Why You Need a Work Wellness Kit

WORK WELLNESS 101 Work wellness is not a new concept, but it’s received a lot more attention lately. With toxic work environments, burnout, bullying, and other negative things that impact the health and well-being of employees, it’s a good thing that organizations are paying more attention to these critical issues. We created a simple and ~free~ wellness starter kit for healthcare professionals to use at work. The starter kit includes a few key items. First, Read more…

How to Handle a Toxic Work Environment

Being a toxic work environment can yield devastating consequences. It’s important to navigate a toxic work environment, especially in healthcare smoothly so that you stay away from drama. Most often, it may be best for you to leave that job because your mental well-being and health matters the most. Enjoy this little infographic! Join our bi-weekly Collective Newsletter to get our fav stories, recs, tips, and resources to get your week off to a fresh Read more…

Episode 099: How to Succeed in Healthcare and Words of Wisdom with Wali Khan, RN, BSN

How to succeed in healthcare? Wali shares his words of wisdom about that and how to be a better human. Wali is a trauma nurse working in the heart of the west side in Chicago. He never thought he would be where he is at right now. He got into nursing five years ago. As a staff nurse eight months into his career, he experienced burnout and did not enjoy that role. He found out Read more…

Episode 098: How to Side Hustle in Healthcare with The Athlete Engineers

Side hustles are popular- they’re IN right? In healthcare, many professionals are developing side hustles and working full-time or part-time shifts to create more balance in their lives and do the things most meaningful to them. These two full-time physical therapy students didn’t wait to get out of school to begin their healthcare side hustle. They began their side hustle together and gave their best advice on how to start your own side hustle in Read more…

Episode 097: The Real Truth Behind Rising Healthcare Costs with Michael Menerey

What is reason behind rising healthcare costs? How do healthcare costs impact healthcare professionals and patients? Healthcare professionals are experiencing burnout across the nation, and one of the reasons behind that are decreased reimbursements and increased time demands. We are being asked to do the same with less or fewer resources. Why aren’t our salaries going up when hospitals are making millions? Good news- we brought Michael Menerey on the show to talk about the Read more…

Five Benefits of Joining a Community

There are SO many different types of communities. Consider where you live, your profession, your interests, and your circumstances. You have belonged to, grown out of, and will join communities. There are many benefits of joining a community. The power of belonging to a community is that it can transform your life and open up new doors and opportunities that you thought were never possible. FIVE BENEFITS OF JOINING A COMMUNITY: Strength in Knowledge The Read more…

Episode 096: The Secret to Being Happy at Work and Being Likeable with Vanessa Van Edwards

HOW DO YOU GET PEOPLE TO LIKE YOU? Being happy at work is the golden question. We want to be liked by our coworkers and do our best work. Yet, the key to being happy at work was a shock to our podcast guest this week, Vanessa Van Edwards. Vanessa is Lead Investigator at Science of People. She is the bestselling author of Captivate: The Science of Succeeding with People. Her book has been translated Read more…

Episode 094: From Dying to Heart-Centered: How to Truly Live Holistically with Brenda Walding, DPT, FDN-P

Dr. Brenda Walding is a Women’s Holistic Wellness & Transformation Coach, Doctor of Physical Therapy and specializes in helping stressed out, high-achieving women reclaim their health, find greater ease and create a life they love. She is the author of Sick of Being Sick: The Women’s Holistic Guide to Conquering Chronic Illness, as well as a Functional Diagnostic Nutrition practitioner and HeartMath Certified Coach. She currently resides outside of Austin, Texas on the beautiful Lake Read more…

Episode 92: Leadership in Medicine and in Social Media with Austin Chiang, MD, MPH

Dr. Austin Chiang is a triple board-certified, dual ivy-league (Harvard, Columbia) educated and trained gastroenterologist and advanced endoscopist. Dr. Chiang’s interests include novel endoscopic weight loss treatments as well as the complex interventional endoscopic procedures including the diagnosis and treatment of various gastrointestinal conditions and their complications. Dr. Chiang is currently an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Jefferson Health (Thomas Jefferson University Hospitals) in Philadelphia, PA, and serves as the Director of the Endoscopic Weight Read more…