Archives

March 2013

#1 – Why Health & Wellness Are Not The Same

#2 – 5 Ways to Find Fulfillment

#3 – Spike Your Food With Wellness

#4 – Overcoming Fatigue With Exercise

#5 – Discover The Art of Relaxation

April 2013

#6 – Are You Ready to Make a Lifestyle Change?

#7 – Why Hope Can Heal

#8 – The Power of Simple Acts of Kindness

#9 – Moderation versus Deprivation

May 2013

#10 – Are You A Worrier?

#11 – What I Have Learned About Being a Mom

#12 – Why Exercise is Medicine

#13 – How Do You Measure Success?

June 2013

#14 – Food Is Your Friend, Not Your Enemy

#15 – The Search For Happiness – Part I

#16 – The Search For Happiness – Part II

#17 – Building Resiliency For Life

#18 – The Value of Respect

July 2013

#19 – Vitamins & Your Health

#20 – The Marriage of Intimacy

#21 – Weathering the Storm of Job Burnout – Part I

#22 – Weathering the Storm of Job Burnout – Part II

August 2013

#23 – Why Sleep Can Help You Succeed

#24 – Moving Past Rejection With Ease

#25 – Goodbyes, Loss & Grief

#26 – Is Social Media Making Us Less Social?

September 2013

#27 – 5 Keys to a Lasting Relationship

#28 – New Beginnings & Facing Change

#29 – Our Best Life Involves Teamwork & Collaboration

#30 – Should You Exercise When You Are Sick?

#31 – Developing Appreciation Through Gratitude

October 2013

#32 – Why Owning a Pet Improves Your Well-Being

#33 – Why Family Meals Enhance Well-Being

#34 – How Empathy Can Change Your Life (and Our World)

#35 – What Do Successful People Have in Common?

November 2013

#36 – Why is “Wellness” Not Fully Embraced by the Medical Community?

#37 – 5 Tips to Managing the Curveballs of Life

#38 – Why More Physicians Should Be Prescribing Yoga

#39 – Overcoming Loneliness During the Holidays

December 2013

#40 – How Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Can Improve Your Well-Being – Part I

#41 – How Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Can Improve Your Well-Being – Part II

#42 – How to Stay Well During the Holidays

#43 – Gifts For The Senses That Promote Well-Being

#44 – Set Goals, Not Resolutions

January 2014

#45 – Why Multitasking is Not a Badge of Honour

#46 – Why Physician Wellness Is a Concern for Everyone

#47 – Combating the Winter Blues

#48 – Cultivating Compassion to Improve Physician Wellness

February 2014

#49 – Let’s Focus on Prevention: World Cancer Day – Feb 4, 2014

#50 – How Can We Prevent Sport-Related Injuries?

#51 – Finding Passion, Purpose and Flow

#52 – Prescription for Unhappiness – Dose of Gratitude

March 2014

#53 – Creating a Culture of Self-Care for Physicians

#54 – Improving Self-Efficacy for Success in Life

#55 – Manage Stress – Get Creative

#56 – How to Quiet Your Busy Mind

#57 – Fatigue Doesn’t Have to Be a 7 Letter Word

April 2014

#58 – Sit Less, Live Longer

#59 – Family Conflict – Mending Fences

#60 – Believing Can Improve Your Well-Being

#61 – Workplace Wellness Part I – Make It a Priority

May 2014

#62 – Workplace Wellness Part II – Bring It to Life

#63 – What I Have Learned About Being a Mom – Part II

#64 – Quit the Shame, Quit the Habit

#65 – How Do You Recharge Your Batteries?

June 2014

#66 – Advice & Change

#67 – Judgment Clouds Judgment

#68 – How Forgiveness Improves Your Well-Being

#69 – 5 Tips to Stay Well This Summer

#70 – Creating a Physician Wellness Anthology

July 2014

#71 – Must Haves to Stay Well This Summer Vacation – Part I

#72 – Must Haves to Stay Well This Summer Vacation – Part II

#73 – Overcoming Fears and Accepting Tears

#74 – Physicians Getting Social Online

August 2014

#75 – When Physicians Experience The Other Side of Medicine

#76 – Tween/Teen Wellness – An Introduction

#77 – Early Warning Signs of Depression in Adolescents

#78 – What Does Spirituality Mean to You?

