235: Why An Alcohol-Free Lifestyle is the Health Trend We Need Now with Aishwarya Balaji

by neeta bhushan


Have you heard about the sober curious movement or wondering what it means to be sober curious? Hey, gorgeous souls! 🌟 Dr. Neeta Bhushan here, and I am beyond thrilled to welcome Aishwarya Balaji to this episode of The Brave Table, as we dive into this growing trend and explore its impact on health and lifestyle. 

Aishwarya is a serial Silicon Valley entrepreneur, TEDx speaker, global investor, and the brilliant mind behind A Fresh Sip, a platform revolutionizing the non-alcoholic beverage space. This episode is all about redefining our relationship with alcohol, the journey of healing, and embracing authenticity. So join us for a seat at The Brave Table as we drink in our own curiosity!

What you’ll get out of this episode… 

What is the “Sober Curious Movement” and how does it create an all-inclusive vibe?

Rethinking Alcohol: Explore today’s drinking culture and how the social landscape is changing.

Explore the all-inclusive vibe of the non-alcohol space 

Mindful Consumption: How identity and vulnerability impact drinking habits

Unpacking the magic and myths of drinking, liquid courage and social booster

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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 That Sucked, Now What?, Emotional GRIT, and 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.


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