When colleagues found out I was moving to San Francisco from Seattle, many heavily discouraged me from doing so. ‘Why are you moving to one of the most expensive cities in the world?’ ‘San Francisco is saturated for dentistry; you will be paid less, asked to do hygiene, and that, coupled with high rents, will… Continue reading Moving during the pandemic
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
I’d blogged a few months earlier about the differences between coaches, sponsors and mentors. Here I am going to share how to find a coach, what coaches can help you with and what the investment in a coach typically looks like. Are you ready to get a coach? You are ready, if you are able… Continue reading Do you need a coach?
Keep reading. Lately I feel like the two words above are the summation of my whole life. There’s so many things happening in my life and at my home right now, that I feel stretched to the brim. I’ve had almost no time to read books, relax, bake anything new, or talk to my friends… Continue reading Overworked and overwhelmed?
A lot of people my age tend to think of community service as something we need to do in order to add to our growing resumes. In fact, I know of several people who used to serve the community in various capacities, only to have something to talk about in their personal statements while applying… Continue reading Serving the community
This website is reader supported. If you buy something through my posts or affiliate links, at no cost to you, I may get a small commission off of the sale. For more info, see my Disclosure Policy. ‘The smartest people I know have always had coaches, and they continue to invest in coaching throughout their… Continue reading Coaches, mentors and sponsors
Heads up. Feeling just a little vulnerable putting this out here. Here it goes. I’m starting a dental practice! I’m scared, but I’m going to do it anyway. I never thought I’d start a de novo practice. If you’d have asked me 2-3 years ago, I would’ve said straight away, that startups are the hardest… Continue reading Starting a startup
I’m going to be 30 next month! I’ve been silently dreading this year for so long that I have to now pinch myself that its real, the time is here. In my early 20’s, I had set a lot of goals to accomplish by the time I was 30. Predictably, almost none of those have… Continue reading 5 things to do in your 20s
Last week, I let go of two big opportunities. And then breathed a huge sigh of relief! I requested a leave from my responsibilities in the AGD council and, declined a speaking opportunity that was not offering a fair honorarium. Just last month if you’d have asked me if I was going to do either… Continue reading Silence the inner critic