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The Simplifying Teenage Podcast!

About the Podcast

As a teenager or young adult, you are in this exciting phase of life where you experiment and experience new things.  

And it is likely that you are overloaded with information, judgments, and confusion that are stealing away the fun from the magical years of your life. You are constantly navigating through a mix of unrealistic parental expectations, endless academic pressure, peer influence, and the perplexing world of social media.  

Through this podcast, we are providing you with the space, knowledge, and wisdom that can help you revive your originality, zest, and ability to take decisions and handle your daily life challenges with a fresh perspective.  

The host, Dr. Smita Dipankar, Teen Life Coach and Consultant Anaesthesiologist with 19+ years of experience in the field, is here to talk to you about everything from emotional well-being to self-esteem to elevating academic performance to developing critical thinking skills and more.  

Follow The Simplifying Teenage podcast to celebrate your magical years!  

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As a teenager or young adult, you are now in your most exciting phase of life, which is full of possibilities, fun, and new experiences.
But, this is also a time, when you have so many questions and confusion, that can make your life look like a puzzle.
 “You are in the right place”.
On this podcast, you will find the words and conversations that are meant to unlock your magical journey, through these wonderful teenage years.


Challenges of Teenagers

Do you agree, everyday you encounter challenges related to 
🎯 Self Esteem & Body Image
🎯 Friendship & Relationships 🎯 Academic stress
🎯 Social media overload 
🎯 Future & Direction
🎯 Communication with Parent  And Much More….
Know why you are facing these challenges and what is causing them. 

Do you know how your parents feel?

📌 Do you feel confused and alone transitioning into teenage?
📌 Do you feel your mom doesn’t understand you?
📌 Do you feel your dad doesn’t have time for you?
But that is not entirely true! Being a teenager is new for you and for your parents too.
Listen to the entire episode to see how your parents feel! 

Your challenges around exams

👉 What’s your story with exams?
👉 Do you dislike exams or do you love them because they challenge you?
👉 Do you plan out a time table and study hard before exams?
👉 Do you simply procrastinate till the last minute to finish your course?
If you feel anxious during exams, this episode is for you.

Overcoming exam anxiety

🎯 Do you dislike exams?
🎯 Do you have exam anxiety? 🎯 Do you feel all your friends are all sorted ?
🎯 Do exams make only your life miserable?
It's not only you, but all your friends also feel the same way but everyone has a different threshold of quantifying misery and handling the situation. Listen to the various panic situations teens like you face during exams and learn simple the solutions to overcome them. 

How to stay focussed on your studies

📌 With the exam season in full swing, do you feel a lot of  mixed emotions?  
📌 Do you feel motivated on some days, but doubt, fear and panic easily creeps in on other days?
📌 Have you revised a particular chapter many times and felt tired to read it again?  
📌 Do you go blank while writing your exam papers?  
Answer is your studying techniques.  
Listen to learn “How to stay focused on studies?” 


Let go of your past

New academic year, new beginnings!
I’m sure you are all excited about this. And I know with new beginnings comes new stress.  
I understand even though we are all starting fresh, we are still stuck with some things of our past:  
😣 regrets
😡 anger
😔 disappointment
😀 joy 🏆 wins  
But, well it’s time for us to all move on from the past, live our present and design our future. That’s exactly what this episode is for! Go ahead and watch the full episode to get into a conversation with me and let’s have a great time understanding each other!  

Coming soon

Watch this space.....

Meet your Host

Dr. Smita Dipankar

She is the Founder & CEO of Forevermagicalteens™ where she provides exclusive coaching programs and workshops for teens and young adults of 13-22 yrs of age.

She found her passion as a life coach for teenagers during her daughter’s teenage journey. The heartfelt connection she felt for every teenager and the happiness she experienced while guiding & supporting teenagers & their parents, lead her to become India’s first TeenWisdom.inc certified life coach for teen girls. She has a knack for being a teenager's best friend and many teen boys and girls trust and rely on her to seek solutions or simply talk to her to share their problems.

Dr. Smita is also the Author of the book “Simplifying teenage” which is an easy and powerful practical guide to simplify the teenage journey exclusively for teenagers, parents, grandparents, teachers, coaches, and everyone who knows a teenager. The book was awarded 2nd ranking in the personal transformation category in LIFT awards 2022 and got featured among the top 10 books to read in November 2021 on Delhiwire. She along with her daughter founded the 1st teen club for girls in India named Forever magical teens club, which is a safe space where teen girls can meet, talk, share, support & enjoy being themselves without being judged.

Dr. Smita was bestowed with the “Meticulous mentorship as a leader” award for her outstanding accomplishments as a change-maker in the field of education and parenting! She was felicitated with the “Supermom” award for her contributions in raising her daughter with the right values and shaping the future. Dr. Smita was felicitated as a “SHERO (She-hero)” on Woman’s Day 2022 and recognized for her outstanding community spirit, leadership, and contribution to society.

She is a speaker at an event by TEDx Rambaug on Mental health issues. She is the Co-founder of Skillistaan™, an online platform for every girl & woman, to collaborate & form a Community of Expertise in different fields to upgrade their Life skills. At Skillistaan™, they empower women, who in turn empower each other, with tips, techniques, and training in the three most important skills that every girl & woman must master for HERSELF to live a happy, relaxed and successful life. These skills are Emotion Management, Relationship Management, and Wealth Management.

Dr. Smita has been invited by prestigious institutions, television shows, and media houses for events and lectures as a guest speaker on teenage counseling and parenting teens.

To know more about her teen coaching programs visit www.drsmitadipankar.com 

The Simplifying Teenage Podcast is brought to you by FOREVERMAGICALTEENS™

To connect, drop a mail at smita@forevermagicaclteens.in 

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