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Journey Into The Chakras: Introducing The 3rd, 4th, 5th 6th & 7th Chakras Last Week we took a look at the Developmental stages and life phases of the first two chakras. We will continue with the rest of the Chakras this week.

Journey Into The Chakras: Introducing The 1st & 2nd Chakras Last week we were talking about how our Chakras are directly linked to our life patterns or phases. Let’s take a closer look at this in this week’s article. Chakras are vortexes

Chakras & Midlife Our lives and bodies are governed by cycles and phases. Changes to our subtle body – our chakras and energetic systems – mirror many of the changes in our physical body. In spiritual traditions, it is believed that working

Embracing Your Shadow Part 4 I hope you have so far enjoyed my Shadow Series. The question that I would now like to present to you, dear reader, is this: Are you going to run from yourself or show up for yourself? Until you

Embracing Your Shadow Part 3 As children, we were always told to be afraid of the dark. That is the place where monsters and “bad things” (people, at times) reside, and they wait for us to step into the dark so

Embracing Your Shadow Part 2 In my previous article, I mentioned that the Shadow was a place where we do not like to visit or stay for too long. It is the part of us that we are ashamed to take

Embracing Your Shadow Part 1 A lot of you, including those whom I work with quite regularly, have often asked me about what the Shadow is, and what does Shadow Work entail. Let me start with first introducing you to

True Transformation Is An Inner Journey The metamorphosis stage in a Caterpillar’s life is the most difficult, I would think. When it reaches this stage, it probably feels like its whole world has caved in. It probably has the worst thoughts about

Spiritual Alchemy & The Dark Night Of The Soul Spiritual Alchemy is the process of turning a person’s “Lead” (persona, ego, thoughts, beliefs, etc) into “Gold”. The First Stage of Spiritual Alchemy is known as CALCINATION. It is also known as the

What Is Quantum Creativity? While studying for my PhD in Metaphysics, I often came across this term “Quantum Creativity”. It sounded pretty fancy until I took a deeper look at it and realized that you and I QUANTUM CREATE our lives

What Is Lucid Living? LUCID = Clear Dear Reader, Here is a question that I would like you to ponder on: Do you have lucidity on your life? In the past, when I have asked this question, I have received a lot of “Yes,

Do Crystals Really Work? Scientific experiments (such as the Piezoelectric Effect) have proven that Crystals have vibrations. We also know that our universe, including the human body, is made up of pure energy and vibration (remember, Einstein’s E = mc2 or energy

Is Fear Keeping You Stuck? People are afraid of the unknown because they are taught to fear what they cannot control. A lot of people try to control reality as a way to make themselves feel safe. They construct limited lives for

Your Identity Is Putting You In A Cage! Who are you? No really, who are you besides your title, your labels, your job, your family, your social circle, your groups, memberships, without any of these?

Your Words Are Powerful Tools Of Creation! A couple of months back, I met someone who was going through a rough phase in life. He had lost his job due to covid and because of this, he had no income to

What Science Has To Say About Energy Healing As an Energy Healer and Alchemist, I often get asked for proof whether Energy exists and whether Energy Healing really works. For my sceptic friends out there, and for those who believe

The Butterfly Effect: Tiny Things Can Change The World At Large!“ It used to be thought that the events that changed the world were things like big bombs, maniac politicians, huge earthquakes, or vast population movements, but it has now

Letting Go Of Your Goal - Sometimes, It's Best To Give Up You’ve probably always heard people tell you “DON’T GIVE UP ON THAT DREAM/GOAL” but guess what; sometimes it’s better to actually Give it up. Here’s why… Riz had dreamed of

Protecting Your Energy: Keep Your Energy High! Did you know that we have the ability to influence our Energy by the choices that we make every day? What we decide on a daily basis can either transform us for the better, or

You Are A Multidimensional Being Part 2 In my Previous Article, you got an idea of what being multidimensional means. This week, we will take a similar approach and look at what is it to be Multidimensional in a Non-Physical existence.

