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Aug 11, 2020

Do you know how to distinguish between beliefs that belong  to you and ones which were handed down from someone else?

Today’s guest, Vasavi Kumar leads the coaching industry with 10 years of experience, and has helped thousands of women overcome major life obstacles to create new heights of success.  Her work is known internationally from speaking engagements in India and across the USA.  

Vasavi is recognized for getting to the bottom of the intersection of self and business roadblocks and her methods teach clients how to master the art of getting what you want, by mastering their mind.

Vasavi holds dual Master’s Degrees in Special Education from Hofstra University and Social Work from Columbia University. She’s the host of the Being Human with Vasavi Podcast and Former Co-Host of Studio 512, a lifestyle and entertainment morning show in Austin, TX. 

She's been featured in The Wall Street Journal, FOX, VH1, and was a regular on NBC’s Kansas City Live as the “Keepin’ It Real Guru.” She believes that when you cultivate a solid relationship with yourself, you can be, do, and have anything you want.

In this episode, Vasavi goes deep and dives into her sobriety journey and everything in between. She speaks about the importance of loving and gifting ourselves with the attention and focus that we give everyone else. Later, we acknowledge the importance of self-talk, connecting with our physical bodies, and how to navigate suffering. 

In this Episode You’ll Learn: 

  • All about today’s guest, Vasavi Kumar [ 1:00 ]
  • Why we need to love ourselves [ 7:30 ]
  • What Vasavi learned on her mental health journey [ 13:00 ]
  • All about stepping into sobriety [ 17:55 ]
  • The importance of self-talk [ 34:50 ]
  • How we can stop our suffering [ 40:20 ]
  • About navigating our mental health during 2020 [ 47:55 ]
  • The ways we can put ourselves first [ 51:00 ]


Soul Shifting Quotes: 

  • “At the end of the day, we want to be seen and heard; we have to give that to ourselves.”
  • “I’m not afraid of my pain anymore.”
  • “Strong body, strong mind.”
  • “Take care of yourself first.”
  • “Operate in a higher vibration.”

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