Anita Haridat, Ph.D

United States of America

Anita Haridat has her bachelor's degree in life sciences, her master's degree in clinical nutrition and her Ph.D in health care/business administration.

Anita's writing showcases a broad array of topics including medicine, wellness, positivity, empowerment and literature.



Brown Girl Magazine
Gaiutra Bahadur's 'Coolie Woman' and Gender Inequality

"Immigrant number 96153. That's how my great-grandmother was cataloged, that was the number on her immigration pass," American journalist Gaiutra Bahadur says in her book "Coolie Woman: The Odyssey of Indenture." In this book, she traces the steps of her great-grandmother, Sujaria, who traveled from India to the colonial outpost of British Guiana in 1903.

Brown Girl Magazine
The Protest of Sexism With #MedBikini

Have you ever seen your doctor on vacation? Maybe at the grocery store? Do they have lives like the rest of the world? Have you ever stumbled across their social media accounts and gasped at the fact that they even have a personal life?

Brown Girl Magazine
Book Review: 'Overcoming Ordinary Obstacles' by Nesha Pai

Upon reading Nesha Pai's "Overcoming Ordinary Obstacles: Boldly Claiming the Facets of an Extraordinary Life," I instantly felt like she was my older sister. She explores many obstacles including being a first-generation American, facing racism to dealing with a divorce, which is taboo in many cultures.

Brown Girl Magazine
Ayurveda and Transforming Our Modern Lifestyle

4 min read While in graduate school, I was irritable with a negative mindset and overwhelmed with life. My mind and body felt out of balance and could not shake the feeling that something was truly missing. I attempted basic workouts at the gym and while this helped to enhance my endorphins, I realized that my mind was ...

Natural Awakenings Magazine
The Power of Positive Thinking - Natural Awakenings Magazine

by Anita Haridat, Ph.D. When most people think about the concept of positive thoughts, there is often a strong connotation associated with a happy and warm feeling. There are also some people that think that positivity is hokey and falsified on many levels.

Natural Awakenings Magazine
The Unexpected Healing Powers of Yoga

by Anita Haridat, PhD When one thinks of yoga, what comes to mind are bodies that bend well, meditation and silence. Most people are unaware that there are deep healing powers at play. It should be noted that yoga is not a religion.