Our contributors

Our writers are domain specialists, health and fitness experts, wellness professionals, spiritual thought leaders—many are pioneers in their own right.

Here is a list of the writers who have contributed one or more articles to Complete Wellbeing over the past several years. Click on the name to read more about them.

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A CW staff writer is a member of the CW editorial team.

Laura MayLaura May (1)

Laura May is Digital Editor at Just Another Magazine. "Name throwing you off? Don't take it too seriously – we intend to stand out from the crowd." she says in jest. JAM covers beauty, fashion, lifestyle, relationships, travel, trends and anything else that matters to you.

Nuthan ManoharNuthan Manohar (1)

Nuthan Manohar is an international trainer, primary researcher and TEDx speaker on wellbeing, She left a career in international brand consulting to pursue wellness interventions based on yoga and behaviour. At present, she is Behavioural and Wellness Expert at SARVA Yoga Studios.

Asif Iqbal AhmedAsif Iqbal Ahmed (1)

Dr Asif Iqbal Ahmed, Professor & Senior Consultant Psychiatry, formerly Senior Adviser (Psychiatry) is a Gold Medalist Post Graduate in Psychiatry (1995) from AFMC Pune. He retired as Surgeon Captain from the Army Medical Corps (Colonel) where he rendered yeoman service for 25 years in Healthcare. During his illustrious career he received Chief Of Naval Staff Commendation and citations for Vishisht Sewa Medal and Naosena Medal for devotion to duty while catering to the Mental Health needs of the community. Dr Asif is the founder of Psycare, a care and cure centre in South Delhi for psychiatric, psychological, social and occupational problems

Deepak RanadeDeepak Ranade (1)

Dr Deepak Ranade is a practicing neurosurgeon based in Pune, India. He is also Professor and Head, Department of Neurosurgery at Dr D Y Patil College Hospital and Research Center, Pune. He has a self-professed student of consciousness. You can contact him at deepakranade@hotmail.com

Diana GoldmanDiana Goldman (1)

Diana Goldman is a Vegan Lifestyle Coach and Plant-based Nutrition Educator who received a B.S. from Cornell University in Nutritional Science and an Ed.M. from Harvard University. She loves teaching healthy cooking classes, sharing recipe videos on her Beantown Kitchen YouTube Channel and sharing information about the joy, peace of mind, palate pleasure, and health benefits that come from a plant-based lifestyle. You can sign-up for a free Healthy Cooking Made Easy e-book on her website Beantown Kitchen.

Murtaza ShakirMurtaza Shakir (1)

Murtaza has a post graduate degree in Pharmaceutical Science. Since then he is helping people stay healthy, feel strong and improve their health via holistic lifestyle medicine.
His mission is to help people stay healthy as long as they live for a better quality of life.
His coaching programme is called Protect Thy Asset.

Shraddha ThakurShraddha Thakur (1)

Shraddha Thakur, a graduate from Amity University is a passionate content creator who likes to produce informative and engaging content related to health and lifestyle. When not doing that, you can find her trying different kinds of organic food and herbal teas.

Partha ChakrabarttyPartha Chakrabartty (1)

Partha P. Chakrabartty is an independent journalist and columnist with pieces in Mint, Firstpost, and The Wire, among others. He has an MFA in Creative Writing from Temple University, and an MBA in Marketing and Strategy from IIM Lucknow. Having learnt about mental illness through experience, slowly and painfully, he now hopes to accelerate recovery in others by sharing knowledge, reducing stigma, and helping those facing mental health challenges narrate and understand their own experiences.

Del PeDel Pe (13)

Modern Sage and Life Mentor, Master Del Pe is a world expert in meditation, yoga, martial arts and energy healing science. His teachings help people 'master life ahead of its time' with practical tools and techniques to live healthier, be happier and grow faster spiritually. He has authored eight books and created several CDs and DVDs for wellness and self-mastery.

Helen HardwareHelen Hardware (1)

Helen Hardware is a Rapid Transformational Therapist and runs Empowering Transformation, specialising in helping women reprogram their mind to find freedom in their relationship with food so that they make empowered healthy choices. If you would like to learn more about Helen and Rapid Transformational Therapy please visit her website empoweringtransformation.co.uk

David RahmanDavid Rahman (1)

David Rahman is an experienced mind coach, speaker and writer who works with clients looking to improve their confidence, self-esteem and self-worth. He has created the Blueprint Process (2015) and F.I.T. Mind model (2017), as awareness tools to help clients understand the way they think. He now works with clients and businesses all over the world both in person and online

Surya BhagwatiSurya Bhagwati (1)

Dr Surya Bhagwati is the lead Ayurvedic physician at Dr. Vaidya's. She is a qualified Ayurvedic practitioner who brings a wealth of experience spanning over 25 years in the science. Prior to Dr. Vaidya's, she has worked at the prestigious Saifee Hospital in Mumbai where she still continues her association in a consulting capacity. Her expertise lies in the prevention of chronic ailments.

