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Opening Up with Dipanshu Rawal

Opening Up with Dipanshu Rawal

By Dipanshu Rawal
For emotional wellness, creativity, and personal growth... listen to this podcast by Dipanshu Rawal where he interviews industry experts and shares his own notes.

Dipanshu Rawal is a life coach, writer, marketer, among a few other things.

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Developing Success Habits and Growth Mindset with Shivansh Bhardwaj
In this week's new episode of Opening Up with Dipanshu Rawal, I got an opportunity to sit with Shivansh. We know each other for 2+ years now, and he's an inspirational soul.   Check out more about Shivansh here:  We discussed growth mindset, developing success habits, and a lot more.    Listen to this conversation here, or watch this video podcast on YouTube. --- Download my book "Spark A Fire" for free -
August 06, 2021
Building an Impressive Resume of Your Life With Niharikaa Kaur Sodhi
This week I got an opportunity to have a conversation with Niharikaa Kaur Sodhi.    Check out more about Niharikaa here:   She lost 25kg weight when she was borderline obese, traveled 24 countries before turning 24, and for the last 1 month, she's a full-time writer.    Check out this episode of Opening Up for an insightful dose of living a healthier and happier life every day.
July 26, 2021
Living a Life You Can Only Experience, but Can't Explain With Lucy Milanova
Have you ever tried reconnecting with your past life memories?  How can your birth time and place define your personality?   What if you're not supposed to read certain books at certain times?   I discussed these questions and so much more with Transformational Life Coach Lucy Milanova. Check out this episode for more.  Connect with Lucy here:
June 20, 2021
Get Out of "Feeling Stuck" Zone in Your Creativity With Jeff Fajans // Creativity Coaching Interview
Do you let your creativity flow freely?  What if you flow in your creativity?   In this interview session, Jeff Fajans talks about how to live a creativity-driven life and how to get out of the "feeling stuck" zone in your creativity.    Check out more about Jeff Fajans here:
June 13, 2021
Jennifer Dougherty ON a Life and Career in Comedy
Can humor help us increase the quality of our relationships? Personally and professionally?   This week I had a conversation with the Funny Life Coach Jennifer Dougherty. She helped us explore the benefits of humor in our life, relationships, and especially at our workplace.    Check out Jennifer's course here:
June 06, 2021
How do you Impact 100 Million Lives? With Coach Tony Stubblebine (Founder of
Coach Tony has positively impacted 100M+ lives so far, and I believe he is just getting started.   I sat down for a chat with Coach Tony Stubblebine who is the Founder of and some of the most-read publications on Medium, i.e Better Humans, Better Marketing, and Better Programming.   We discussed how to become a vehicle of growth for others and create opportunities for ourselves.   Coach Tony's current focus of work: Habit Coach Certification   Heavy Mental Training:   Check out the best coaches on
May 31, 2021
Paul Kegel ON How to Take Ownership of Your Life
I got a chance to have a conversation with the Ownership Coach Paul Kegel.    We talked about how taking ownership of your life can transform it.   We also talked about how to deal with self-blame when taking ownership of your life. We don't need to victimize ourselves in the process.   I hope you enjoy listening to this insightful conversation.   You can connect with Paul Kegel here:
May 23, 2021
Aaron Nichols ON Aliens, Mental health, & Happiness
I had a chance to sit down with a top Medium writer, educator, and funny human being, Aaron Nichols. This is a fun interview about aliens, comedy, and some serious topics like mental health and happiness.   Join Aaron's newsletter here:  During the interview, we talked about the Danish concept of Hygge. If you want to learn more about Hygge, check out all the books available on Amazon about Hygge:
May 16, 2021
Physical + Mental Health Benefits of Turning Vegan With Brigitte Gemme
This video interview goes into complete depth of various discussions and arguments around Veganism.   I had a great time chatting with Brigitte Gemme of about a side of my personal life that I rarely talk about in public. Hope you enjoy this refreshing discussion!
