Category Archives: Health and wellness

Ayurveda Sri Lanka – spa experience in Trincomalee 


Ayurveda is a holistic health treatment practised by Hindus for centuries.  Much like Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), it uses herbs for various treatments of illness and maintaining general well-being through medicines, massages,  steamed baths and many others I am not … Continue reading

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Ayurveda Sri Lanka – spa experience in Trincomalee 


Ayurveda is a holistic health treatment practised by Hindus for centuries.  Much like Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), it uses herbs for various treatments of illness and maintaining general well-being through medicines, massages,  steamed baths and many others I am not … Continue reading

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International Day of Yoga 


21 June 2017 is when Singapore celebrated its third International Day of Yoga (IDY), which started in India and observed globally. This date is chosen because it the summer solstice,  which has the longest daylight in the year.  I am … Continue reading

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Mindfulness  Retreat


It’s great that here in Bali Silent Retreat,  we are constantly being reminded to be mindful. In the lodge where we eat,  posters of mindful eating are stuck every where. Eat not only with mindfulness,  but also with gratitude to … Continue reading

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Bali Silent Retreat – Day 2


The morning wake up gong sounded in the distance,  after the ring of my own alarm clock. In the warmth of my bed,  I heard footsteps and the creaking of the stairs in my two storey bungalow. Could it be … Continue reading

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Bali Silent Retreat – a mindfulness getaway 


Bali Silent Retreat is two hours from the airport. The car traveled via single traffic lanes meandering through villages with quaint Balinese architecture,  arriving finally in the middle of  a padi field with just a hut in sight. This is … Continue reading

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Birding #2 @ Sungei Buloh


I have been to Sungei Buloh, a wetland reserve a few times but the experience is different going with a birding group. Upon entering the car park, we went in search for the owl who used to lived near the … Continue reading

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