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Essential Self-Care

Essential Self-Care

Hosted by: Sheetal Ajmani MD

Welcome to the Essential Self-Care podcast where we talk about all things self-care for those of us who are, let’s face it, too busy for self-care. It’s time to bring that same compassion that you offer to everyone...

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Ep 56: From Back Pain To Fulfilling Your Soul’s Calling w/ Roberta Lea

In this episode, I’m joined by Roberta Lea, a country neopop musician whose textured original songs are captivating audiences far and wide. Roberta shares her journey of self-care, catalyzed by a car accident that...
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Ep 55: Pelvic Therapy for Sexual Wellness w/ Dr. Meghan Karol

In this episode, I welcome back Dr. Meghan Karol, a pelvic health physical therapist, to delve into the often overlooked topic of sexual wellness. Tune in as Dr. Karol sheds light on one of the most common yet...
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Ep 54: Demystifying Pelvic Physical Therapy w/ Dr. Meghan Karol

In this episode, Dr. Meghan Karol sheds light on the field of pelvic physical therapy for women's health. From addressing issues like bowel/bladder control to enhancing sexual health, core stability, and alleviating...
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Ep 53: Compassionate Communication Within Relationships w/ Jelisha Gatling

In this episode, we’re joined by licensed family and marriage counselor, Jelisha Gatling. Jelisha shares her expertise in couples and premarital counseling, focusing on the pivotal role of communication in fostering...
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Ep 52: Discovering Your Radiance: Exploring the Essence of Living Radiantly

In this solocast episode, I explore the concept of "living radiantly" and invite you to embark on a journey of self-discovery to define what it means to you. Rather than prescribing a one-size-fits-all definition, I...
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Ep 51: Pratyahara: A Sensory Exploration w/ Jennifer Marie Young

In this episode, I’m joined by Jennifer Marie Young, a conscious movement guide whose unique blend of practices including yoga, personal training, martial arts, performing arts, herbalism, and medical astrology, has...
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Ep 50: Rediscovering Joy Through Ketamine-Assisted Psychotherapy w/ Jelisha Gatling

In this episode, we’re joined by Jelisha Gatling, a licensed family and marriage counselor, as she shares her self-care journey through ketamine-assisted psychotherapy to address treatment-resistant depression. In...
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Ep 49: Perimenopause: The Transition You Weren’t Expecting in Your 40’s w/ Dr. Denise Harris-Proctor

In this episode, we dive into the unexpected transition women are facing in their 40’s - perimenopause. Often not talked about and misunderstood, tune into this episode to learn about what’s going on in your body in...
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Ep 48: Unapologetic Self-Care w/ Alyse Freda-Colon

In this episode, I welcome Alyse Freda-Colon, therapist and relationship coach. Alyse candidly shares the pivotal moment in her personal self-care journey when her teeth were literally crumbling. She reveals how this...
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Ep 47: Interpersonal Neurobiology and Coping Mechanisms w/ Dr. Diane Malaspina

In this episode, I welcome back Dr. Diane Malaspina - a psychologist, yoga instructor, and coach. Together, we explore interpersonal neurobiology and its connection to coping mechanisms in times of overwhelm. Discover...
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Ep 46: Embracing Breakdowns: Navigating Major Life Transitions and Entrepreneurial Expectations

In this introspective solocast episode, I delve deep into the lessons and insights gained from navigating a recent major life transition. Drawing from personal experience, I share candidly about the intricacies of...
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Ep 45: Trailblazing Self-Care: A Hiker's Guide to Healing w/ Tiffany Rodriguez

In this episode, you’ll hear from Tiffany Rodriguez, a Hampton-Roads based massage therapist, as she shares her self-care journey of grappling with crippling anxiety and depression at the height of the pandemic....
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