Damned If You Do, Damned If You Don’t

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Ever made a mistake at work? Mistakes, they say, do happen. But some are bigger than others. Forgetting to put the milk back in the fridge might get you some …

How to Get a Grip on Simple Meditation

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Following the publication of my short piece on relaxation tips for busy doctors, I heard from a number of readers who were curious about the first two tips – breathing …

Not Everyone Is Going To Like You

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One of the key points of becoming more aware of yourself, your life, your thoughts, and your actions – or, as I call it, opening your third eye – is …

Can Going Part-Time Beat Burnout?

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The epidemic of physician burnout is an issue I care deeply about – as it is for anyone who has been through it themselves, or watched friends and colleagues suffer. …

Learning to Relax: Tips for Busy Doctors

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Relaxation is more than a feeling – it’s also a skill everyone should develop. I’d say relaxation isn’t something that tends to happen all by itself. Instead, you need to …