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.

Ali KhwajaAli Khwaja (1)

Dr Ali Khwaja, PhD, is a montessorian and an engineering graduate from Institute of Science and IIT Bombay, MIE, MIIM. He is the founder of Banjara Academy.

Kathy MerlinoKathy Merlino (1)

Kathy Merlino writes about the emotional and psychological aspects of retirement. Kathy believes retirement takes more than financial preparation and is a journey rather than an arrival at a life destination.

Susan HeitlerSusan Heitler (3)

Dr Susan Heitler, PhD, an internationally known American clinical psychologist, is author of The Power of Two and PowerOfTwoMarriage.com—a book and an interactive website that teach the skills for enjoying a loving and long-lasting marriage partnership. You can connect with her through her website.

Suzi TuckerSuzi Tucker (1)

Suzi Tucker is co-founder of the Bert Hellinger Institute and author of Gather Enough Fireflies.

Anupama JoshiAnupama Joshi (1)

Anupama Joshi is a freelance writer based in Mumbai.

Vijaya MagarVijaya Magar (1)

Vijaya Magar has been associated with The Yoga Institute for the last 10 years. She conducts different health and corporate camps within and outside Mumbai.

Shola RichardsShola Richards (1)

Shola Richards is the founder of The Positivity Solution. As a keynote speaker, consultant and self-professed “kindness extremist” he will not rest until bullying is eradicated from the workplace.

Akshay NareshAkshay Naresh (1)

Akshay Naresh is a doctoral student in clinical psychology in Berkeley, California. He currently works as a student clinician at the Berkeley Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Clinic.

Sunaina RekhiSunaina Rekhi (1)

Sunaina Rekhi pursued a degree in psychotherapy and counselling. After a double major in Economics and Econometrics and a child development degree, she eventually found her Gaya in yoga and completed her teacher’s training from Rishikesh. She teaches yoga across Mumbai.

C P BelliappaC P Belliappa (1)

C P Belliappa is author of Tale of A Tiger’s Tail & Other Yarns from Coorg, Nuggets from Coorg History, Victoria Gowramma: The Lost Princess of Coorg, and Tongue of the Slip published by Rupa publications. He is an avid golfer and also manages his estate in Coorg, known for growing the finest coffee and spices.

Brandon SmithBrandon Smith (1)

Brandon Smith is an executive coach, culture consultant, professor and workplace superhero. He's curing workplace dysfunction one office at a time.

Graham JonesGraham Jones (1)

Graham Jones is a psychologist who specialises in Internet use and behaviour. He is the author of 29 books. He now helps businesses profit through a better understanding of the online behaviour of their customers and potential clients.

Duana C WelchDuana C Welch (2)

Duana C.Welch, Phd, is the author of Love Factually: 10 Proven Steps from I Wish to I Do.

Elita AlmeidaElita Almeida (1)

Elita Almeida is an avid solo traveller, freelancer and blogger. Travel and the people she meets through her journeys are her muse and inspiration. Hence, have feel will travel.

Courtenay CareyCourtenay Carey (1)

Courtenay Carey is co-founder and CEO of The South African School of Etiquette and the CEO and founder of AfroProtocol: The African Institute of Protocol. She is the most highly certified etiquette and protocol consultant in Africa and the Middle East.

Jodi RR SmithJodi RR Smith (1)

Jodi RR Smith is an American etiquette expert specialising in social and professional conduct. She is the founder of Mannersmith Etiquette Consulting, and the author of three books published by Barnes and Noble.

Ciara ConlonCiara Conlon (1)

Ciara Conlon is a productivity consultant and author of Chaos to Control. She helps busy professionals save time and get productive. Ciara has developed strategies to help her find time to work, write, rest and play, all before breakfast.

Karan BajajKaran Bajaj (1)

Karan Bajaj is the best-selling author of Keep off the Grass and Johnny Gone Down. He was among India Today’s 35 Under 35 Indians and nominated for the Crossword Book of the Year and India-plaza Golden Quill. The Seeker is Karan’s first international novel.

Savannah GreySavannah Grey (1)

Savannah Grey is a writer and hypnotherapist. She holds degrees in journalism and psychology. She is the founder of Esteemology, a website dedicated to educating and healing survivors of abusive relationships. She is currently working on her first book and an online course geared towards helping people improve their self-esteem.

Anamika AgnihotriAnamika Agnihotri (1)

Anamika Agnihotri is a mother of a 5-year-old book enthusiast. She is an introvert, a spiritual seeker and an eternal learner. She considers herself as a silent crusader against gender bias and gender stereotypes. She blogs about the picture books she reads with her son and her stories as a parent on her blog ‘The Bespectacled Mother’.