Abhinav GoelAbhinav Goel (1)

Abhinav is a Success and Happiness Coach. He believes that there is only one way to live – by being true to your purpose and that he was ‘born again’ at the age of 40 when he promised himself that he would make every year of his life a breakthrough year. When he is not busy reading or writing or trying to be a good Dad, he keeps himself busy by dreaming about the mountains.

Matthew RaggettMatthew Raggett (1)

Matthew Raggett is the tenth headmaster of The Doon School. He has taught in some of the world’s finest schools, including the Pearson United World College, Canada, United World College, Singapore and King’s College, Madrid.

Paul MillerPaul Miller (1)

Paul E. Miller is executive director of seeJesus as well as the best-selling author of A Praying Life, among other works. With the help of his ministry staff, Miller creates and conducts interactive discipleship seminars throughout the world. He and his wife, Jill, live in the Philadelphia area and have six children as well as a growing number of grandchildren.

Ushma TandelUshma Tandel (1)

Dr Ushma Tandel is a Consulting Homoeopath and Clinical Hypnotherapist

Walter Doyle StaplesWalter Doyle Staples (1)

Walter Doyle Staples, PhD, has been changing lives for more than 30 years. through his insightful writing and teaching. Walter teaches worldwide, speaking to clients in business, government, nonprofits, healthcare, law enforcement, the military, and academia. His other best-selling books include Think Like A Winner (more than 200,000 copies sold), In Search of Your True Self, and May The Healing Begin. He lives in Toronto, Canada.

PR KrishnanPR Krishnan (1)

Dr Krishnan PR is a trained neurologist from the AIIMS, New Delhi, with over a decade's experience, and special interest in the areas of headache and epilepsy. He is consultant neurologist at Fortis Hospital, Bengaluru

Oliver GrayOliver Gray (1)

Oliver Gray is UK's leading expert on health and energy. His book Energise You packs 20 years of research and experience into seven simple steps that will help you achieve lasting results.

Namita ChandraNamita Chandra (1)

Namita Chandra is a Wellness Guide, Yoga Instructor and founder of Yoganama.com. She is passionate about yoga and has over 700 hours of training in Hatha Yoga from Mysore. She has a deep interest in ancient Indian Wisdom and is avidly pursuing deeper studies of yoga philosophy and Ayurveda. Currently, she divides her time between writing, studying, and teaching yoga.

Michael XanderMichael Xander (1)

Michael has been building products since he was 14. Since then he graduated from university, worked as a product manager, front-end developer, and designer, led teams, co-founded a startup, and became a published author.

Benjamin SpallBenjamin Spall (1)

Benjamin Spall is the co-author author of My Morning Routine. Originally from England, he now lives in the United States. He's written for outlets including the New York Times, the New York Observer, Quartz, Entrepreneur, Business Insider, the Huffington Post, Thrive Global, 99U, and more.

Deidre CombsDeidre Combs (1)

Dr. Deidre Combs is an organizational development consultant, executive coach, instructor and experienced mediator. Combs is also the author of three books on cross-cultural approaches to resolving conflict and overcoming challenges: The Way of Conflict, Worst Enemy, Best Teacher and Thriving Through Tough Times. She has worked with a wide range of corporate, government and NGO clients since 1991 including Aveda Corporation, US Postal Service and Forest Service, IBM, Agenda Ciudadana and Landmine Survivors Network.

Essa DuhaimeEssa Duhaime (1)

Essa is the founder of Diva Belly Dance Academy, Pune. Her aim is to empower women through her dance and help them become the divas they want to be.

avatar for ShuchiShuchi (2)

Shuchi is a NAHA Certified Professional Aromatherapist, a Reiki practitioner, a student of Vipassana and a yoga enthusiast. Her mission is to seek answers which can support a sense of wellbeing that’s sustainable and in harmony with nature’s intelligent ways and infinite wisdom. This journey which was motivated by personal need has now taken on a new life through ‘Antahsaara’, her holistic wellness venture, based out of Los Angeles, where she lives.

Bhavana GautamBhavana Gautam (1)

Dr Bhavana Gautam, MBBS, is a holistic wellness consultant, certified counselor, psychotherapist and life coach, incorporating a multi-pronged approach to achieving physical, emotional and mental wellness. With a vast experience working with corporates and educational institutions, her main focus area of counselling remains adolescent counselling, women's counselling and care giver counselling.

