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Pooja Dang is a Life Coach specializing in helping her clients to design and build the life they love with the help of customized coaching sessions and straight up, no nonsense advice. Are YOU ready to reinvent yourself? Let’s get started!

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When was the last time you were in flow? According to Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi in his book titled Flow, he describes it as “being completely involved in an activity for its own sake. The ego falls away. Time flies. Every action, movement, and thought follows inevitably from the previous one, like playing jazz. Your whole being is involved, and you’re using your skills to the utmost“. Does that sound AWESOME or what? As a coach who helps people find success...

Yup. I’m doing it. I’m going to talk to you about the benefits of positivity. I know we get bombarded by these messages: Think good thoughts. Look on the bright side. Every cloud has a silver lining. Yeah..Yeah. but sometimes shit still happens you know? And then having someone say, something good will come out of this…be positive…etc., makes you wanna whack them. I get it. But hear me out. World renowned researcher Dr. Barbara Fredrickson’s...

We have all been told about the importance of having a vision of what we want. What we tend to forget though, is the importance of really studying it. Constantly. Consistently. And then take it a step further. By spending time actually observing top performers. And I’m not talking about just watching passively. I’m talking about the detailed study and picking apart of what it is that the person wants to emulate. I am reminded of my coach...

  “You need to get out of your comfort zone.” How often do you hear that as the rationale for doing something different? Have you stopped and wondered what your comfort zone is exactly? Let’s take a moment to define it. According to wikipedia, the comfort zone is defined as a behavioral state within which a person operates in an anxiety-neutral condition, using a limited set of behaviors to deliver a steady level of performance, usually without a sense of risk. So...

Talent does not begin with genetic gifts as we are so often taught. Talent begins with brief, powerful encounters that spark motivation by linking your identity to a high performing person or group. This is called ignition, and it consists of a tiny world-shifting thought lighting up your unconscious mind: I could be them. Daniel Coyle...

Think about the relationships in your life. Are any difficult? Do you wish some were better? Most all of my clients come to me with their wants. “I want a better relationship with my boss/spouse/business partner. I want more clients. I want to be promoted.” There are a number of strategies and techniques that I use to help them out. The most effective one however is the simplest. Make it your goal to SERVE. Then...

Think about the last time you had a setback. How did you feel? More importantly, how did you interpret what happened? “This always happens” “I can’t believe I screwed up again!” If you’ve ever said these statements to yourself, realize that you’ve handled the setback with pessimism. Research shows that having this pessimistic mindset leads to depression and prolonged periods of unhappiness. Martin Seligman, the father of “positive psychology” has pioneered a new understanding of optimism. By his definition, an optimistic person...

Wha? Average? Are you kidding me? Don’t you mean have a GREAT day or how about a FANTASTIC day? Isn’t it all about the awesome? Yeah. This is what I was thinking too. But hear me out a second. Let’s do a quick exercise together shall we? 1) Choose an area of your life where you’ve been trying to kick ass. It could be getting back into shape, being a wonderful parent or writing a book. 2) What would...

Want to make a big change in your life? Maybe you want to quit your job? Propose to the woman of your dreams? Or, maybe you’re like me and you are finally ready to have your sugar cravings under control? What are you waiting for? The perfect moment? When all the conditions are right? Everything is planned out and prepared? You have a plan A, plan B and then a few more options? Want the truth? Yes, it...