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Welcome to Startholistic 

A place for people like you to explore total wellbeing for mind, body and spirit.

Here you’ll find science-backed guidance on transforming your health through nutrition, fitness, mindfulness, holistic therapies and overall self-care

My mission is to be a compassionate guide for you on your journey toward optimal well-being. I strive to empower and inspire my readers to take charge of their health by providing science-backed, holistic advice that promotes balance of mind, body and spirit.

My goal is to inform, educate, and motivate you to make positive lifestyle changes at your own pace. I want to help foster a community built on support, open-mindedness, and the shared desire to live our best lives. By offering practical tips, thoughtful insights and tools to implement meaningful habits, I hope to help you tune into your unique needs so you can thrive in all areas of your health.

My purpose is to meet you wherever you are on your path and provide a judgment-free space filled with wisdom, empathy, and resources to aid you on your way to becoming your healthiest, happiest self.

My vision is a supportive community where holistic health feels attainable for all. I hope to make balanced living second nature by providing education, tools, and compassion.

This blog aims to be a warm, welcoming place for anyone seeking growth through holistic living. By sharing our stories, we can inspire meaningful change within ourselves and beyond.

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Hi there! My name is Shikha Taneja and I’m so glad you found my health and fitness website.

Like many people, I’ve struggled with my weight over the years. I’ve always loved food, but my unhealthy eating habits and sedentary lifestyle led me to gain weight steadily in my 20s. At one point, I realized that I needed to make a change. So, I made the decision to push myself and incorporate regular exercise into my routine.

The journey was far from easy. There were days when I wanted to quit, and there were moments when I questioned if it was all worth it. Although I hated working out at first, I forced myself to stick to a consistent regimen and eventually grew to love exercise and how it made me feel. The journey wasn’t easy, but through dedication and patience, I lost the stubborn weight and transformed my health.

Then came the post-pregnancy struggle.  Motherhood brought its own set of challenges, including weight gain that seemed stubborn and unyielding. I tried every quick fix and fad diet with only temporary results. It wasn’t until I learned to make simple lifestyle changes – preparing healthy meals, establishing an exercise routine, getting better sleep – that I finally began seeing long-term changes in my body.

My blog will share the tips and strategies I’ve learned along my fitness journey – how small sustainable changes to your daily habits can lead to incredible results over time. It’s never too late to adopt a healthier lifestyle. My goal is to help you find the confidence and love for yourself that comes with achieving your health goals.