The Dad I Want To Be balance family Jun 11, 2024

 

 

“Being a dad means being there for your pups through thick and thin, teaching them, playing with them, and showing them love every day. It’s the greatest adventure of all.”
ā€•Bandit Heeler

 

 

If you have young children, you might be familiar with the...

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How Do You Value Your Time? balance lifestyle May 28, 2024

 

 

“Time is the most valuable thing a man can spend.”
ā€•Theophrastus

 

 

 

Fact: No one will value your time as much as you do. 

 

 

Time is undoubtedly our most valuable and limited resource.  Every day, so many people and things vie for...

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The Epidemic of Work Dread balance lifestyle May 21, 2024

 

 

 

“Monday is like a math problem.  Add the irritation, subtract the sleep, multiply the problems, divide the happiness.”
ā€•Unknown
 

 

 

Work dread.  You know the feeling even if you didn’t know it had a name.  It is that sensation...

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The Power Of Community coaching lifestyle May 15, 2024

 

 

 

“Alone, we can do little; together, we can do so much.”
ā€•Helen Keller
 

 

 

For all its traumas, one of the most incredible gifts bestowed upon doctors is the community created during medical training.  When I think back to my Internal Medicine...

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Burn It All Down To Create Something New coaching feelings May 07, 2024

 

 

 

“Sometimes you are in the middle of your destiny before you even know it has begun.”
ā€•Sarah Holman
 

 

 

As a native New Yorker, I always thought Chicago was the “Second City” because it was inferior to New York.  I would go out on a...

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Being More Present balance family Apr 30, 2024

 

 

“Realize deeply that the present moment is all you ever have.”
ā€•Eckhart Tolle

 

 

Q: “Daddy, will you play with me?”

Me: “Sure.  What do you want to play?”

Q: “Let’s play dolls.”

Me: “OK, sweetie. ...

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When You Get Squeezed balance coaching Apr 09, 2024

 

 

“When you squeeze an orange, you'll always get orange juice to come out. What comes out is what's inside. The same logic applies to you: when someone squeezes you, puts pressure on you, or says something unflattering or critical, and out of you comes anger, hatred, bitterness,...

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Goal Setting: Dreaming Big In The New Year coaching goals Jan 03, 2023

 

 

“Your goals are the road maps that guide you and show you what is possible for your life.”
ā€•Les Brown

 

  

We ask our children to wonder and dream, and they do.

  • What do you want to be when you grow up? 
  • If you had a million dollars, what would you do...
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One Year Later: What I Learned From A Year Of Blogging balance coaching Dec 20, 2022

 

 

“Life is about taking chances, trying new things, having fun, making mistakes, and learning from it.”
ā€•Unknown



 

As I settled into the new identity of physician coach, I struggled to find ways to express my thoughts and ideas.  I know most people are captivated...

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Change Yourself, Change The System balance coaching Dec 06, 2022

 

 

“Be the change you wish to see in the world.”
ā€• Mahatma Gandhi



 

I stumbled upon the Financial Independence Retirement Early (FIRE) movement when I was extremely frustrated with medicine.  Retirement seemed like the best solution for my physician...

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The Legacy Of Abundance balance coaching feelings goals Nov 23, 2022



 

 

“There is a lie that acts like a virus within the mind of humanity. And that lie is, ‘There’s not enough good to go around. There’s lack and there’s limitation and there’s just not enough.’

The truth is that there’s more than enough...

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Ending Compare And Despair coaching goals lifestyle Nov 15, 2022

 

 

 

“To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.”

—Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

 

We are taught from an early age to avoid comparing ourselves to others.  Then, we are sent off to school,...

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