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Positive Affirmations to Happily Kick Start Your 2017

positive-affirmation-to-happily-kick-start-your-2017With 2017 in full swing…I would like to wish you a Really Happy and Abundant Year ahead.

As you know, I’m a Positive Thoughts/Quotes/Affirmations junkie. Yes, I love those little nuggets of pure inspiration. I feel like the wisdom in those few lines can sometimes capture the very essence of our being and that too so poignantly.

Affirmations are a great way to program our heart and mind to focus on the positive. They are conscious efforts on our part to choose to look for the beauty in everything, in everyday. And as my mantra for 2017 is Carpe Diem, may we each Seize this year as our most beautiful year yet. Continue reading


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7 Life Lessons from Gandhi

7 Life Lessons from GandhiI believe, rather firmly believe in the Non-violence in thoughts and actions. In no circumstance or situation or state is violence physical or mental acceptable.

I condemn war and fighting. There is so much of it going on around us already, that we are just adding to the Universe’s Mental Pollution, by thinking violently too. Be it just muttering harsh words under our breath or holding grudges or holding hate in our hearts. We are sending out the wrong energy into this Universe. Continue reading


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Top 10+1 Movie Quotes to Positively Lift Your Spirit and Inspire YOU

Top 10+1 Movie Quotes to Positively Lift Your Spirit and Inspire YOU

Are you a movie buff like me? Do you love inspiring movies? If your answer is ‘yes’ then this post will inspire you BIG time!!!

I love the Movies. They are a great escape from reality at times and are a great source of relaxation and entertainment.

I enjoy all sorts of movies, but get especially touched by the picturesque artsy stories. I like movies that offer something deeper than just entertainment….I love a movie with a story that can inspire me and move me to be More, to Do More. There are some movies that offer something deeper. Today I want to share with you some inspiring movie quotes that offer such wisdom that will definitely positively lift your spirit and inspire you. Continue reading


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7 Positive Life Lessons from #RUMI

7 Positive Life Lessons from RUMIRumi’s words, his verses and his poetry has always inspired me. Its moved me at the soul level. Its made me understand so many of life’s truths that sometimes when I sit to soak in his words, I am astounded by what they reveal. You can read the same poetry a hundred times over and each time you will come to understand another layer of the wisdom it offers. Amazing right?!

I was introduced to Rumi by my very brilliant dad. He loved all things poetry and I was always surrounded by books and debates discussing essential life philosophy. I started reading Rumi when I was just 12 years old! While other girls my age read Nancy Drews I was reading Rumi and Gibran…go figure 🙂 I obviously couldn’t process Rumi’s words at the time, but I loved how his words calmed me. Dad would often quote Rumi in his day to day interactions. He would quote him in Urdu, Farsi and English. All these years of being exposed to this Sufi wisdom tends to rub off  🙂 Continue reading


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16 Reasons Why Fasting is Spiritually and Physically Beneficial

16 Reasons Why Fasting is Spiritually and Physically BeneficialFasting is an act of cleansing. Cleansing the body, cleansing the mind, cleansing the heart, cleansing the Soul…..cleansing your complete being from all the negativity that we carry within.

As I blur out the outside world and dwell within this month, I would like to share with you what the Holy month of Ramadan and Fasting truly mean to me.

Having studied almost every religion under the sun, I know for a fact that every community, every faith has a form of fasting embedded within their system. Fasting that is meant to inculcate spiritual growth. Continue reading