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.

Geeta IyerGeeta Iyer (2)

Geeta Iyer has been practising and teaching yoga for over 20 years. She has been trained in India and US. She is author of the book Illuminating Lives with Yoga. Her goal is for her students to take their Yoga practice beyond the classroom and into their everyday lives.

Sanjay PalSanjay Pal (1)

Sanjay Pal is an electronics engineer and works as Global Relationship Head at Tata Consultancy Services. Although born and bred in Mumbai, he now lives in London with his wife.

Robert KiyosakiRobert Kiyosaki (1)

Robert Kiyosaki is an investor, entrepreneur and educator. He has, virtually singlehandedly, challenged and changed the way tens of millions, around the world, think about money. He is the author of the worldwide best-seller, Rich Dad Poor Dad. His Rich Dad series has been translated into 51 languages and has sold over 27 million copies.

Shweta RastogiShweta Rastogi (2)

Dr Shweta Rastogi, [PhD nutrition] has more than 10 years of work experience in the field of nutrition and wellness. She has authored two books Diet, Diabetes and You and Eat right to stay bright.

David CorrieDavid Corrie (1)

David Corrie is the founder of Nature Nurturer, a Mumbai-based organisation that provides balcony garden design, terrace garden design, vertical garden systems and a host of gardening products and accessories.

Mary Kay MorrisonMary Kay Morrison (1)

Mary Kay Morrison is speaker, educator and author of Using Humor to Maximise Living. She serves on the board of directors at Association for Applied and Therapeutic Humor.

Parul KolheParul Kolhe (6)

Dr Parul Kolhe, MBBS, DDV, is a cosmetologist, hair specialist and dermatosurgeon. She runs her own cosmetology clinic, 'Tvacha' at Bhandup, Mumbai. She has won national acclaim for her work on chemical peels for acne, pigmentation and skin rejuvenation as well as skin grafting for vitiligo. She is an avid trekker and writes poetry in her spare time.

Dola DasguptaDola Dasgupta (1)

Dola Dasgupta is an unschooling mom of two beautiful children and a pupil of life. She writes to share her insights that come to her while she is in deep meditation, self reflection and experimentation with life itself. She trusts that life is always loving and spirit is always present to guide us on the path to self discovery, if one is willing to pay heed to the voice of spirit.

Elinrós HenriksdotterElinrós Henriksdotter (1)

Elinrós Henriksdotter is a psychic, painter, poet and writer currently working on her debut novel ‘Queen of Her Universe’, an autobiography focused on her history of child abuse and how painting, meditation and self-induced trance helped her to revive the suppressed truth about her past, and how meditation and creative expression can release old pain and heal us from within.

Swami KriyanandaSwami Kriyananda (1)

Swami Kriyananda born James Donald Walter, is an author, artist, composer and spiritual teacher. He is one of the few remaining direct disciples of Paramhansa Yogananda. He is the founder of Ananda, a worldwide movement of spiritual communities.

Jeanluc JubertJeanluc Jubert (1)

Jeanluc Jubert is an International Rock Climbing and Canyoning Instructor. He is the Technical Consultant for the Indian Government and ATOAI, and also MD of Top Rock Adventures, Manali.

Steven KussinSteven Kussin (1)

Dr Steven Kussin, M.D. is a physician and author of the prize winning book, Doctor, Your Patient Will See You Now. He is the founder of The Shared Decision Center, writes a column for his town’s weekly newspaper and appears regularly on its local NBC television affiliate. His mission is to empower patients to get all the care that they want.

Matthew Wolf-MeyerMatthew Wolf-Meyer (1)

Matthew Wolf-Meyer is an assistant professor of anthropology at the University of California, Santa Cruz. He is the author of The Slumbering Masses: Sleep, Medicine & Modern American Life.

Abhishek SharmaAbhishek Sharma (1)

Abhishek Sharma is a fitness coach and holistic trainer based in Mumbai. His coaching includes elements of martial arts and classical yoga. His workouts are designed to help develop both a truly fit body and a centered mind.

Lakshmi SharathLakshmi Sharath (2)

Lakshmi Sharath is a media professional, a travel writer, photographer and blogger. Heritage, culture, birding and wildlife interest her, but she believes people make places. Her passion lies in exploring the nooks of India.

Mithi ChinoyMithi Chinoy (1)

Mithi Chinoy is a widely experienced writer and has written not only for newspapers and magazines but has spent nine years as an advertising copywriter. Today, with 25 years in the writing field, she is a freelance writer of articles, ebooks and web copy.

Abhijit JoshiAbhijit Joshi (2)

Dr Abhijit C Joshi, MS, Fellowship in Laparoscopy, Diploma in Advanced Laparoscopy, is a consultant, G I & Endo-Laparoscopic Surgeon at Dr L H Hiranandani Hospital, Mumbai.

Sameer DuaSameer Dua (1)

Sameer Dua is the founder and Chief Catalyst of the Gift Your Organ Foundation. He also heads Sameer Dua Training and leads progammes on leadership.

Hetal TrivediHetal Trivedi (1)

Hetal Trivedi is a consultant nutritionist based in Mumbai and the founder of Balancing Lives. She takes a holistic approach to wellness and practises evidence based nutrition, tailoring nutrition recommendations to each individual.

Kiva BotteroKiva Bottero (1)

Kiva Bottero is a freelance writer. He writes and edits for The Mindful Word journal of engaged living, Green Home Gnome and Green Building Canada.

