Author Interview with Chinmayee
Author of Elixir of the Ages
Chinmayee N. knows what it’s like to border two worlds: she is a Solopreneur and a finance professional, but also a practitioner of Kriya yoga. Since her youth, she has speculated on the question of what people really want out of life, and how modern trends in science and Communications have altered our search for a pathway through life and whether we are truly attempting to live, and not just stay alive; the result of that study is Elixir of the Ages.
What does success mean to you? Complete FREEDOM in all aspect of my life.
What does Luxury mean to you? FREEDOM
When did you write your first book and how old were you? This is my first book. key.
About your book This book is a synthesis of Neuroscience, Behavioral science, Eastern philosophy, and Metaphysics.
Elixir of the Ages
Elixir of the Ages is not your typical inner sphere epiphany book. Avoiding the usual platitudes and clichés of inner sphere epiphany books about healing and enlightenment, it focuses instead on the areas where Eastern philosophy and Western science interact.
It is in this intersection that she finds wisdom and intelligence that is both ancient and contemporary, empowering and encouraging. Elixir of the Ages will distill two traditions that are often thought to be in opposition into a worldview that is in fact highly complementary and can reach across cultures and experiences to create a new pathway to understanding.
Through a deep exploration of themes of identity, possibility, and persistence and transformation, Elixir of the Ages creates an unforgettable synthesis of the best of philosophy and metaphysics with the latest discoveries in neuroscience and behavioral studies.
This book reinforces the concept connecting to self.
What does your family think of your writing? The family is surprised.
What was one of the most surprising things you learned in creating your books? The entire process is a surprise for me. I probably can write a book on the entire process.
Do you have any suggestions to help me become a better writer? If so, what are they I believe everybody is a natural writer. When you are ready for authoring a book structuring your writing is the key.
Do you hear from your readers much? What kinds of things do they say? This book is a synthesis of Neuroscience, Behavioral science, Eastern philosophy, and Metaphysics.
They usually say “Simple, clear and precise” or “very well written”. “You have got a real talent”. I get lots of direct messages on LinkedIn.
What do you think makes a good story? I’m not a natural story writer or story-teller.
As a child, what did you want to do when you grew up? As a child, I was very sure what all I’m not going to do when I grow up.
When did you first realize you wanted to be a writer? I’ve been writing for a while, I believe authoring a book is different than just writing.
How long does it take you to write this books? 6 Months.
What is your work schedule like when you’re writing? I’m not a conventional writer. I like to write in the sky. Especially when I fly on first class or business class and take those long distance flight.
What brought you to write this book series? Crazy about social media. I observed people love to spend hours in Social media than spending 20 mins on exercising or on reading or getting involved on something that will truly enrich their life.
You can very well use social media to enrich your life and enrich other’s life.
It’s very strong and powerful platform.
How you become a published author? Any inspiration? I often get comments from colleague that I should write a book and engage in speaking. I observed, this happens only, when I’m engaged in a deep meaningful and rich conversation with my friends and colleague.
Where do you get your information or ideas for your books?Introspection, Self-Observer and External Observer. I’m natural analytical person.
What do you like to do when you’re not writing? I’m a solopreneur. I’ve other businesses to deal with.
What’s next for you? What are you working on now? I’m working on a couple of concepts. You will hear from me on my next book.