notes on conscious living

Meditation doesn’t have to be a chore

If you are following my travels via Facebook or Instagram, then you know that I am still in the UK. This week, I am in London taking in the hustle and bustle of this hub of humanity. Watching it all go zipping by, I am thankful that I have taken the time to learn how...

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Conscious Travel Tips

  I am in Scotland today with a little time in my schedule and I thought now would be a good time to post my revamped Conscious Travel Tips. Enjoy. The above picture was taken at the magical Yorkshire Sculpture Park One need not travel to sacred sites or holy...

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When You Can’t Travel, Here’s A Trick

Summer Travelogue 3: When You Can't Travel, Here's A Trick. In the last few weeks, I’ve had the fortune to play and splash in the waters of the Pacific and Atlantic oceans, walked along the same trail that Francisco Vasquez de Coronado and the Spanish conquistadors...

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Summer Travelogue 2 – Walking To Open Your Heart

Long ago, I read a book by Bruce Chatwin, called The Songlines. In it, he conveyed the raw reality of life lived in the outback as he explored the Aboriginal culture and how the people connected to the land and to their own existence through walking, singing, and...

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The Dark Side Of Summer- Bikini Body

Whenever I hear the phrase “bikini body”, whether on TV chat shows or in magazines and social media,  I roll my eyes. It makes me so mad. Summer is meant for fun. It is not meant for tortuous preparation and negative self-talk. More than 8.5 million people have...

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How Do You Feel About Your Birthday?

I’ve never been one to throw lavish parties or make a big deal of my birthday. This could be in part because I grew up between two worlds. In India, where birthdays weren’t really a thing and the UK, where they were never our thing. On the other hand, I have friends -...

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Summer Travelogue 1 – Taos Pueblo Powwow

I will be traveling a great deal this summer and I am hoping that you will join me as digital companions via my travelogue (social media travel journal). If all goes well, it will be a lite variety of posts and photos, poems and prose. At the beginning of every...

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A Freedom Big Enough For All The People

What does freedom mean and who gets to be free? Does that include everyone? Everyone wants to be able to do what they want, when they want and how they want. That’s freedom, just look at toddlers, animals, nature or stars. In reality, everyone has their own idea of...

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Shift Your Perspective For Better Days

I can remember walking with my grandfather down the road from our farmhouse to the village school. He walked fast with a long stride. I was forced to take 4 or 5 steps for every one of his. Trying to keep up with him felt impossible. He seemed as mighty as a giant on...

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Never Be Away From The Light

Summer begins NOW!  Well, technically,  it began at June 20th, 10.24 pm MST but such beginnings should be savored. I love summer solstice more than any other day; more than my birthday, more than my anniversaries, and more than any other holidays of the year. I can't...

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What is worth remembering?

We have so many memories. Good ones, bad ones and even some extraordinary ones. But if you were to stop and reflect back on them which of the memories would you consider really worth remembering? I have been thinking about that as we celebrate or mark birthdays,...

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Can Past Lives Help You In Your Life Now?

Past lives, reincarnation work, past life regression… We can’t be certain whether these are actual memories, our subconscious minds weaving a story in hope of telling us something, or simply a vivid level of our own imaginations that we rarely reach without help in...

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Come Check Out the New Look @

My new website is here and it is thrilling! I really can’t believe it’s done. Giggles and smiles keep popping up and I keep wanting to wave like the queen at passers by. But for many years I avoided creating this new website like the plague even though I needed one...

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I Have A New Website Coming Soon. Save The Date!

I have two announcements for you today. 1 I wanted to let you know that the Tenderlogic.com site will be offline on the 23rd of May. It will be back up on the 24th And 2, The reason for the downtime? I am about to launch my new website and I want to share this...

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End corruption, End Climate Change

I wish there was a way to oust corruption. A prayer, a mantra, even an app would do. Something to rout out the wide-reaching impact of corruption on our lives and our beautiful planet. I’m focusing on corruption because it’s a step closer to addressing problems of...

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Are Meaningful Coincidences Showing Up In Your Life?

  Long before I became aware of Carl Jung’s writings on synchronicity, archetypes, dream interpretation and the collective unconscious, I noticed synchronicities or "meaningful coincidences” all the time. Deja Vu's and mini-premonitions littered my life. I bet...

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Einstein, Alice, Mozart, And Me In India.

Friends! As I am reconnecting with my roots and visiting loved ones in India, and away from writing my weekly blog, I thought we could share space in a slightly different format: anecdotes that make me think and chuckle. Let’s start with this one. A scene that took...

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Come With Me To India!

I'm off to India, the land of my birth. For the next couple weeks, I'll be staying in a small village which is home to peacocks and wonderful people. In fact, I will be staying in the house I was actually born in. It has been 19 years since I was last there and my...

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