Burnout is common among health care employees. Never-ending demands to improve productivity, being short-staffed, and a growing emphasis on the 'business side' side of medicine can make workers feel frustrated. The increasing focus on the financial...

I specifically remember the day when I decided I was going to spend 2015 completely revamping my life. To an outsider, nothing was wrong. I have a wonderful family and great friends. I have a doctorate degree and work in the health care field, where I feel I can...

It's easy to be motivated when you begin a journey to achieve a big goal. It's easy to think about the end result and get really excited about it...

 

Plan Backward to Move Forward

One way to move forward toward your big goals is to plan backward when setting goals. For example, say you want to lose 52 pounds in the next 2 years. After you've set your deadline for your goal (2 years), start planning backward. If you want to lose 52 pounds in 2...
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Streamlining

What do you love spending time doing? What do you enjoy so much that you lose track of time when you do it? How many obligations per week do you have that suck up your time and prevent you from doing more of what you love? Take a few minutes to write a list of all the...
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Improve Your Productivity Instantly

Do you want to be more productive with your daily tasks so you can spend more time doing what you love? Here's a technique I love to use when I'm working on my do-it list each day: The Pomodoro Technique What's a pomodoro? Pomodoro is "tomato" in Italian. Francesco...
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Protecting Your Time

I had a conversation with a friend today and she told me she was really looking forward to an upcoming long weekend. Her kids have a break from school, and she had a lot of fun plans scheduled with them. Then it happened. Her boss put pressure on her to not take her...
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4 Areas to Declutter for Long-Term Positive Changes

I specifically remember the day when I decided I was going to spend 2015 completely revamping my life. To an outsider, nothing was wrong. I have a wonderful family and great friends. I have a doctorate degree and work in the health care field, where I feel I can make...
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