433: Choose You With Simran Sethi

Simran Sethi is a journalist and educator focused on food, sustainability and social change. Named the environmental Choose You With Simran Sethi“messenger” by Vanity Fair and designated one of the top eight women saving the planet by Marie Claire, Simran is the creator of The Slow Melt, the first podcast on the continuum of chocolate, winner of the 2017 SAVEUR award for Best Food Podcast. She is also the author of Bread, Wine, Chocolate: The Slow Loss of Foods We Love. The book tells the story of changes in food and agriculture through bread, wine, chocolate, coffee and beer, and was named one of the best food books of 2016 by Smithsonian. She is a fellow at the Institute for Food and Development Policy (Food First) in Oakland, USA, and a former visiting scholar at the Cocoa Research Centre in St. Augustine, Trinidad.

Simran shares what her life was like before and now as she started choosing things which was in alignment with living her true self instead of living life for others.  Check out her episode to listen to her story.


Simran Sethi is a journalist and educator focused on food, sustainability and social change.

Cultural Background

Simran is of Indian descent.

Favorite Self Confidence Quote

Be the change you wish to see in this world.

Be the change you want to see in this world.

Definition of Self Confidence

Self confidence is feeling a clear sense of purpose, self awareness and courage.

Her Life Before the Discovery of Self Confidence

Simran felt like she was alone in her thirties.

The “AHA” Moment

Simran started choosing do things that was in alignment with her true self like choosing to leave a marriage, choosing to leave a job, choosing to travel and choosing to living life for herself.

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Her Life After the Discovery of Self Confidence

Simran hasn’t settled back down.  She lives an adventurous life and is nourished in different ways.

The One Self Confidence Tip For the Listener

Keep on, take time for quiet time.

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