Deya Smith-Taylor

The Super Self-care Strategist

Helping You to Prioritize Well-being

In person -$5,000 – $10,00 Virtual $5,000

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Deya Smith-Taylor

Colorful – Competent – Creative – Captivating


  • Winning Strategies for Self-Care and Well-being in the Workplace

    Self-care is taking initiative to do things that improve your mental and physical wellbeing. In this session, Life Coach and Super Self-care Strategist Deya teaches why it matters, how self-care and productivity are complementary to company culture.

    Wellbeing is fundamental to our health and overall happiness. Having high levels of wellbeing helps us to be the best versions of ourselves. Investing in employee wellbeing can lead to increased resilience, better employee engagement, reduced sickness absence and higher performance and productivity. Wellbeing is a key factor in determining an organization’s long-term effectiveness.

    This session focuses on how individuals can reclaim their power and overall wellbeing at work.

    After completing this session, the attendee will be able to:

    • Reimagine the concept of work, life, balance.
    • Identify barriers that impact progress and productivity
    • Become more intentional about implementing self-care practices into your overall schedule
    • Recognize how self-care is not selfish but an actual benefit to you and your workplace
  • The Pressure of Multitasking & The Power to Beat Burnout

    Burnout is an epidemic in the workplace. It is a mental health issue and needs to be treated as such in workplace environments.

    The consequences of burnout may include increased employee negativity, resignation, absence, lower productivity, and higher turnover, all of which affect a company’s bottom line. Tight deadlines, lack of management support, or unachievable job goals are just a few of the many factors that contribute to workplace burnout.

    Life Coach and Super Self-care Strategist Deya teaches how the stress of multitasking is hurting our brains and our bodies, decreasing creativity and productivity.

    After completing this session, the attendee will be able to:

    • Be more intentional about boosting their brain power
    • Have an increased and real-use knowledge of EQ
    • Identify their most important values and schedule time for them
    • Better implement personal and professional boundaries
    • Take technology breaks
    • Resist the tendency to multitask; instead, focus on one project at a time
    • Redefine success
  • Soft is the New Power: Embracing Your Feminine Edge to Win in Love &Life

    Soft power is the ability to shape the preferences of others through appeal and attraction. Deya has coined this phrase and has successful taught women the strength in embracing “Soft Power” as a tool and tactic that will enhance their communication skills, emotional intelligence, physical, spiritual, professional and personal lives. She provides tips and techniques of the benefits of embracing soft power as a strategic approach to self-care, effective communication, negotiation, and attracting healthy relationships and success.

  • Additional Presentations

    Deya can also tailor her presentation for specific demographics in the following areas.

    • Prioritizing Your Well-being:

      • as a woman
      • as a woman of color in Corporate America
      • as you age
      • in your relationships
      • after loss (divorce, job, death)



Speaking Demo


Deya Smith-Taylor, aka Deya Direct is an Author, Producer, Media Personality and Certified Life Coach in Social & Emotional Intelligence. As the Executive Producer of the SuperpowHer Podcast & the Creator of The Super Self-Care Power Summit, she champions self-care and emotional wellness. Most recently she launched her non-profit the Super Self-Care Project designed to empower women in challenging life transitions with tools to enhance self-care and overall wellness via content, events, and services.


As the former National Senior Producer for the American Heart Association, Deya is the creator of their podcast network, which now boasts 16 shows under its belt, and over 1 million downloads. Deya is also the former Senior Content Producer for the nationally syndicated Tom Joyner Morning Show, which reached 8 million listeners daily for almost 10 years. Deya remains committed to creating life-changing content.

As a former Miss Black USA, Deya is a celebrated and sought-after speaker and mentor, however, she is no stranger to pushing through and overcoming drama and trauma. Her personal motto is “Make Your Pain Pay You Back, if it happened to you, then make it also happen for you!  Deya has written four books; most recently You’re Successful, But Are You OK? Real Self-Care Strategies to Preserve Your Sanity and Get You Through the Workday  available on Amazon.




  • ABC
  • Aspire TV,
  • TV One
  • FOX News,
  • Essence Magazine,
  • Ebony Magazine,
  • The Rickey Smiley Morning Show,
  • TMZ,
  • Radio One Syndicated Outlets,
  • DeDe in the Morning



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