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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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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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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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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 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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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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