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2 Life Lessons from 2016 & Why 2017 is all about Carpe Diem

2 Life Lessons from 2016 & Why 2017 is all about Carpe Diem“The trouble is, you think you have time.” ~ Buddha

This past year has been many things for me – tumultuous, uneven, unexpectedly high, super low(at times), downright crazy, emotionally high-strung, thoroughly healing with immense growing etc.

But the one constant thought that stayed with me is the words of Buddha…The trouble is, you think you have time! Honestly, this thought never left me and it is even more stronger in my head now as I usher in the next year. I’ll tell you why in just a little bit.

I saw highs in 2016 like immense growth of Positive Provocations subscriber base, blossoming of my little girl into this beautiful person who is all heart(yay! happy mommy 🙂 ), Successfully Counseled countless Souls, friends that came back after years, healthier me, confidence levels boosted like NEVER before, awards and accolades, ideas and inspiration for businesses etc etc.

But there were lows too! Those lows are where all the learning came from. Those low points in 2016 are what jolted me back to that healthier, confident and more loving state I am in right now. So, I must acknowledge them. Continue reading

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Mindful Makeover Kit Free Giveaway & The Buddha Chick’s words on Transparency: The Key to Spiritual Growth

Special Note: As a Surprise Treat to all you beautiful readers, I have for you a Free Mindful Makeover Kit Giveaway which is an amazing spiritual growth course by Janice Lynn Lundy who is an educator, interfaith spiritual director, retreat leader and celebrated author. But first, just soak in her beautiful words on Transparency: The Key to Spiritual Growth. More details on the Free Mindful Makeover Kit Giveaway below this article. Enjoy! ~ Love, Zeenat~

Transparency: The Key to Spiritual Growth

By Janice Lynn Lundy

Like many others, my spiritual journey began when my life wasn’t going as planned. I was stressed and overwhelmed, trying to be the perfect wife, mother, friend, and co-worker. I was sick and tired—literally—of working to make everyone around me happy, and I had the poor health to prove it.

In 1994, I dove headlong into a journey to reclaim my “Buddha Chick self,” as I have come to call her. A woman who is innately calm, clear, and wise; one with that peaceful Buddha-like smile on her face and one in her heart too! I was willing to do the inner work required to uncover her because I really wanted my life to change. I wanted to feel less strained and more Chickful of peace and joy. Continue reading