(39) Breaking the trauma cycle as South Asian women with Aparna Sagaram

Transcript for the interview with Aparna Sagaram.

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#39 Breaking the trauma cycle as South Asian women with Aparna Sagaram

We can’t expect ourselves to do everything, and if we keep meeting that expectation, that expectation will never go away. In fact, it gets even more challenging. This idea of powering through, we need to get rid of that because it’s a recipe for burn out. Trauma is a highly sensitive topic and the ability…

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#32 Men’s Mental Health Matters Too with Gretchen Hernandez

In this episode I talk to Gretchen Hernandez, a men’s mental health coach and founder of the My Freedom Grove podcast. Gretchen believes that with the rise of feminism and the gendered roles still prevalent in society, we have essential prohibited men from expressing themselves or seeking professional mental wellbeing help, which only feeds into toxic masculinity further. Through forming a private men’s facebook group Unshakable and providing a platform for men’s personal journeys, Gretchen ensures that when it comes to removal of mental health stigmas, men should be included in the conversation too.

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#31 Reflection: Imposter Syndrome and Jealousy

I was essentially scared of being happy of my achievements and I just had this feeling that I can’t win anything. I could get close to winning something but I can’t win it because I don’t deserve it. Many think that imposter syndrome is something that those with low self-esteem and lack of self-confidence experience.…

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