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Why as a Woman Doctor I Always Wear my White Coat

I never enter the Emergency Department to work a shift without first putting on my white coat, hospital badge, stethoscope and glasses. (The glasses I feel make me look more scholarly and bookish...

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Why We Overwork and How to Stop

Spring Break is here! It's time to let your hair down, put your feet up and relax a little. As lovely as it sounds, it is not so easy for all of us. 

I was coaching a fellow healthcare...

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How to talk with your kids about exercise

When my kids were small, no matter how early I rose with the intention of getting my workout done before my children woke up, I was rarely able to do it alone. Most days my 3-year-old daughter...

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Sneaky Ways Confirmation Bias Can Impact Your Personal Life

As a new mother, working in the emergency department made me want to go home and childproof every nook and cranny of our house. On a daily basis at work I would care for children, most often...

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Why Every Doctor Needs a Coach

I was coaching a Mama Doc recently and when we hopped on Zoom I asked her, “What would you like coaching on today?”

Her response: “What don’t I need coaching...

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Women Doctors, Keep Your Heart Open

“Relax your shoulders and relax your heart. Let go and give room for the pain to pass through you. It’s just energy. See it as energy and let it go.” - Michael Singer, author...

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Metric Shaming in Medicine and 3 Steps to Overcome It

Looking back at my career as an emergency physician, I remember how my first year out of residency was a roller coaster ride with many ups and downs practicing as an emergency physician in a...

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What it Was Like Taking the Physician Burnout Survey

Have you ever taken the Physician Burnout Survey? 

Because I work with residents, the residency program has sent me the physician burnout survey a few times for me to fill out. (I guess...

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Owning Your Feminine Authenticity as a Woman in Medicine

I’ve been getting a lot of compliments on my outfits lately. The reason is that I recently Marie Kondo’d my closet and got rid of all the things in my closet that I didn’t use or...

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Two Key Mindset Shifts for Lasting Weight Loss

In France they have this great saying: “Don’t dig your grave with your fork and knife.”

When I heard it, it rang so true. As doctors we see this daily, people eating in a way...

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How to Get Off the Dieting Roller Coaster as a Woman Doctor

Before I became a certified weight and life coach, I used to do a different type of health and fitness coaching where I would give my clients workout and nutrition plans to follow. 

Motivated...

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