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Join Andrew Tisser with Dr. Dawn Baker MD as they talk about self-knowledge and practicing balance to establish a strong belief of who you are and your identity! There are a lot of great takeaways from this episode that can impact your life by encouraging and helping you to achieve success by starting with yourself.

In this episode, you’ll learn:

  • Dawn transitioned from being an engineer to becoming a doctor.
  • The importance of self-knowledge and how it can make your life better.
  • There is more to your identity than just your career and status.
  • Understand that you can be the master of your situation and thoughts.
  • How to master your thoughts through thought analysis.
  • And much more!


Today’s Guest

Dawn Baker, MD, MS


Dawn L. Baker MD, MS is the founder of PracticeBalance. She became interested in writing about wellness as a lover of language and outdoor athlete who experienced a major health crisis during residency training. Through her writing, coaching, and speaking, Dawn inspires others to develop their own individual practice of balance via self-knowledge and self-awareness. She has been featured on numerous podcasts such as The White Coat Investor and national syndicates such as KevinMD and Medpage Today. A board-certified anesthesiologist, wife, and mother, Dawn also enjoys travel, rock climbing, strength training, and yoga in addition to the simple pleasure of taking walks with her family.


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