New Book to Help Stress and Burnout for Working Mom’s

We recently interviewed Dr. Lisa Herbert, M.D., FAAFP about her newly published book: Take Back Your Life: A Working Mom’s Guide to Work-Life Balance. Dr. Herbert is a Board Certified Family Physician, a certified personal and executive coach and a physician consultant for VITAL WorkLife.

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15 Practical Ways to Improve Physician Work/Life Balance

Do you feel like it's impossible to balance your work and life commitments? The prevalence and severity of physician and provider stress and burnout has been increasing. In fact, according to a 2015 survey by VITAL WorkLife and Cejka Search, 57% of responding physicians cited concerns about work/life balance as a cause of [...]

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Is skill diversification one way to improve stress and burnout?

This week I read yet another article about high levels of emotional exhaustion and depersonalization in doctors. The study reported all the doctors were at various stages of their careers. They came from various backgrounds and were a mix of U.S. and International graduates. Responses were gathered to questions relating to [...]

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3 Reasons Why Mindfulness is Important in Business

Mindfulness Taught to NYU MBA Students

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5 Helpful Steps When You are Starting to Feel Burnout

Burnout Better Dealt with ASAP Something in the title of Monique Valcour’s article on burnout in the Harvard Business Review struck me immediately.  The title is Steps to Take When You’re Starting to Feel Burned Out and what struck me as crucial was the word “starting.”

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How to Find Your Work/Life Balance

Work/Life Balance: When Life Impacts Work These days much focus is placed on how the changes and challenges in healthcare are impacting physician well being and Work/Life balance, with downstream consequences to patient care and safety. But little attention is given to the personal lives of physicians and how responsibilities [...]

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