Category: The Journey to Thriving

Chakras, Life and The Balancing Act – Part 1 – The Root ChakraEnergy is dynamic, and since chakras are subtle energy centers moving prana through the nadis, it is easy to understand that the different energy centers can be out of balance i.e. they can be excessive or depleted depending on the circumstances. To understand […]
Overview of the Chakra SystemHey lovely people! I hope you enjoyed my last week’s blog introducing the chakra system.Before I dive into the depths of the chakras as promised, I want to revisit YOGA briefly.Yoga is often misunderstood and limited to just the practice of postures known as asanas. It’s how I saw it and […]
Making sense of the chakra system in layman’s terms.In my journey to take my power back, I was trying everything: reiki, theta healing, reading psychology, researchers like Brene Brown (I love her work), social cognitive neuro sciences, human behavior via my PhD enrollment, mass coaching, NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming), Quantum Healing, spirituality, mindfulness (MBSR), enneagram… […]
Self-care Series – Part 3 – The SoulThis was always a scary area for me to address. I used to think if I spoke the ‘S’ word people would judge me 🙁 . Vulnerabilities are a huge inhibitor to self care. Today, it’s down to trepidation. In this blog I am sharing the two steps that […]
Self-care series – Part 2 – The Mind Like our superficial attempts at self-care of the body, we cunning humans have devised superficial techniques to healthy minds, like sudoku, crosswords etc. The true beauty of our mind lies in its resourcefulness and creativity. We are at our resourceful and creative best when we are not […]
Self-care series – Part 1 – The Body “Self-care is how you take your power back!” – Lalah Delia Self-care – like many terms today – has become a hashtag term. It is often associated with women painting their nails or taking care of their skin or limited to a physical experience. If you buy into this […]
Mindset! It’s where it all begins.Let me start by sharing a small story.  2017 was my first real experience of Canadian winter. We moved from +50˚ in Dubai to -30˚ in Dwight. The only two things that were common between the 2 places was the letter ‘D’ of the two cities and me. The ability […]
“We are not victims. We are survivors. And beyond that, thrivers!” – Susan MacaulayAmen! To this statement I do believe I fall into the ‘thrivers’ category today; but it didn’t happen overnight. Recovering from abuse is a process. While time spent in each phase of this can vary from person to person, no phase is […]