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The challenge for more experienced physicians

The challenge for more experienced physicians

October 14, 2015 at 08:54 0 comments

Q: I’m an older physician. Is it my imagination, or is it tougher for me to find work-life balance than younger physicians? A: Yes, it is more difficult for you. For more seasoned physicians like you, your careers were your lives. As a group, you’re more used to working 60Read More


Finding it hard to ask for help?

September 29, 2015 at 15:06 0 comments

Q: I know I could use some help dealing with stress, but I feel embarrassed to admit it. What’s holding me back? A: Doctors feel they must be self-reliant, unemotional when treating patients or in front of colleagues, and not admit they don’t know something. These characteristics are drilled intoRead More

Facing the music: Why you might be unhappy

Facing the music: Why you might be unhappy

September 29, 2015 at 14:57 0 comments

Q: Why am I so miserable in my job? I’ve worked on work-life balance issues, but I can’t seem to find a way to a better place. A: This could be a poor job fit. Your job may not suit your personality or value set. It might have been aRead More

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Avoiding burnout: 5 tips to putting yourself first

September 18, 2015 at 16:31 0 comments

To avoid burnout and manage your stress, it is vital to make time for yourself. If you are struggling to take at least 15 minutes out of your day for yourself, it might be time to for some self-introspection. Follow these tips from Deb Wood, PhD, senior consultant and certified employeeRead More

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Stress management: make time for yourself

September 17, 2015 at 22:10 0 comments

A multiyear commitment to a gym? Forget about it. A James Bond movie marathon? No way. To make stress management succeed, you have to make it a priority. But doctors are notorious for putting their needs last because the whole point of being in medicine is to help others, saysRead More