Jayashree BoseJayashree Bose (3)

Jayashree Bose is a feng shui, bazi [Chinese astrology], yijing consultant and writer practising in India for more than a decade. She regularly authors a series of annual feng shui books that are available on her website.

Aditi GaurAditi Gaur (1)

Aditi Gaur teaches a traditional Hatha Yoga practice. She has earned her RYT 200 certification from the Sivananda Yoga & Vedanta Centre and is currently studying for her RYT 500 certification with the Himalayan Yoga Tradition. For her, practice is about worshipping the divine within and this is what she offers to her students as well — the ability to switch off and discover who they really are.

Uzma HyderUzma Hyder (3)

Uzma Hyder is a freelance writer based in Hyderabad. Her articles have been published in The Hindu and The Khaleej Times. The beauty of the written word, the wonder of Nature, the wisdom of mystical poetry and the power of personal development inspire her. She believes that life is a beautiful journey; full of great learning and wonderful joy.

Gautam TripathyGautam Tripathy (2)

Dr Gautam Tripathy, MD [Medicine], DM [Neurology], is a full-time consultant in neurology at Dr L H Hiranandani Hospital, Powai, Mumbai.

Priya ShahPriya Shah (1)

Priya Shah, is an interior designer who has been exploring her relationship with various forms of art like poetry, music and photography. She is the founder of WEBE Organic an initiative towards making well-being a day to day concern using accessories and other tools. She also takes electives at CEPT university and facilitates gatherings.

Pankaj GuptaPankaj Gupta (1)

Pankaj Gupta is a leading EFT practitioner, master healer, and a respected teacher. He recently spoke about energy healing and EFT to a global audience at TEDx Delhi 2012. His talk was titled “Nothing Is Incurable.”

Steve MartileSteve Martile (1)

Steve Martile is the most sought after prosperity coach in the human potential and self-help community. He is famous for his 7-day manifestation experiment, which has helped countless people from all ages and backgrounds generate thousands of dollars in income through intention manifestation without motivation or the use of positive thinking.

Deborah TannenDeborah Tannen (1)

Deborah Tannen is professor of linguistics at Georgetown University and author of many books, including That’s Not What I Meant!: How Conversational Style Makes or Breaks Relationships.

Amita ShahAmita Shah (1)

Dr Amita Shah, MD, is a senior consultant in obstetrics and gynaecology at the Columbia Asia Hospital, Gurgaon. She specialises in laparoscopic surgery and infertility.

Jude BijouJude Bijou (1)

Jude Bijou MA, MFT, is a respected psychotherapist, professional educator, and workshop leader. She is author of the award-winning book Attitude Reconstruction: A Blueprint for Building a Better Life.

Sanjeev AhujaSanjeev Ahuja (1)

Dr Sanjeev Ahuja MD, DCH, is a Consultant Paediatrician at Dr L H Hiranandani Hospital, Powai, Mumbai.

Gautam SinghGautam Singh (1)

Dr Gautam Singh, MD, DNB, Cardiology is an interventional cardiologist based in Delhi.

Kalpana SunderKalpana Sunder (1)

Kalpana Sunder is a freelance travel writer, blogger and photographer based in Chennai, India. She has snorkeled on the Barrier Reef; zip lined through rainforests, snowmobiled in Lapland, and floated on the Dead Sea, in her search for a good travel tale. She has been extensively published in India and abroad.

David LincolnDavid Lincoln (4)

David Lincoln, B. Sc., MD, is a master trainer of NLP, a trained clinical psychologist and Naturopathic doctor with over forty years of experience of working with people at all levels. He has been living in India since 2005.

Fahad KathawalaFahad Kathawala (1)

Fahad Kathawala is a BBA graduate, majoring in Management and Industrial Psychology. He is currently a research assistant with Dr Avinash DeSousa. His interests include reading, writing and the application of psychological theories to real life situations whilst food and theatre shall always remain a passion.

Avinash De SousaAvinash De Sousa (1)

Dr Avinash De Sousa is a psychiatrist and psychotherapist – specialising in child and adolescent psychiatry. He is also a corporate trainer and life coach. His areas of interest are child and adolescent psychiatry, neuroscience and brain based interventions. He is the author of 8 books on the subject. He is based in Mumbai and can be reached at avinashdes999@yahoo.co.uk

Shantanu NagarkattiShantanu Nagarkatti (1)

Shantanu Nagarkatti is well known for both, his surgical skills and his spiritual writings. As an eclectic teacher of Spirituality, he integrates the best of science and religion.

Karen FabianKaren Fabian (1)

Karen Fabian, founder of Bare Bones Yoga, is Baptiste Certified and an experienced Registered Yoga Teacher. The name, “Bare Bones Yoga” reflects her commitment and passion for providing people with the essentials to increase strength and flexibility as well as promote relaxation. She has a DVD sold on Amazon called “Keeping Yoga Simple.” She can be reached at karen@barebonesyoga.com.

Kiran SheteKiran Shete (7)

Dr Kiran Shete, MS [Ortho], DNB, F.ASIF [Swiss], MNAMS, PGPM [ISB], is the founder and medical director of Pune-based Spinalogy Clinic.

Debina ChattopadhyayDebina Chattopadhyay (1)

Debina Chattopadhyay is a writing and editing professional with extensive experience in print and digital media. Currently juggling freelance assignments and deadlines along with the demands of motherhood, this Masters in English Literature has not let go of her passion for the written word.