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These 7 Steps Can Improve Your Professional Self-Care

True or false: When you think of self-care, do you instantly think of those pretty pastel Instagram photos of bubble baths, plants, puppies, cozy beds, etc.? What about professional self-care? A common notion is that self-care and regulating activities are to be done exclusively outside of work, whereas work is inherently dysregulating. This has become an unspoken, unwritten rule that has defined the culture or many organizations. Who came up with that rule, anyway? Why Read more…

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How to Build Resilience During Difficult Times with Eileen McDargh, CSP, CPAE [Interview]

Burnt Out To Lit Up Podcast · 128 How To Build Resilience During Difficult Times with Eileen McDargh, CSP, CPAE [Interview] Resilience is not a fixed trait; you can build resilience. Now more than ever, we must cultivate resilience to help us navigate these tough times. Since starting her consultancy practice in 1980, Eileen McDargh has become known as a master facilitator, an award-winning author, and an internationally recognized keynoter/trainer and executive coach. Clients have Read more…

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Chasing the Cure for COVID-19 with Dr. David Fajgenbaum MD [Interview]

Burnt Out To Lit Up Podcast · 127 Chasing the Cure for COVID-19 with Dr David Fajgenbaum MD [Interview] David Fajgenbaum, MD, MBA, MSc, is a groundbreaking physician-scientist, disease hunter, speaker, and national bestselling author of the acclaimed memoir, “Chasing My Cure: A Doctor’s Race to Turn Hope Into Action.” Best known as the ‘doctor who cured himself’ (‘Doctor Cure Thyself,’ NY Times), Fajgenbaum went from being a beast-like college quarterback to receiving his last Read more…

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The Inherent Culture of Burnout in Rehab [Interview]

Burnt Out To Lit Up Podcast · 126 The Inherent Culture Of Burnout In Rehab [Interview] Kerry McGinn is a Licensed Physical Therapist, Yoga Instructor, Personal Trainer and overall lover of wellness. She is the owner of Live Good, Feel Good, a Physical Therapy and wellness company located in Boston in the USA. She believes that every single person deserves to feel good in their body and CAN feel good in their body with the Read more…

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The Science of Burnout: How Burnout Ravaged Healthcare

By using the affiliate codes [for MedBridge] in this article, you are supporting the free content on this website. Thank you for supporting us! Burnout in healthcare- not new news, right? The problem of burnout in healthcare has only gotten worse by the COVID-19 pandemic, along with other experiences like compassion fatigue and trauma. The surge of burnout in healthcare has become a public health crisis. It can be felt across various disciplines and fields Read more…

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These 9 Things Have Grounded My Anxiety

By using the affiliate codes in this article, you are supporting the free content on this website. Thank you for supporting us! These have been TRYING times to say the least. With COVID-19 sweeping the globe and our nation facing record-breaking numbers over the past several months, I have recognized that many people share this collective anxiety about the uncertainties we are currently facing. Feeling anything but grounded has become normal. If you already have Read more…

Ep 125 How Business Focused Healthcare and Quality Patient Care Directly Conflict with Dr. Davis [Interview]

Burnt Out To Lit Up Podcast · 125 How Business Focused Healthcare and Quality Patient Care Directly Conflict with Dr. Davis Dr. Tom Davis, MD, FAAFP has seen the man behind the curtain. A doctor turned business consultant for major healthcare groups, he has witnessed firsthand through direct contact with healthcare executives and administrators how broken our healthcare system truly is as a direct result of it’s business focused, short term gain strategies. He developed Read more…

Ep 124 How To Balance Work Happiness and Career Growth with Samantha Clarke [Interview]

Burnt Out To Lit Up Podcast · 124 How To Balance Work Happiness and Career Growth with Samantha Clarke [Interview] Samantha Clarke is on a mission to empower managers and employees to have deeper conversations on career growth and work happiness. By providing one of a kind training and consulting, Samantha has achieved big results with clientele like Dishoom, Shopify, Innocent, Nespresso, Mediacom, Deutsche Telekom and more. As a faculty lecturer at the School of Read more…

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Ep 123 Pioneering Mindfulness Research with Kate Samples Williams SLP [Interview]

Kate is a nationally certified Speech-Language Pathologist from the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) and is licensed by the California Speech-Language Pathologist and Audiology Board. She completed her Bachelor’s Degree with honors in Speech Language Pathology and Audiology from California State University-Sacramento and earned her Master’s Degree in Communication Disorders and Sciences from the University of Oregon. She interned in medical speech-language pathology at Oregon Health Services University in Portland, Oregon with a strong emphasis on Read more…

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Ep 122 Facing 100 Days of Fear With Michelle Poler [Interview]

Burnt Out To Lit Up Podcast · 122 Facing 100 Days of Fear With Michelle Poler [Interview] Michelle Poler is a creative and passionate social entrepreneur, keynote speaker, fear facer, and branding strategist. She is the Founder of Hello Fears, a social movement empowering millions to step outside the comfort zone and tap into their full potential. Michelle’s life took a spiraling twist in 2015 when she decided to get out of her way and Read more…