Danielle A. Vann

Danielle A. Vann

Motivational Speaker

If it doesn’t feed my soul, it’s not worth being in my soul.


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Danielle A. Vann


My road in life has taken me all over.
I’ve always loved writing and was fortunate to start my career as a writer in a newsroom at 18 years old.
I earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Central Oklahoma and continued building my career in broadcasting—I loved interviewing people and thought it would be my life’s work.
When I had my first daughter, I experienced some uncertainty and ended up making a career switch.
I became a young adult writer.
In 2016, after having just lost my father-in-law and stepmother, my daughter ended up in the hospital for kidney failure—my emotional pain from all of this landed me in the hospital as well.
I spent seven weeks in and out of the hospital and decided I didn’t have to live like this, so I decided to make another career shift.
I went back to school for cognitive behavioral therapy, neurolinguistics, meditation, and positive psychology.
I now work as a cognitive behavioral therapist, neuro-linguistic programming practitioner, life coach, author, speaker, and meditation instructor.
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High School
University of Central Oklahoma
University of Central Oklahoma


Motivational Speaker

I'm an author, speaker, cognitive behavioral therapist, and life and mindfulness coach.

Career Roadmap

My work combines:
My work combines:
Helping People

Day to Day

I start my days with meditation and journaling. Then, a typical day involves private one-on-one sessions, engaging with the "Get Your Life Together, Girl" Community on Instagram, writing and recording podcasts, and often working with others to create courses and workshops.

Advice for Getting Started

Here's the first step for college students

The path to becoming and fulfilling purpose is individual. It should be whatever best suits the student. I received two bachelor's degrees and then later took my career in NLP, CBT, life coaching, and meditation because that is what best serves me and my purpose. It took a great deal of time and education.


The Noise I Shed

From Myself:

"What if my work isn't good enough? What if it doesn't motivate or move someone? What if there's a problem?"

Challenges I Overcame

Death and Loss
Mental Health Issues

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