October 23, 2023

Embracing the Depths of Self: A Spiritual Seeker’s Journey beyond Personal Development Addiction

For the spiritual seeker yearning for true fulfillment, the path of personal development can become both a blessing and a burden. While personal growth opens doors to transformation and self-discovery, there comes a time when superficial fixes no longer satisfy the soul’s longing for deeper connection and healing. Fear of going deep can hinder progress, causing individuals to shy away from exploring their emotions and past experiences. However, with a non-judgmental guide on the side, we can facilitate the flow towards profound fulfillment and spiritual awakening.

1. The Pitfall of Personal Development Addiction:

Personal development addiction can manifest as an insatiable hunger for constant self-improvement, seeking external validation and endless fixes. While personal growth is essential, relying solely on external strategies and quick fixes can keep us trapped in a perpetual cycle of seeking without truly finding. Recognizing this addiction is the first step towards breaking free and embracing a more authentic path.

2. The Journey of Going Deep:

Delving deeper into our emotions and past experiences can be intimidating, as it requires us to confront discomfort and vulnerability. However, it is through this courageous exploration that true healing and transformation occur. As M Scott Peck says in his book, this is the Path Less Traveled. By facing our fears, pain, and unresolved issues, we open the door to profound self-understanding, self-compassion, and we FREE of our true selves.

3. The Role of a Non-judgmental Guide:

Having a non-judgmental guide on the side can provide invaluable support on the journey of going deep. A compassionate and empathetic facilitator creates a safe space for individuals to explore their emotions and experiences without fear of judgment or criticism. This guide serves as a trusted companion, offering gentle guidance, reflective listening, and insightful questioning to facilitate the flow of self-discovery and healing.

4. Embracing the Flow of Fulfillment:

As we courageously navigate the depths of our being, we tap into the wellspring of inner wisdom and innate spirituality. This journey is not about fixing or becoming someone else, but rather about embracing our true selves and aligning with our true purpose. By surrendering to the flow of fulfillment, we unlock the transformative power of self-acceptance, self-love, and the realization that true spiritual growth is an inward journey of connection and awakening.

5. The Call to Embrace Profound Fulfillment:

Beyond the surface-level fixes and external validations, lies the call to embrace profound fulfillment. This fulfillment arises from the depths of our being, where our true essence resides. By letting go of the fear of going deep and surrendering to the wisdom within, we embark on a sacred journey of self-discovery, spiritual growth, and the ultimate fulfillment of our soul’s longing.


For the spiritual seeker yearning for true fulfillment, transcending personal development addiction and embracing the depths of self is a sacred calling. By acknowledging the fear of going deep and seeking the support of a non-judgmental guide, we can navigate the transformative journey towards profound fulfillment. Remember, spiritual growth is not a destination but a continuous flow of self-discovery and awakening. 

In seeking we find a non judgemental guide on the side and then we can break free from personal development addiction and truly find fulfillment. 

By having a guide we can embrace the depths of ourselves and glide gracefully on this road less travelled.



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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