Kayakalp: Paradise on Earth

I dreamt a few nights ago that I was packing to return to India. My backpack was open, and I was considering which clothes to tuck inside. I was heading to Kayakalp, and I couldn't wait to get there. Ever since I returned from India a few weeks ago, I have been thinking about when …

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Soul Nourishing: Smoothies, Self-Care, and Friends

There is nothing Earth-shattering or paradigm-shifting about my smoothie recipe, but each ingredient is included with purpose that goes beyond the pleasures of flavor. Perhaps even more importantly, my smoothie recipe is a derivative of one made for me by a dear friend. Every time I make my smoothie, I think of her and the circle of women who sustain me and nourish my soul.