Physician Suicide (Part 2): How do we improve the statistics?

Like I mentioned in Part 1 of my Blog Series on Physician Suicide, it appears that society forgets that physicians are human too! It starts in medical school and continues on from there.  Physicians are not expected to have feelings – well, let me state that more accurately – physicians are not supposed to express […]

Physician Burnout Mindset – Don’t wait for the shoe to drop!

As a Certified Life Coach for Doctors, I work with lots of physicians who are overworked, overwhelmed and over their limit on the amount of stress they can handle.  But what is very interesting to see is that many of these same physicians are resistant to making a significant change in their work schedule or […]

MOM MD: The Physician & MOM balance – where putting yourself LAST is the sure path to Burnout!

My physician clients are really good at helping their patients, being great leaders, putting their work schedule before their family and their own needs.  After all, you are a caretaker … you take care of others, that’s your job!  But what my clients find so often happens is that at some point they feel the […]

The Power of your Thoughts and Feelings!

The MS Web We Weave!  “Your living is determined not so much by what life brings to you… as by the attitude you bring life.”   ~ John Homer Mills Everything is energy … including your thoughts!  How often do you go to the worst case scenario before it even happens?  What do you think contributes to […]

Stress and Physician Health

STRESS and YOUR Overall Health & Well-being as a Physician! Most of my Physician clients tell me that they seek one main thing “Peace of Mind”.   Feeling stressed is the exact opposite of that feeling.  You CAN NOT find that “peace within”, while simultaneously feeling stressed.  It’s just not possible.  And feeling consistently stressed and […]

Putting yourself last contributes to Physician Burnout!

My physician clients are really good at helping their patients, being great leaders, putting their work schedule before their family and their own needs.  But what they find so often happens is that at some point they feel the burden (physically and emotionally) of always putting themselves last on their “to do” list. One of […]

Awareness & Acknowledgement: The first step to healing Physician Burnout!

It’s a vicious cycle … you work hard, your schedule is very hectic and you experience stress.  But feeling stressed is just part of your career in the medical profession, right?  Then life gets so busy where you don’t feel like you have enough time to spend with family or take care of your own […]

Medical Malpractice Lawsuits: How to remain calm during the storm!

Medical malpractice lawsuits just add to a Physician’s burnout symptoms.  It’s an extra source of stress that can tear  down the spirit, confidence and passion for what you do.  I’ve coached a few physicians around this topic and the one thing that I have seen with my physician clients who are going through this is […]