You Are A Multidimensional Being Have you ever felt that everything was happening all at once, that time is just an illusion? Have you known deep down that every cell & part of your physical body is literally a carbon copy

Soul Contracts When Love Hurts Part 2: When It Hurts To Stay To Love and to be loved is the key to all happiness… agree? Then why is everyone suffering in love? Why is love such a struggle? I think it begins with the

Soul Contracts When Love Hurts Part 2: When It Hurts To Stay Happy Valentine's…. I hope you took this opportunity to shower yourself with some self-love. Usually, Valentine's isn’t such a big deal in my household. I take my mother on a date. We

Soul Contracts When Love Hurts Part 2: When It Hurts To Stay To Love and to be loved is the key to all happiness… agree? Then why is everyone suffering in love? Why is love such a struggle? I think it begins with the

Soul Contracts When Love Hurts Part 1: The Not So “ROSY” Side Of LOVE Happy New Year! Is it just me, or does it actually feel like February has brought with it a breath of fresh air? I have been away, dear ones, for

Adieu, 2021: My Two Books For The End Of 2021 Just like you, I also took this last week of 2021 to reflect on my year and decide what I want for myself in 2022. Since I was off work, I

The Importance Of Acceptance & Forgiveness - By Alia Datoo “Grace comes to forgive and forgive again”- Rumi A mystic was once asked what forgiveness is. He said it is the fragrance that flowers give when they are crushed. In order to lead

Shine Bright Like A Diamond: Don't Dim Your Shine How often do you walk into a room (a social gathering, a business meeting, or even a class of some sort) and size up the room and then try your best not

The Sky Is The Limit: Approaching The New Year With A Mindset Of Abundance 48% of the American population quit their jobs this year with the intention of being self-employed. There was a surge in numbers of online businesses, coaches, entrepreneurs,

Happiness

Manifest 2022 With The Power Of Numbers Part 2 - by Alia Datoo A manifestation is something you create into physical reality through intentional thoughts, feelings, or beliefs. In other words, whatever you focus on with intention, will come to being. What

Manifest 2022 With The Power Of Numbers - by Alia Datoo Numerology is a magical source of inspiration, insight and manifestation, but how do you access this infinite Universal wisdom? One of the simplest ways for you to do this is getting

Alia's Message: 'Never underestimate the power of your breath.' Conscious Breathing is the key to your physical, emotional, energetic, and spiritual well-being. It is the key to your creativity, your intuition, and living authentically.

Are You Ready To Be Yourself? - by Alia Datoo Haven't we often heard these two words being flashed in front of us? But, some people do not have the slightest clue what these two words mean.

Exploring Our Subtle Bodies Part 4: The Divine Plan Finally having come through the Physical and Cosmic Planes, it is now time to take a look at the final Plane of our Subtle Body, the Divine Plane. The Divine Plane is the third

Exploring Our Subtle Bodies Part 3: The Cosmic Plane This week we dive deeper into the next three layers of our Subtle Bodies that make up the Cosmic Plane. The Cosmic Plane is the second stage of Alchemy. It is the development of

Exploring Our Subtle Bodies Part 2: The Physical Plane Last week we introduced ourselves to our Subtle Bodies. As a recap, we said that there are many energetic layers or envelopes that surround the Physical Body. And because they are so subtle,

Exploring Our Subtle Bodies Part 1: Exploring The Three Planes Many people do not know that our physical form is not the only form that we have. Nor are they aware that we, human beings, are multidimensional beings with a number of

Sacred Geometry Part 4: Around Us! As we have seen over the past weeks, Sacred Geometry shapes allow us to reach into our inner worlds and connect with the outer world by expanding our consciousness on many levels. Every Sacred shape has

Sacred Geometry Part 3: The Golden Spiral! If you “dream within a dream,” and inside this dream, you awaken to unconditional love, which is the origin of all things in and beyond this world, you may find yourself in an

Sacred Geometry Part 2: Looking At Life Through The Sacred Lens! Last week we had our first look at Sacred Geometry. We now know that by arranging itself in patterns and cycles, nature is able to better express itself, as seen

Sacred Geometry Part 1: Taking A Closer Look At The World We Live In! Have you ever noticed how the petals of a flower sit so perfectly around the seed head? Or better yet, have you ever noticed how intricately the

Crystal Alchemy: A Look Into The World Of Healing Rocks Part 4: Crystals In Daily Life Keeping crystals in your environment or wearing them can certainly have positive effects on your life. However, you can also incorporate Crystal Healing Energy into your

Crystal Alchemy: A Look Into The World Of Healing Rocks Part 3: Working With Crystals How do you know which Crystal works for what? How do you know which Crystal to choose when? I’ve often had to answer these questions when teaching Crystal

