I am not fond of meditation. In fact I can tell you that I actually resent it. My Indian upbringing has given me the privilege to learn about the invaluable effects of meditation on the body, mind and spirit.
Tonight, my sister, Shikha and I had the opportunity to be part of something really special, Dream Cricket, the only cricket academy and league in the USA.
A few years ago the Indian Sports Ministry made a sudden change in their policy, no longer allowing some of its tops athletes to play for India. One of the athletes severely affected by this ruling was my sister, Shikha Uberoi.
Do you have anger management issues? Feel like screaming your vocal cords out? Is your anger directed towards someone, a family member, a co-worker? Is your anger stemming from a situation you can’t control?
I am working on seizing the present moment. I want to learn how to live in the now. I’m tired. I am tired of waiting to live, waiting for the perfect moment to take that vacation, or get that massage, enjoy that dance class, wearing that perfect outfit.
I am borderline hypoglycemic which means that if I don’t eat every three to four hours I start to get tired, sleepy, cranky and woozy.
I am wearing a hijab today for Princeton University’s Muslim Students Association. They are hosting a Islam Awareness week. They borrowed the idea from our Sikh Awareness, Turban Tying Day.
Feeling tired? Are you sad? Don’t know what is wrong with you? (insert sad music)… These are usually the phrases drug companies use to make US think we have depression.
I have always had the desire to become vegetarian but Pro tennis, traveling and my belief in the ”need for meat” kept me a happy carnivore. Vegetarianism was a hobby I kept for my old age.
Today, I had the opportunity to volunteer at SAYA! (South Asian Youth Action). SAYA! is a secular youth development center for South Asian youth. Through afterschool and summer programs, the organization gives South Asian youth the opportunities to reach their full potential.