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THE BRAVE ENOUGH BLOG


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

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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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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How Investing Time in My Personal Growth Enhances My Roles as a Mom and Doctor Aug 25, 2023

In the fast-paced world, we live in, it is ridiculously easy to feel swamped and overwhelmed with all the responsibilities that seem ceaseless. For me, the task of seamlessly managing the intricate roles of being a devoted mother and a dedicated woman physician can indeed present itself as an...

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How Peer Support Helps Us Stay Well Aug 11, 2023

Have you ever felt this way? Strolling through the ups and downs of life, navigating through its twists and turns, and suddenly finding yourself feeling overwhelmed or stuck in a tough spot? It happens to the best of us, right? 

That familiar feeling when there's nothing more within us that...

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Harnessing Self-Awareness for Mental Health: From Stress Management to Personal Growth Jul 28, 2023

Now more than ever, in our fast-paced and demanding world, a sense of urgency seems to permeate every aspect of our lives. From the mundane tasks of our everyday routines to the relentless demands of our work and responsibilities, there is constant pressure to get things done quickly and...

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Are You Putting Yourself Last? 3 Indicators of Self-Ignoring Behavior Jul 14, 2023

Close your eyes for a moment and let me paint a vivid picture for you. You find yourself in the middle of a bustling scene, surrounded by a flurry of activity. It is a scene that plays out every single day – the constant juggling act of work, family, and countless responsibilities. From the...

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Self-Awareness: The Key to Thriving Personally and Professionally Jul 07, 2023

In a world brimming with distractions and constant demands, it is easy to lose sight of ourselves amidst all the chaos. We may often find ourselves caught in the whirlwind of life, juggling various roles and responsibilities, striving to meet external expectations, and desperately seeking...

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5 Time Management Hacks for Working Women Jun 30, 2023

The most important skill that I MUST have to stay well as a working mom (and not lose it on the daily!) is time management. If you can relate to struggling with time management, you are not alone. I understand.  

In our fast-paced world, it is common to feel overwhelmed by the tasks and...

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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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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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