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Grab a seat at The Brave Table for unfiltered conversations about all the unpredictable moments we face on our journey through life—the raw, the real, the messy—and how to overcome them and thrive.

This is your oasis for the next season of who you are becoming—where you defeat your imposter syndrome, ditch comparing your life to others, embrace the unconventional, and recognize your evolution and expansion.

Join host Dr. Neeta Bhushan, a former dentist turned author, serial entrepreneur, and mama of two, for weekly episodes on strengthening your mental health and emotional fitness so you can face challenges with grace and grit.

Let’s get brave as we navigate this human experience together with lots of love, new perspectives, and a dose of laughter along the way.

The Brave Table with Dr. Neeta Bhushan Dr. Neeta Bhushan

    • Health & Fitness
    • 5.0 • 128 Ratings

Grab a seat at The Brave Table for unfiltered conversations about all the unpredictable moments we face on our journey through life—the raw, the real, the messy—and how to overcome them and thrive.

This is your oasis for the next season of who you are becoming—where you defeat your imposter syndrome, ditch comparing your life to others, embrace the unconventional, and recognize your evolution and expansion.

Join host Dr. Neeta Bhushan, a former dentist turned author, serial entrepreneur, and mama of two, for weekly episodes on strengthening your mental health and emotional fitness so you can face challenges with grace and grit.

Let’s get brave as we navigate this human experience together with lots of love, new perspectives, and a dose of laughter along the way.

    227: Dr. Sahaj Kohli On Changing Cultural Views on Mental Health Through Therapy

    227: Dr. Sahaj Kohli On Changing Cultural Views on Mental Health Through Therapy

    Hey Brave Table Fam! I’m beyond excited to welcome my dear friend Dr. Sahaj Kohli, founder of Brown Girl Therapy and author of the incredible new book, "What Will People Say?" In this episode, we’re diving deep into the unique social pressures faced by brown women and immigrant families, and exploring why cultural inclusivity in therapy is absolutely essential.

    Join us as we open up and share our personal stories, confront our fears and shame, and navigate the intricate dynamics of cultural expectations, family roles, and personal identity. Sahaj sheds light on the transformative power of therapy in emotional expression, helping you rewrite your narrative, set empowering boundaries, and redefine your sense of self.

    This episode is brimming with valuable insights and resources. Get ready to feel inspired and embrace a deeper, more authentic connection with yourself and your cultural roots!



    What you'll get out of this episode… 


    Brown Girl Therapy; the importance of cultural inclusivity and representation for brown families
    Breaking the “good daughter” narrative, explore the challenges children of Indian immigrants 
    Uncover the stigma, pride and identity surrounding therapy in older generations
    Explore the impact of cultural expectations and norms on self-concept and self-esteem
    "What Will People Say?" Reclaiming your cultural identity

    To receive a free gift, email a screenshot of your 5 star review of The Brave Table to support@globalgrit.co 😘



    Hey loves! If you loved this episode…

    Follow along for more tips, more community, and more resources to brave a better you!

    www.instagram.com/neetabhushann + www.instagram.com/thebravetable 

    https://neetabhushan.com

    Visit the website and order your copy of “That Sucked, Now What?”  → https://thatsuckednowwhat.com/



    Want to become a Certified Embodiment Coach? Learn more here → Here



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    Connect with today’s guest, Dr. Sahaj Kohli, Founder, Brown Girl Therapy and Culturally Enough

    @sahajkohli + @browngirltherapy

    https://sahajkaurkohli.com/

    Get the book "What Will People Say?" → https://sahajkaurkohli.com/book



    If you loved this episode, check out…

    Ep#207 Reframing Your Parental Relationships? Listen To This To Learn How with Neeta Bhushan (Apple | Spotify)

    Ep.#208 Sara Hamdan on How Storytelling Can Rewrite Cultural Narratives (Apple | Spotify)

    Ep.#196 The Secrets to Stepping Into Your Soft Girl Era Revealed! With Simran Handa (Apple | Spotify)