Matt HaigMatt Haig (1)

Matt Haig is the #1 bestselling author of Reasons to Stay Alive and six highly acclaimed novels for adults, including How To Stop Time, The Humans and The Radleys. He has also written award-winning children's novels. He has sold more than a million books in the UK and his work has been translated into over 40 languages.

Annie AshdownAnnie Ashdown (1)

Annie Ashdown is a highly successful corporate trainer, motivational speaker, energy healer and master hypnotherapist whose clients include household names in both, the corporate and celebrity worlds. She is a regular guest expert on television and radio as well as a frequent contributor to newspapers and magazines.

Sejal GuptaSejal Gupta (1)

Sejal has diligently pursued her passion for yoga not only as a practitioner but also as a yoga coach. Compelled by the desire of in-depth learning she secured training from renowned institutes like Sivananda Ashram and is a committed yoga practitioner at Pattabhi Jois Institute, Mysore. She has a dynamic student composition from different parts of the world. Sejal is primarily based out of Mumbai and conducts yoga retreats & workshops in USA, France & India. Write to her at sejal@sejalyoga.com

Divya SrivastavaDivya Srivastava (1)

Divya Srivastava is a counsellor based in Mumbai. She is trained in clinical hypnotherapy, emotional freedom technique and various other modalities. Divya has always been drawn to studying humanity at a more profound level, and is passionate about uncovering what is at the root of the human experience, what drives us to be who and what we are, and also how all that can be changed if necessary in order to release what is no longer serving us, and to open to the amazing potential each one of us has within ourselves.

Michael Bernard BeckwithMichael Bernard Beckwith (1)

Dr Michael Bernard Beckwith is the founder and spiritual director of the Agape International Spiritual Center. Based in Los Angeles, California, Agape is a trans-denominational, multicultural community of thousands of local, national and international members and live streamers. Highly regarded for his teachings on the science of inner transformation, Dr. Beckwith embraces a practical approach to spirituality that acknowledges the accelerated pace of our contemporary times. His unique transmission of spiritual practices including meditation, affirmative prayer, and life visioning enable the practitioner to take the experience of inner peace coupled with awakened awareness into the activities of everyday life.

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Vandana N is a homeopath and a reiki healer by qualification but an artist at heart. After the birth of her son, she took a break from practice and began pursuing her passion for art and crafts.

Vikram MittalVikram Mittal (1)

Vikram Mittal is a marine engineer who, along with his wife Meenakshi, has launched Commbucha by MAVI- a company that makes and sells home made kombucha. They are both community oriented and intend to build a community of kombucha lovers. Write to them at commbucha@gmail.com

Shashank KasliwalShashank Kasliwal (1)

Shashank Kasliwal runs his own training company, Emotional Intelligence Inc., and helps people to look within and end self-created suffering. His father was the founder-director of the illustrious S Kumar’s Group. Kasliwal’s prestigious clientele include Honda Motors, Sun Pharma, Hero MotoCorp Ltd., Maruti Suzuki, HDFC Bank, Airtel, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited, Ernst & Young, etc.

Delaney KayDelaney Kay (1)

Delaney Kay hosts a popular YouTube channel “Daylight out of Darkness” and is a certified life coach. She has devoted her time to research, and helping thousands of people understand and heal from emotional damage as a result of dysfunctional families and narcissistic abuse.

Michaela HaasMichaela Haas (1)

Dr Michaela Haas, PhD, is the author of Bouncing Forward: Transforming Bad Breaks into Breakthroughs (Atria/Enliven, 2015) and Dakini Power: Twelve Extraordinary Women Shaping the Transmission of Buddhism in the West(Shambhala, 2013). She has taught at the University of California Santa Barbara, the University of the West, and internationally. She is a reporter, lecturer, and consultant.

Ailsa FrankAilsa Frank (1)

Ailsa Frank is a leading hypnotherapist with a compassionate yet no-nonsense approach who teaches the AMAZING zone technique. Through one-to-one therapy and her range of successful hypnotherapy recordings, Ailsa has already helped thousands of people to identify what they need to change in order to improve their lives and then to make those changes by moving their minds on from the past.

Natasha DanielsNatasha Daniels (1)

Natasha Daniels is a child therapist and author of How to Parent Your Anxious Toddler. When she is not running after her own three kids, she can be found writing parenting articles for her website AnxiousToddlers.com as well as for Huffington Post and PsychCentral.

Alex MichelAlex Michel (1)

Alex Michel is a researcher in modified states of consciousness and a creator of therapeutic music since 20 years.