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...

 

Simplifying Your Life

When you determine what your priorities are, you begin to see what is truly important in your life and what is cluttering your life. You begin to realize that some of your responsibilities and possessions are a waste of your time, space, and money. But even when you...
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Being Proactive

Starting your day being proactive rather than reactive is an important key to a streamlined, focused life. Here's how to start your day being proactive: Start your day with a tentative schedule. Charge into your day with determination. Begin by tackling some of your...
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Feeling Guilty and Saying No

"Work has been crazy the past few months," my friend said to me on the phone today. She told me she has been putting in 25 extra hours per pay period because her department is short-staffed. "I'm exhausted," she said, "and I'd rather have some time off than have the...
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Changing Habits

It's the start of a new year, a time when many people hope to make changes to their lives. Setting large goals is common at the year's beginning, but actually developing habits to meet those goals can be very tough. Here are some recommendations for developing habits...
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Embracing Vulnerability: How to Come Alive and Be Who You Are

Part of living a streamlined life is being completely authentic, and having the courage to remove the masks you wear, so you can be YOU. You are unique, wonderful, and amazing, and are intended to live boldly and wholeheartedly. And now for the hard part: In order to...
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