    Dr. Neeta Bhushan is a former cosmetic dentist turned best-selling author, international speaker, serial entrepreneur, advocate of mental health & emotional health, and leadership coach. Founder of the Global GRIT Institute and author of the best-selling books Emotional GRIT & The Book of Coaching, Neeta left her large dentistry practice to journey across 45 countries; researching and immersing herself in the field of human behavior health, self-help, and personal development. Her pursuit of knowledge to understand the habits of successful people to create positive life transformation is sparked by her own life experience to overcome extreme adversities; being orphaned at a young age, surviving an abusive marriage of domestic violence, and recovering from extensive loss. Neeta’s approach seamlessly blends the emotional grit & resilience she developed to overcome stress, anxiety, depression, and mental illness. The success of her coaching and message has been an inspiration & motivation and continues to transform thousands worldwide. She sets the bar for a new form of leadership for professionals & people of color through capacity buildin

    • 1 hr 6 min
    226: Healing From Trauma Through Self-Discovery and Inner Work with Sara Al Madani

    226: Healing From Trauma Through Self-Discovery and Inner Work with Sara Al Madani

    From surviving abusive relationships to managing nine businesses, balancing motherhood, and launching her first venture at the age of 15, Dr. Sara Al Madani's journey is nothing short of remarkable. With four TEDx talks under her belt and a debut on The Real Housewives of Dubai, she epitomizes the term powerhouse. Today, we are honored to welcome Dr. Sara to The Brave Table Podcast. I'm your host, Dr. Neeta Bhushan, and we’re diving deep. 

    Dr. Sara is a rebel, constantly defying her own limitations. With countless awards for influential leadership, she's here to empower us through her resilience and challenge us on the importance of questioning societal norms and "unlearning" in order to embrace our own self-discovery. Together, we're unpacking the fear of failure and why it's a catalyst for personal growth. From spirituality and healing to gender roles and self expression, this episode has it all, so pull up a chair and let's dive in.



    What you'll get out of this episode… 


    Why does society fear failure, and why is failing so important?
    Discover personal growth through the entrepreneurial journey
    Transcending personal struggles, discover the importance of resilience and growth in the face of hardship
    Experience the impact of childhood trauma on decision-making and healing from past traumas
    Explore the multiple facets of spirituality and healing
    Awaken to gender roles, while embracing divine feminine energy 

    To receive a free gift, email a screenshot of your 5 star review of The Brave Table to support@globalgrit.co 😘



    Hey loves! If you loved this episode…

    Follow along for more tips, more community, and more resources to brave a better you!

    www.instagram.com/neetabhushann + www.instagram.com/thebravetable 

    https://neetabhushan.com

    Visit the website and order your copy of “That Sucked, Now What?”  → https://thatsuckednowwhat.com/



    Want to become a Certified Embodiment Coach? Learn more → Here



    Learn more about Highest Self Institute and Dharma Coaching Institute → highestselfinstitute.com

    Want more?

    Take just 2 minutes and find what YOUR emotional type is by taking  my FREE quiz here →  theemotionalreset.com/quiz

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    Connect with today’s guest, Dr. Sara Al Madani, here:

    Instagram @saraalmadani



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    Dr. Neeta Bhushan is a former cosmetic dentist turned best-selling author, international speaker, serial entrepreneur, advocate of mental health & emotional health, and leadership coach. Founder of the Global GRIT Institute and author of the best-selling books Emotional GRIT & The Book of Coaching, Neeta left her large dentistry practice to journey across 45 countries, researching and immersing herself in the field of human behavior health, self-help, and personal development. Her pursuit of knowledge to understand the habits of successful people to create positive life transformation is sparked by her own life experience to overcome extreme adversities; being orphaned at a young age, surviving an abusive marriage of domestic violence, and recovering from extensive loss. Neeta’s approach seamlessly blends the emotional grit & resilience she developed to overcome stress, anxiety, depression, and mental illness. The success of her coaching and message has been an inspiration & motivation and continues to transform thousands worldwide. She sets the bar for a new form of leadership for professionals & people of color through capacity building, courage, and meaningful legacy.

    • 48 min
    225: Beat Your Public Speaking Fear and Shine with Your True Self

    225: Beat Your Public Speaking Fear and Shine with Your True Self

    Welcome, friends, to today's episode of The Brave Table Podcast. I'm your host, Dr. Neeta Bhushan, and in this episode, we're delving deep into the transformative power of authenticity, self-expression, and personal empowerment. We'll explore the importance of embracing your uniqueness despite social pressures, and I'll share insights on navigating fears and insecurities. Join me as I introduce emotional regulation tools and practices such as mindfulness, vulnerability, and emotional awareness, empowering you to transform life's challenges into opportunities for self-discovery. So, pull up a seat, a warm cup of chai, and together, let's cultivate these deeper connections from the inside out!



