25 episodes

Unstoppable Woman is a space for women to come share their stories of resilience and relentless spirit. About their journeys of fighting the odds and eventually, succeeding. In each episode, host Shailja Saraswati speaks with powerful achievers who share their stories to inspire others who want to create their own paths to success.

Tune in each week to find out how to become unstoppable.

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Unstoppable Woman is a space for women to come share their stories of resilience and relentless spirit. About their journeys of fighting the odds and eventually, succeeding. In each episode, host Shailja Saraswati speaks with powerful achievers who share their stories to inspire others who want to create their own paths to success.

Tune in each week to find out how to become unstoppable.

    Mrs World Sargam Koushal: Mental Health, Self-Love & Winning

    Mrs World Sargam Koushal: Mental Health, Self-Love & Winning

    In this episode of 'Unstoppable Woman,' we sit down with Mrs. World 2023, Sargam Koushal, as she shares her journey from facing cyberbullying to winning an international crown.

    Join us as we find out about her experiences with social pressures, self-discovery, and family support. Learn how she overcame roadblocks, cultivated self-love, and the significance of mental health. Sargam also talks about her encouraging words towards self-care, her travels, and future aspirations in acting. Tune in for an inspiring conversation about resilience, kindness, and finding home within yourself.

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    #mrsworld #beauty #talent #cyberbully #fitness #mentalhealth #winning #winningmindset #woman #mrsindia #indianwoman

    00:00 Introduction to Cyberbullying
    01:52 A Dream Inspired by a Father
    04:10 Overcoming Childhood Insecurities
    07:17 The Importance of Self-Care
    12:44 Journey to Mrs. World
    15:38 Dealing with Trolls and Cyberbullying
    21:01 The Role of Mental Health in Schools
    25:14 Life After the Crown
    34:53 Exploring Cosmetic Dentistry
    35:18 Embracing Self-Confidence
    36:31 The Impact of Trolls and Cosmetic Procedures
    37:17 Life After Miss World
    37:51 The Power of Acting and Manifestation
    40:32 The Importance of Self-Talk and Writing
    42:48 Navigating Relationships and Communication
    45:49 Personal Growth and Changes Post-Crown
    47:26 Balancing Ambition and Self-Care
    54:51 Quick Bites: Tattoos, Travel, and Talents
    01:01:59 Finding Home Within Yourself
    01:02:49 Conclusion

    • 1 hr 4 min
    Courageous Waves: A Cancer Survivor's Scuba Journey ft. Kanika Saxena

    Courageous Waves: A Cancer Survivor's Scuba Journey ft. Kanika Saxena

    In this episode of Unstoppable Woman, join the inspiring conversation between Shailja Saraswati and Kanika Saxena, a multi-talented woman who transitioned from a thriving media career to becoming India's master scuba diver trainer.

    Kanika shares her childhood experiences in a conservative yet progressive family, her unexpected journey into scuba diving, and the deep connection she feels with marine life. She also discusses her battle with cancer, the changes she made to her lifestyle, and her passion for environmental conservation.

    Listen or watch as Kanika provides valuable insights into embracing audacity, maintaining gratitude, and living a life true to oneself. This is a story of resilience, adventure, and relentless pursuit of dreams.

    00:00 Introduction
    01:41 Discovering Scuba Diving
    03:18 The Magic of Diving
    04:54 Environmental Advocacy
    09:46 Career in Media and Marketing
    13:18 Pursuing Passion and Overcoming Challenges
    20:39 Empowerment and Identity
    33:05 Facing the Diagnosis
    34:52 Support System and Recovery
    38:22 Embracing Vulnerability and Gratitude
    42:04 Lifestyle Changes for Healing
    52:56 Diving Adventures and Lessons
    01:02:58 Conclusion and Reflections

    • 1 hr 5 min
    Resilience and Ambition: Mayuri Pitale's Small-Town to Big-City Journey

    Resilience and Ambition: Mayuri Pitale's Small-Town to Big-City Journey

    In this episode of the Unstoppable Woman show, we look at the inspiring story of Mayuri Pitale who transformed her small-town dreams into a global success story. 

    Starting from her childhood in Valsad, experiencing the bustling life of Mumbai, to launching major brands like GoPro and Hyperice in India, Mayuri shares her journey filled with perseverance, discipline, and relentless pursuit of excellence. 

    Discover the challenges she faced, the values instilled by her upbringing, and the power of authentic connections in building a successful career. Join us for this inspiring conversation as Mayuri discusses her entrepreneurial ventures, passion for sports, and the importance of creating value in every aspect of life.

    00:00 Introduction

    00:59 Welcome to the Unstoppable Women Show

    01:32 Growing Up in a Small Town

    04:38 Moving to Mumbai and Early Career

    06:22 Adventures and Family Life

    10:49 Professional Journey and Entrepreneurial Spirit

    19:05 Reflecting on WWE and GoPro Journey

    20:09 Creative Energy and Value Creation

    20:40 Collaborations and Partnerships

    21:59 Launching Hyperice in India

    24:21 Content Marketing Strategies

    25:56 Empowering the GoPro Community

    30:12 Mandala India and Global Brands

    37:45 Personal Reflections and Resilience

    • 42 min
    Fashion to Holistic Fitness: Shubhra Singh's Transformative Journey

    Fashion to Holistic Fitness: Shubhra Singh's Transformative Journey

    Welcome to Unstoppable Women! In this episode, Shailja Saraswati has an inspiring conversation with Shubhra Singh who transitioned from a successful career as a fashion designer and stylist to becoming a renowned fitness trainer. Shubhra shares her incredible journey of self-discovery and transformation, including her move to Goa, the launch of her fitness studio MetaBurn, and her holistic approach to fitness.



