widely used in Japan and sh ... Read on »
Tabbouleh with a difference by S J. 1 Comment Posted in: General Discussion in Vegetarian This is a soothing, nourishing salad and can be refriegerated for a week Soak 1 cup bulgar wheat in 1 2/ 3rd cup boiling water for 45 mins, till the liquid is absorbed an ... Read on »
Experience East-West fusion music and help American youth by S J. 1 Comment Posted in: General Discussion in Recreation GLOBAL CONVERSATION A musical extravaganza featuring George Brooks and Kala Ramnath, two very well known artists in the East-West fusion music circle - a combination of ... Read on »
Meditation, mind and the full moon by S J. 3 Comments Posted in: General Discussion in Meditation Meditations are highly beneficial to do in a group on full moon nights. The mind and the moon are connected, and on full moon days the mind is very light. The Art of Liv ... Read on »
Beat the blues by S J. 8 Comments Posted in: General Discussion in Mind-Body When i am feeling blue all i got to do is take a look at u ... Music is great, I find that practicing the breathing techniques and asanas taught by the Art of Living foundatio ... Read on »
Any natural treatment for grey hair by S J. 1 Comment Posted in: General Discussion in General Medicine I started greying at a very young age. I use henna for a natural coverage. Does anybody know of any natural treatments? Read on »
Celebrating World Vegetarian Festival in San Francisco - Sept 29, 30 by S J. 2 Comments Posted in: General Discussion in Vegetarian The San Francisco Vegetarian Society and co-sponsor In Defense of Animals present its 8th World Veg Festival on Saturday and Sunday, September 29 & 30, 2007 from 10 a.m. to ... Read on »
Are sprouted potatoes poisonous? by S J. Posted in: Questions & Answers in Healthy Eating In general sprouts are more nutritious, but have heard that sprouted potatoes are poisonous. Is there any way one can prevent/ delay their sprouting, I generally buy organic p ... Read on »
Here is "The Secret" by S J. 1 Comment Posted in: General Discussion in Stress Management Accomplish what you desire..... Know the secret .. presented by some of the best selling authors and philosophers today who live and practice this "secret" in one of th ... Read on »
Campaign for a stress-free America by S J. Posted in: General Discussion in Stress Management Sign the pledge @ http://us.artofliving.org/human-values/pledge-for-peace.html Read on »
Breathe your problems away by S J. 2 Comments Posted in: General Discussion in Meditation One of the breath's great secrets is that for every feeling or emotion there is a corresponding rhythm in the breath. Sudarshan Kriya (the masterpiece of the Art of Living C ... Read on »
Breastfeed and lose weight by S J. 1 Comment Posted in: General Discussion in Stress Management Contrary to popular belief, a woman who breastfeeds regains her figure faster compared to a woman who does not. This is because a breastfeeding mother utilizes the fat ... Read on »