    What you'll get out of this episode… 


    How to embrace your unique, authentic self, and lead your kids to do the same
    Overcoming fears, and insecurities, through personal growth and self-exploration
    Discover practices to support self-expression and self-acceptance at all ages
    Learn about mindfulness, emotional awareness, and embodiment
    Nurturing emotional intelligence and resilience in ourselves and children
    Why community encourages personal development
    How healing past traumas promotes personal growth
    Empowerment through connection and community

    To receive a free gift, email a screenshot of your 5 star review of The Brave Table to support@globalgrit.co 😘



    Hey loves! If you loved this episode…

    Follow along for more tips, more community, and more resources to brave a better you!

    www.instagram.com/neetabhushann + www.instagram.com/thebravetable 

    https://neetabhushan.com

    Visit the website and order your copy of “That Sucked, Now What?”  → https://thatsuckednowwhat.com/



    Want to become a Certified Embodiment Coach? Learn more here → https://highestselfinstitute.com/embodiment-coaching



    Learn more about Highest Self Institute and Dharma Coaching Institute → highestselfinstitute.com



    Want more?

    Take just 2 minutes and find what YOUR emotional type is by taking  my FREE quiz here →  theemotionalreset.com/quiz

    For a weekly dose of my hacks, tools, & tips to emotionally reset, join my newsletter here → yourweeklyreset.com



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    Ep.#211 Managing Emotional Stress: 4 Tips for Burnt-Out Moms with Dr. Neeta Bhushan (Apple | Spotify)

    Ep.#194 Grief Expert Says Do NOT Protect Your Kid From Emotional Pain with Dr. Saliha Afridi (Apple | Spotify)

    Ep.#218 Why We're All So Stressed and What We Can Do About It with Mo Gowdat and Alice Law (Apple | Spotify)



    Dr. Neeta Bhushan is a former cosmetic dentist turned best-selling author, international speaker, serial entrepreneur, advocate of mental health & emotional health, and leadership coach. Founder of the Global GRIT Institute and author of the best-selling books Emotional GRIT & The Book of Coaching, Neeta left her large dentistry practice to journey across 45 countries, researching and immersing herself in the field of human behavior health, self-help, and personal development. Her pursuit of knowledge to understand the habits of successful people to create positive life transformation is sparked by her own life experience to overcome extreme adversities; being orphaned at a young age, surviving an abusive marriage of domestic violence, and recovering from extensive loss. Neeta’s approach seamlessly blends the emotional grit & resilience she developed to overcome stress, anxiety, depression, and mental illness. The success of her coaching and message has been an inspiration & motivation and continues to transform thousands worldwide. She sets the bar for a new form of leadership for professionals & people of color through capacity building, courage, and meaningful legacy.

    • 41 min
    224: How Balancing Masculine and Feminine Energies Can Revolutionize Society with Teal Swan

    224: How Balancing Masculine and Feminine Energies Can Revolutionize Society with Teal Swan

    Hold onto your seats, because this highly anticipated episode is here! Join me on The Brave Table Podcast as I sit down with Teal Swan: New Thought Leader, Bestselling Author, and one of the top 15 Most Spiritually Influential Living People of 2023! 

    Today we’re spilling the chai on some brave, somewhat controversial topics. We’re discussing the modern challenges both women and men face when it comes to relationships, exploring the evolving gender roles and their impact. Teal and I share personal experiences, examine masculine and feminine energies, while shining a light on how society is shaping and influencing gender dynamics. Today we’re asking the question: how can we restore and rebalance the feminine and masculine roles to nurture healthier relationships? And as women and mothers, how can we address self-sacrifice, enhance family structures and raise sons to be men? Let’s get into it!