#79 – A Key to Success in Your Child’s School Year … and in Life

September 2014

#80 – Physicians as Inspiration – Realistic Approaches to Healthcare

#81 – Wisdom With Experience – A Conversation With My Resident-Self Part I

#82 – Wisdom With Experience – A Conversation With My Resident-Self Part II

#83 – Difficult Conversations – Talking to Your Children About Death

October 2014

#84 – Adaptability or Resilience – What is More Beneficial?

#85 – Quelling Anxiety in the Face of Uncertainty

#86 – 5 Considerations When Making Decisions

#87 – Changing the Conversation – Physician-Assisted Best Life

November 2014

#88 – Moving Forward – The Physician Wellness Anthology

#89 – Annual Flu Vaccination – Did You Get Yours?

#90 – Shedding Light on a Dark Topic – Physician Suicide

#91 – How to Politely Decline – The Art of Saying ‘No’

#92 – Let Go Of My Ego – Be Authentic

December 2014

#93 – What Do I Need Most This Holiday Season

#94 – The Importance of Leadership Skills at Work & at Home

#95 – 5 Lessons from Santa on Buffering Holiday Fatigue

#96 – Are You Feeling the Post-Christmas Blues?

January 2015

#97 – How Can Physicians Avoid Decision Fatigue

#98 – Learn to Love Yourself – 5 Ways to Boost Your Self-Esteem

#99 – Key to Stress Management – Time Management

#100 – My 100th Post – What I Have Learned From Blogging

February 2015

#101 – Why Perspective Can Change Your Life

#102 – Effective Communication – Lesson 1 from Stephen Covey

#103 – Effective Communication – Lesson 2 from Marie Forleo

#104 – Effective Communication – Lesson 3 from Martin Seligman

March 2015

#105 – Why Am I So Passionate About Physician Wellness?

#106 – 6 Ways Family Travel Enhances Our Well-Being

#107 – Scratching the Surface – What is an Addiction?

#108 – Recognizing Alcohol Use Disorder

#109 – Improving the Well-Being of a Person With An Addiction

April 2015

#110 – The Struggle Is Real

#111 – How Can You Achieve Financial Wellness?

#112 – Fostering Self-Acceptance

#113 – The Benefits of a Resilient Marriage

May 2015

#114 – The Benefits of Change – Learn to Accept & Appreciate It

#115 – What I Have Learned About Being a Mom – Part III

#116 – How Accepting Loss Will Improve Your Well-Being

#117 – Physicians & Twitter – To Tweet or Not to Tweet?

#118 – The Word Busy is Not a Noun

June 2015

#119 – Transitions – Are You Fearful or Fearless?

#120 – 5 Ways to Achieve Work-Life Balance in Our Digital Era

#121 – Anatomy of a Father

#122 – Pause Before You Hit Send

July 2015

#123 – Prevention Strategies to Improve Your Well-Being

#124 – The Power of Twitter – A Physician Blogger’s Perspective

#125 – Twitter Tips – A Physician Blogger’s Perspective

#126 – The Value of Advice – #TipsForNewDocs

August 2015

#127 – Stories in Medicine

#128 – Two Essential Parts of Our Well-Being – Love & Belonging

#129 – Lessons on Wellness from Winnie-the-Pooh

#130 – Celebrating Diversity & Professionalism With a Hashtag

#131 – Finding Gratitude Through Endings

September 2015

#132 – Fostering Resilience & Intuition in Teenagers

#133 – How Meaningful Friendships Can Improve Your Well-Being

#134 – Medical Professionalism – The Sixth Ocean of the World

#135 – Finding Quality of Life Through Meaning & Purpose

October 2015

#136 – A Bit About Me & My Journey

#137 – The Meaning Behind Thanksgiving & Happiness

#138 – Financial Wellness – Do You Have a Tax-Free Savings Account?

