Promises that Lie

I wanted to share everything I had written throughout my time in rehab. I didn’t feel like it captured the very essence of my active addiction. And then I came across this poem I wrote during of my group sessions: I promised myself I would never compromise my values. I lied. I promised myself I […]

Just for today.

Hi, my name is Vasavi Kumar and I’m a grateful recovering addict and alcoholic.  I just got out of Mirmont Treatment Center and I am 38 days clean and sober. I can finally feel my feelings and think clearly without reaching for a substance or a drink. I found myself hitting hitting what I call […]

Old disappointments. Fresh eyes.

I’m sitting at my favorite vegetarian restaurant here in Austin waiting for my food and I thought I would drop a quick line to you to let you know what’s been going on. On Friday I left for Atlanta because I was in the running and one of the top finalists to be on a […]

Breaking free from the prison of our minds

If you’ve ever felt trapped in your mind then check out this interview that I recently had the honor of doing with host Srinivas Rao of The Unmistakeable Creative Podcast. Listen here>> XO Vasavi P.S. If you have any thoughts or questions email me at

To all my seekers

Vasavi here and I’m regretful to say that summer is now officially over 🙁 On a positive note, welcome to my newly revamped website courtesy of Simply Elaborate. Thanks Emilia!!!As much fun as I’ve had this summer going on camping trips to Lake Travis, hosting epic pool days, and nights out with my best friends, I […]