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.

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.

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.

Vandana NihalaniVandana Nihalani (1)

Dr Vandana Nihalani 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. She is the owner and artist at Rollipolli.in where she customizes and creates artwork for people, right from handpainted t-shirts to tutus and canvas paintings.

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.

Hana ManthorpeHana Manthorpe (1)

Hana Manthorpe is a London based Mindset Coach and founder of The Mental Movement. She loves to write and her style is to include plenty of personal stories, a hint of comedy and realistic suggestions for how people can gain awareness, align themselves with their priorities and move forwards whilst still enjoying what they have right now.

Samir NazarethSamir Nazareth (5)

Samir Nazareth is the author of 1400 Bananas, 76 Towns & 1 Million People. He is a post graduate in Clinical Psychology and Development Economics. He tweets at @samirwrites

Michael SingerMichael Singer (1)

Michael Singer is the author of New York Times bestsellers The Untethered Soul and The Surrender Experiment . He had a deep inner awakening in 1971 while working on his doctorate in economics and went into seclusion to focus on yoga and meditation. In 1975, he founded Temple of the Universe, where people of any set of beliefs can come together to experience inner peace. Along with his more than four decades of spiritual teaching, Michael has made major contributions in the areas of business, education, healthcare, and environmental protection.

Sonal NaiduSonal Naidu (1)

Dr Sonal Naidu is a gold medalist in Paediatric Dentistry, practicing since 14 years. She was an assistant professor in Bharati Vidyapeeth before starting her own speciality based practise. Her goal is to contribute toward a cavity free India. Her clinic is in Andheri [West], Mumbai.

Sonal ShahSonal Shah (2)

Sonal Shah is a yoga therapist working with corporates and government organisations. She conducts yoga classes and courses that are specially designed based on the ancient principles of yoga, blended with the modern tenets of physiology and bio-chemistry and tailor made to suit every individual's needs. She can be contacted at sonaljoshi2001@yahoo.com

Nandita ShahNandita Shah (1)

Dr Nandita Shah is the founder of SHARAN, www.sharan-india.org, an organization devoted to disease reversal through food. She believes each of us can be our own best doctor most of the time. She received the Nari Shakti Award 2016 from the President of India.

Shelby KinnairdShelby Kinnaird (1)

Shelby Kinnaird is a food writer and recipe developer specializing in wholesome recipes for people with diabetes and anyone who wants to eat healthy. She was diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes in 1999. To learn more about her philosophy that “a diabetes diagnosis is not a dietary death sentence,” visit her website diabeticfoodie.com

Mohit RaoMohit Rao (1)

Mohit Rao is a Mind Reader, Mentalist and Corporate Entertainer. He has the ability to read your mind, control your thoughts and even influence decisions. Using his skills, he has predicted the exact closing of the BSE Sensex live on national Television, hypnotised over 25000 people worldwide and used telepathy to drive a car blindfolded! He performs a show called "SE7EN" for corporate audiences where he takes the audience on a journey to experience the amazing powers of the human mind.

UdumbaraUdumbara (1)

Udumbara, founder of Navel Consciousness, is a researcher by passion and a mystic by nature. She is both a celebrity mentor and a public facilitator. Udumbara is an exponent on human consciousness of which she is a prolific speaker and writer. At age 14, she had a near death experience, which deepened her inherent insights into human nature. In 2000 she received the Navel Awakening Initiation by the world-renowned Mystic, Mother Rabia. Being the only receiver in the world of this timeless wisdom, she felt the urge to share it. Through Navel Consciousness she has created both educational as well as experiential programs for seekers.

Sean GroverSean Grover (1)

Sean Grover, LCSW is a psychotherapist and author of WHEN KIDS CALL THE SHOTS: How to Seize Control from Your Darling Bully--and Enjoy Parenting Again. For parenting articles and videos visit www.seangrover.com

Acharya DasAcharya Das (2)

Acharya Das has taught yoga wisdom to appreciative audiences all around the world for over 40 years. He has an uncommonly deep understanding of yoga philosophy and practice and conveys that message in a clear and simple way. Acharya Das is a student of Jagad Guru Siddhaswarupananda and Srila Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupad in the Brahma Gaudiya yogic lineage.

AlagammaiAlagammai (1)

Alagammai is a therapist in training with keen interests in the educational and mental health needs of children. She lives in Bangalore.

Darlene LancerDarlene Lancer (1)

Darlene Lancer is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and expert author on relationships and codependency. She’s counseled individuals and couples for 30 years and coaches internationally. Her books include Conquering Shame and Codependency: 8 Steps to Freeing the True You and Codependency for Dummies and seven books. Her books are available on Amazon and on her website, where you can get a free copy of 14 Tips for Letting Go. She's a sought after speaker in media and at professional conferences.

Anna CohenAnna Cohen (1)

Anna Cohen, Senior Clinical Psychologist, has been working with children, young people and families for over 20 years in both government and non-government organisations. She currently works full time as the Clinical Director at Kids & Co. Clinical Psychology in Sydney’s Inner West and Eastern Suburbs. She specializes in the assessment, diagnosis and treatment of children and young people with psychiatric, emotional and behavioral difficulties.

Zeffirra HuseinZeffirra Husein (1)

I am Zeffirra Husein and I work with a private equity firm, married to a workaholic surgeon and am a mother to a beautiful girl. My days are crazy juggling between work, home, my darling daughter, family and friends. As crazy as it is I couldn’t be happier and more thankful for the life I have. I believe in not dwelling on the past and not worrying about the future. Instead I focus on my present which is truly a ‘present’ (gift) from above.

Oliver GrayOliver Gray (1)

Oliver Gray is regarded as one of UK's leading experts in health, energy, happiness and performance. Oliver is an ex professional tennis player and personal trainer. He managed 14 central London health clubs and qualified as an NLP coach. He is the Managing Director and founder of energiseYou.

Dnyanada PotdarDnyanada Potdar (3)

Dnyanada Potdar is a consulting Audiologist and Speech Therapist with over 25 years of experience working with individuals with hearing, speech and voice disorders in India and abroad. She has worked in hospitals, health care centers and rehabilitation facilities in United States and India.

Meghna JoshiMeghna Joshi (2)

Meghna Joshi is a certified Health Coach & a nutritionist who likes to make people healthier & happier by influencing the lifestyle choices they make. She also helps people reverse their health problems by following functional medicine principles. Apart from being a health coach (counselling & providing lifestyle modification plans), she also conducts various healthy living workshops and empower people to take charge of their own health.

Margaret LiederbachMargaret Liederbach (3)

Margaret Liederbach is Vice President of Sleep for Success and Research Director for Maas Presentations. She graduated from Loyola University New Orleans with a bachelor’s degree in economics and pre-medical studies. She has a background working in behavioral health sciences, mental health services, and geriatric care. Margaret is contributing to the forthcoming book Sleep Made Simple: Optimize your Wellness and Performance and plans to continue on to medical school.