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

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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How Will 2023 Look Different for You? Here’s 5 ways to prioritize your goals Dec 30, 2022

Just like that, we are finally closing the year 2022. I am proud of all the boundaries you set for yourself, all the progress you made, and all the changes you fully embraced this year. Look at you now, growing and thriving with grace!

1. What’s Your Mantra in 2023?

As the year 2023 enters,...

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How to Pamper and Give Self Care: 10 Amazing Ways to Treat Yourself Dec 23, 2022

Can you believe that in just a few more days, we’ll bid adieu to 2022? Friend, you deserve to pat yourself on the back for all the amazing things you’ve done (and have said ‘no’ to) this year! Indeed, a job well done! Amazing ways to treat yourself in the last few...

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Experiencing Burnout? Just Breathe Dec 16, 2022

Whenever I am faced with inconvenient or uncomfortable situations, I tell myself to take a deep breath. Inhale, exhale, and repeat until I start feeling good again. This is what I often tell other women physicians feeling all of the overwhelm: to stop and learn to just simply breathe.

Just the...

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A Weekend Retreat: The Best Burnout Prevention Dec 09, 2022

When was the last time you took a weekend retreat? For me, they have been a part of my burnout prevention plan and something I have found critical to my wellbeing. 

What is a Retreat? 

A retreat is a way of stepping from our day-to-day living to reflect, renew, and recenter oneself....

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What I am Learning in this Season of Motherhood Apr 06, 2022

Launching a child is similar to the stress of bringing home a newborn. 
No one has told me this. 
Or perhaps they did, and I didn't listen. 

If you are a mom of a senior, I get you. 
I am you. I am struggling. I am sad. I am excited. I am exhausted. I am overwhelmed.
I am scared....

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An Accidental Mentor Dec 15, 2021

Several years ago I was on my way to pick up my son from preschool before doing an overnight shift at the hospital. As I approached a stoplight, I saw a car speed through the intersection and strike a pedestrian walking his dog.  I knew instantly the man was seriously injured.  I pulled...

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Sasha's 2021 Holiday Gift Guide Nov 22, 2021

Friends, the holiday's are quickly approaching and you know what that means. It's time for Sasha's 2021 Gift Guide! 

Buying gifts can be stressful, and who are we kidding - shopping online is a time eater. This year, I have done all the leg work for you. All you have to do is hit the...

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