Written By: Dr. Jaime G Raygoza
In a candid Finding the Unicorn in You podcast interview, Anjla shares her transformation from accountant to life coach. Through overcoming adversity and letting go of others' expectations, Anjla forged her own empowering path.
Culture Shock Leads to Self-Search
Moving from India to Canada at 19, Anjla struggled with the brutal winter, the loss of a parent, and the pressure to meet societal standards. She rediscovered herself post-pandemic by launching a podcast and pursuing coaching.
Blending Food and Wisdom
Anjla’s Food Apothecary podcast uniquely pairs cooking with life lessons learned from her mother and grandmother. She highlights healing remedies using spices like turmeric, drawing parallels to improving relationships through communication.
Seeking Internal Validation
The hardest transition for Anjla was no longer relying on others for validation, whether chasing promotions or fulfilling family dreams. She embraced being alone yet supported. Anjla advises protecting your vision from unsolicited opinions.
Overcoming Money Obstacles
Lacking family financial support as an immigrant, Anjla almost gave up on coaching due to the cost. But with flexibility, she found institutions willing to offer payment plans to follow her dream career.
Defining Her Own Success
Anjla exemplifies the unicorn spirit of boldly asserting one’s passions and values. She discovered her calling helping others realize they are not alone. Anjla continues to grow through her podcast and coaching practice.
Anjla’s journey reveals that believing in yourself allows unicorns to stay true to their dreams. Seek your tribe, define success for yourself, and great things will follow.
To hear Anjla’s full inspirational story, check out her episode of Finding the Unicorn in You!
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