I Embrace show

I Embrace

Summary: Welcome to "I Embrace," a podcast hosted by Neerja Malik, where we dive into the beautiful and transformative power of embracing life's journey with grace and resilience. Neerja Malik, Cancer Counsellor, Inspirational Speaker & Author of the book “I Inspire”, brings her wealth of knowledge, life’s reflections, heartwarming stories and personal experiences to guide you on a path of self-discovery, growth, and empowerment. “I Embrace" is a safe and supportive space where you learn to befriend vulnerability, navigate through adversities and find joy in everyday life. Join Neerja on this abundant journey of life and unlock the key to love, and happiness.

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 Being Grateful and Resilient Amid Life’s Storms | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1425

Step into Neerja Malik's captivating world as, through her nostalgic tale, takes you back to her childhood in Rajbagh in Srinagar, a place brimming with the hustle and bustle of shikara rides and the thrill of hitching houseboat adventures. As she recalls the beauty of the Dal Lake and the wisdom of ancient temples, you’ll understand how the memories of her past experiences have shaped her happy-go-lucky spirit.You’ll also realize the meaning and significance behind Neerja’s name, especially when she talks about being grateful and accepting life with open arms, even when faced with challenges. In the latter part of the narration, Neerja shares intimate details of her life, including her battle with cancer, thanking each of you who has been part of her journey, a reminder that in life’s ups and downs, we are never alone. So, lean in, and transport yourself and allow Neerja’s story to inspire you to open your heart to live life with strength and gratitude.Connect with Neerja at:Facebook: @NeerjaMInstagram: @MalikNeerjaYouTube: @Neerja Malik OfficialLinkedIn: @NeerjaMalikGet her book ‘I Inspire’ on Amazon

 Embracing Life’s Layers: The Value of Interconnectedness | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1304

Journey with your host Neerja Malik through the layers of her life. For in this episode, she recollects and shares cherished experiences from childhood and adulthood, reflecting on the love of her family and the beauty of nature to remind you to enjoy life’s pleasures.‘Interconnectedness’ is the theme of this episode, and Neerja tells you why it is crucial to look beyond individual boundaries and “explore how embracing life in all its glory can transform perspectives.”Through listening to Neerja’s personal stories and anecdotes, you’ll gain more than just wisdom; you’ll gain a piece of her heart. She’ll warmly nudge you to open your eyes to recognize the beauty in simplicity, the power of love, and the importance of being engaged with the world. The end of the journey promises to leave your spirit feeling warmer and lighter, so tune in and find inspiration to celebrate the layers of your life!Connect with Neerja at:Facebook: @NeerjaMInstagram: @MalikNeerjaYouTube: @Neerja Malik OfficialLinkedIn: @NeerjaMalikGet her book ‘I Inspire’ on Amazon

 Road to Enlightenment : Love, Faith, and Life's Everyday Marvels | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1700

Get ready as Neerja Malik shares with you the treasures of life she’s gathered along the way on her personal journey. First and foremost, it’s all about love, the force that makes the world go round and connects us to the Almighty. The episode explores the joys of existence and embracing every moment with an open heart. In her genuine and heartfelt narration, Neerja reveals her beautiful acronym of faith as “Facing Anything In Trusting Him”, as she found through faith that miracles become a part of our daily existence, even in adversity.The conversation then moves on to talking about the concept of death, and why we should see it as a treasure to learn acceptance to navigate through times of uncertainty.As the episode unfolds, Neerja's found treasures also include the art of parenting, developing an attitude for gratitude, focusing on the blessings that surround us, and to live for and in the present.As you walk through your own life journey, put on your headphones to hear this episode where Neerja beautifully describes, and gives you the value of the treasures she’s collected to enrich and enjoy every aspect of your existence.Connect with Neerja at:Facebook: @NeerjaMInstagram: @MalikNeerjaYouTube: @Neerja Malik OfficialLinkedIn: @NeerjaMalikGet her book ‘I Inspire’ on Amazon

 Harnessing the Power of Positive Thinking for a Better Life | Part 2 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1764

