October is a month for gratitude. I didn’t know that. Technically, gratitude should be experienced daily, right? In any case, I was thinking about gratitude this morning and decided to write about it. Here are 5 things I’m truly grateful for in my career as a dentist. Moving to the United States To be fair,… Continue reading Professional gratitude
What’s it like building a tech product for dentists? Fun, exciting, scary, or the biggest learning adventure you will be on? The answer: all of the above. Working on SamsoSmile has been one of the hardest yet most joyful things I’ve done in my professional career. The learning curve has been steep and I am… Continue reading SamsoSmile: learning everyday!
Back in 2018, when I was just a fresh graduate, I had no plans of starting a practice, founding a 100 member+ national Study Club or applying for awards. I was yet to be involved in organized dentistry and write for the ADA New Dentist Now blog. I had not yet started my website or… Continue reading You CAN sit with us!
There are a lot of life skills that we were never taught in professional schools. Negotiating your pay, advocating for yourself in the workplace and networking with others, are just the tip of the iceberg. It takes the average professional, years to learn the above and make it a critical part of their toolbox. Even… Continue reading Negotiation 101
It’s that time of the year again, when we begin to wonder how the year has passed us by and we ask ourselves if we have accomplished anything at all. It’s so easy to be hard on yourself when perhaps the 1-2 major goals you had at the beginning of the year don’t seem to… Continue reading Wins of 2021
In everyone’s life, there appear few milestones that we feel would be insurmountable. And, once you cross them, you do not know what to do on the other side. You never thought you’d get that far in the first place. It happens to all of us. Can you think of when it happened with you… Continue reading Could your dream change?
I initially met Jessica via the Creative Collective, a support group for women in health care. The group meets monthly, where we share our joys and struggles, side hustles and dreams. This inner circle of women has been fundamental to my growth over the past year alone. It is because of this group, that I… Continue reading Being unapologetically YOU with Dr. Jessica Metcalfe
5 years ago, I wouldn’t have pictured myself going on a retreat, let alone with friends I met on Instagram. As an immigrant with Indian upbringing, going on a wellness retreat seemed self-indulgent. Time out for YOURself? Geez! That mindset has evolved considerably over 2020. Especially, after I went on a retreat with members of… Continue reading Why you should go on a retreat
A lot of us are still working from home and have been, for a full year. I recently took up a second job where I am required to work from home too. WFH for the past two months led me down a rabbit hole of trying to improve work-life balance. What can we do to… Continue reading Self-care tips for the WFH soul
You may have heard of this concept before- of Manifesting. Even though I’d heard of it before, I never understood its importance so did not put it into action. I know NOW how critical it is to manifest and implement. Manifesting has helped me create a life I can look back on and be proud… Continue reading Manifesting