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.

Naveen JayawardenaNaveen Jayawardena (2)

Dr Naveen Jayawardena MBBS, is a health writer with a keen interest in sleep medicine. He is the founder of sleepwriter.com. He is based in Sri Lanka.

Margie WarrellMargie Warrell (1)

Margie Warrell is the best-selling author of Stop Playing Safe and Find Your Courage, master coach and internationally acclaimed speaker. Watch her videos and sign up for her newsletter at margiewarrell.com

Elli BolandElli Boland (1)

Elli Boland is a holistic life coach. She uses a unique hybrid blend of teaching, coaching, mentoring, and consulting to help her clients to go from stuck and overwhelmed to passion, purpose, and direction. www.elliboland.com

Mridula DwivediMridula Dwivedi (1)

Dr Mridula Dwivedi, is a PhD in Management from IIT Kanpur. At first opportunity she is ready to drop off everything to go on a trip. She loves trekking a bit more than everything else. Her favourite regions are Nepal and Himachal Pradesh.

avatar for Aditi ModyAditi Mody (1)

Aditi Mody understood her love for wildlife when she rescued a crow at the tender age of five. This puppy love turned into a full-fledged romance whilst visiting game reserves across India and Africa and, coupled with a flare for photography, turned into the perfect love affair.

Rebecca AthertonRebecca Atherton (1)

Rebecca Atherton is a Life Enrichment Specialist in the field of expressive arts and energy therapy. She is also a freelance writer/illustrator and founder, editor and art director of Inside Out, a literary arts magazine. She sees clients in person and via Skype, and runs workshops and retreats. She can be contacted at thelifeenrichmentblog.wordpress.com

Nisha SalimNisha Salim (1)

Nisha Salim is a self-employed writer. She writes about inbound marketing and social media on her website.

Swatantra SarjanoSwatantra Sarjano (1)

Swatantra Sarjano is a former professional photographer who made India his home more than 35 years ago. He became a sannyasin and lived at Osho Ashram in Pune. He now lives in Goa where he runs an authentic Italian restaurant ‘My Place’ and is the author of Food Is Home.

Cynthia LarsonCynthia Larson (1)

Cynthia Sue Larson is a speaker, best-selling author, and life coach whose new book, Quantum Jumps: An Extraordinary Science of Happiness and Prosperity, is available at www.realityshifters.com

Jamie TurndorfJamie Turndorf (1)

Jamie Turndorf is a relationship therapist, emotional communication expert, media therapist and advice columnist read by millions. She is the author of the critically acclaimed book Till Death Do Us Part (Unless I Kill You First) : A Step-by-Step Guide For Resolving Relationship Conflict.

Angela LamAngela Lam (2)

Angela Lam is an author, artist, and athlete in sunny California. She believes health and wellness are the foundation for success.

Shruthi RaoShruthi Rao (1)

Shruthi Rao writes stories and articles for adults and children. Her stories have won several awards, and her work has been published in magazines, newspapers, anthologies, and as a picture book. She blogs at nychthemeron.blogspot.com

Ravikiran VernekarRavikiran Vernekar (4)

Dr Ravikiran M Vernekar is a full-time consultant in the department of ENT and Head & Neck surgery at Dr L H Hiranandani Hospital, Mumbai. He has a high success rate in treating patients with headache, especially sinus headache and allergic conditions of nose.

Yajuvendra GawaiYajuvendra Gawai (2)

Dr Yajuvendra Gawai is a full time Orthopaedic & Sports medicine surgeon at Dr L H Hiranandani Hospital.

Mickey BhoiteMickey Bhoite (1)

Mickey Bhoite is Chef de Cuisine of Le Cirque at The Leela Palace, New Delhi

John MaxwellJohn Maxwell (3)

John Maxwell is a born teacher who loves to challenge and motivate audiences with real-life stories, humorous anecdotes and rock-solid principles that he backs up with his live-it-out approach. He has spent the last 40 years inspiring numerous Fortune 500 companies, national trade associations, non-profits and educational institutions.

Liggy WebbLiggy Webb (4)

Liggy Webb is a leading authority in the field of behavioural change and positive psychology. She is based in the UK and is the founder director of The Learning Architect an international people development organisation. As an experienced learning and development professional she works as a consultant with a wide range of organisations including the United Nations and the NHS. Liggy’s next book The Happy Handbook is a practical guide to holistic happiness.

V BalachandranV Balachandran (1)

Dr V Balachandran is the Chief Physician [Cardio-Diabetology] at Dr Nair's Hospital in Kollam, Kerala.

William UryWilliam Ury (1)

William Ury is co-author with Roger Fisher of Getting to Yes, a ten-million-copy bestseller translated into over 35 languages, and the author of the award winning Getting Past No, The Power of a Positive No, and The Third Side.

Prasad RangnekarPrasad Rangnekar (1)

Prasad Rangnekar is a yoga teacher based in India. He was initiated into yoga at the age of 9 and has been teaching for over 18 years, across 15 countries. He leads workshops and retreats focussing on total personality developmental through yoga. He is the Director of Yogaprasad Institute.

