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The podcast for Smart Professionals who want a life of freedom and fulfillment. Each episode is created and delivered by a physician coach to help you experience more in life. . .through shifting mindset from one that keeps you stuck, to one that makes you unstoppable.

Create an Unstoppable Life by Dena George, MD georgemdcoaching

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    • 4.9 • 39 Ratings

The podcast for Smart Professionals who want a life of freedom and fulfillment. Each episode is created and delivered by a physician coach to help you experience more in life. . .through shifting mindset from one that keeps you stuck, to one that makes you unstoppable.

    Ep #173 - Reflections On Who We Are Called To Be

    Ep #173 - Reflections On Who We Are Called To Be

    This short episode contains reflections on who we are called to be as high achievers with the capability to give and live at an extraordinary level.  We’ll review some of the wisdom from the last episode shared by Dr. Mariano, and the why behind reaching farther and living louder.  It’s all to create the world that we want to live in.

    • 9 min
    Ep #172 - Wisdom from Dr. Connie Mariano

    Ep #172 - Wisdom from Dr. Connie Mariano

    This episode is filled with so much greatness.  Dr. Connie Mariano has led an unstoppable life and shares her world with us - where she’s been, what she’s learned, how she thinks about service and serves all who come in contact with her, and what she’s welcoming for 2023.  In the next 30 minutes you'll smile, tear up, and feel a genuine connection to the stories she shares.
    Dr. Connie Mariano is used to breaking barriers and shattering the glass ceiling.
    Her life has been filled with many achievements: high school valedictorian, graduate with honors at the University of California at San Diego, medical degree from the Uniformed Services University School of Medicine, and a distinguished 24-year career in the U. S. Navy.
    Dr. Mariano has also been the first in the following achievements:
    The first military woman to become the White House Physician to the President
    The first woman Director of the White House Medical Unit
    The first Filipino American in US history to become a Navy Rear Admiral
    Dr. Mariano now works full time in her private practice, the Center for Executive Medicine, in Scottsdale.  She is the author of the book, The White House Doctor: My Patients were Presidents, A Memoir. She also hosts her own talk show on the VoiceAmerica network, “House Calls with Dr Connie,”.
    Even with all of her accomplishments, she believes her most important titles are wife, mother, grandmother, and since July 2019, widow. She is currently writing her memoir about widowhood and launching her second monthly podcast, The Widow’s Walk, on the Voice America Empowerment Channel dedicated to the 700,000 new widows each year in America.
    Find out more about Dr. Mariano at www.cemedicine.com

    • 31 min
    Ep #171 - A Habit That Holds You Back

    Ep #171 - A Habit That Holds You Back

    Today we are exploring a habit that many of us have - self-protection during times of uncertainty or perceived threat.  This concept is presented beautifully by Dr. Brené Brown in her book Atlas of the Heart.  
    Here’s what we do as normal humans during times of stress or strain - default to believing with certainty what we (think we) know, armoring up to defend ourselves, and knowing everything rather than being open to learning.  In this state, we make decisions quickly, even irrationally, to avoid feeling things like. . . vulnerability. . . uncertainty. . . and foolishness.
    In this episode, we’ll also explore two offerings of living differently in the world, offered by Big Love and Dr. Brown. Simple steps are available to go from ‘normal human behavior’ to living a life that is extraordinary.
    Happy New Year friends.  It's going to be an incredible year.

    • 15 min
    Ep #170 - 3 Things to Leave Behind in 2022

    Ep #170 - 3 Things to Leave Behind in 2022

    This podcast is about sharing blocks/ideas/ways to improve your quality of life by shifting both mindset and practices.  Today’s episode provides you with 3 things that you can leave behind in 2022.  You’ll hear what they are, see how they hold you back, and have tools to set them down and walk into 2023 more free.  It’s all part of living an Unstoppable Life.
    Women physicians & dentists - join us in Emerge. . . a community for meaningful connection and unique gatherings.  Sign up for the email list and join the community kick-off on Sunday, January 1st.  https://www.denageorgemd.com/nextjourney

    • 25 min
    Ep #169 - Create a More Meaningful Life in 2023

    Ep #169 - Create a More Meaningful Life in 2023

    First - print out a copy of this graphic. . . big smile.
    Today’s episode is a celebration and close-out of 2023.  That’s right - we are going to be thinking about how 2023 went - what we experienced, where we traveled, what we created, and how we’ve grown for the year that starts in only 9 days.  The goal is to generate depth and excitement for the year you want to experience.  In this episode you'll hear how Bev Aron (incredible thought leader & coach) shared the process of ending the year before it begins.  I'll then guide you through the categories of a meaningful life, and share how I'm thinking about a year from now.  It's a fun journey to start today.
    We all need community & strong relationships for a meaningful life.  There are 2 communities for women physicians & dentists:
    Women Warrior Healers - exclusively for Active Duty or Veteran women of the US

    • 16 min
    Ep #168 - Moving Targets

    Ep #168 - Moving Targets

    “I know I said 50, but I really wanted 100.”

    Moving the target. . .something we do so well as high achievers. We start with one goal, and by the end the marker of success is nearly impossible to reach.

    Today’s podcast episode is all about moving the target - why we do it, what happens when we do it, and strategies to quit this pattern. An unstoppable life requires that we leave the target where it’s at, and celebrate success when we get there. . .even if it was ”too easy”.

    • 20 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
39 Ratings

39 Ratings

Dr. Bubbala ,

Wisdom, Grace, and Gold Nuggets all the way

I love the message(s) and the messenger! This podcast feels like it speaks to me directly because of the authenticity, relevance, Grace and wisdom that Dr. George brings to each of the episodes. Plus, I really like her soothing voice.

Medicine of Yum ,

Always on Point

I love this podcast! Dena has the most calming voice and her message is just always on point. Her message is one of peace, purpose, kindness. I always walk away from her podcasts feeling better than when I started listening. Things only feel better listening to Dena!

IndustryMDCoach ,


Definitely listen! Encouraging, enlightening and motivating!

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