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THE BRAVE ENOUGH BLOG


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

Overcoming Self-Imposed Barriers to Success Jun 14, 2024

Life is not a straight path to success. It is a winding road with lots of unexpected detours, potholes, and maybe even a flat tire or two. But here's the kicker: sometimes, the biggest obstacles in our way are not the ones we stumble upon out there in the world. They are the ones we set up...

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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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The Power of Small Retreats: 5 Life-Changing Impacts Oct 20, 2023

If you are like me, you are likely swamped with deadlines, and commitments, and glued to screens around the clock. It has become so sad how feeling overwhelmed, stressed, and totally out of touch with our true selves is almost the new normal. I can relate to this reality, and I bet you can too....

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How a Retreat is the Perfect Pause to Reset Your Well-Being Sep 08, 2023

Deadlines at work, meetings piling up, and your inbox blowing up - these are just the bare minimum we must take in daily. Not to mention the things we had to deal with at home. With all these combined, it can be too much and too overwhelming to handle.  

In the fast-paced and demanding...

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Do You Have a Yearly Wellness Strategy? Craft One for Yourself Sep 01, 2023

At the beginning of every year, I do this little tradition that resets me. This is a kind of ritual that is all about hitting the pause button and giving myself some quality time. I call it my "yearly wellness strategy," and it has been my go-to for keeping things on track. 

Why do I do it?...

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Discovering 8 Benefits of Self-Awareness Aug 18, 2023

With the everyday chaos around us, self-awareness stands as a guiding beacon, urging us to pause, reflect, and truly understand ourselves. It is not just about gazing at our reflection in the mirror, but about braving into the uncharted waters of our mind, heart, and soul. It is a journey that...

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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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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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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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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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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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