If we care about our health, we must address physician health. This can only happen with a shift in the culture of care and wellness of doctors. Self-care must become a core competency in medical training. Such radical change requires the involvement of all stakeholders, the doctors, the health policy makers and most importantly, the public.
We all strive for success, even though what that means for each of us is going to be different. That's why I'm delighted to announce HuffPost Endeavor, a new section in partnership with Chevy Malibu. HuffPost Endeavor will be a place to both celebrate success and redefine it, by reminding ourselves what it really means to live a good life, to place the satisfaction that comes from hard work and accomplishment alongside the joys that come from small moments, pauses and meaningful connections.
Since turning 30, I've realized that if you practice a few key habits consistently and stick to your personal boundaries, everything will fall into place and (most of) the stress will melt away. Don't wait to hit 30 to figure things out. Here are some cornerstone tips for building a strong foundation for your 30's and beyond!
One of the reasons I'm an entrepreneur is because I want a great balance in my life, and to be able to coach amazing business women, nurture my family and be the best person that I can be -- because I know without a doubt that my health, family and clients will benefit from that. However, if I'm running on empty, unmotivated, procrastinating, sick and exhausted -- no one wins.
I eventually pulled myself out of the burnout spiral and made it my mission to study the illness that almost took me down. As I lecture and train busy professionals in the skills that help build stress resilience and prevent burnout, I hear certain myths about burnout repeatedly. These five myths about burnout need to be busted.