107: Embracing Your Creative Passion and Self-Expression with Puja Shah 

by neeta bhushan


Hey loves! In today’s episode, I’m joined by the wonderful Puja Shah.

“When you follow your dharma, everything falls into place. So it was like all of this was leading me to something that I knew and I just had to listen to it.”

Puja Shah is the former-dentist-turned-award-winning author of the powerful fiction novel, “For My Sister”, which is a story about two sisters unknowingly trafficked and their journey to reunite.

Puja had a passion for writing that she discovered at a young age, but had to put it aside due to life’s obligations. After discovering her true dharma, she left her job and chose to pursue her passion full-time. Through the process of writing her fiction novel, she learned the power of words and the importance of self-expression and sisterhood. Puja was determined to use her voice and her writing to change the narrative of, and bring awareness to, the issues and struggles of underrepresented voices. She has since been able to turn her passion into a successful career.

In today’s episode, we talk about:

  • Writing Fiction and the Power of Voice
  • Pursuing Passions Despite a Demanding Career
  • Following Your Dharma and Making a Career Transition
  • Career Transitions and the Double Standard for Women
  • Taking a Gamble on Creative Work
  • Exploring the Issues of Child Marriage and Colorism in Trafficked Girls
  • The Impact of Writing and Sharing Stories
  • Living in Authenticity and Being Brave in This Stage of Life

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Connect with Puja:

– Find Puja on Instagram @psnamaste

– Visit her website at https://puja-shah.com/

– Check out Puja’s book, For my Sister, here

If you loved this episode… 

– Then be sure to listen to Episode 92: How To Tap Into Your Self-Expression Through Freestyle Rap, Spoken Word & Poetry With Mark Boughton. Apple | Spotify

-You’ll love Episode 88: How To Write A Book That People Will Want To Read and Get Published with Meghan Stevenson.  Apple | Spotify

-Episode 14: ‘How to Know if you are Ready to Pursue Your Purpose & Change Your Life with Dr. Neeta Bhushan’ is right up your alley! Apple | Spotify


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