    What you'll get out of this episode… 


    A look at evolving gender roles, modern relationships, and balancing these dynamics
    Explore the impact of societal expectations on women, feminine and masculine energies
    Redefining masculinity and positive masculine traits
    How to nurture healthy relationships and family dynamics
    The importance of raising sons with a healthy understanding of their power and responsibility
    Valuable insights on motherhood, self-sacrifice, and how to avoid emotional suicide

    To receive a free gift, email a screenshot of your 5 star review of The Brave Table to support@globalgrit.co 😘



    Hey loves! If you loved this episode…

    Follow along for more tips, more community, and more resources to brave a better you!

    www.instagram.com/neetabhushann + www.instagram.com/thebravetable 

    https://neetabhushan.com

    Visit the website and order your copy of “That Sucked, Now What?”  → https://thatsuckednowwhat.com/



    Want to become a Certified Embodiment Coach? Learn more here → https://highestselfinstitute.com/embodiment-coaching



    Learn more about Highest Self Institute and Dharma Coaching Institute → highestselfinstitute.com

    Want more?

    Take just 2 minutes and find what YOUR emotional type is by taking  my FREE quiz here →  theemotionalreset.com/quiz

    For a weekly dose of my hacks, tools, & tips to emotionally reset, join my newsletter here → yourweeklyreset.com

    Connect with today’s guest, Teal Swan 

    Website: https://tealswan.com/ grab her book “The Anatomy of Loneliness”

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/tealswanofficial

    Grab Teal’s 5 Free Guided Meditations → www.tealswan.com/present



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    Dr. Neeta Bhushan is a former cosmetic dentist turned best-selling author, international speaker, serial entrepreneur, advocate of mental health & emotional health, and leadership coach. Founder of the Global GRIT Institute and author of the best-selling books Emotional GRIT & The Book of Coaching, Neeta left her large dentistry practice to journey across 45 countries, researching and immersing herself in the field of human behavior health, self-help, and personal development. Her pursuit of knowledge to understand the habits of successful people to create positive life transformation is sparked by her own life experience to overcome extreme adversities; being orphaned at a young age, surviving an abusive marriage of domestic violence, and recovering from extensive loss. Neeta’s approach seamlessly blends the emotional grit & resilience she developed to overcome stress, anxiety, depression, and mental illness. The success of her coaching and message has been an inspiration & motivation and continues to transform thousands w

    • 47 min
    223: Watch This If You’re Holding Back Your Truth in Favor of Perfection/Listen to This If You’re Holding Back Your Truth in Favor of Perfection

    223: Watch This If You’re Holding Back Your Truth in Favor of Perfection/Listen to This If You’re Holding Back Your Truth in Favor of Perfection

    Do you ever feel like you're not fully embracing who you are? Welcome, friends, to The Brave Table Podcast. I'm Dr. Neeta, and I invite you to join me as we explore bold, authentic living and the fears that often hold us back from expressing our true selves. Today, we're delving into the power of vulnerability and emotion as tools to confront our inner fears and foster personal growth. I'll be sharing my own stories of self-acceptance and the limiting beliefs that once held me back from living my unapologetic truth. So, pull up a chair, and let's dive in!



    What you'll get out of this episode… 


    The importance of being true and embracing authenticity
    How to be brave and step out of traditional roles or societal expectations
    Overcome fears to unlock personal growth
    How to heal the inner child and reframe past experiences
    Discover the power of authentic self-expression and speaking your truth
    Explore the power of vulnerability as a catalyst for transformation

    To receive a free gift, email a screenshot of your 5 star review of The Brave Table to support@globalgrit.co 😘 



    Hey loves! If you loved this episode…

    Follow along for more tips, more community, and more resources to brave a better you!

    www.instagram.com/neetabhushann + www.instagram.com/thebravetable 

    https://neetabhushan.com

    Visit the website and order your copy of “That Sucked, Now What?”  → https://thatsuckednowwhat.com/



    Want to become a Certified Embodiment Coach? Learn more here → https://highestselfinstitute.com/embodiment-coaching



    Learn more about Highest Self Institute and Dharma Coaching Institute → highestselfinstitute.com

    Want more?

