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Episode 75 - Medical Gaslighting, Advocating for Your Health, and Finding Your Voice with Linda Sidhu

Jul 21, 2023


If you have ever experienced medical gaslighting, then listen up.

On today’s episode, my guest is going to answer the question… how can you find your voice to advocate for yourself, when the doctors continually dismiss you? And especially, when your life is in jeopardy.

Linda Sidhu not only lost her physical voice due to the aftermath of thyroid cancer, she had to learn how to navigate being gaslighted by her doctors to literally save her own life. Linda has been a dear friend and business colleague of mine for several years. I’ve been following her journey with thyroid cancer, and when she shared publicly what happened to her, I knew right away that you need to hear her story. She is one of the most sweetest and giving people I know, but don’t let her big smile fool you, this woman is tough as nails and she fully embodies the gratitude builds fortitude ethos.

On the business side of the house, Linda is a list-building expert who helps coaches and course creators create irresistible personality quizzes that attract hundreds of new subscribers on autopilot. Including mine! If you have taken my gratitude personality quiz, Linda helped me to create it.

As a former top ten pharmaceutical sales representative, Linda had extensive training in personality types. She took the same methods that worked for selling products face-to-face and turned them into a personality quiz framework that converts views to leads at 70% and helps craft personalized marketing for her customers.

She’s been featured in the media in Forbes as well as on Cubicle to CEO, The Go-To Gal Podcast, and The Art of Online Business with Rick Mulready.

Together, we will unpack:

  • Linda Sidhu shares her struggle with thyroid cancer and medical gaslighting.
  • How can you find your voice when your doctors dismiss you?
  • How to advocate for yourself and push for medical attention.
  • Linda’s number one piece of advice for those who are unsure about treatment.

If any of what I said today resonates with you, then I invite you to my FREE webinar and masterclass, Navigating Difficult Times, where you will learn how to look at stress from a totally different perspective, to find a new superpower for your health, and gain your energy back so that you can get through the tough times with ease. You can register at

If you are in that place where you are ready to start making some changes in your own life...  if you are eager to raise your hand and be ready to do whatever it takes, I am here to be your coach, your mentor, and your champion who believes in you. Your next step is to TAKE THIS FUN 2-MINUTE QUIZ and find out how much gratitude and grit you have. 


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Thanks for tuning in to this episode and I'll see you next week! 

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