When physicians are having difficulty managing stress or maintaining well being, speaking with a physician peer coach could provide a number of benefits. Often, communicating with someone who’s been in a similar situation can foster a greater sense of connection and make suggestions more meaningful.
When physicians consider getting assistance for lowering stress and enhancing well being, they often perceive a number of barriers making access to help more difficult, according to Robert Leschke, MD, an emergency department physician and physician peer coach.
Spirituality is a pathway, the beginning of a lifelong process We all need to pause and reflect on the state of our lives, to be open to both inner and outer worlds. This process helps us to seek ways to return to, or advance, our spirituality. Many believe the spiritual life weaves itself in and around all other life [...]
Emotional styles, or how we adapt and respond to the world around us, contributes to our resilience, and our levels of happiness and health. With anything learned, your brain changes. New learning involves development of nerve cells (or neurons) in the brain and new connections between them. Sometimes this process involves [...]
Have you ever taken time to reflect or ask yourself questions about your professional life? Questions such as; “Am I happy in my career? Am I working for the right organization? Do my personal values align with the values of my employer? Does my work bring me a sense of purpose and meaning?” Our professional lives are one [...]
This brief video series by Hilary Scarlett gives us a taste of how businesses can help improve employee mindset, capacity to deal with change and motivation using things learned in the field of neuroscience. For those desiring more than this video appetizer, Scarlett’s Neuroscience for Organizational Change: An Evidence-based [...]
What is Well Being? We consider well being to encompass an overall sense of satisfaction with your life. Your overall experience of well being is influenced by your health in six interrelated dimensions we refer to as the Wheel of Well Being.
In a previous article, we introduced the VITAL WorkLife Wheel of Well Being. Your Wheel of Well Being is a combination of six different distinct dimensions of your life: Professional, Physical, Financial/Legal, Spiritual, Emotional and Relational.
A little over a month ago ICD-10 implementation was creating headlines across the country. How was the experience for you? If it was smooth sailing, fantastic! If it was a nightmare, or you are still experiencing the pain of implementation, here are a couple of tips to help you.