Ep 054: Conquering your Student Loans with The Debt Free PT Emma Shapiro, PT, DPT [Interview]

The dreaded ‘S’ phrase: Student loans. Most people hide under a rock when they hear this phrase. Most people will do anything to never hear those words again. I’m definitely one of them! Graduating from occupational therapy and physical therapy school, my husband and I (and millions of other healthcare professionals) soon realized our grim fate: paying off loans until the end of time. The cost of higher education has dramatically increased over the years. Read more…

Ep 053: How to Gain More Confidence Personally and Professionally

“Be more confident!” “You need to be more confident at work.” “Just be more confident.” These are phrases I’ve heard many times in life. I would always think to myself afterwards, “Well, if it was that easy, but I would be more confident in a heartbeat!” Although I was constantly told to ‘be more confident,’ I didn’t know how or where to start. Discovering the keys to confidence in my case was a journey that Read more…

Ep 052: Tooth be Told: Establishing Work Culture, Gaining Patients Through Instagram, and More with Dr. Desiree Yazdan D.D.S., M.S. [Interview]

What’s it like owning a successful healthcare business? What’s it like creating a high quality experience for your patients AND your team? We were so thrilled to speak with Dr. Desiree Yazdan, D.D.S, M.S.. She owns a successful dental practice in Newport Beach, CA and not only owns her own practice, but she is highly involved in patient care, constantly striving to create a strong work culture and energized team, and enjoys helping other healthcare Read more…

Ep 051: Is This Job a Good Fit For You? Best Interview Practices.

You’re sitting in the waiting room, bright and early to your scheduled job interview, dressed to the nines and read to put forth your best smile and firmest handshake. You rehearse the standard social pleasantries, “Nice to me you too mr/mrs so-and-so, thank you for the opportunity”. You make a list of potential small talk in your head. 1) weather, 2) traffic, 3) … whatever that should be enough. Oh crap here they come. Your Read more…

Ep 050: From Addict to Spiritual Warrior with Joe Mintzer [Interview]

Addicted to drugs at the age of 13, Joe was selling cocaine by the time he was 21. Joe had a life of ups and downs, that isn’t until after having a massive panic attack when he was 38 did he find meditation. Joe knew that with mediation he would be able to escape the pain that had been leaving him an unfulfilled life and embrace of life with more fulfillment than ever before. Joe Read more…

Ep 049: Dealing With Difficult Patients

“So, how does this help me?” “Are you sure you know what you’re doing?” “I don’t know about this.” “This hurts too much.” “Aren’t you a little too young to be a _____?” You’ve had plenty of them. Difficult patients. The ones that turn your purring well-oiled machine of a workday into a coal powered, Ford Model T with square wheels. From difficult personalities, to non compliance, to just plain nasty people, it can be Read more…

Ep 048: The Keys to Resiliency with Nurse Mo [Interview]

Monique Doughty or “Nurse Mo” revealed her golden nuggets of wisdom about resilience, alignment, purpose, and so much more. Monique’s authentic spirit and truth came across in our entire conversation. At the beginning of her mission in launching The Resilient Nurse in 2014, she aimed to be a voice for women of color in healthcare to learn how to live a fulfilling life outside of work. She uses her incredible online and offline platforms to Read more…

Ep 047: Winning My 16 Year Battle With Anxiety With This One Tool

Before you read this post, READ THIS: This is episode is not intended to be medical advice or a substitute for medical advice (as all of our content is). Always talk with your doctor or licensed healthcare provider before making any changes to your treatment plan. Get it, got it, good! HOW IT BEGAN. I have had anxiety for over 16 years. It started in high school as primarily social anxiety with panic attacks, dread Read more…

How To Go From Stressed To Empowered With Mindfulness – Special Gift for Occupational Therapists!

Occupational therapists- I share my top ten tips for practicing mindfulness with your patients of any age and practicing it yourself in this little free guide! Sign up here and this freebie will go straight to your inbox. So it’s no secret that mindfulness has become a bit of a buzz word in the past few years. There are a tons of articles, videos, and research on this topic. Before you keep reading, I want Read more…

Ep 046: Travel Physical Therapy and Living Your Best Life with Dr. Michael Frasso PT, DPT [Interview]

I got the opportunity to sit down with my husband (also my new co-host) and interview him, which was weird at first to be honest. Since I know him so well, I had to figure out how to ask him questions that would spark a good conversation and something of interest for our audience. A part from being an incredible husband, he is a physical therapist, traveling therapist at the moment, and my business partner Read more…