Turning Your Pain Into Purpose + Service

If you’re anything like me, you might still be learning to prioritize your own needs and desires in your daily life. With work, family, adult responsibilities– it’s easy to let our creative dreams and aspirations fall on the back burner. Choosing ourselves is something that we have to do over and over again.

How to overcome obstacles in life

Making the decision to start your book journey isn’t a light one. So many of you have been thinking about starting this process for years. In the case of this week’s Bound + Determined guest, Vasavi Kumar, the timing was so important that you could call it divine. She started a book proposal years ago at a time when she was still in the depths of her pain. Last year she came to me to work on her book proposal within my Book Proposal Blueprint program. She was ready to choose herself all over again.

Over the past 10 years, Vasavi has helped thousands of women overcome major life obstacles to create new heights of success.  She’s a licensed therapist, mindset coach, business strategist, and founder of the Real Rich membership community, and the host of the Being Human with Vasavi podcast. She’s been featured in The Wall Street Journal, FOX, and VH1.

Vasavi believes that when you cultivate a solid relationship with yourself, you can be, do, and create anything you want.


Here’s what we discuss in this episode:

  • Value of both personal experience + prof. credentials
  • Surrendering to timing + control
  • Book Proposal Blueprint Group Program
  • Taking action on our dreams
  • The lies we tell ourselves
  • Writing as a 1st generation immigrant

Vasavi Kumar 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. She shares with Richelle how to move beyond perfectionism and self-doubt in order to live your purpose and truly be of service.


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