Preeti Pathak has worked as a marketing professional with expertise in brand and event management with a leading entertainment channel and international cosmetics brand for more than a decade.
After a sabbatical of 17 years from her corporate career, Preeti chose not to dive back into the corporate world but rather help people find happiness harmony in their personal and professional life which she has time and again achieved through her blogs inspirational quotes and enriching workshop.
Preeti is also a certified yoga practitioner, advanced angel practitioner, counselor wellness coach and conducts a meditation workshop to spread love and light.
After a soul-filling debut book, 25 Essentials To Happy Living, nominee of REC-Vow Book awards which, draws light to understand own emotions, attitudes and behavior for a happy living, Preeti Pathak brings to you another soul-stirring book, Enrich Life to uplift and harmonize your life by your own self The Book encourages all readers, to question the how, where, why what of SELF for holistic wellness.
TBE: Tell us about your book, can you share with us something about the book that isn’t in the blurb?
Preeti Pathak: Enrich Life is a 20-day magical journey of self-transformation. It draws attention on basic fundamentals of the Self for a harmonious and beautiful life. Enrich Life encourages journaling own experiences and thoughts in a unique format and leads one on the path of inner engineering by being mindful of own strength, weakness, opportunities & threats.
TBE: How did you get the idea of this book?
Preeti Pathak: While I was freelancing for a web portal I connected with innumerable aspects of the Self which, people tend to either suppress or ignore in their day-to-day living. I realized that if each one aspires to be happy always, then a deep connect with the Self is imperative. And Enrich Life started taking shape.
TBE: Why did you choose to write on this subject?
Preeti Pathak: Since my early age I have always been inspired to help people have an happy and optimistic approach to life through my writing and counselling. Enrich Life is a beautiful amalgamation of the fundamentals of holistic well-being and spirituality through inner engineering. Being a wellness coach and a counsellor, I believe Enrich Life is the need of the hour.
TBE: What is the key theme and/or message in the book?
Preeti Pathak: Connect with the power of your own Self for a balanced and successful life.
TBE: What was your writing process for this book?
Preeti Pathak: I do not follow any particular writing process. I flow with the flow of inspiration when I write.
TBE: How long did it take you to write this book?
Preeti Pathak: 6 weeks of writing and 12 weeks of fine tuning is the time taken to create Enrich Life.
TBE: During your journey from the idea of this book to the publication, what was the most difficult thing you faced? Is there anything you find particularly challenging in your writing?
Preeti Pathak: The ink flows as inspirations flow. Just like a tasty meal is cooked with lot of patience and love, similar is the fundamental from ideation to publishing. It requires a lot of patience with perseverance, faith, belief in own work, determination and self-motivation.
TBE: What is the significance of the title?
Preeti Pathak: The title Enrich Life signifies; empower and enhance your life.
TBE: What do you hope your readers take away from this book?
Preeti Pathak: To understand that the power of the Self for the Self supersedes all. When you learn the path to love, respect, believe and motivate your own self you automatically set an example for others. Be the change instead of changing others.
TBE: When did it dawn upon you that you wanted to be a writer?
Preeti Pathak: When I started my journey of self-realization in 2013 and took discipleship of my Spiritual Guru Sri Sri Paramhansa Yogananda my passion to write to help people seek their purpose and lead a happy life was rekindled.
TBE: Do you read much and if so, who are your favorite authors?
Preeti Pathak: I usually read books on philosophy of life, spirituality, esoteric science, biographies and sometimes I read fiction books (by my author friends). Currently, I am reading Many Masters Many Lives by Dr Brian Weiss.
TBE: What do you like to do when you’re not writing?
Preeti Pathak: I like to read, brainstorm and generate new ideas and plan my workshops.
TBE: In your opinion, what is the most important thing about a book?
Preeti Pathak: Different people connect with different aspects in a book. What connects me the most to a book is the topic/story-line and the authors style of writing.
TBE: What was one of the most surprising things you learned in creating your book?
Preeti Pathak: Nothing surprises me I take everything on face value. There is a learning hidden in every experience and process.
TBE: Is there anything you are currently working on that may intrigue the interest of your readers?
Preeti Pathak: It is a unique concept in my style of writing. And I would like to keep it as a surprise for my readers