    Take just 2 minutes and find what YOUR emotional type is by taking  my FREE quiz here →  theemotionalreset.com/quiz

    For a weekly dose of my hacks, tools, & tips to emotionally reset, join my newsletter here → yourweeklyreset.com



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    Dr. Neeta Bhushan is a former cosmetic dentist turned best-selling author, international speaker, serial entrepreneur, advocate of mental health & emotional health, and leadership coach. Founder of the Global GRIT Institute and author of the best-selling books Emotional GRIT & The Book of Coaching, Neeta left her large dentistry practice to journey across 45 countries, researching and immersing herself in the field of human behavior health, self-help, and personal development. Her pursuit of knowledge to understand the habits of successful people to create positive life transformation is sparked by her own life experience to overcome extreme adversities; being orphaned at a young age, surviving an abusive marriage of domestic violence, and recovering from extensive loss. Neeta’s approach seamlessly blends the emotional grit & resilience she developed to overcome stress, anxiety, depression, and mental illness. The success of her coaching and message has been an inspiration & motivation and continues to transform thousands worldwide. She sets the bar for a new form of leadership for professionals & people of color through capacity building, courage, and meaningful legacy.

    • 34 min
    222: How Friendships and Self-Discovery Make Great Storytellers with Tehzeeb Ahmed

    222: How Friendships and Self-Discovery Make Great Storytellers with Tehzeeb Ahmed

    Hey Brave Table fam, today we're whisked away to Dubai for a heart-to-heart with my dear friend Tehzeeb Ahmed, communications specialist, knowledge seeker, storyteller, and proud entrepreneur. In this episode, we’re spilling the tea on so many juicy topics. From liberated travel to redefining modern friendships, Tehzeeb and I reflect on personal growth, overcoming subconscious fears, and what it means to be brave. Tehzeeb enlightens us on the power of authentic storytelling helping guide brands, people, celebrities, and companies to get their story out, sharing the impact of social media when it comes to humanizing and amplifying your own brand. This episode is a true testament to the courage it takes to foster deep connections and the playful joy of life-long friendships!



    What you'll get out of this episode… 


    Discover a new take on modern-day friendships, sisterhood, expectations, and boundaries
    Learn about family constellations and healing ancestral trauma
    Unpack the struggles with identity, self-acceptance, travel, and citizenship
    The importance of authentic storytelling in the age of social media 
    How to embrace growth and deal with limiting belief systems

    To receive a free gift, email a screenshot of your 5 star review of The Brave Table to support@globalgrit.co 😘 



    Hey loves! If you loved this episode…

    Follow along for more tips, more community, and more resources to brave a better you!

    www.instagram.com/neetabhushann + www.instagram.com/thebravetable 

    https://neetabhushan.com

    Visit the website and order your copy of “That Sucked, Now What?”  → Here https://thatsuckednowwhat.com/

    Want more?

    Take just 2 minutes and find what YOUR emotional type is by taking  my FREE quiz here →  theemotionalreset.com/quiz

    For a weekly dose of my hacks, tools, & tips to emotionally reset, join my newsletter here → yourweeklyreset.com

    Connect with today’s guest, Tehzeeb Ahmed

    @tehzeeb77 and @buzzybeecomms



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    Dr. Neeta Bhushan is a former cosmetic dentist turned best-selling author, international speaker, serial entrepreneur, advocate of mental health & emotional health, and leadership coach. Founder of the Global GRIT Institute and author of the best-selling books Emotional GRIT & The Book of Coaching, Neeta left her large dentistry practice to journey across 45 countries; researching and immersing herself in the field of human behavior health, self-help, and personal development. Her pursuit of knowledge to understand the habits of successful people to create positive life transformation is sparked by her own life experience to overcome extreme adversities; being orphaned at a young age, surviving an abusive marriage of domestic violence, and recovering from extensive loss. Neeta’s approach seamlessly blends the emotional grit & resilience she developed to overcome stress, anxiety, depression, and mental illness. The success of her coaching and message has been an inspiration & motivation and continues to transform thousands worldwide. She sets the bar for a new form of leadership for professionals & people of color through capacity building, courage, and meaningful legacy.

    • 48 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
128 Ratings

128 Ratings

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Such an uplifting, smart show!

Neetha has incredible energy and asks the best questions. I love me a smart woman and this show is full of them!

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Great guests!

I love listening to Dr. Neeta and her guests! So informative and applicable :)

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This show has helped me feel strong in the holiday season thank you Neeta! ❤️

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