Dr Sristee Shrestha Prajapati is a Gynecological Oncologist, a career that demands immense time and dedication. As a busy professional, she emphasises the need to balance both professional and personal life.
Dr Sristee is also deeply passionate about social work, female empowerment, raising awareness about cancer, and contributing to humanity. She is the Charter President of the Inner Wheel Club of Madhyapur.
In this edition of WOW, the dynamic doctor tells us what makes her life beautiful.
What do you love about your work
I love my work when I can see and feel that genuine happiness in my patient’s face after treatment. I love my work when I notice how one cancer survivor influences so many others, how one’s hope and faith can revive another’s life. The satisfaction which my work gives me is priceless.
What makes a person beautiful
A person’s beauty is her kindness, happiness, honesty, generosity, positivity and confidence.
What makes you beautiful
My honesty and positivity
What makes life beautiful
The only constant thing in life is its uncertainty, so finding happiness in small things and cherishing your current moment makes life beautiful.
What tickles your funny bones
When my husband tries to sing in his own lyrics
Therapy for happiness
My Pet “Enzo”, no matter how hectic or miserable my day was, coming back home to someone who is always excited and wiggling his tail brings a sense of calm and comfort to me.
Versace Bright Crystal, Bvlgari Rose
You are addicted to
On your wish list
Exploring new holiday destinations with family
You stay fit by
Drinking lots of detox water and exercise
Best year of your life
2003 when I got married
Green house; a recreational area in my backyard
Samsung S21 ultra
Mac book (for presentations and note keeping)
Always in your handbag
Wallet, cell phone, ear bud
What do you do to unwind
Listen to melodious songs with a glass of chilled Baileys
Favourite holiday destination
Italy for its amazing architecture
You always struggle with
My inner thoughts; any sad and bad news affects me a lot and for long
Best thing about being you
I look for positivity in all things
Make up can’t do without
Favourite make up brand
Three things you absolutely do to look your best
Dress up, exercise, skin care
On a bad hair day
One tip you learnt that makes you photo ready
Light eye makeup with a smile
Books or movies
Movies, as I am a lazy reader
Watching YouTube videos and Hindi series
Favourite place to eat in Kathmandu
Alice and Roadhouse
One thing you can’t do without
My cell phone
What advice would you give to your younger self
Believe in yourself. Keep the courage to overcome hard times
None, though I admire many
A quote you live by
Have you ever been asked to change something about yourself?
Life is precious, live it gracefully