Ever feel like you're drowning in a sea of negativity? Don't fret, we have a lifeline for you in the form of the transformative power of positive thoughts by your beloved host Neerja Malik. This enlightening episode aims to be your catalyst to conquer adversities, strengthen your mental fortitude, and shed light on the significance of maintaining optimism, even when you're knee-deep in negative situations. We're here to steer your focus from problems to solutions, and remind you of the strength within you that's waiting to be harnessed.And we're not stopping there. Our journey continues as we delve into the process of transforming your life through the adoption of a positive mindset. In this episode, Neerja shares practical ways that she adopted during her difficult moments to internalize positive thoughts that you too can anchor and use during distressing moments, gently leading you into a peaceful slumber. We're also tackling the traps of self-pity and fear, reminding you that the decisions you make today can lead to a better version of you tomorrow. So, buckle up and get ready to challenge yourself, as we embark on this journey of self-improvement powered by the universe's treasury of positive thoughts.Connect with Neerja at:Facebook: @NeerjaM Instagram: @MalikNeerjaYoutube: @Neerja Malik OfficialLinkedin: @NeerjaMalikGet her book ‘I Inspire’ on Amazon

 Harnessing the Power of Positive Thinking for a Better Life | Part 1 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 2040

In this episode, you host Neerja invites you all to harness the power of positive thinking and reshape your life. She shares a treasure trove of profound thoughts, life lessons, and affirmations gathered over 25 years, which have served as a beacon in the face of adversity.The episode is dedicated to Neerja's spiritual godmother and is an intimate journey of self-discovery and enlightenment. She shares thoughts such as "I am secure, confident, and relaxed", "Every little cell in my body is happy and well", "Let go, let God", and "This too shall pass."Neerja emphasizes that the key to life is not to avoid problems, but to courageously confront them, armed with wisdom and love. In the face of adversity, she reminds listeners that the power to overcome resides within them.The listeners can delve into strategies to empower to deal with life's challenges. learn to make choices that not only enrich their own lives, but also contribute positively to the world around them.Neerja invites you all to embark on this exhilarating journey of self-discovery and enlightenment, harnessing the power of positive thinking to lead a better life.Connect with Neerja at:Facebook: @NeerjaM Instagram: @MalikNeerjaYoutube: @Neerja Malik OfficialLinkedin: @NeerjaMalikGet her book ‘I Inspire’ on Amazon

 The Divine Omnipresence in Adversity: An Exploration of Collective Healing | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1673

Could the number 13 be your lucky number? This episode challenges the notion of luck and misfortune assigned to numbers, particularly the number 13. Drawing from my personal experience of being diagnosed with cancer on a Friday the 13th, I share how this seemingly unlucky day transformed into a mark of resilience and strength. I also narrate a poignant saga of a woman whose life took a dramatic turn when her mother was diagnosed with cancer on the first of January. We wrap up this chapter with an exploration of the healing power shared among us, exemplified by a touching initiative taken for a dear friend who lost her battle to cancer.Ever imagined using the power of ideas to combat a stern reality? This episode brings forth an inspiring tale of a young boy with blood cancer, who along with his family, transformed the daunting chemotherapy sessions into imaginary battles against cancer using the personas of Power Rangers. It's a testament to the power of imagination and its potential to brighten the darkest of times. Additionally, reflecting on the magnificence of ideas, I share instances of individuals who harnessed this power to confront challenging circumstances, underscoring the profound belief that God's greatness is omnipresent, transcending all situations.Connect with Neerja at:Facebook: @NeerjaM Instagram: @MalikNeerjaYoutube: @Neerja Malik OfficialLinkedin: @NeerjaMalikGet her book ‘I Inspire’ on Amazon

 Healing with Reiki : An Unexpected Journey with Love and Healing Through Unseen Forces | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1756

Ever wondered how profound the power of love could be? How can our individual vibrations connect us, irrespective of distance? Well, prepare to find an answer in this intriguing revelation where your host Neerja share her personal journey of healing and resilience. From humorous tales involving cold coffee and a bewildered maid in Chennai, to her profound experiences with group and distant Reiki healing, this episode is a heartwarming blend of humor, inspiration, and spirituality.Promising to be a captivating ride, this episode resonates with the energy of love, courage, and the immense strength that the universe offers. She takes you on an exploration of the interconnectedness of our physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual worlds, with a lingering thought about the awe-inspiring power of forces beyond our understanding. As we wrap up this remarkable chat, the anticipation of our next engaging conversation keeps the excitement alive. So, let's embrace the mysteries of life together, sharing laughter, knowledge, and boundless love on this incredible journey.Connect with Neerja at:Facebook: @NeerjaM Instagram: @MalikNeerjaYoutube: @Neerja Malik OfficialLinkedin: @NeerjaMalikGet her book ‘I Inspire’ on Amazon

 Navigating the Highs and Lows of Life: A walk through birthdays, illness, and resilience | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1590