Sue FoxSue Fox (1)

Sue Fox, a pioneer in the Etiquette Consulting Industry, has provided etiquette products, group training, and private consultations for more than 19 years with her company, Etiquette Survival. She is the author of Etiquette For Dummies, Business Etiquette For Dummies, and Wedding Etiquette For Dummies.

Catherine TiddCatherine Tidd (1)

Catherine Tidd is the author of Confessions of a Mediocre Widow. She is a public speaker and also writes for The Denver Post’s Mile High Mamas.

Rathina SankariRathina Sankari (2)

Rathina Sankari is always on the look out for some interesting folklore and stories of culture at every destination. She loves staying with the locals for an experiential travel.

Janvi ChitaliaJanvi Chitalia (1)

Janvi Chitalia, is a holistic nutrition counsellor and personal instructor.

Mansi PoddarMansi Poddar (1)

Mansi Poddar, MA in Counselling for Mental Health and Wellness, is a licensed Heal Your Life teacher [USA]. She is certified in trauma treatment, CBT and spirituality-based psychotherapy.

Julie DohrmanJulie Dohrman (1)

Julie Dohrman is one of New York’s most sought after yoga teachers for her expertise in teaching intelligent and spirited classes. Julie teaches Shaktiyoga Align + Flow and is the founder of Shaktiyoga New York - RYS-200.

Karen KoenigKaren Koenig (1)

Karen R. Koenig LCSW, M.Ed., is a psychotherapist, blogger, eating coach, and author of six books on eating and weight. Her expertise is the psychology of eating—the how and why, not the what of it. She practices in Sarasota, Florida.

Kim BowenKim Bowen (1)

Kim Bowen is a marriage counselor and coach with a practice that focusses on relationships. She works with clients all over the world. Kim almost lost her own marriage many years ago when she felt she loved her husband but was no longer in love with him. Turning her own relationship around to become loving again taught her what is possible with the right tools and information.

Rangana Rupavi ChoudhuriRangana Rupavi Choudhuri (2)

Dr Rangana Rupavi Choudhuri, PhD is a heart-centered dynamic leader in the field of wellness, personal development and spirituality. She graduated from Oxford University and now leads a global learning organisation.

Jayanti GhoseJayanti Ghose (1)

Jayanti Ghose is a career and education consultant. She pioneered career guidance workshops in schools and colleges. Students, individuals facing mid-career dilemmas, professional institutions and corporates are among her clients.

Laura Venecia RodriguezLaura Venecia Rodriguez (1)

Dr Laura Venecia Rodriguez, MD is the author of Yoga at Home: Gain Energy, Flexibility, and Serenity in 20 – 30 Minutes a Day.

Takashi HataTakashi Hata (1)

Takashi Hata is Senior Vice-President of Nissan Motor Co. Ltd. In his career spanning more than 30 years, he has held various leadership positions in major Japanese corporations.

Leslie Becker-PhelpsLeslie Becker-Phelps (2)

Dr Leslie Becker-Phelps, PhD. is a psychologist, author and speaker. Her book, Insecure in Love, is available online. She is also available as a speaker for lay and professional audiences.

Ankita KhannaAnkita Khanna (1)

Ankita Khanna is a counselling psychologist who works with young people and their families, using arts based modalities like drama, music, dance and movement.

Vaughn Paul ManleyVaughn Paul Manley (1)

Vaughn Paul Manley, is a full time Vedic astrologer who has been practicing professionally since 1992. To know more about him visit his website.

Marthe HagenMarthe Hagen (1)

Marthe Hagen is a life coach, motivational writer and speaker. Her book Feeling Good when Life is Hard is available online.

Chandana BanerjeeChandana Banerjee (2)

Chandana Banerjee is a journalist, illustrator, health coach and yoga teacher-in-training who loves working-from-home as she follows her Air Force officer husband around.

Divyakshi GuptaDivyakshi Gupta (1)

Divyakshi Gupta loves long, tiring road trips and is obsessed with rustic, ornamented doors and colourful, textured walls. She clicks endlessly and stores memories in her eyes to weave stories out of them.

Surya TahoraSurya Tahora (1)

Surya Tahora is Head Professor, Science of Spirituality at SP Jain Institute of Management and Research, Mumbai

Roberta CavaRoberta Cava (1)

Roberta Cava is the owner of Cava Consulting on the Gold Coast of Queensland, Australia. She was born in Canada and emigrated to Australia in 1998. She’s the author of 31 books. Her book Dealing with Difficult People has been an international best-seller since 1990. To learn more about her books please check her website.