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You Are Worthy Simply Because You Are

“I never knew who I was until I began to love myself in this present moment.” ~ Louise Hay

Those of us who spend time with young children realize that little ones can be extremely insightful and beautifully wise. I’ll never forget the day, when my three-year old daughter explained to me what she wanted to be when she grew up. “I want to be a human!” She happily declared.

We have chuckled good-naturedly about that comment made by our innocent child ever since. …

PLUS 9 Questions to Help You to Find Your Life’s True Purpose

“We are all visitors to this time, this place. We are just passing through. Our purpose here is to observe, to learn, to grow, to love… and then we return home.” ~ Australian Aboriginal Proverb

What is the purpose of my life?
What is the meaning of true fulfillment?
What do I really want?
Why am I really here on this planet?

With the new reality we are all in, where everyday is a blessing and every thing around us is crumbling, thinking about purpose is so imperative. This is a time when all our plans have gone up in…

Three Superpowers We Each Possess

“Do not pray for easy lives. Pray to be stronger men. Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers. Pray for powers equal to your tasks. Then the doing of your work shall be no miracle, but you shall be the miracle.“ ~Phillips Brooks

To be strong is to be powerful. The use of this power, however, can become effective or efficient in a specific direction, only if it is combined with courage and wisdom.


Strength embodies many attributes like :-

  1. Physical power, derived form muscular vigor.
  2. Tenacity, meaning power to exert, resist and endure.
  3. Toughness, implying great firmness…

5 Positive Tips to Help You Realize Your Dreams

“Every great dream begins with a dreamer. Always remember, you have within you the strength, the patience, and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.” ~Harriet Tubman

I believe when we realize our dreams, we come closer to knowing our calling.

For how long in a day, do you truly dream? Pause for a minute right now…have you been day dreaming? If your answer is yes..Yippee! But, if your answer is no, then no time like the present to start working on those beautiful dreams.

Just look at everything around you-your computer, your coffee/tea cup, your…

PLUS 4 Positive Ways to Squash the Judgmental bug!

“Look at the weaknesses of others with compassion, not accusation. It’s not what they’re not doing or should be doing that’s the issue. The issue is your own chosen response to the situation and what you should be doing. If you start to think the problem is “out there,” stop yourself. That thought is the problem.”~ Stephen Covey

As time keeps changing and our vibrations are moving into higher realms and seeing thinner veils, we become more enlightened — more aware of who we really are and becoming fully conscious that we are all connected. …

Kindness and Compassion as True Blessings

“If you want others to be happy, practice compassion. If you want to be happy, practice compassion.” ~ Dalai Lama

We are all striving to live in a happy world and to be happy our-self too. While we all want this level of happiness, are we able to garner it for us everyday?

We try. Come on, we try to remain happy and calm(for the most part), but the mean people(for reasons all their own) of the world come on over into this happy bubble and spoil it all up. So, we are not happy because of the mean people…

One Positive Perspective Shift Towards Ultimate Happiness

“Life is like an ice-cream cone, you have to lick it one day at a time.” ~ Charles M. Schulz

I scream for Ice-Cream! Always! Now more since I have been off sugar for a good while. Yes, I do crave my cold, sweet and completely decadent ice cream fix.

I remember as a little girl, whenever I was in a bad mood my daddy took me out for ice cream. In those moments, while licking that sweet wondrous treat all my bad moods would turn sweet. All those frowns would turn into smiles. …

Tap into this healing process to reveal your true essence

“Life is a train of moods like a string of beads; and as we pass through them they prove to be many colored lenses, which paint the world their own hue, and each shows us only what lies in its own focus.”~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

As the world is engulfed with a pandemic, we are all in introspective modes because our mortality at large is in danger. This makes me think about my essence as a human being. …

Are you lonely? Do you crave companionship? Are you perfectly content in your relationships?

“If you go deeper and deeper into your own heart, you’ll be living in a world with less fear, isolation and loneliness.” ~Sharon Salzberg

Todays fast paced world leaves all of us wanting more. By the time your day ends, you are exhausted and crave a certain familiar warmth. If only to just sit and watch TV with or have dinner with. Failing to have this, there are many who have gone into a state of self prescribed depression. A state of loneliness.

Now who really likes to be lonely?

Loneliness is very very over rated. The need for companionship…

Rumi’s wisdom moves you at the soul level. Here are some life altering lessons I have learned from Studying Rumi for so many years.

Rumi, Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Balkhī, was a 13th-century Persian poet, jurist, theologian, and Sufi mystic who, and in my personal opinion, wrote some of the most beautiful and most profound words that were ever written.

Rumi’s poetry is a series of spiritual and mystical experiences. It is a reflection on Divinity, on nature’s beauty, a song and dance, an intense feeling… anything that stirs our soul.

He is among the poets that show us the importance of every experience, be it good or bad.

Rumi’s words, his verses and his poetry has always inspired me. Its moved me at the…

Zeenat Merchant Syal, M.A, M.Sc

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