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.”
―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.”
― 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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The Power Of Context balance coaching lifestyle Nov 08, 2022

 

  

“Life does not change if you only modify the content,

your life will change if you will dare to alter the context.”

–Santosh Kalwar

 

 

Have you heard the commencement speech given by David Foster Wallace, called This Is Water?  I...

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Living In Integrity balance goals lifestyle Nov 01, 2022

 

 

“If you have integrity, nothing else matters. 

If you don’t have integrity, nothing else matters.”

–Harvey Mackay

  

 

Here are some words I never imagined saying: I recently attended a conference for entrepreneurs.  I was surrounded...

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Do Nothing Goals balance goals lifestyle Sep 27, 2022

 

 

 

This August, I gave myself one job: Do nothing.  My goal was to rest, rejuvenate and relax.  I have spent so much of my life hustling and achieving that a much-needed rest was undoubtedly in order.  And guess what happened?  I failed. ...

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The Illusion of Control balance coaching feelings Sep 20, 2022

 

 

“When I argue with reality, I losebut only 100% of the time.” 

Byron Katie

 

 

 

Control is an illusion.  We all know that to be true.  We can be diligent about planning, coordinating, and scheduling and even...

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Put An End To Your Inner Critic balance coaching feelings Sep 06, 2022

 

 

 

What is this self inside us, this silent observer,

Severe and speechless critic , who can terrorize us

And urge us on to futile activity

And in the end, judge us still more severely

For the errors into which his own reproaches drove us?

--T. S. Eliot, The Elder...

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Learning To Embrace Joy balance family feelings lifestyle Aug 28, 2022

 

 

 

Foreboding Joy.  I didn’t make it up.  I had never even heard of foreboding joy until I read Daring Greatly by Brené Brown.  If you haven’t read Daring Greatly, stop what you are doing and get a copy.  It is a fantastic...

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There Is Not Better Than Here balance goals Aug 02, 2022

 

 

“There” is no better than “here.” When your “there” has become a “here,” you will simply obtain another “there” that will again look better than “here.” 

― Jack Canfield, Chicken Soup for the Soul:...

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No More People Pleasing balance coaching Jul 26, 2022

 

 

 People pleasers are liars.  

 

 

The first time I heard that phrase, I was a bit shocked.  As a native New Yorker, I have a rather direct manner of speaking, and it feels more natural to just “say it like it is.” My words are often a little...

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Finding Balance balance family Jul 05, 2022

 

 

Balance does not mean that everything gets equal weighting all the time

 

 

One of the biggest struggles of my adult life has been the elusive idea of work-life balance.  It seems like a simple concept.  First, determine your priorities.  Then, live your...

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