May 10, 2021
Chris Jennings ON How to Improve Your Relationship with Technology and People
In this fun conversation with Chris, we discussed our relationships with technology and people, spirituality, and creating an outdoor home office.    Find more about Chris at
April 29, 2021
Alcatraz / Kishore ON Life After Serving the Nation
In this conversation, we explore Alctraz / Kishore's story: how+why he quit the air force, how he became a published author, and what changes he witnessed in his civilian life thereafter.   He also shared his amazing story of ultra-long bike rides and whatever goes in its planning.   Check out his book "Get The F*ck Out Of Your Comfort Zone" here​ 
April 22, 2021
Shashank Shekhar ON Marketing, Startups, and Spiritual Growth
Shashank Shekhar is the Founder of Stoned Santa.    He's been involved in several viral marketing campaigns, has written viral case studies, and is also currently an educator for budding entrepreneurs.    Connect with him on LinkedIn here:​
April 15, 2021
7 Minute Guided Meditation to Connect With Yourself + Relax Your Mind
Let's help you build a daily habit of meditation: In this, quick (less than) 7-minute Guided Mindfulness Meditation you will understand how to identify what you are feeling, give a name to your emotion, and learn how to relax your mind.    At the end of these 7 minutes,  you will feel calm and learn a relaxation technique to connect with yourself.   If you come back and do this meditation regularly for a few days, you will reduce your stress by a good measure within a week.   If you come back and do this meditation regularly for a month, you will feel a natural calm and your anxiety will reduce multiple folds.  You will also gain mental clarity and will be able to regulate your emotions and thoughts better than how you do them now.
April 11, 2021
The Secrets to Magnetic Confidence with Leadership Coach Shubham Jhawar
In this fun conversation with Shubham Jhawar, we discussed self-doubt, flow, flirting, my dating funnel, and so much more.    Connect with Shubham on LinkedIn: ____________________   My toolkit   Earphones -​ Mic -​ Lights -​ My book recommendations -​  Disclaimer:  Bear in mind that the links in this post are Amazon Affiliate links. I receive a small amount of compensation (at no extra cost to you) when you purchase from my links, which I’ll totally blow on buying and reading more books.
April 08, 2021
Social Conditioning, Addictions, and How to Overcome Them with Taylor Tracy
In this deep conversation with Taylor Tracy, we discuss the science behind addictions and the trauma attached to it.    She isn't a medical professional, and this must not be considered as an alternative to medical help.  Also, some parts of this conversation may be triggering for some people. Please be careful.   We also discussed healing journeys and how social conditioning can be significantly impactful to our healing.   Taylor Tracy helps people quit drinking. Check out more about her here:
April 01, 2021
How to Talk About Your Mental Health with Harshita Sharma
In this video, Harshita Sharma and I discussed her experience with anxiety, depression, the new community she's building, and so much more.   Check out her Instagram profile here:
March 26, 2021
In Conversation With My Therapist: Mridula Sharma ON Therapy, Asking for Help, and Mental Health Practices
In this episode, I had a candid discussion with my Therapist Mridula Sharma around the topics of mental health, emotional work, trauma, masturbation, toxic beliefs, empathy, and depression.   Check out her Instagram profile here: Get affordable therapy online:  (Mridula is currently associated with them)
March 19, 2021
Learning More About LGBTQ+ With Tucker Lieberman
In this conversation, we discuss LGBTQ+, writing, introvert/extrovert behaviors, mental health situations, and a lot more.   Tucker Lieberman (He/Him) identifies as a Trans Gay person. He's a published author, a certified life coach, and has worked in IT.    Check out his book "Ten Past Noon": You can find more about him here:
March 14, 2021
Shreya Badonia ON Self Love, Bullying, Career Growth, and a Lot More
In our conversation, we talked about different self-love strategies, experiences of being bullied, reading books, and a lot more.   Shreya went from being bullied in school, to becoming a marketing designer, a content creator, and a self-love coach. In this video, you will also get to learn about her journey.    Checkout Shreya's LinkedIn profile here:
March 13, 2021
Mind Coach Bhawana ON The Power of Our Subconscious Mind
In this conversation, we discuss Spirituality, Meditation types, Creating Miracles with the Law of Attraction, and a lot more.   Bhawana Singh is a Mind Coach. She helps her clients release subconscious blockages and heal their emotions.
