The Dr. Dolores Show: How to Become Your Own Best Friend [Self Discovery Series Part 1]


By Dr. Dolores Fazzino, DNP, Nurse Practitioner, Medical Intuitive, Energy Whisperer

Join Dr. Dolores on this profound exploration of self discovery and empowerment.

In this five part Self Discovery series of The Dr. Dolores Show, viewers explore the essence of self love and empowerment, laying the foundation for an awesome relationship with oneself.

The Self Discovery Series:

Part One: Unveiling Authenticity invites you to embrace your true self, shedding societal expectations.
Part Two: Cultivating Compassion teaches the importance of self kindness and forgiveness.
Part Three: Nurturing Inner Strength helps you find resilience in the face of challenges.
Part Four: Embracing Boundaries empowers you to set healthy limits, reclaiming control over your life.
Part Five: Thriving in Self Love celebrates your unique qualities and journey toward self acceptance.

In the first episode of the series, “Becoming Your Own Best Friend” Dr. Dolores talks about Authenticity as a central topic.

We delve into the essence of self acceptance and empowerment.

We uncover the layers of societal expectations to reveal the true essence of authenticity.

We explore the significance of authenticity in fostering genuine connections and achieving personal fulfillment.

And we discover how being true to oneself is celebrated as the ultimate act of courage and liberation.

The Dr. Dolores Show: How to Become Your Own Best Friend


In a world where conformity often feels like the norm, learning to become your own best friend is a powerful antidote to the pressures of societal expectations.

Here is how to do that…

1. Embrace Your Authentic Self

At the heart of becoming your own best friend lies the practice of embracing your authentic self.

Instead of hiding behind masks of conformity, allow yourself to shine as you truly are.

Embrace your uniqueness with courage and confidence.

That’s the first step towards cultivating a deep and meaningful relationship with yourself.

And also, with others.

2. Release the Masks of Conformity

Similar to chameleons adapting to their surroundings, we often wear masks to fit into societal norms.

However, these masks come at a cost, distancing us from our true selves and causing inner turmoil.

Letting go of the need to conform and embracing your authentic identity liberates you from the burden of pretense, fostering inner peace and self acceptance.

Take off the masks.

Anyway others will project upon you their own ideas of who they think you are.

None of that is true.

The only thing that’s true is YOU, so BE YOU unconditionally and without reserves.

3. Celebrate Your Inner Rebel

Breaking free from societal norms is an act of rebellion, one that celebrates individuality and self expression.

Dr. Dolores Fazzino’s inspiring words, “To break free from societal norms, is to embrace your inner rebel!” remind us of the power of embracing our uniqueness and living life on our own terms.

4. Cultivate Self Love and Acceptance

To become your own best friend, it’s essential to cultivate self love and acceptance.

Recognize your inherent worth and deservingness of love, just as you are.

Embrace your flaws and imperfections as part of what makes you beautifully human.

Shower yourself with kindness, compassion, and acceptance, nurturing a deep sense of self worth and inner peace.

5. Harness the Power of Self Awareness

Self awareness is key to becoming your own best friend.

By tuning into your thoughts, emotions, and behaviors, you gain the ability to make conscious choices rather than operating on autopilot.

Cultivate mindfulness and self reflection, allowing yourself to connect more deeply with your innermost desires and values.

6. Practice Gratitude and Teachability

In your journey towards self discovery and self acceptance, cultivate gratitude for the blessings in your life.

Appreciate the unique qualities that make you who you are, and celebrate your journey of growth and self improvement.

Remain open to learning and growth, embracing new experiences and perspectives with a teachable spirit.

Join us as we embark on a transformative journey towards self discovery and empowerment, where being true to oneself is celebrated as the ultimate act of courage and liberation.


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What to Look for In This Episode of The Dr. Dolores Show:

  1. Authenticity is being true to oneself. (2:44)
  2. A lot of times we show up as chameleons in order to fit into society. (5:54)
  3. Authenticity has been shown to foster inner peace. (7:49)
  4. Some of the masks that we wear come at it with a cost. (20:20)
  5. “To break free from societal norms, is to embrace your inner rebel!” Dr. Dolores Fazzino (22:36)
  6. I am worthy of love and acceptance just as I am. (37:01)
  7. When you are self aware this is where you can make another choice because you are no longer operating on automatic. (39:59)
  8. Be teachable, cultivate gratitude, knowing the more you appreciate the more you will have things come into your life to appreciate.


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Dr. Dolores Fazzino, DNP is a Nurse Practitioner, Medical Intuitive, Energy Whisperer, an International Amazon Best Selling Author, TV, Podcast, and Radio host. With over 45 years-experience in the healthcare industry, Dr. Fazzino believes healing is a multi-faceted process. After witnessing the miraculous healing of her father’s physical condition as a young adult, Dr. Fazzino has dedicated her life to assist people to Heal In Ways They Never Thought Possible. Dr. Dolores takes us beyond the mind-body paradigm to include spirituality in wellness and assisting her clients to unravel the energetic discord in their life. Known as the “Energy Whisperer,” her gifts, customized programs and strategies assist her clients to move through life challenges, and reconnecting with their inner self with grace and ease, creating lasting health and true wellness. She is the author of 5 books, two which are Amazon International Best Sellers. Her latest book “Your Amazing Itty Bitty Healing in Ways You Never Thought Possible Book” became an Amazon Best Seller October 2022. Dr. Dolores Fazzino is the host of The Dr Dolores Show, a TV, Radio, Podcast with Inspired Choices Network (ICN) streaming to over 300 platforms globally. Contact her at: 760-579-2440