Work-life balance is a myth. Most of us will never be able to fit in everything day to day, week to week, or month to month. Yet when we can’t do this, we feel like we’re failing both personally and professionally. During my residency training program, I moonlighted for a group of doctors who were
It’s definitely not the worst thing that wellness is such a trend right now—as a healthcare professional, you know firsthand that living healthier makes everyone happier and more productive. But the way we execute those wellness initiatives in workspaces requires some care and thought to be successful. Programs requiring employees to do anything regarding their
When was the last time you took off your shoes and socks and walked in the grass? Chances are, not recently enough. Research shows that direct skin contact with the earth, without the barrier of shoes or carpet (earthing) is necessary to our health and well-being. How does earthing work? Everything in this world has
When Tami was diagnosed with invasive ductal carcinoma in 2015, she, like nearly everyone who receives news like that, was terrified. Tami shared her story with us as a way of illuminating the ways in which the doctors, administrators, nurses, and oncologists worked to comfort and heal her—and the ways in which they did not.
What’s better than an over-the-top enthusiastic greeting after a long day at work…or a quick trip to the store… or three minutes at the mailbox… or 30 seconds in the garage? Nothing. That’s what. Dog love rules. And turns out, it’s seriously good for your mental and physical well-being—especially when you adopt from a shelter.
You’d be hard pressed to find anything that feels better than a good ole fashioned laugh. That’s because a simple ha ha ha isn’t so simple after at all. From physiological changes to psychological changes, a hearty chuckle can impact our health in some really significant ways. Hippocrates knew it. Aristotle knew it. Patch Adams
Balance. It’s the holy grail of American workers—especially those in the healthcare industry. But it’s not as far of a stretch as it can seem after a stressful 13-hour day, a killer commute, and a hungry family waiting for you to get the burgers on the grill. All it takes is a bit of that
If you’re looking to fill an open position for your medical practice—whether it’s a new physician or registered nurse—your job postings are often the first impression you’ll be making with candidates. In an industry like healthcare, where talent is spread thin, it’s imperative that your job postings are both standing out from the crowd and
We started the series talking about your unconscious beliefs that could block your path to being a successful entrepreneur. Now let’s focus on your vision. You need to be clear on why you want to own your business, what kind of practice you want to create, and what work environment or culture you want. This
Stress is a killer. You know it, you talk to your patients about it daily. But do you take a dose of your own medicine? Do you practice what you preach? Your fast-paced, high-stakes life could be taking a greater toll on your own health than you even recognize. Don’t let daily demands and pressures