Ayurveda – An Ancient Tool for Modern Living

Many people ask me about Ayurveda – how it is applicable to modern life…is it applicable at all? While it might be hard to fathom how a system of medicine 5,000 years old can apply to us today, as an Ayurvedic traditionalist, I find comfort in knowing that...

Overpopulation: About More Than Climate Change

A continuous increase in global population rates could have an alarming impact on climate change. Leonardo Di Caprio’s documentary The 11th Hour, tells us that “the real problem is that there are too many of us – using too many resources – too fast.”...

‘Labor of Love’ Story Published on Reuters

Eco Child’s Play recently ran a series of stories about women’s birth experiences. As a writer for the column I contributed. Not specifically to share my own childbirth story (I am sure everybody would be happier if I spared the details) but because it...

Eco Zen Boutique – Where Going Green Is The Fashion

Style anyone? Style with eco-friendly values that is. Gone are the days when the term ‘eco-friendly’ fashion could only be equated with hippie style. Now I am not defending myself just because I am San Franciscan…. the style that is coming out of...