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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

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.

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

Pauline's Message: 'Let's All Embrace True & Genuine Friendship' I grew up with an introvert mother whom I never saw attending parties, having parties at home or even having a lot of women friends coming over to see her. My mother

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

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

Pauline's Message: 'Believe In Your Dreams' Life is a journey that requires courage, determination and opportunities to be successful. Everybody loves success, but very few, are always willing to pay the price to achieve their desired goal in life. I grew

Alia's Message: 'This Ramadan, Take The Opportunity To Go Deeper & Re-birth Your Soul. 'Ramadan Mubarak to all my friends and extended family!

Alia's Message: 'Self-love isn’t about being selfish, in fact, the more you love and respect yourself the easier it will be for you to love, respect and help others.' These are testing times. In addition to all the precautions, we are

Pauline's Message: 'We Can Only Heal The World When We Ourselves Have Healed.' Healing is a journey & everyone goes through it at their own pace. There are days that everything seems to be working out perfectly and there are days

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.

Pauline's Message: 'I am a believer that each day is an opportunity to learn something new and pain too can be a lesson to learn from.' It’s in the darkest season in our lives that we get to appreciate the light

Pauline's Message: 'Empowering A Woman Is Empowering A Society' One day I got tired of living as a 'Shadow' and made up my mind to take up spaces and be the voice of young women living in the slums. Growing up

Aliya's Message: 'Begin with one area and see the magic of gratitude unfold in all areas of your life.' There is no doubt that we have been hit with one of the most trying times of our lives, and many of

Pauline's Message: 'Calm Yourself The Storm Will Pass' Many a time, I find myself so worried about so many issues around me. I find myself restless and not able to make decisions without panic attacks and anxieties. My friends sometimes blame