October 13, 2023

Embracing the Three S’s

What are the Three S’s?


Slow Down



In this busy world we live in which is consumed by ambition and constant motion, the quest for inner peace and fulfillment often takes a backseat. We find ourselves entangled in a web of responsibilities and it feels like work, work and more work. We yearn for a simpler existence. However when we commit to slowing down, and make self-care a non negotiable and commit to simplifying our life,  we can then embark on a transformative journey of self-discovery and spiritual growth.

1.The Alchemy of Simplification

It was the ancient Egyptians who discovered alchemy i.e. transmuting base metals into gold. When we engage in the alchemy of simplification, we transform the chaos of our lives into SPIRITUAL GOLD i.e. the inner peace we have always been seeking. Instead of feeling like human doings by shedding the superfluous, the unnecessary and focusing on what truly matters, we create space for clarity, authenticity, and a deeper connection to our true selves. We become human BEINGS.

By simplifying this invites us to examine our priorities, release attachments to material possessions, and cultivate a life of purpose and meaning.

2. The Power of Slowing Down:

In a world that encourages us to constantly rush forward, there is a profound wisdom in slowing down. By pausing and reflecting we become mindful and PRESENT to ourselves and to others and to hear God’s voice.  Slowing down allows us to rekindle our connection to the present moment, to savour its sacredness, and to appreciate the subtle beauty that often goes unnoticed. In the stillness, we find solace, clarity, and this plants the seeds of transformation.

3. Prioritizing Self-Care:

Self-care is not a mere indulgence but a sacred act of self-preservation and self-love. By honouring our physical, emotional, psychological and spiritual needs, we nourish the very essence of our being. Self-care is the foundation upon which a life of balance and well-being is built. Through acts of self-compassion, whether it be engaging in meditation, nurturing our bodies with wholesome nourishment, or cultivating soulful connections, we replenish our body and soul and awaken our capacity for genuine joy and FULFILLMENT.

4. Embracing the Art of Letting Go:

The journey of simplification and slowing down necessitates the art of letting go. It calls us to release attachments to external expectations, societal pressures, and the need for constant validation. As we shed the weight of these burdens, we create space for growth, transformation, and the pursuit of our authentic desires. Letting go is an act of surrender and trust, a testament to our willingness to embrace the unknown and open the door to infinite possibilities.

5. Cultivating Inner Alchemy:

The alchemy of simplification, slowing down, and self-care is not a destination but a lifelong habit that we need to practice regularly. It requires us to delve deep within ourselves, to confront our fears and shadows, and to embrace the healing power of reflection. Through this transformative process, we refine our priorities, reconnect with our values, and align our actions with our true selves. In embracing simplicity we embark on a sacred journey of self-discovery, spiritual growth, and the realization of our highest potential.


As we embark on this journey, we encounter the alchemy of simplification, slowing down, and self-care. In the pursuit of a meaningful and authentic life, we are called to release the clutter of external distractions, to embrace the power of mindful presence, and to honour the sacred.



Taniya Hussain qualified as a Social Worker in 1991 from Coventry University in England. She has been working on the front lines, consistently holding space for individuals and families for three decades especially, children and young people on the margins of society. Taniya studied Psycho-dynamic counselling from 1991 to 1993 at Goldsmiths College in London. Taniya met Sheikha Halima Krausen in 1992 and has been studying Islam with her ever since especially Mystical Islam, Tassawuf (Sufism) and walks on the Chisti path. Taniya really started using the power of Jungian Pyschology and Mystical Islam when she started her Online Coaching and Consultancy Business in 2018 and discovered she was a powerful healer. When she discovered Shadow Alchemy in 2019, she started developing this modality into Muslim Alchemy in 2020. She now brands herself as the Muslim Alchemist because she is constantly integrating her knowledge of the Quran and Bible with her vast Social Work experience and her extensive ability of applying Psycho-dynamic, therapeutic techniques to organisational settings, team dynamics and when working with individuals and groups. This has both Online and Offline. Taniya uses skillfully her understanding of the Shadow, that Jung constantly talked about and her Mystical Training plus her experience in inter-faith dialogue since 2003, to help individuals and groups become conscious of what they previously were unconscious of leading to rapid success in their Business, Health and Relationships. Taniya has a great skill in being able to see the blind spots in others and in untanging energetic knots (a term she uses for Shadow) to promote healing from mental and physical disease. She uses her vast expertise and skills to help her Online Clients to get rid of decades of anxiety causing insomnia, depression and suicidal thoughts and marital problems. Clients usually are healed in a short amount of time never needing to invest in Therapy again. She really is the Muslim Alchemist as she turns the shitty experience of clients into golden experiences where they manifest upgraded, wealth, health and relationships all at the same time. Taniya got married in 1995 and has three sons born in 1996, 2001 and 2003 and lives in Surrey, England and when she is not developing Muslim Alchemy, she loves to spend time with her family and write fiction stories, songs and poems. She speaks fluent English and Urdu and basic German and French and is learning Arabic and Hebrew.


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