March 12, 2021
Divyansh Mundra on Screenwriting, Self-Publishing, and Other Careers in Writing
Divyansh went from writing viral stories on Quora, to giving a TED talk, and recently writing a script for an Indian web series. In this video, you will also get to learn about his journey. In our conversation, we talked about different writing careers, sleep schedules, trends in the self-publishing industry, and a lot more.   Checkout Divyansh's Quora profile here:  Connect with me over Social Media platforms   My Free (and private) Facebook group - Instagram - LinkedIn -
March 11, 2021
Designing Your Life as a Creative With Anangsha Alammyan
In our conversation, we talked about gender-fluid awareness, feminism, creativity, writing, empathy, and making money online.    Anangsha went from earning $40 monthly to $1500 monthly from her writing within 12 months. In this episode, you will also get to learn about her journey.
March 09, 2021
Episode 10 - Should I trust Influencers on social media?
"Should I trust Influencers on social media?" Being an Influencer Marketing Manager, I have worked with 100s of influencers for brand promotions, and I have observed them closely.  In this episode, I answer this question with a tip for content creators at the end of the episode.
June 12, 2019
Episode 9 - Defining EGO
In this episode, I share a short story to define what ego is, and how it destroys the love from our lives!
June 11, 2019
Episode 8 - If you overthink a situation always, listen to this...
We are more often frightened than hurt, and we suffer more in imagination than in reality. (Seneca) If you overthink a situation always, listen to this...
June 10, 2019
If you're feeling stuck in life, Ask this to yourself! (Episode 7 - Opening Up with Dipanshu Rawal)
Marcus Aurelius, in his book 'Meditations' wrote -  "The impediment to action advances action, what comes in the way, becomes the way." If you're feeling stuck in your life, this episode is for you!
June 07, 2019
Episode 6 - If you often feel hurt, listen to this...
If you often feel hurt, but you don't want to... this episode is for you. In this episode, I share one practical tip for not feeling hurt always. 
June 06, 2019
Episode 5 - Helping the Artists grow!
"Art should comfort the disturbed, and disturb the comfortable" (~Bansky) In this episode, I share my quick thoughts on how the artists grow and how we can contribute in their growth.  Listen to this episode, share your thoughts, and stay tuned for the next episodes :)
June 05, 2019
Episode 4 - Practical Tips for Better Planning
"If you don't plan... you plan to fail." How about we learn a bit about better planning today? Listen to the 4th episode of Opening Up with Dipanshu Rawal for my top 3 tips for better planning!
June 04, 2019
Episode 3 - Is waking up at 4AM the road to success?
With the rise of social media motivational gurus, who preach to wake up at 5AM or 4AM everyday... one must ask oneself... is waking up early really the road to success? In the third episode of Opening Up with Dipanshu Rawal, I explain why waking up at 4AM might not be the answer you are looking up.  Check out this quick episode, and do let me know your feedback. Thank you :)
June 03, 2019
Episode 2 - The Paradox of Blame
In the 2nd Episode of Opening Up with Dipanshu Rawal, I talk about the paradox of blame. As rational beings, we seek reason in everything.  For anything that goes wrong, we seek persons, objects, situations to blame. And that creates a paradox.  Listen to the second episode to know why and how about the paradox of blame!
May 31, 2019
Episode 1 - Be Vulnerable, it helps!
In the first episode of “Opening Up” my new podcast series,  I am explaining why did I choose the subject of vulnerability. Being vulnerable helps.  Do you want to know how? Listen to the first podcast episode right away.
May 31, 2019