Top 5 Blog Posts of 2017

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In case you missed them, here are our top 5 blog posts from 2017. Enjoy! 




Upekkha is a Pali word that means to be equanimous, to have no craving or aversion knowing that all things will eventually pass, no matter how pleasant or unpleasant. Growing up, I always heard about equanimity, about having no desires or strong emotions, but not once did anyone show me how (yes, we all know that we shouldn't get angry or become annoyed, but how?!) Well, Vipassana showed me the how...



Reducing Cognitive Load 

Life has become extremely busy. Between running a business full-time, family, friends and just day-to-day responsibilities, there are always more things on my to-do list than I can physically get done in one day. But rather than allow myself to get burnt out, I’m learning to utilize many of the same strategies I taught my patients to help reduce cognitive load and free up vital mental space for the things and tasks that matter most to me or require my fullest attention...


Where Does It Go? Skin Absorption 101

What does your daily grooming ritual consist of? Shampoo, conditioner, soap, deodorant, cream, lotion, lip balm, toothpaste, sunscreen? According to a survey of 2300 individual conducted by the Environmental Working Group, the average person uses 9 products daily, which contain 126 unique ingredients, with some people using as many as 15 products on their skin daily without a second thought...


When to Buy Organic

Buying organic can be confusing. With the multitude of options out there today, it can be difficult to know what we’re really putting into our bodies. Simply because a product is labeled organic or non-GMO, doesn’t mean that it’s completely free of potentially harmful ingredients...



Being Your Authentic Self

We live in a world that constantly bombards us with ideas on how we should live, who we should be, and what we should wear, think and do. These images of the “perfect” life surround us. They’re everywhere, from the moment we enter this earth to the time we leave. How then do we rise above these external pressures and constant noise and live life authentically? How do we be what we came here to be...? 

Love + Light,

~Smita :) 

What was your favorite Simply Smita post of 2017? Share your thoughts in the comments below. We'd love to hear from you! 


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