September 19, 2019

Are you being selfish or “self-full?”

The other day one of my clients who’s an OB/Gyn physician opened our coaching call with a statement that made my jaw drop. She said, “I’m focusing on being more selfish in all areas of my life. I have this fire in me. This is my time.” I wanted to jump for joy. I almost… Read More

What’s at the root of your physician burnout?

If you’re suffering from physician burnout, do you know what’s at the root of it? Is it too many patient hours? All the administrative hassles? Could anxiety be a factor? Or is medicine simply not the right fit? We hear the word “burnout” all the time. It affects over half of all physicians at some… Read More

Burning Out? Recommendations For Your Personality Type

I really, really wish I could change the healthcare system so it would stop burning out so many hardworking doctors. I would gladly be out of a job if it meant this soul-crushing medical system cared half as much about doctor satisfaction as it did about patient scores. But sadly, I know I alone will… Read More

I Was A Sick Superman!

We’ve all heard about doctors with a Type A personality, and how these individuals can be workaholics, driving themselves to burnout. While it’s true this type can definitely suffer from burnout, all personality types have risk factors.  In two weeks in the blog, I’m going to detail the different risk factors for the most common… Read More

Help for Burnout – Relationships are Key

You know you’re a nerd when it’s Friday night and you just finished watching a DVD on physician burnout. Yes, that’s me.  I’ll admit it.  And it’s not the only one of its kind in my DVD collection (not sure if I should be revealing this). Lately in my blogs I have been writing about… Read More