How to Heal Yourself From the Inside Out with Dr. Nicole LePera

2021- the year of healing and working through our trauma. Who’s with me? This is a special #LitUp2021 throwback to my interview with none other than Dr. Nicole LePera. If you’re on your self-healing journey wherever you are, this is for you. Nicole had debilitating anxiety which led her to dive into the research and learn about the mind-body piece and WHY the body piece is so important for mental wellness. Now she’s an author! Read more…

Protecting Your Health When You’re Burned Out with Laura Vater, MD, MPH

Prioritizing your health during the most stressful, burned out, and busiest seasons of your schooling and career sounds like an oxymoron. The truth is- self-sacrificing is not glorious, it’s dangerous. This is a special #LitUp2021 throwback with Laura Vater, MD, MPH shares her story of her own journey through medical school and how her health deteoriated when she stopped caring for herself. She thought she didn’t have enough time to go to the grocery store Read more…

How to Get Lit Up About Prioritizing Financial Wellness

Are you interested in financial wellness? But first, how do you feel when you read these words: Money. Finances. Investing. Student loans. *Drowning in a sea of despair* Do you feel unsure or scared? I sense your dread, but dread not! Financial wellness and building wealth is a top priority. I conducted a poll on Instagram that revealed 96% of voters are interested in building financial wealth, and 95% of voters would love to prioritize Read more…

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Burnout Island: How Did We Get Here? with Karen Calcaño, PA-C [Interview]

In regards to burnout, could you ever just wake up one day and ask yourself “How did I get here?” Yes. Seasoned surgical Physician Assistant, entrepreneur, writer, personal statement professor, and online educator Karen Calcaño PA-C joins your host Erika del Pozo MOT, OTR/L and shares her current burnout situation, the difference between a healthcare hangover vs burnout, burnout resulting from decisions based in fear, our perfect day, and more. Listen to the whole episode Read more…

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In the Midst of Burnout: A Physician Assistant’s Perspective with Karen Calcaño, PA-C [Interview]

Can you love your profession and also step away from it? Absolutely. Seasoned surgical Physician Assistant, entrepreneur, writer, personal statement professor, and online educator Karen Calcaño PA-C joins your host Erika del Pozo MOT, OTR/L and shares her current burnout situation, balancing your energy input and output when you’re burned out, ‘medfluencers,’ the struggle of the divine mission of healthcare and the struggle between the calling and the practicality of that, the pros and cons Read more…

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How to Support The LGBTQIA+ Community with Dev MS, OTR/L [Interview]

Devlynn Neu MS, OTR/L (he/them/they/theirs) is an occupational therapist and advocate for the LGBTQIA+. In this episode of the Burnt Out to Lit Up Podcast, Devlynn shares their story about becoming an advocate, do’s and don’ts to support members in the community, how to decrease stigma, how to create inclusive environments, and so much more- like how gender reveal parties and like how saying “hey guys!” is problematic. Listen to the whole episode: iTunes Spotify Read more…

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Your Top Burning Questions About Burnout, Answered

In my latest podcast episode in the Burnt Out to Lit Up Podcast, I answered some of your top and ~burning~ (I had to) questions about burnout. If you’re interested in the full answers to these questions, I would recommend listening to the episode! Here is the link to listen on iTunes Here is the link to listen on Spotify I will give a super brief main bullet point for each of these questions here. Read more…

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Social Issues, Subconscious Beliefs, Overwork: Working Through Burnout with Juliet Obodo [Interview]

Burnt Out To Lit Up Podcast · 133 Social Issues, Subconscious Beliefs, Overwork: Working Through Burnout with Juliet C Obodo Juliet Obodo is a Master Hypnotherapist & NLP Master Practitioner and Trainer with a mission to help treat, heal, and transform racism as well as facilitate individual and corporate transformations through brain training. To Juliet, hypnosis is the key to unlocking your potential through mental alignment & inner child healing. Her work with FWRD Institute Read more…

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The Missing Ingredient to Holistic Self-Care with Kelly Hale, MS, OTR/L, IMT, c, NCPT [Interview]

Burnt Out To Lit Up Podcast · 131 The Missing Ingredient to Holistic Self Care with Kelly Hale MS, OTR/L, IMT,c, NCPT [Interview] Kelly brings a refreshing mix of experience and insight, as she combines rehab, holistic healing and movement science.  She is continually fascinated by the body’s innate ability to heal through movement and gut health.   This Inspired her to create the Innate Connections: Mind Body Program, and Culture Shift: A brain, body, Read more…

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Building Up Your Soft Skills To Manage Burnout with Jennifer George, PT [Interview]

Burnt Out To Lit Up Podcast · 130 Building Up Your Soft Skills To Manage Burnout with Jennifer George PT [Interview] Jennifer George is physiotherapist on an inpatient rehabilitation unit. Her 13-year journey as a PT spans across acute care, rehab, outpatient orthopedics, community care, and long-term care. In all of these areas, she always lead with a progressive and functional approach to care. She believes there are no limits to one’s own growth and Read more…