We invite you to join your host Neerja Malik on an intimate exploration of resilience, positivity, and the inherent beauty of life's ups and downs. She shares the unique insights from her life's journey, including the time she experienced a high fever during her cancer treatment due to a lack of mindfulness and the joy she felt when she was reunited with her children post-treatment. These experiences have taught her the importance of considering all aspects of a situation before feeling complacent and the profound happiness that can come from even the smallest moments of connection with our loved ones.In this reflective discussion, Neerja also explores the beauty of embracing life in all its entanglement and joy, and how taking a moment to remember a happy scene can be a form of meditation. We believe that this narration will help you to understand the importance of embracing all of life’s blessings and beauty even in the face of adversity. We hope that these heartfelt discussions will provide you with new perspectives on life's challenges and joys, and inspire you to embrace every moment with gratitude and positivity. Don't miss out on these life-altering lessons.Connect with Neerja at:Facebook: @NeerjaM Instagram: @MalikNeerjaYoutube: @Neerja Malik OfficialLinkedin: @NeerjaMalikGet her book ‘I Inspire’ on Amazon

 Triumph Over Adversity with Unyielding Spirit : Facing Cancer with Positivity | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1635

In a world that often feels heavy, we invite you to journey with us as we delve into a tale of resilience and unwavering positivity with you host Neerja Malik, as she reveals her inspiring journey through cancer prevention, cure, and rehabilitation, sharing her experiences and the importance of a positive attitude even in the face of adversity. Neerja's story takes an unexpected digital turn when she was convinced to start a Facebook page in 2008. Despite her initial reluctance, Neerja discovers a whole new world of connection and support that led her to continue sharing her incredible story - one that continues to inspire and uplift many around the globe.What's it like to fight septicemia, a life-threatening infection, not once, but thrice? Neerja shares her experiences, the struggles, the triumphs, and the enduring belief in embracing life in all its complexities and beauty. Her unyielding spirit, bolstered by the love and support of her friends, family, and patients, empowered her to remain positive, fight back, and ultimately conquer her medical challenges. This episode is a testament to the power of positive thinking, the strength of support networks, and a reminder that no matter how tough the journey may seem, you are never alone. So, join us to share in the laughter, tears, and valuable lessons from Neerja's incredible life journey.Connect with Neerja at:Facebook: @NeerjaM Instagram: @MalikNeerjaYoutube: @Neerja Malik OfficialLinkedin: @NeerjaMalikGet her book ‘I Inspire’ on Amazon

 Turning Despair into Courage : Changing Lives through Hope and Determination | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1681

Join us on this inspirational journey with your host, Neerja Malik, as she recounts her experiences and the immense power of hope in battling cancer. Listen to her moving account of the moment she decided to create a cancer support group, despite being told she had to wait five years after her diagnosis. She shares how she transformed a dejected atmosphere in a hospital room to one filled with hope and courage in just 20 minutes of speaking about her experience, kickstarting her 25-year journey of counseling cancer patients.As we journey further with Neerja, the ripple effect of her indomitable spirit becomes evident. She shares how her personal cancer battle inspired a support group, led to her role as a consultant counselor, and eventually caught the attention of the Department of State, United States of America, who invited her on a 21-day tour. Neerja is a symbol of resilience, always ready to help any cancer patient or their family 24/7, proving that hope and determination can change lives. Tune in and let Neerja's story inspire you to face life's challenges with positivity and resilience.Connect with Neerja at:Facebook: @NeerjaM Instagram: @MalikNeerjaYoutube: @Neerja Malik OfficialLinkedin: @NeerjaMalikGet her book ‘I Inspire’ on Amazon

 Surviving Against the Odds : A victorious Battle with Cancer | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1586

What if resilience and positivity could be your companions, even during the toughest battles? your host, Neerja Malik, who faced a heart-wrenching diagnosis of a mere 25% survival rate. Yet, she chose to combat this with an unwavering spirit, looking beyond her own fears and worries for her seven-year-old twins. Her story is a testament to the power of healing, the strength of a mother’s love, and the importance of never giving up. Journey with us as Neerja shares her experience of turning to Reiki masters for support, shedding tears for her children, and the moment she chose to fight, for her family and for herself.As we navigate through Neerja's journey, we learn about her 25-year survival story against all odds. Embracing her treatment, she discovered joy and laughter in her cancer journey and invites us all to consider treatments as friends working for our good. Neerja reminds us that we are never alone and emphasizes the importance of staying resilient and positive, even in the face of adversity. Get inspired by Neerja's victorious battle with cancer, her celebration of life, and the invaluable lessons she shares from her unique journey.Connect with Neerja at:Facebook: @NeerjaM Instagram: @MalikNeerjaYoutube: @Neerja Malik OfficialLinkedin: @NeerjaMalikGet her book ‘I Inspire’ on Amazon

