Why Finding the Flow Might Be the Most Important Goal

Finding the flow

We all know the experience. We are working hard, sometimes without even realizing how much work is being put in. As we diligently take care of our task, we are immersed. At some point, our concentration is broken (maybe because the task is done), and we realize that hours have passed. You have just found the “flow,” and I am here to tell you that it might be the most important goal we should have.

Why Do Doctors Kill Themselves?

physician suicide

I still remember exactly where I was when suicide first touched my life.  I was in my second year of residency.  I was sleeping.  It was 2 am two days before Christmas when I received the call from my mom.  I can’t explain why, but I knew immediately. This started my journey into wondering why doctors kill themselves.

Three Reasons People Don’t Care About Wellness (& Why They’re Wrong)

Wellness

Some people just don’t get it. They think talking about burnout, physician suicide, and wellness is unnecessary and soft. Let’s look at three of the biggest reasons why some people don’t care about wellness, and why they’re wrong.

There is Hope on The Road to Burnout: Will You Join Me?

There is hope

There is an ongoing battle in medicine waged in the space between each physician’s skull. This battle became very personal when I hit my own wall of burnout over the last six months. With a better perspective and new goals, I am doing my part to prevent this same burnout for our future doctors. Will you join me in this fight?

Mo’ Money, Mo’ Problems: Mastering Happiness Economics

Happiness Economics

The relationship between money and happiness is complicated. Left to our own devices, most people just don’t get it. The sooner we understand this important relationship, the more likely we are to find that happiness we’ve been looking for. Otherwise, we’ll just saying, “Mo’ Money, Mo’ Problems.”