    She also discusses the importance of core muscle strength, overcoming life challenges, battling anxieties, and embracing self-love. Watch as she reveals her fitness mantras, tackles common health issues, and imparts valuable advice for living a fulfilling and unstoppable life.



    00:00 Introduction

    00:13 A Journey from Fashion to Fitness

    01:04 Discovering a Passion for Fitness

    02:52 Childhood and Early Influences

    04:10 Launching MetaBurn During the Pandemic

    07:19 Holistic Approach to Fitness

    08:32 Surviving the Pandemic in Goa

    19:34 Transformative Stories from MetaBurn

    23:42 Understanding Psychosomatic Pain

    24:21 Navigating Social Media and Trolls

    26:01 The Importance of Sleep for Fitness

    32:04 Core Muscle Strengthening

    37:14 Choosing the Right Trainer

    44:18 Quick Bites and Personal Insights



    #ShubhraSingh | Certified Fitness Coach | Master Functional Trainer | Founder at Metaburn Ignite Goa

    • 46 min
    The Cool Yogi: How a Career Change Led to a Life of Mindfulness ft. Anchal Pilani

    The Cool Yogi: How a Career Change Led to a Life of Mindfulness ft. Anchal Pilani

    In this episode of Unstoppable Woman, Shailja Saraswati sits down with Anchal Pilani, a former corporate professional turned dedicated yoga practitioner and trainer. Anchal shares her inspiring journey from working at top multinational companies in New York to discovering her true calling in yoga.

    She discusses the transformative experiences and spiritual awakenings that led her to quit her high-profile job and move back to India. Anshul delves into her practice of Vedanta, her time at various ashrams, and her passion for integrating yoga into everyday life to achieve balance and inner peace.



    This conversation is a testament to the power of yoga and spirituality in leading a fulfilling life.



    00:00 Introduction

    00:31 Anshul's Journey from Corporate to Yoga

    01:59 Discovering Yoga and Its Impact

    03:18 Transition Back to India

    05:28 Ashram Experience and Spiritual Awakening

    07:16 Teaching Yoga in Fujairah

    08:42 Integrating Spirituality into Daily Life

    14:56 Conscious Parenting and Vedanta for Kids

    19:40 Breathwork and Healing

    21:12 Ayurveda and Intuitive Living

    24:09 Clearing the Mind for Intuition

    24:52 Questioning Modern Medicine

    25:47 The Importance of Awareness

    26:09 Responsibility and Connection

    29:09 The Power of Vedanta

    29:18 The Journey of Self-Study

    29:55 Vedanta in Modern Life

    33:38 The Science of the Gita

    38:33 The Importance of Practice

    39:06 Experimenting with Spiritual Practices

    40:23 Global Perspectives on Spirituality

    43:33 Quick Bites: Fun and Insights

    • 48 min
    Mindset Mastery: A Guide for Spiritual Entrepreneurs ft. Sowmya Iyer

    Mindset Mastery: A Guide for Spiritual Entrepreneurs ft. Sowmya Iyer

    Join Shailja Saraswati in a deep dive with Soumya Iyer on 'Unstoppable Woman' as we explore Soumya's incredible entrepreneurial journey.

    Starting at the age of 16, Soumya shares her experiences running a dotcom portal, balancing varied interests in literature and technology, and overcoming societal expectations.

    Discover her spiritual awakening, connections with AI, and insights into growth marketing. Learn about her unique leadership approach that integrates happiness and playfulness, her vision for her company DVO, and the profound impact of having a mentor early on. This episode is packed with wisdom, inspiration, and practical advice for aspiring entrepreneurs and leaders.

    00:00 Starting Young
    00:50 Meet the Unstoppable Woman: Soumya Iyer
    01:42 Breaking Norms: Soumya's Journey in Technology and Literature
    02:44 Early Ventures: From Video Magazines to Engineering Services
    04:51 Childhood Dreams: The Seed of Entrepreneurship
    06:52 Spiritual Awakening: The Journey Begins
    09:06 Quantum Jumping: Unlocking Hidden Potential
    12:52 AI and Humanity: Embracing the Future
    23:43 Infinite Game: The Philosophy of Playfulness in Business
    28:24 The Journey of Motherhood
    29:40 Navigating Generational Trauma
    30:16 Tuning into Intuition
    31:45 The Intuition Process
    33:55 Integrated Life Approach
    37:31 Solo Travels and Self-Discovery
    39:44 Spiritual Retreats and Varanasi Experience
    46:58 Building a Global Enterprise
    49:05 The Unstoppable Spirit

    #career

    • 55 min

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