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THE BRAVE ENOUGH BLOG


Sasha’s Thoughts on Wellness, Women in the Workplace, Motherhood, and Medicine.

Identifying and Challenging Limiting Beliefs in Women May 17, 2024

Limiting beliefs—they are the whispers in the back of our minds, the doubts that hold us back, the invisible barriers that keep us from reaching what we can be more. As women, we have all felt their grip at some point in our lives. We walk through life's twists and turns, facing ups and...

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Overcoming Impostor Syndrome: Five Strategies for Success May 03, 2024

Have you ever found yourself in a room full of accomplished women, secretly questioning how you managed to sneak your way in? Do you ever downplay your achievements, saying it is either luck or mere coincidence, rather than acknowledging your hard work and talent? If so, welcome to the...

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From Self-Doubt to Self-Empowerment: A Woman's Journey Apr 26, 2024

Let’s face it: being a woman in today's world comes with its own set of challenges. We are bombarded with societal expectations, stereotypes, and cultural norms that often leave us questioning our worth and abilities. We are constantly fighting against this invisible force that tells us we...

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Challenging Societal Expectations: Stories of Resilient Women Apr 05, 2024

Society has a way of boxing women in, prescribing roles and norms that sometimes feel suffocating. But then, I realized, that women are anything but one-dimensional. We are multifaceted beings with dreams, aspirations, and the unyielding spirit to defy the status quo. 

In a world where...

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Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Overcoming Gender Barriers Mar 29, 2024

Despite many advances for women in our world, we as women still find ourselves hitting invisible barriers that hold us back. You have probably heard of it – the notorious "glass ceiling" – those unspoken challenges and biases that keep us from reaching, doing, and being more. 

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Maintaining Energy and Emotional Balance in Interpersonal Conflict Mar 22, 2024

In life we are bound to encounter a mix of triumphs and battles. Sometimes these battles are in the form of personal conflict, and it can be as challenging. Whether we like it or not, interpersonal conflict is part of life. It can happen to anyone – family, friends, or work colleagues....

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Effective Communication Strategies to Resolve Workplace Conflicts Mar 15, 2024

We have all been in the middle of a heated argument at work, with our heart racing, our frustration boiling over, and our words becoming sharp as daggers.  

And then we take that feeling home with us. 

Conflicts are an unavoidable part of life, whether they come at home, in the...

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Transforming Conflict into Opportunity for Personal Growth Mar 07, 2024

Have you ever found yourself in the middle of a conflict, feeling the weight of tension and disagreement pressing down on you? 

Perhaps it was a disagreement with a loved one, a clash of opinions in the workplace, or an internal struggle within yourself. Whatever the context, conflict has a...

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A Woman's Guide to Navigating Workplace Conflicts Mar 01, 2024

Conflict is a fact of life. As women physicians, we often find ourselves in workplace conflict, whether we want it or not. It can be dealing with office politics or standing up for fairness, and we have learned to be strong and resilient when it comes to facing conflicts head-on. Despite the...

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From Stress to Serenity: Transforming Pressure into Productivity Feb 23, 2024

I have to tell you something you might not like: stress is just a normal part of life. In today's fast-paced world, stress is practically unavoidable. It crops up from our jobs, our relationships, our finances, and a whole host of other things. It sneaks into our days and seeps into our thoughts,...

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Mindfulness Techniques to Prevent Burnout Feb 16, 2024

Is it possible to navigate the relentless demands of being a working woman without succumbing to burnout? 

In this age of constant connectivity and perpetual motion, we are inundated with the idea of hustling, grinding, and working hard – or whatever you want to call it. In the...

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Building a Stress-Resilient Lifestyle: 5 Tips and Tricks Feb 09, 2024

Stress can be everywhere—at work, at home, in relationships, and even in daily activities. It seems to be an unwelcome companion that we just cannot shake off. The pressures of meeting deadlines, navigating personal connections, and juggling various responsibilities create a constant...

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