#139 – Finding Calm in a Culture of Busy

November 2015

#140 – 3 Ways to Improve Your Emotional Wellness

#141 – 3 Simple Steps to Find Work-Life & Home-Life Balance

#142 – eStress Relief

#143 – 4 Ways to Start Your Journey to Overcoming Burnout

#144 – Changing Medical Culture – Seeking Help When You Need It

December 2015

#145 – Caring for Your Emotional Wellness During Medical Training

#146 – Gift Yourself “The Present” This Christmas

#147 – What is the Most Common Source of Stress?

#148 – Year in Review – My Top 10 Lessons Learned from 2015

January 2016

#149 – Starting the New Year with Gratitude for Friendship

#150 – A Meaningful Life

#151 – Are We Afraid of Joy?

#152 – 4 Ways to Overcome Test Anxiety

#153 – Living Well in Life & in Death

February 2016

#154 – Harnessing Intuition in Medicine

#155 – What is the Secret to Lasting Love?

#156 – Mentorship in Medicine & in Life

#157 – Key Factors in a Mentoring Relationship

March 2016

#158 – The #1 Health Crisis Affecting Physicians Today

#159 – Love Can Change Your World

#160 – A Time For Renewal & Growth

#161 – Applying the 80/20 Rule to Life

April 2016

#162 – Parenting, Politics & Progress

#163 – Aligning Purpose & Passion – Physicians for Physicians

#164 – Who Are “The Marble Jar” People in Your Life?

#165 – 3 Strategies to “Lead From Within”

May 2016

#166 – Does Natural Medicine Have a Role in Healthcare in 2016 & Beyond?

#167 – The Power of Social Media to Unite During Tragedy

#168 – How We Create Connection Through Shared Experiences

#169 – Physician Wellness Anthology – Submission Series Part I

#170 – I Will Be Happy When …

June 2016

#171 – Warm Weather Wellness – 4 Things to Consider

#172 – Our Most Precious Gift Is Time – How Can We Maximize It?

#173 – 3 Ways to Strengthen the Well-Being of the Men in Our Lives

#174 – In the Words of Arianna Huffington – “Sleep Your Way To The Top”

July 2016

#175 – “I’m Bored” No More

#176 – Physician Burnout – Revisiting Causes & Implications

#177 – Physician Wellness Anthology – Submission Series Part II

#178 – Physician Wellness Anthology – Submission Series Part III

#179 – On Finding Meaning in Life Through Dying

August 2016

#180 – Celebrating 20 Years of Marriage – Part I

#181 – Celebrating 20 Years of Marriage – Part II

#182 – Celebrating 20 Years of Marriage – Part III

#183 – Celebrating 20 Years of Marriage – Part IV

September 2016

#184 – Podcasts – Lessons Learned from Listening

#185 – Podcasts – Take-Away Messages on Life from Recent Episodes

#186 – Minimalism as a Way to Contentment

#187 – Hope & Healthcare – Patients, Physicians & Our System

October 2016

#188 – The People Who Shape Our Lives

#189 – Can Empathy Be Learned?

#190 – The Realities of Medical Training

#191 – 4 Ways to Overcome FOMO

#192 – One Easy Way to Create Positive Emotions

November 2016

#193 – Politics, Pets & Perspective

#194 – Getting Into the Arena

#195 – Overcoming Perfectionism & Following Your Fears

#196 – The Best Gift We Can Give This Holiday Season

December 2016

#197 – Our Emotions Are Not Always Fact, But Shape The Life We Live

#198 – Do We Put Too Much Pressure On Our Kids?

#199 – A Few of My Favourite Things…

#200 – Do You Believe?

January 2017

#201 – The Year of the Best You – Introduction

#202 – The Year of the Best You – “Cultivate What Ignites You”

#203 – “Dealing” with Negative Emotions

#204 – Doctors Book Club Selection “Look Me in the Eye” – A Discussion on Asperger’s

#205 – Recap of January Pillar #1 – “Cultivate What Ignites You”

February 2017

#206 – The Year of the Best You – “Self Care is Never Selfish”

#207 – 3 Keys to a Lasting Marriage

#208 – The Hard Work of Being Human

#209 – Recap of February Pillar #2 – “Self Care is Never Selfish”