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The Power of a Mantra

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By: Riya Madhyani

Can you believe it is March?! With spring approaching, it is refreshing to check in with
yourself and your creative goals. One way to ring in the new season is to have a mantra
for yourself. By making this your backbone for the year, you are setting it as your
intention. The more you say it to yourself, the more you will believe it and therefore
achieve it. A creative outlet supports your growth and joy.
Personally, my mantra is “Creation is my backbone.”

With the start of the new season, my focus is on creation. I’ve realized that I will live my
best life by showing up to create what’s in my heart. Expression and communication is
important to me because I believe that in doing so it makes us more connected. By
being more connected, we create communities and relationships that help us grow and
evolve.

When I am scared to share my thoughts, when I am scared to dig deep, when I am
feeling scattered or overwhelmed; I will remind myself that “Creation is my
backbone.” Your creations are your contributions to the world, and I am grateful to be
able to do so and I need to honor that.
Creation is exciting, yet at the same time it can be scary to put yourself out there. And
that is why I am intentionally making creation central to my year. I need to put the time
and focus towards it in order to nurture it. Brainstorming, planning, and executing my
goals will lead me to creation along the way. And by being dedicated —> I will make an
impact, uplifting others while becoming the best version of myself.

What’s your mantra for 2019? By making it central to your creative self, you are setting
this intention and will find ways to work towards it. I hope my personal example
encourages you to set an intention for your own journey. Whatever mantra you choose,
you can say it to yourself, print it, and write it down. This helps in affirming to yourself
what you are working towards. Have fun with it – it is your zone for growth and joy!
Sending all the good vibes your way!

Riya Madhyani is on a mission to build a space on resilience. It is through her life experiences and journey, she has found her higher purpose. She started blogging on Instagram last year and is working on sharing her journey to inspire, learn, and connect with others. Currently, she is sharing her thoughts through short stories and poems. She was born and raised in Florida, and she graduated with B.S. in Chemical Engineering from the University of Florida in 2013. She is a Technical Service and Development engineer in the Oil & Gas industry and worked in Houston for a few years and is now based in Dallas, TX. Her hobbies include dancing and creative writing. Riya has also participated in pageants in including the Miss India USA Texas 2016 where she received first runner-up and best personality. She also attended the Miss India USA Nationals 2016 Pageant in New Jersey. Her mission is to empower, serve, and unlock the potential in othe

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