You Are a Badass: Unlock Your Most Authentic Self in 4 Proven Steps


The Mel Robbins Podcast with Ritu Bhasin


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In this episode, renowned researcher, bestselling author, and total badass Ritu Bhasin will help you step into your power.

Her work proves that a better life begins when you stop trying to fit in and start showing up as your authentic self.

Does this sound like you?

  • You say yes to fit in.
  • You stay silent and let others talk over you during meetings.
  • You never ask for that raise you’ve earned.
  • You let your partner and friends make all the decisions.
  • You don’t have big goals because you’re afraid to fail.

Before you waste another day of your life pretending to be someone you're not, listen to this life-changing episode. 

You deserve better.

This episode will teach you how to make the rules and be who you want to be.

Ritu and I will teach you how to claim your confidence and live a bolder, badass life in 4 simple steps.

Game ON.

This is your time. Take it.

Xo Mel 

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • 05:27: Why Ritu wanted to make an entire video about how to pronounce her name.
  • 13:47: What it means to stand in your power.
  • 17:02: Are you masking your true identity?
  • 22:37: Feeling comfortable with yourself vs. hiding who you really are.. 
  • 27:41: The #1 thing Ritu did to bring more belonging and authenticity into her life. 
  • 35:34: 3 steps to conquer uncomfortable situations.
  • 38:08: The mantra that Ritu repeats to herself to stay in control.
  • 41:58: How to make others feel like they belong, too, and why that matters.
  • 45:59: The only thing you can control are your actions. 
  • 49:54: You have 3 versions of your "self" - here’s what they are.
  • 52:44: We are all adults stuck in a middle school brain.
  • 57:00: The most important version of your “self” looks like this..
  • 59:48: The #1 takeaway I want you to get from this conversation

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Ritu Bhasin

  • Learn more about her work here.
  • Get her latest book here.
  • Follow her on Instagram here.
  • Or check out her Facebook page here.

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