Mallika Chopra: Gurus, Yoga and Sex Scandals

Ugh. Several people have asked me to write about the John Friend scandal. For those who don’t know about it, you can read yesterday’s NY Times article (which happens to be the most popular one of the day). The scandal involves John Friend, the founder of Anusara…

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Why Eating Fat Doesn’t Make You Fat (infographic)

Careful, the title is a bit misleading. I was hoping this infographic would be about the virtues of healthy fats, but it reads more like anti-carbohydrate propaganda upon closer look. While I’m glad someone is making an effort to un-demonize fats in the mindsets of health-conscious Americans,…

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Of Odes and Ohms

This Sunday — day of rest for the restless – I’m signed up to take a yoga class for writers.  I love the idea of unleashing my imagination while aligning my spine.  Time to get limber, physically and lyrically.  Enter me, muse, through the sweat of my…

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