The Dr. Dolores Show: How to Become Your Own Best Friend [Self Discovery Series Part 3]


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

Today our 3rd episode addresses nurturing Inner Strength.

Join us on this profound exploration of self discovery and empowerment.

The Self Discovery Series:

“Becoming Your Own Best Friend: A Self Discovery Series” is not just a journey, it’s a revolution in the way we perceive ourselves and our relationship with the world.

These are the rest of the episodes:

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.

The Dr. Dolores Show: How to Become Your Own Best Friend [Part 3]


Dr. Fazzino guides listeners on a journey of self exploration, emphasizing the importance of cultivating a strong inner foundation to withstand adversity.

Drawing from her wealth of experience as a holistic healer and life coach, she offers practical tools and insights to empower individuals in their quest for resilience.

Inner strength is a powerful force that guides us through life’s challenges. Dr. Dolores Fazzino offers profound insights into how we can harness and nurture this inner strength in our daily lives.

Here are five key ways to cultivate your inner strength based on her wisdom.

5 Steps to Cultivate Inner Strength

1. Embrace and Express Your Emotions

A common misconception is that inner strength means hiding or ignoring our emotions.

Dr. Fazzino emphasizes that true inner strength is not about suppressing emotions but understanding and expressing them in healthy ways.

By allowing ourselves to feel and express our emotions authentically, we process them effectively and avoid the buildup of unresolved feelings that can hinder our personal growth.

2. Overcome Limiting Beliefs

Another critical aspect of nurturing inner strength is identifying and overcoming limiting beliefs.

Dr. Fazzino encourages us to ask ourselves where we might be holding back due to something someone said to us at some point, which we accepted as our truth.

By examining these beliefs, we can recognize patterns that restrict our potential and actively work to overcome them, thereby strengthening our inner resilience.

3. Let Go of Perfectionism

Perfectionism is a significant barrier to inner strength.

Striving for perfection often leads to self-imposed limitations and stress.

Instead, Dr. Fazzino advises us to recognize and break free from these perfectionist tendencies.

Embracing our imperfections allows us to cultivate inner strength more effectively and navigate life with greater ease.

4. View Setbacks as Opportunities

Setbacks are an inevitable part of life, but they do not signify failure.

Dr. Fazzino reminds us that setbacks are opportunities for growth and learning.

By embracing our inner strength and practicing self care, we can learn valuable lessons from our setbacks.

This mindset shift helps us view challenges as opportunities to build resilience and gain wisdom.

5. Practice Gratitude

Gratitude is a powerful tool for nurturing inner strength.

Dr. Fazzino highlights the importance of being grateful for everything we have, including the unpleasant experiences.

Practicing gratitude helps maintain a positive outlook and reinforces our inner resilience.

By appreciating the positives and the lessons from negative experiences, we open the door to more gratitude and inner strength.

Join Dr. Dolores Fazzino in this enlightening episode of “Becoming Your Own Best Friend,” and discover the transformative power of nurturing inner strength in the face of life’s challenges.


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

  1. “I believe inner strength is the wisdom that we all have based on our experiences we have had throughout our lives.” Dr. Dolores Fazzino (04:11)
  2. Inner strength is not suppressing your emotions. (05:58)
  3. Feel away, express your emotions, I am not saying to project those on other people, it is just about expressing them. (11:25) 
  4. Where in your life are you holding yourself back, is it because of something said to you at some point that you took on as your truth? (12:52) 
  5. Perfectionism is a barrier to inner strength. (22:26)
  6. “When you can recognize the patterns and actively work to overcome them you can cultivate your inner strength.” Dr. Dolores (24:39)
  7. Remember that when you embrace your inner strength and practice self-care, you are learning from your setbacks. Setbacks are not failures; they are opportunities for growth and learning. (41:09) 
  8. When you are grateful for everything you have and even the not so pleasant things you are opening the door to be more and more grateful. (42:28) 
  9. I think the most important thing when it comes to nurturing your own inner strength is self awareness is key – just being aware. (49:39)


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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