 Dreams Reflecting Reality: the Power of Extrasensory Perception | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1545

Listen in as your host, Neerja Malik, unfolds the story of her spiritual journey and the lessons life has offered her. She shares personal anecdotes about the power of extrasensory perception, revealing how a vivid dream about her father in a hospital in London was a startling reflection of reality. In this mystical tale, you'll learn about the spiritual connection she found through food, appreciating its journey from the earth to our tables, and how it played a significant role in her spiritual leanings.Life is not without its challenges, and her battle with cancer underscored this reality. Yet, it's not the adversities but how we face them that shapes our journey. Drawing parallels to a circle, she imparts her method of viewing problems objectively, inspiring us to garner strength and positivity in dealing with adversities. Highlighting the grace of a higher power guiding us through our journey, Neerja reassures us that we are never alone. Ready for a deep dive into embracing life, its vibrant hues, and our spiritual connections? This conversation is sure to stir your soul and inspire you to live life to its fullest!Connect with Neerja at:Facebook: @NeerjaM Instagram: @MalikNeerjaYoutube: @Neerja Malik OfficialLinkedin: @NeerjaMalikGet her book ‘I Inspire’ on Amazon

 Finding Divinity, Spirituality, and Self: A path to Embrace the Divine | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1734

Craving a taste of divine encounters and spiritual journeys? Buckle up, as in this episode your host, Neerja Malik, transports you to the mystical lands of India in 1986 and shares her awe-inspiring rendezvous with the divine Goddess, Devi. She'll recapture the mind-boggling moments at a temple in Nellore, when a life-size Devi statue stirred a torrent of energy within her and a snake-chameleon duel held her spellbound. The electrifying experience of her beloved black kurta catching fire during a power outage!She then traverses to the Vaishnodevi temple, where incredible tales of a miraculous shrine opening for her and an emotional goodbye to her favorite attire await us. Strap yourself in for a horseback ride that leads to an unexpected spiritual revelation. And, as we wrap up this riveting journey, we'll reminisce about those sweet and simple moments in life that emanate immense joy. From setting the dance floor on fire at a family gathering to finding happiness in the mundane, we'll delve into the essence of living life in all its glory. This episode is a heartfelt reminder that you are never alone in this journey of life.Connect with Neerja at:Facebook: @NeerjaM Instagram: @MalikNeerjaYoutube: @Neerja Malik OfficialLinkedin: @NeerjaMalikGet her book ‘I Inspire’ on Amazon

 Connections with the Divine and the Journey Within | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1634

In this episode, your host Neerja Malik will transport you to her world, where she will delve into her life's many layers and shades, exploring resilience, positivity, strength, and the inherent fun and laughter that lies deep within each individual. Here, she discusses the deities, masters and saints she considers her “friends” and how their blessings abound. As she recounted her exhilarating expedition to Vaishno Devi, she portrayed a profound insight that resonated with the fundamental philosophy of our existence - the significance of preparation. Remembering her multiple visits to the Vaishno Devi temple, she reminisced about the invaluable ideas that facilitated her swift completion of the journey, which she believed Mata Rani herself indicated to her. Tune in to embark on a captivating episode brimming with laughter, introspection, and a profound sense of holiness as Neerja Malik describes her memories of immersing her senses in the enchanting beauty of the Vaishno Devi shrine.Connect with Neerja at:Facebook: @NeerjaM Instagram: @MalikNeerjaYoutube: @Neerja Malik OfficialLinkedin: @NeerjaMalikGet her book ‘I Inspire’ on Amazon

 Mumbai to Chennai : Transitioning from student to teacher | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 1374

Step into the shadows of a forgotten era as your guide, the enigmatic Neerja Malik, peels back the veils of time to reveal the hidden treasures of her childhood. Join her on an extraordinary expedition down memory lane, where the echoes of innocence still resonate.Neerja remembers the fond memory of her librarian Miss Gokarni who used to keep candies in her drawers, perhaps to entice her to come to the library more often and to make good use of the benefit of accessing all the great books. She also shares how she used to spend the entire day with her friends going to the museum or the Jehangir Art Gallery. She also talks about her transition from a student to teacher and how it was a very unique experience for her. She received immense warmth from her students that eventually created a long-lasting bond with them. So, get ready to relive the magic of your school days through Neerja Malik's captivating storytelling. Tune in for an episode filled with laughter, reflection, and a deep appreciation for the simple pleasures that made our school years unforgettable.Connect with Neerja at:Facebook: @NeerjaM Instagram: @MalikNeerjaYoutube: @Neerja Malik OfficialLinkedin: @NeerjaMalikGet her book ‘I Inspire’ on Amazon


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