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THE BRAVE ENOUGH BLOG


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

The Number One Reason You Should Set Workplace Boundaries Mar 24, 2023

In today's fast-paced and hyper-connected world, it's easy to feel like work is taking over every aspect of our lives. We're constantly bombarded with emails, text messages, and notifications that leave us feeling stressed, overwhelmed, and on edge. It's no wonder that so many of us struggle...

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6 Tips to Regain Control of Your Life and Avoid Burnout Mar 17, 2023

As someone who has experienced the overwhelming effects of workplace stress and physician burnout, I know the feelings you are probably feeling too; like I have been robbed of joy and am stuck in a rut. The endless to-do lists, long work hours, and constant pressure to perform quickly take a toll...

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3 Simple Ways to Recover from Burnout: Woman Physician Mar 10, 2023

As a woman, I appreciate how strong and resilient we can be. We're blessed with thick skin that allows us to approach challenges with bravery and positivity, pushing through stressful situations with determination and grace. However, this strength can also be a curse., Especially when we forget...

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Physician Burnout: Recognizing the Warning Signs and Taking Action Mar 03, 2023

As a woman physician, I know firsthand the unique challenges that come with working in the medical field. From long hours to high-stress situations, the demands of our profession can take a toll on our physical, emotional, and mental health. One of the most significant risks we face, which is...

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3 Amazing Steps To invest In Yourself As A Woman Physician Feb 24, 2023

As a woman physician, providing quality care to my patients and being the best mom for my kids are always at the forefront of my mind. Signing up for online classes, webinars, and courses that help me be a better physician and even a better mom is easy. But what is more difficult is taking time...

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5 Important Steps to Standing Up for Yourself as a Woman Physician Feb 17, 2023

As a woman physician, I know that I am playing a critical role in delivering patient care and improving the health issues of the individuals and communities I serve. However, navigating the challenges and obstacles of this field can be tough, especially when it comes to standing up for myself. As...

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3 Ways to Create Morning Time for Yourself as a Woman Physician Feb 10, 2023

Every morning as a mom and woman physician, I am reminded of the immense responsibilities I carry. But here’s the thing, before I drown in my thoughts, I always start each day with a grateful heart. Grateful for sunshine, my cup of coffee, a breath of fresh air, and another day to live...

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5 Simple Steps To Outsourcing Tasks For Women Physicians Feb 03, 2023

When you hear the word outsource,” what comes to mind? I immediately think, “gosh, I am failing because I should be able to do this myself.” Outsourcing is trusting my needs to others, which I know is difficult for most female physicians. I am certainly guilty of this...

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3 Ways to Say No Without Guilt as a Woman Physician Jan 27, 2023

Saying no is a skill. As busy working women, we often find ourselves having to say no multiple times a week if not daily. And while many of us have heard “No is a complete sentence”, what we are not taught is how to say no, and NOT FEEL GUILTY for doing so. When we finally get the...

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5 Simple Ways To Get Back an Hour Of Your Time For Women Physicians Jan 20, 2023

We have 24 hours a day, and unfortunately, most women physicians (or working women) cannot account for where we spend those hours due to our busy schedules. It's the sad truth about our concept of time, leaving us in the cycle.

It is easy to get caught up in the daily activities of female...

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3 Easy Ways To Change As A Woman Physician Jan 13, 2023

Ways to change as a woman physician can be a difficult concept for health care providers who want to focus on patient care and have career advancement. As a woman physician in the medical profession, the long hours and ever-changing work environment around us are normal. We are used to being...

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Three Time Management Strategies to move from Chaos to Control for Woman Physicians Jan 06, 2023

Chaotic, unpredictable, and exhausting - this tends to be what a typical day for us as women physicians is like. Daily time for ourselves, or even having a meal without working, is impossible due to ever-changing work demands. Lately, I have been asking myself, how can I move from chaos to...

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