*Positive Provocations*

~Healing with Positivity, Love & Happiness!~


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Embrace these 5 Attributes to Beautify Your Soul ~ Heal Your Soul {2}

1440089-bigthumbnail“Plant your own garden and decorate your own soul instead of waiting for someone to bring you flowers.”  ~ Veronica Shoffstall

What makes a beautiful soul? Why do we *need* to make efforts to beautify this soul? 

As you begin your day whats the first thing you do? I personally get up to brush my pearly whites and make coffee. After which there is a regular routine in place till I get ready for the day. There is so much we all do to beautify our physical selves from the start of our day till our day comes to an end. We use the best cosmetics, we wear the most comfortable clothes, we eat the tastiest food, we stay in cozy homes….the list of our physical wants that beautify our physical lives is endless. Continue reading

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BE Yourself ~ Transforming into the REAL ME!

BE Yourself ~ Transforming into the REAL ME!“Do not wish to be any­thing but what you are, and try to be that per­fectly.”~ St. Fran­cis De Sales

Some time back on a trip to my cousin’s place, who I met after many years, we talked and gig­gled like we were kids again. Nei­ther of us felt any older than those days we used to play in the rain and cre­ate havoc dur­ing sum­mer break. All of us lived in different states/countries but would come together to Mumbai, India for the sum­mer. Its still essen­tially the same sit­u­a­tion, except now we have our own lit­tle ones roam­ing the rooms….and now I am settled in Mumbai with my family. Continue reading


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The Simplest Way to fully grasp Love, Kindness and Happiness

How to fully grasp Love, Kindness and Happiness“Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.” ~ Maya Angelou

Love is splendorous. This feeling of a warm and deep attachment leading to enthusiasm, devotion and admiration continues to exist and grow between many varied personal relationships e.g. Man and God, Parents and Children, Brothers and Sisters, Husband and wife, Teachers and Pupils, Friends both men and women and amongst many other bonds that we human beings develop and nurture of our own free will, in our life’s journey from the earlier days of childhood to the later evenings of old age.

It is said that “love begins at the beginning and goes beyond the end”. Continue reading


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What are you going to be remembered for? What is your life’s message?

what is your lifes message“Our own life has to be our message.” Thich Nhat Hanh

Our message is our life.

But what is your message and how does your life compare in contrast? Lets think about this for a bit.

If you think of role models for this particular way of living Gandhi, Mother Teresa …come to mind. They walked their talk. They lived. They taught. They inspired. They brought about revolutions in good conscious living. They LIVED their message of love, peace and compassion. Their life story is still fragrant with their message and will forever be.

Again I ask YOU, What are You Living today? What is your Life’s message? Continue reading


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10 Spiritual Quotes to Awaken Your Soul ~ Heal Your Soul {1}

10 Spiritual Quotes to Awaken Your Soul ~ Heal Your Soul {1}“We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience.” ~ Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

While we go about our days catering to every physical need we have, we tend to forget that we are indeed spiritual beings inhabiting this beautiful Universe. As a result of this we, as a society have become materialistic and selfish. Our physical needs take precedence over our souls needs…thereby paving the way for loneliness, depression, lack of self worth, suicide and I cant even begin to mention the crimes that are committed as a result of it all.

Then why dont we start paying attention to our core, our soul? Its about time we started.

After receiving hundreds of emails and messages from readers on this very topic….I decided to start this monthly column…..

HEAL YOUR SOUL is a bi-monthly column on Positive Provocations. This column will give you simple, practical and positive ways to Heal your Soul so that you stay Happy&Content ALWAYS!

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My Chance Encounter with Positive Thinking & Positive Provocations is Five.Woohoo!

The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is in life to celebrate.” ~ Oprah Winfrey

Positive Provocations is 5 years old!!! Woohoo!

I’m a sucker for celebrations. I truly am. I look for things in everyday life to celebrate…So why shouldnt my piece of heaven aka Positive Provocations turning FIVE years old be any less?

In order to truly celebrate this blog and all it has grown up to BE.. I must share my story of how positive thinking came into my life. Its this seed of positivity that led to the conception of Positive Provocations! Continue reading


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Rumi’s Soulful Advice on #LOVE

1623741_10152237443826810_980244016_nWhatever you know or dont – Only LOVE is real. ~ Rumi

Rumi’s words have been a source of solace to my soul for a very long time. I grew up listening to my wise and philosophical dad quote Rumi on many occasions and then when I did actually grow up, I began to slowly understand the depth of his words. To this day, his words, his philosophy on all things love and life hits home for the heart centred Sufi girl in me.

All those who know me, know how much I LOVE “love”. And, when it comes to understanding the many layers of love…none other than Rumi’s words have the power to tug at the heart. In many a troubled times, his words have worked like a balm for my heart and soul. Continue reading

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