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

6 Conflict Management Strategies for a Harmonious Workplace Jun 16, 2023

In the realm of healthcare, where the very essence of life hangs in the balance, I vividly recall the start of my journey as a woman physician. I found myself deeply involved in the complex workings of the industry, navigating its ups and downs with determination. No matter how hard I tried to...

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The Profound Impact of Staff Shortages on Today's Healthcare Workplace Jun 09, 2023

In the bustling corridors of hospitals and the hushed hallways of clinics, I find myself amidst dedicated healthcare professionals who work tirelessly to provide life-saving care and bring hope to those in need. We, as compassionate individuals, form the heart and soul of the healthcare...

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Thriving Beyond Narcissism as a Woman Physician Jun 02, 2023

In a world where self-promotion and self-importance are often celebrated, it is important to recognize the fine line between healthy self-confidence and the toxic narcissistic traits.  

Narcissism, a personality disorder characterized by an inflated sense of self-importance, a constant...

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Thriving Together: How Strong Communities Empower The Mental Health of Working Women May 26, 2023

Isn't it remarkable to witness the strength and resilience of women, who are often subjected to a society that objectifies and marginalizes them? 

The fact that women continue to thrive in the face of such adversity is a testament to the incredible fortitude and determination that lies...

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Path to Self-Discovery and Improved Mental Well-Being with the Enneagram May 19, 2023

Have you ever felt lost or stuck in life, unsure what direction you should take or why you feel the way you do? Have you struggled to understand your thoughts and emotions, or felt like you're trapped in negative behavior patterns. that you just can't break?  
 
If so, you're...

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Mental Health Matters: 5 Caring Steps Every Working Woman Should Take May 12, 2023

Ladies, let's talk about the elephant in the room: the pressure to keep up with the fast-paced working world while balancing a million responsibilities.

It's no secret that being a woman is tough, but one thing that often gets swept under the rug is our mental health. In the hustle and bustle,...

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3 Mental Health Struggles Working Women Face May 05, 2023

Women have certainly made remarkable progress in the workplace, having broken barriers and paved the way to continue making a mark in this society. However, the notion that working women are impervious to stress and adversity is a flawed one. It's a common misconception that as working...

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Navigating Difficult People Through Enneagram Apr 28, 2023

Have you ever found yourself perplexed by the behavior and mindset of those around you? Wondering what goes on in their minds and hoping for a clearer understanding of how they want to be perceived and understood.  

I think we've all thought that (or something close to it, at least). ...

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The Importance of Empathy in Medicine: Benefits & Understanding Apr 21, 2023

Empathy is at the heart of medicine. Throughout my years of practicing anesthesiology, I have come to realize that empathy is truly the cornerstone of compassionate care. It allows me to connect with my patients on a deep emotional level and truly understand their needs and experiences. Over...

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Unlocking Work-Life Control: How the Enneagram Can Help You Achieve Balance and Fulfillment Apr 14, 2023

What is ONE thing you struggle with most when it comes to work? I would safely assume your answer is the same as mine, and many others: maintaining the oh-so-tricky work-life balance.  

It's a common struggle that many of us face - trying to balance the demands of work with our personal...

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What is Enneagram? Here’s the #1 Reason Why You Need It Now! Apr 07, 2023

Have you ever wondered: what is the correlation of Enneagram to my true self?  You're not alone. I can completely relate to your experience, as I too remember asking the questions, among others, as I was beginning to explore who I was within the Enneagram. But once I took an Enneagram...

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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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