Crystal Alchemy: A Look Into The World Of Healing Rocks Part 2: How Crystals Affect Our Bodies? You learned in the previous article, last week that our body has a unique frequency at which it vibrates. Your body is obviously made up

Crystal Alchemy: A Look Into The World Of Healing Rocks Part 1: What Are Crystals? This August, I’d like to invite you all into the magical world of Crystals. You may have seen those pretty shiny rocks being sold at alternative healing

The Healing Power Of Sunsets! “Dusk is just an illusion because the sun is either above the horizon or below it. And that means that day and night are linked in a way that few things are; there cannot be one

The Alchemy Of Change - Transmute And finally, we move from that which is physical to that which is spirit. Transmutation The process of Transmutation begins with you taking charge of your inner world. Every mystical experience is individually tailored for your journey that

The Alchemy Of Change - Transcend Moving forward from the Transformation stage, by continuing to question our realities, we begin to gain a better understanding of our inner selves, the universe we live in, and our purpose in life.

The Alchemy Of Change! One of the things that I believe in, as an Energy Intuitive and Teacher, is the Alchemy of Change. As humans, we were not created to remain the same. We are an ever-evolving race and this means learning

WHAT YOU APPRECIATE, APPRECIATES. - by Alia Datoo This weekend I was at a Graduation Ceremony. I love attending such events for one reason and one alone: The Speeches! There were speeches from the Principal, the chief guests the valedictorian and they all

We All Need To Reimagine, Recreate & Restore! - by Alia Datoo This weekend June 5th, 2021 we celebrated World Environment Day. The Theme this year is garnered towards Ecosystem restoration through Reimagining, Recreating, and Restoring the environment by preventing,

How To Change Your Life In 7 Steps Don’t you wish you could be more than what you already are? Isn’t there more that you can get out of life? If you could become more or do more, what would you become or

Ramadhan Diaries (Part 4) - Forgiveness, The Way To Peace This is the last segment of my “Ramadhan Diaries”. I hope that you will enjoy this read as you have the others. The most important and sought-after days of Ramadhan are

Ramadhan Diaries (Part 3) - Supplication, The Weapon Of The Believer The Holy month of Ramadhan is the most sought-after month in the Muslim Calendar. It is a month where one can attain maximum benefit by engaging in acts of worship

Ramadhan Diaries (Part 2) - Charity, A Source Of Salvation “Ramadan is an honourable and blessed month, and the rewards for generosity are multiplied in it”.  The Human race has come a long way. It has evolved not only in the technological

Ramadhan Diaries (Part 1) Once again, the month of Ramadan is here with us and Muslims all over the world are observing 29 – 30 day fasts to please God and to derive maximum blessings from the Almighty. According to common belief,

I Choose Me: Self-love - by Alia Datoo At the end of the week, I will be celebrating my solar return (birthday). Our solar return is when the sun returns to its natal position. In astrology, the Sun represents our identity.

#ChooseToChallenge

Stepping Into Your Power When You Are Feeling Powerless! And continuing with our theme of Self-Empowerment for the month of February, let's take a look at how we can step into our power when we are feeling powerless.

Self Love, Self Power: Stepping Into Your Personal Power! It's the month of love and a lot of us are going to be rooting for ourselves. YAAS to Self Love! But what is this phenomenon, "Self-Love" all about? I was chatting with

Manifesting The Life You Want: How Are You Going To Fill The Pages? - by Alia Datoo A New Year means a Fresh New Start. It’s the beginning of a New Chapter in the book of your life. What are you

Goal Setting For 2021: Who Will You Be In 2021? - by Alia Datoo Happy New Year everyone! I feel like I’ve woken up from a restless slumber only to find myself (already!) in the second week of January! So much happened

Setting Intentions For 2021: Redefining Resolutions We’re at that time of the year where we’re thinking and planning what to do with the coming New Year. The way we experienced 2020, has probably taught you that life doesn’t always go as planned.

