Vinod is supported by his inner circle who he refers to as his bed posts and a professional psychotherapist specialized with autistics. Vinod channels his intensity towards work, diet, fitness and productive outcomes. He uses yoga, breath work and running for stability; stays away from stimulants like caffeine, nicotine, alcohol and prefers meditation over medication. Reading, learning, crunching numbers, trail running and the stock market remain his favorite escapes. He loves and sticks to routines, has had the very same breakfast for years and relishes it just as much every day. Vinod is a minimalist by choice and prefers to lead a simple life.
Vinod is an ambassador of Neurodivergence Awareness and an advocate for mental health care. More at Neurodivergence page.
Young Vinod was an emotional eater who couldn't stop binge eating, by the age of 16 he was 5 feet four inches and weighed 98 kilograms (216 pounds); played no sports, had few friends, did poorly in studies and had regular melt downs. Emotionally and physically abused in his home for being fat and stupid, he escaped from life by reading, he read any and everything he could get his hands on, counted numbers in his head and stayed close to the friends he had. With almost no resources to identify Autism in the 70s and 80s in India, unable to understand their child's condition his parents assumed the worst and expected no future for him.
Pivot Vinod's pivot happened at age 17 when he lost weight and discovered what would become his life long passion: Running. He felt free and alive when he ran. By the age of 19, Vinod began his spiritual quest, was an accomplished runner, student editor of his college magazine and had begun to participate in debates. He was less awkward and gained confidence but his autism persisted undiagnosed leaving him confused, ashamed and inadequate.
An Iyengar student literate in Sanskrit, proficient in Nyan Yoga and Bhakti Yoga, some of his discourses on the Vedas and workshops on breathwork are available on Youtube. Besides his Indian expertise, Vinod is also an International Yoga Alliance certified Yoga teacher from Vancouver, Canada. Vinod’s breathwork workshops help open doors to new worlds within you. Discover different methods of breathing. Handle stress, control rage, keep warm, cool down, meditate, regulate discipline through breathwork.
Some of this beauty has been captured in the Netflix Series 'Island of Wolves' For personal life and media gossip Google Search: 'Captain Vinod Nair' Official Social media links at the bottom of page Writing/ Author Vinod began writing at a young age and had two novels under his belt before grade 10. He wrote for and was the editor of his college magazine through out his years there. Vinod has published his articles/ blogs/ opinions/ reviews in every relevant newspaper and magazine. His writting includes management papers and policy for clients. His novel 'Pride of Lions' released in 2012 when on to be a best seller and is still available a decade later. Scroll down for more on Pride of Lions. Client List Vinod has worked with some of the best names in world. Here's a list Scroll down Pride of Lions...
Pride of Lions
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