Pretty in Pink Podcast
Summary: Welcome to the Pretty Pink Podcast where we discuss real life issues and provide insight that empowers you to make better decisions. The Pretty in Pink Podcast is your go-to podcast for all things women. On our podcast, we sit down with experts on Mondays and Thursdays to discuss topics from love, sex and relationships to gynecologic issues such as endometriosis and fibroids. Your host, Dr. Ruthie O. Arumala, is a Georgetown University trained Ob/Gyn with a passion to discuss health and lifestyle issues in a way that is accessible to every woman. You can expect a down-to-earth conversation about pertinent, common feminine-focused topics with tangible takeaways that will undoubtedly improve your life. Join women all over the globe who do not want to wade through the random information on the internet. Instead they would rather get real information from an expert. It is now YOUR turn to be part of this exciting movement.
Standardized exams have been and continue to be a horror for many students and even physicians or generally people in other fields. They are daunting to most. In today's episode, we sit with Dr Tiffany Martinez who is not only an Ob/Gynecologist, but also a Board Prep Coach for Oral ObGyn Board exams, and we discuss Standardized tests from preparation techniques, to whether or not you should hire a coach, and steps to take before test day.
In this episode, we sit with Dr Javaid who is a female sexual health expert and the founder of HERmd, and we discuss a very common issue that affects over 50% of women in America. Sexual dysfunction is a pervasive condition that many women deal with but do not speak about because of the stigma that surrounds it. Today we discuss all things female sexual interests and arousal dysphoria.
Remember the Doctor who got ignored by a flight attendant during an airplane emergency in 2016, because she was a young black female and didn't fit the description of a "Doctor"? Today we sit with, THE Dr Tamika Cross (yupp, that's her name) who is a board certified OBGYN in Houston, and we debunk some of the gynecologic myths that so many people actually believe.
Our guest in today's episode, Dr Malika Grayson is a native of Trinidad and Tobago, who got a rejection when she first applied to University, but this rejection steered her in the direction of STEM and she discusses how she coped with being the only black woman in her environment, imposter syndrome, the things that stand out in a personal statement, and the reason why the field of STEM would be so much better if it had more young, black, females...and males too, in it!!
In this episode we sit with Ms Cara Gauthier who is a Certified Life Coach, and an Infertility Mental Health Expert that has struggled with infertility herself and overcome it, and we discuss the difference between a therapist and an infertility life coach and the reasons why people should see an infertility life coach. Ms Cara who happens to have seen a life coach in the past for her infertility issues, shares in detail how that experience helped her in her journey to motherhood.
Ever been so filled with fear, that you feel lost, stranded, and unsure of how to move forward from whatever has happened? In today's episode, we sit with Kim Stevenson Farmakis, a strength and life coach, and author, who has helped thousands of people align their mindset with their goals and feel empowered, and we discuss fear as a limiting factor and multiple ways and strategies that one can build an empowering mindset and use fear as a driving fore to achieve life goals!
Faith although personal, is something that Christians are mandated, according to the Bible, to share with others. In this episode, we sit with Dr. Jennifer Addo, a Christian Blogger and ObGyn, and we discuss the challenges that Christian physicians face in their day to day interactions with patients or colleagues, and how to balance ones faith with medicine.
In this episode we sit with Dr Eva, the jack of literally all trades (doctor, mum, wife, author, entrepreneur ) and master of ALL! and we discuss the variety in the pathway to medicine, the importance of exploring your gifts and passion that are outside of medicine, and how sometimes the only thing that is stopping you, is yourself. Dr Eva also discusses the importance of prioritizing and self gratitude.
Can you find Joy in every season? Even in 2020? In this 100th episode (yes!!!!!! This is our 100th episode), Dr. Arumala dissects our public, shared and private struggles. She challenges us to insist on joy regardless of our circumstances. James 1:2-3 Romans 15:13 Nehemiah 8:10 #insistOnJoy
In this episode, we sit with Ms. Giana Korth, a founding member of Tampon Tribe (an organic feminine hygiene product company), and we discuss the importance of using organic feminine hygiene products, and how they differ from other types. She talks about the unique features of Tampon Tribe products and what makes them stand out among similar companies.
In this episode, we sit with Dr. Deborah Ikhena-Abel and we discuss in detail, Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS). Dr Ikhena-Abel is a Reproductive Endocrinologist and Fertility Specialist and today she talks with us about the signs, symptoms, and management of PCOS. We also discuss PCOS induced fertility. She ends the episode by sharing her ideas on how to manage a successful career while being a wife/mom and the importance of self confidence.
In this episode, we sit with Dr. Robinson, a Board Certified Dermatologist and founder of Tone Dermatology, Chicago, and we discuss "all things skin"; from skin bleaching and accepting your own skin tone, to, achieving that glowy skin at home while social distancing. Dr. Robinson also discusses the different levels of training in the field of dermatology, and what to expect when you walk into your dermatologists office.
In this episode, we sit with Dr Tega Edwin, a PhD holder with a passion for Career Counseling and Coaching, and we discuss navigating career; from the importance of priorities, the birthing of purpose in the midst of confusion, to, evolving as an individual, and how to excel at virtual interviews especially this season.
The Mamba mentality? the Million Dollar Work Ethic? Are these myths or are they really attainable? In today's episode, we sit with Dr Tiorra Ross, a Pediatric Resident and founder of "Doctor Bae", to discuss what it takes to build this Million Dollar Work Ethic, and renowned people that have achieved said goal! Dr Ross speaks heavily on the importance of mentorship, perseverance, and the uniqueness of every individual's path in life.
The ongoing pandemic has quite literally "undressed" the issue of racial health disparities that we face as black people, especially in America. In this episode, we sit with Ms Ashlee Wisdom, founder of Health in Her Hue, and we discuss a bit of her educational background, the birthing of HHH, and how these racial disparities can be reduced especially in the health tech space.