20 Things 2020 Taught Me

20 Things 2020 Taught Me - by Alia Datoo Believe it or not, we made it! December is finally here, and while many are happy to put this cataclysmic year behind them, I am getting to bid farewell to one of

Alia's Message: 'This is not the year you get everything you want. This is the year you  appreciate everything you have.' In the midst of the pandemic and its effects on us, we have all sought pleasure in one way or

"Purpose Lead Me Here

2020 The Year To Remember - Written by Alia Datoo What 2020 taught me: As the year draws to a close, it's almost unbelievable that we made it this far. What a year 2020 has been! This year has taught

The Power Of Color : Your Power Color So, now that we have a better understanding of colors and the influence color has in our daily life, let’s do this short exercise to discover our POWER color.

The Power Of Colors Part 2 - Written by Alia Datoo Last week we had a look at the importance of colors in our life. We read about how color influences our mood, our health, our prosperity and our interactions with

An Introduction to The Power of Color - Written by Alia Datoo Color plays a huge role in our daily lives, at times subtly and at times dramatically. Each color invokes different emotions and has the power to affect our mood and

How To Lead An Empowered Life: ACTIVITIES Do we truly know how to lead a good life? Do we know what truths we need to seek in order to understand what would make a difference between pain and suffering in our

How To Lead An Empowered Life Part 2: PRACTICES This week we look at various Practices that can help us lead an Empowered Life. Living an empowered life means living an unlimited life full of achievement, possibilities and happiness. However, not many

Leading An Empowered Life - by Alia Datoo "Empowerment means accessing and marshalling all the passion, power and purpose you have inside you so that you can live and work as you truly want to."- Kathy Caprino Everyone is all about “Empowerment”

What Is A Depth Year? - by Alia Datoo Last year I embarked on a year of Minimalism. I cannot say that it was a huge success. Although I did not acquire a lot of clothes, I did go ballistic with

How To Get What You Want From Life? “Every Human Being has a Personal Legend to be fulfilled and this is our reason for being in the world. This Personal Legend manifests itself in our enthusiasm for the task” – Paulo

Your Life, Your Movie - by Alia Datoo What a week! I’ve been up to my eyeballs, with work and I feel like letting my hair down and having some fun. So, how about a movie? No, no! I’m not suggesting you

SPIRITUALITY & MYSTICISM IN OUR TIMES

Once Upon An Eid - Celebrating Eid al-Adha During The Pandemic Eid al-Adha occurs at the end of Hajj, the pilgrimage to the Kabba in the holy city of Mecca in Saudi Arabia. On the tenth day of Eid al-Adha, sheep

How To Turn A Negative Experience Into A Positive One - By Alia Datoo Love is the bridge between you and everything - Rumi Everything in life happens for a reason and there are no accidents. If at all, anything good and/or

Emotional Freedom & What This Actually Means - by Alia Datoo “Always, emotional freedom involves choosing where you put your attention.”― Judith Orloff Since the beginning of 2020, life has been nothing short of an emotional roller coaster ride for me. We

The Importance Of Embracing Loneliness - Written by Alia Datoo Every forty seconds, someone commits suicide. According to Mother Teresa, the biggest disease was not leprosy or cancer or tuberculosis, but rather

Being Grounded In An Ungrounded World - By Alia Datoo Being connected to life. Returning home to yourself. Serving others. You were made for this awakening. Get grounded! I was not brought up in a culture that revered the Earth, nor taught

Engaging In Nature's Healing Energies - Written by Alia Datoo “If you feel drawn to a particular place outdoors in nature, try to go there (even if just in your mind).” Research confirms what many have observed: that nature has healing energies. For

3 Practices To Regulate Your Energy Have you ever met someone and immediately, after a few minutes of interacting with them, felt totally drained? Well, here are three energy tools to help you understand what you can do to avoid people

GETTING GROUNDED…An Effective Way To Cope With Anxiety June 5 marks World Environment Day. While there is not much that we can do outdoors to appreciate nature, we can but definitely take advantage of what it has to offer us. Undoubtedly, every

Emotional Healing Through Self-Compassion - By Alia Datoo “Your emotions make you human. Even the unpleasant ones have a purpose. Don't lock them away. If you ignore them, they just get louder and angrier.” ― Sabaa Tahir.

“Riding the wave” is a psychological practice of surfing your own powerful and negative emotions. This week I’d like to share with you a very interesting excerpt from a book I recently completed. Every day we are confronted with negative emotions that

Alia's Message: 'Embracing your Shadow simply means accepting these unconscious desires as part of us and integrating them into our lives.' Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves. - Carl Jung