New Year, new vision

Dear  Reader, Happy New Year. May it unfold magnificently for you. To commemorate the New Year, we have slightly changed our editorial stance. All this while, we have been seeding the environment with paradigm shifting ideas and concepts. And over the years these have been bearing fruit. Society is increasingly moving into the holistic space.We have therefore decided to explore the new ideas and projects that are changing

Find your calling

By Shivi Verma No longer content with simply earning money and status, people are now on the lookout for livelihoods that can satisfy their soul, help them grow as individuals and make this world a better place. Shivi Verma highlights 10 such alternative careers. “The planet does not need more successful people. But it does desperately need more peacemakers, healers, restorers, storytellers, and lovers of

Giving, not getting

By Suma Varughese As long as she was focussed on getting, Suma Varughese shrank from marketing activities. However, a new realization has changed it all for her I have always had a resistance and distaste for marketing which does not serve me in today's marketing-intensive environment where everyone is meant to sell their wares. Editors are not meant to be editors alone; they are also meant to be vendors of their publication, and

A perfect 20

By Dada Vaswani Life Positive's first issue and the latest. A legacy of positivity and sound values for the past 20 years Life Positive has served the people for 20 years. It has shown to thousands that the right way to live is to live the life that is life indeed – a life of simplicity, sympathy, service, of self-effacement and self-realization. The more I think of it, the more I feel that most of what we call

Back to the future

By Punya Srivastava Punya Srivastava meets CB Ramkumar, founder of the wellknown Our Native Village, near Bangalore, and a passionate revivalist Our Native Village has won him many awards for its eco-friendly design Accept what life offers you and try to drink from every cup. All wines should be tasted; some should only be sipped, but with others, drink the whole bottle,” writes celebrated novelist Paulo Coelho

Piquant potboilers

By Naini Setalvad Naini Setalvad kicks off a new series on the amazing diversity of cuisines in India by celebrating the palate-pleasing Sindhi food India's mindboggling diversity is vividly reflected in its manifold cuisines. Each cuisine is uniquely born of the agriculture of the region, its climate, religious and socio-cultural beliefs and health practices. Over thousands of years, this has bred a cuisine