Sometimes we do things right hundreds of times. And sometimes, on the thousand time, we screw up. We fail. We catch our toe, nail a shin, and are left with a painful bruise.Read More
Being 100%, authentically you is extremely freeing. It is awesome, brave, and takes courage and strength.
It is also completely exhausting at times.Read More
I just finished an amazing week of unplugging from the world and all things that need attention, or things I’ve committed to finish.
It was heaven.Read More
The practice of medicine is a lot like the practice of parenting. It is full of highs and lows, moments of pure joy and those of devastating heartache.Read More
As a cardiac anesthesiologist, there are times I care for patients who are faced with a tough decision: to take their chance on a very high-risk surgery, or let nature take its course. It is in these times I feel most humble and most human, as I may be the last one to hear the last words they speak.Read More
One of the most important things my mother taught me was to choose my friends intelligently...The older I get, the more I believe who I allow to influence me plays an enormous part in the place I find myself in today.Read More
When you live as your authentic self, and you are #braveenough to pursue what you think is your most important work, you will face drama.
I remember the exact moment I realized the amazing power of women, that together women can accomplish anything they put their minds to.Read More
There are a million different things books will tell you to be if you want to succeed as a woman in your career. Warm. Decisive. Strong. Nurturing. Formidable. Approachable. Fierce. Feminine. Confident. Calming. The list goes on and on.Read More
We as women have to stop saying "I’m sorry" for things out of our control. When we apologize for things we are not responsible for, we take a step backwards in the advancement of women in the workplace.Read More
I can honestly say of all the things I’ve accomplished professionally, this weekend takes the cake.Read More
I am going to discuss something that is really important for women. It’s going to get a lot of criticism, and it’s ok. I can take it.
I am an optimist. I like to see the good in situations and typically see the glass half full...It doesn’t mean I don’t have failure, doubt, discouragement, and disappointment at times.Read More
Hello everyone! My name is Charlotte Reilly, and I am Sasha’s new intern for Brave Enough!Read More
My goal is to create a community of #braveenough women who can share, encourage and empower one another. Let’s get to know each other!
I remember the first patient I lost in medicine. I remember his name, his smile, and the minute I realized he was gone.Read More
I have had several great conversations with men who want to talk about how they treat their female colleagues, but like any social discussion that can be difficult to navigate...Read More
I think how we treat our new parent colleagues, especially the first 24 hours back from maternity or paternity leave, speaks volume to the culture we create.Read More
This message may seem a little tough-ish. Harsh. Strong. Direct. But I promise you, it is meant to encourage.Read More
Sometimes we find ourselves in situations that are completely opposite of our plans. We are overwhelmed. We can’t see hope. We have no idea how our life will work out. We don’t know how we will do it.Read More