Welcome to Tathaastu. This is a much-anticipated time, as it is the season of giving
and sharing, of joy and laughter, of festivity and gratitude. We have some great articles
to help you celebrate and keep you healthy and nourished this holiday season.
In September, Tathaastu organized the Mind Body Soul Wellness Expo at the
International Centre in Mississauga, Canada. Uplifting, informative, joyful, the Expo
delivered three blissful days of yoga, meditation, mantra, Ayurveda, alternative
therapies, Feng Shui, and much more to seekers of spiritual and physical health.
Attended by thousands, it was a healing and nurturing place for experts, speakers,
participants, and sponsors and exhibitors to come together to share and learn. A big
Thank you to all participants and Tathaastu's subscribers and readers in Canada for
making it such a success!
I also want to take this opportunity to thank all our readers for supporting us over the
years. We have a special gift subscription offer - you can gift a Tathaastu subscription
for a full year for just $5 with the purchase of a regular subscription.
To live life fully, to enjoy life's moments, one needs a balanced and accepting mind
that is not in perpetual conflict and chaos. In the Spotlight article "Change Yourself
and Change the World," Ed and Deb Shapiro write about the great power meditation
has to bring about a more peaceful world that is in harmony. They write, "Mahatma
Gandhi said the problem with the world is that humanity is not in its right mind and
that is what meditation addresses: it returns us to our right mind."
Meditation also helps in managing our emotions and fears when it comes to serious
ailments (and at times, keeps them at bay). Dr. Sheila Patel and Dr. Valencia Porter in
"Mind-Body Approaches to Preventing Breast Cancer," inform and educate us not
only about the physical aspects of this disease and how to
prevent it, but also advise on the emotional and
spiritual tools that can help prevent or manage
A strong gut is vital for health. To ensure that you
stay fit this season and keep off the dreaded
pounds, we have excellent tips with recipes in
"Top 8 Tips for Healthy Holiday Eating" by
nutrition expert, Samantha Gladish.
I hope you enjoy this issue and the articles help you
on your journey to a healthier, calmer life. Wish
you all happiness and joy.