238: What Family Talks Can Reveal About Generational Healing with Bua

by neeta bhushan


Welcome to The Brave Table with Dr. Neeta Bhushan! In this heartwarming and candid episode, we dive deep into generational trauma, resilience, and the power of embracing our true selves. Join me as I welcome a very special guest, my bonus mom, my Bua, for an open-hearted conversation about the challenges and triumphs of growing up in a strict household, navigating cultural expectations, and finding our own path to happiness and success. Get ready for a dose of tough love as we explore the complex dynamics of family relationships and the journey to self-acceptance! So grab a chai, pull up a seat and let’s dive into some brave conversations!

What you’ll get out of this episode… 

Embracing all your parts and the depth of your emotional self. 

Discover how strict households can foster a strong sense of independence and self-reliance.

Influence of cultural and societal expectations on dating and marriage

How breaking generational cycles of trauma can lead to healthier relationships and personal growth.

Navigating cultural expectations while remaining true to your authentic self.

Becoming “Untraditional”: How living with an open mind in a traditional family led to new opportunities. 

Why honest and open communication is crucial in family relationships, especially in traditional families.

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Dr. Neeta Bhushan is a former cosmetic dentist turned best-selling author, international speaker, serial entrepreneur, and advocate for mental and emotional health. As a leadership coach and founder of the Global GRIT Institute, she has authored best-selling books such as “That Sucked, Now What?”, “Emotional GRIT”, and “The Book of Coaching”. 

Neeta left her successful dentistry practice to travel across 45 countries, immersing herself in the fields of human behavioral health, self-help, and personal development. Her quest to understand the habits of successful people and create positive life transformations was driven by her own experiences overcoming extreme adversities, including being orphaned at a young age, surviving an abusive marriage, and recovering from extreme loss.

Her approach seamlessly blends the emotional grit and resilience she developed to overcome stress, anxiety, depression, and mental illness. Neeta’s coaching and message have inspired and motivated thousands worldwide, setting a new standard for leadership among professionals and people of color through capacity building, courage, and creating a meaningful legacy.


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