Vaisakh VenugopalVaisakh Venugopal (1)

Vaisakh Venugopal is a software engineer, dreamer and a thinker. He believes that every individual is unique and one of a kind. He blogs at themuseumpiece.wordpress.com

Deborah ShouseDeborah Shouse (1)

Deborah Shouse is a writer, speaker, editor, and creativity catalyst. She has been featured in many anthologies, including more than 48 Chicken Soup books. She also writes a weekly column on love for the Kansas City Star.

Kajal Thosani BhathenaKajal Thosani Bhathena (5)

Kajal Thosani Bhathena is a sports nutritionist and fitness expert. She runs her own consultancy HEALTH&YOU based in Mumbai.

Lynne GoldbergLynne Goldberg (1)

Lynne Goldberg is a lifestyle coach, certified meditation teacher and founder of Live Bliss Now. She is also the author of Get Balanced Get Blissed.

Carolyn StevensCarolyn Stevens (1)

Carolyn Stevens works with leaders who are in a hurry to boost their success. She has over 25 years experience in the area of human resource development. She’s results-oriented and able to draw on an eclectic array of approaches and techniques to suit each executive, leader or team’s situation. Check more about her at http://leadingperformance.com.au

Nancy BuckNancy Buck (1)

Dr Nancy S Buck, PhD, is a developmental psychologist, parenting coach and children’s behaviour expert. As the founder of Peaceful Parenting Inc® and author she gives advice that parents can put into practice immediately. She consults with schools, foster care agencies and organisations concerned with child welfare.

Lori HoldenLori Holden (1)

Lori Holden, MA, writes regularly at LavenderLuz.com. With her daughter’s birth mom, Crystal, Lori wrote The Open-Hearted Way to Open Adoption. She lives with her husband and two tweens in Denver, Colorado, USA.

Helen BarbourHelen Barbour (1)

Helen Barbour is a writer based in London, who blogs, as The Reluctant Perfectionist, about living with obsessive-compulsive disorder. She plans to bring out her first novel this year and her life’s ambition is to figure out what ‘good enough’ means. Follow her on @HelenTheWriter www.helenbarbour.blogspot.com

Colleen HaggertyColleen Haggerty (2)

Colleen Haggerty is a writer of memoir. Her works have been published in various anthologies and her memoir, A Leg to Stand On, was published in November, 2014. An inspirational speaker and coach, she was a speaker at TEDxBellingham.

Charishma ThankappanCharishma Thankappan (2)

Charishma Thankappan is a writer, traveller, and day-dreamer off it. Delve into her world at www.charishmathankappan.blogspot.in

avatar for Suren RaoSuren Rao (1)

Suren Rao is an advertising professional who makes short films and commercials. He has learnt yoga and various other spiritual disciplines. For the last 12 years he has been steadfast in his practice of Falun Dafa and teaches it for free.

Jay NiblickJay Niblick (1)

Jay Niblick is the founder and CEO of Innermetrix.inc., a consulting firm and is co-founder and Chief Science Advisor to the online coaching company InnerTalent. Jay enjoys helping people find their genius and use it to the maximum. He is also part of the Board of Directors at the Robert S. Hartman Institute and is author of The Attribute Index.

Prakash ShettyPrakash Shetty (2)

Dr Prakash Chandra Shetty is M.S. [Gen. Surg.], D.N.B.[Urology]. He is a visiting consultant at the Urology dept, Dr L H Hiranandani Hospital. His special interests are uro-oncology, endo-urology, laparoscopic surgery and renal transplant.

James GummerJames Gummer (1)

James Gummer has no idea what’s going on and is learning to be okay with that. He writes in Baltimore, Maryland USA where he also teaches drumming, qigong, and meditation. You can read more of his work at james-writes.com or follow @jamesgummer on Twitter.

Patricia McAdooPatricia McAdoo (1)

Patricia McAdoo, is a psychologist, writer and facilitator of Writing for Wellbeing groups. She is the author of Writing for Wellbeing, a guide to writing for enhanced wellbeing.

Craig De RuisseauCraig De Ruisseau (1)

Craig De Ruisseau began training in Krav Maga in 2011. You can find loads more information about Krav Maga on his blog. His book What to Expect When Starting Krav Maga is available on Amazon.com

Judy MandelJudy Mandel (1)

Judy Mandel is a writer in Newington, Connecticut. She is the author of Replacement Child.

Karen WyattKaren Wyatt (1)

Karen Wyatt is a family practice and hospice physician, and the author of the award-winning book What Really Matters: 7 Lessons for Living from the Stories of the Dying. To sign up for her free What Really Matters Workbook visit www.karenwyattmd.com

Pernilla HjortPernilla Hjort (1)

Pernilla Hjort has worked as writer and editor in the health field for the Swedish government, focussing on women and childrens’ issues. She runs workshops encouraging people to live soulfully and pursue their dreams. She is co-author of two books and author of Miscarriage — With the Right to Mourn. http://www.pernillahjort.com

Pankaj VermaPankaj Verma (1)

Pankaj Verma is the co-author of Decoding Happy Marriages. He has held senior positions in the field of marketing and sales. Pankaj Verma excels in giving shape to creative ideas and he is also the co-author of the book Great Marriages.