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The Lavender Fix, hosted by Sabreen Haziq, is a self-improvement podcast dedicated to sharing stories of perseverance from real people with real experiences. 

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    • 5.0 • 13 Ratings

The Lavender Fix, hosted by Sabreen Haziq, is a self-improvement podcast dedicated to sharing stories of perseverance from real people with real experiences. 

    Intergenerational Trauma - The Legacies of Loss with Isha Gounder

    Intergenerational Trauma - The Legacies of Loss with Isha Gounder

    Many things get passed down through families, like heirlooms, genetic conditions, and physical characteristics. In some cases, trauma can be inherited, too. This episode of The Lavender Fix podcast features, Isha Gounder: born and raised in LA to Indo- Fijian parents, currently an English major at UCLA. This conversation underscores Isha's brown history and how her mother’s postpartum depression and rocky relationship with her spouse threw Isha’s life into disarray. 


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    • 45 min
    The Triple Breast Cancer Survivor with Aisha Patterson

    The Triple Breast Cancer Survivor with Aisha Patterson

    This episode of The Lavender Fix Podcast features Aisha Patterson: a wife and mom of four from Tulsa, Oklahoma who was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 30.

    Aisha is passionate about educating women on self-care and raising awareness around breast cancer. She is also the creator of #walkingoncancer21 -  A movement that encourages cancer survivors to write "cancer" on the bottom of their shoes on World Cancer Day and walk all over cancer. 

    In this episode, we talk all about Aisha’s life-altering experience with breast cancer, & how far she’s come in her recovery journey.
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    • 51 min
    Coping With Miscarriages: Raw & Unfiltered with Michelle Krastiņš

    Coping With Miscarriages: Raw & Unfiltered with Michelle Krastiņš

    This episode features Michelle Krastiņš  from Dallas, TX - a social media sensation with 4.1 million reel plays on Instagram, a full-time working mom to Wells, and a business owner at Bub & Babe. Michelle had a long and arduous journey from 2018 to 2019 where she miscarried twice: once naturally, delivering her placenta at home, and once through a Dilation and Curettage (D&C) procedure to remove tissue from inside the uterus. 

    Goes without saying that it was a rollercoaster of emotional highs and almighty lows leading to the eventual birth of her healthy baby boy, Wells, in 2020. Having said that, Michelle’s delivery was a near-death experience that took a toll on her emotionally, physically & mentally. In this episode, we chat with Michelle about how she coped with her miscarriages, what helped her get pregnant again and why she had a daunting birth experience despite a healthy pregnancy.  Let’s learn from Michelle’s uncommon display of resilience! 
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    • 1 hr 35 min
    Endometrial Cancer Made Me Hate Goat Cheese with Shilpa Reddy

    Endometrial Cancer Made Me Hate Goat Cheese with Shilpa Reddy

    This episode of The Lavender Fix Podcast features Shilpa Reddy Tekula: originally from Hyderabad in India, residing in Detroit, Michigan, and an Endometrial Cancer survivor. 

    Shilpa is a physician-scientist at the University of Michigan and her work is primarily related to Triple Negative Breast Cancer on a genetic/cellular level. In this episode, we chat with Shilpa about how she found out about her illness, the tumultuous journey of coming to terms with her reality Amid COVID19, the role her support system played in her journey to survival, her resilience, and her greatest learnings from this experience. 

    One word: INSPIRING
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    • 1 hr 3 min
    This Kashmiri Bodybuilder is Breaking Stereotypes with Sheen Dhar

    This Kashmiri Bodybuilder is Breaking Stereotypes with Sheen Dhar

    This episode of The Lavender Fix podcast features,  Sheen Dhar: a 1st-degree black belt and an NPC figure competitor from Kashmir, living in Georgia, Atlanta, USA. 

    Bodybuilding is no joke. There is A LOT of science to it. There's a stringent regime you need to stick with, with no room to falter on your diet. But let’s be honest, if you’re a woman, it comes with a lot of grime and criticism from society. In this episode, we learn more about how Sheen developed an interest in the world of bodybuilding, her family's response to her wanting to enter contests, Sheen's fitness regime to hit her extraordinary goals, and how she persevered to enter and win competitions!


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    • 48 min
    Kashmir Food Fusion: The YouTube Wazwan with Tasia Bhat

    Kashmir Food Fusion: The YouTube Wazwan with Tasia Bhat

    This episode of The Lavender Fix podcast features Tasia Bhat: A Kashmir based food blogger who is a master of sharing authentic Kashmiri recipes on YouTube. Tasia realized that there was a dearth of traditional Kashmiri recipes on the Internet, & also that all the recipes that were available online were in fact not authentic or did not list the correct ingredients. This motivated her to start her own YouTube  channel with her husband: Kashmir Food Fusion, that has reached 179k subscribers! Woah!

    Tune in to learn how Tasia did it all! 
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    • 55 min

Customer Reviews

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13 Ratings

13 Ratings

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World class host

Sabreen is just one of those people you feel drawn to listen to. She has a charisma that is hard to find. She turns topics of all kinds into organic, meaningful conversations with her guests. If you’re not listening to Sabreen, you’re missing out. Get on it!

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This is an amazing podcast! Sabreen does a fantastic job at guiding her guests through telling their stories. It is very powerful and intriguing.

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