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.

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 (3)

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. To know more about her and to buy her book visit LiveBlissNow.com

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

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.

Bharaat VyasBharaat Vyas (1)

Bharaat Vyas has three decades of experience as a writer, editor, publisher and motivational speaker. He is the convenor of the Association for Happier Marriages and editor of e-magazine 'Marriages 4 ever'. He is also the co-author of Decoding Happy Marriages.

Jeff DavidsonJeff Davidson (2)

Jeff Davidson is an internationally recognised expert on work-life balance and holds the registered trademark from the USPTO as the “Work-Life Balance Expert”®. He is the author of several popular books including Breathing Space,Simpler Living, and The 60 Second Organizer.

Meghna ChatterjeeMeghna Chatterjee (1)

Meghna Chatterjee is a programmer analyst, and a lover of coffee, dogs, murder mysteries and recycling. She is currently living up her life in Singapore.

Ginger BurrGinger Burr (4)

Ginger Burr President of Total Image Consultants, has been helping women around the world create a wardrobe they love by connecting with their inner essence. She has 26 years of experience in this field and has been interviewed by Worth Magazine, Forbes Magazine and Bloomberg Business Week and is the author of That’s So You.

Sanjana ASanjana A (2)

Dr Sanjana A, MS [Ophthalmology], is a full-time consultant at Dr L H Hiranandani Hospital, Powai, Mumbai.

Christine HohlbaumChristine Hohlbaum (2)

Christine Louise Hohlbaum is the American author of The Power of Slow: 101 Ways to Save Time in Our 24/7 World.

Geeta VaraGeeta Vara (2)

Geeta Vara is a London-based Ayurvedic Practitioner, providing clients with personalised consultations, health coaching, bespoke treatments, corporate and private workshops. For more information visit: www.geetavara.co.uk.

Shefali BatraShefali Batra (1)

Shefali Batra [MD] is the Founder Psychiatrist at Mindframes, Mumbai. She has a decade of experience in developmental psychology, childhood behaviour modification and parent education.

Ratan SinghRatan Singh (6)

Ratan Singh is a certified behaviour therapist from late Prof. J. Wolpe's Unit, Temple Univ Med School, USA. His interests include Quantum Physics and its integration with spiritualism. He was the religious advisor for Chinese Buddhist students of the University of Science Medical School in Pinang, Malaysia.

Harish IyerHarish Iyer (1)

Harish Iyer is an equal rights activist, motivational speaker and cause crusader. He is one of the most vocal voices in the LGBT campaign worldwide and was the only Indian to get featured in the World Pride Powerlist 2013.

Imogen RagoneImogen Ragone (1)

Imogen Ragone is an Alexander Technique teacher in Delaware [USA]. She has been practising the Technique for over 12 years. She writes about it in her blog at www.imogenragone.com.