May 30, 2023
Are you tired of hearing that you just need to stay positive to build resilience? Has that advice left you feeling even more frustrated and overwhelmed? It's time to ditch the toxic positivity and embrace the power of vulnerability. In this episode of The Girlfriend Doctor, Dr. Neeta Bhushan will teach you how acknowledging negative emotions and setting healthy boundaries can help you harness good stress and bounce back stronger than ever.
Dr. Neeta Bhushan is an emotional health advocate and expert in grit and resilience. As a former cosmetic dentist, Neeta transitioned from transforming smiles to inspiring inner greatness after selling her million-dollar practice. Passionate about empowering immigrant women and women of color, her background includes research in human behavior, Eastern philosophy, and therapeutic psychology. Drawing from her own experiences and the challenges she faced, Neeta authored the book "That Sucked, Now What? How to Embrace the Joy and Chaos and Find Magic in the Mess." Her journey is a testament to the power of resilience and the importance of self-love and healing.
Do you want to cultivate resilience by embracing positive stress and vulnerability? If so, Dr. Neeta Bhushan has the solution to help you develop inner strength and a growth mindset, enabling you to thrive in the face of challenges and setbacks. Discover how to harness the power of positive stress and vulnerability to build resilience and unlock your full potential.
00:01 - Building
Resilience Through Good Stress
03:37 - Shifting from Positive Toxicity
06:25 - Overcoming Tragedy and Coping Mechanisms
11:24 - Warrior and Martyr Archetype
14:24 - Deep Healing and Letting Go
16:11 - The Power of Toxic Positivity and Learning to Grieve
18:37 - Finding Magic in the Messy Middle
24:18 - Building Resilience Through Good Stress
27:39 - Resources for Building Emotional Resilience
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Book: That Sucked, Now What?
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“When we are starting to invite good stress, we are starting to build the building blocks of resilience.” - Dr. Neeta Bhushan
“It's okay to not be okay.” - Dr. Neeta Bhushan
“Give yourself space...that's how we find magic in our messy middle.” - Dr. Neeta Bhushan
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