Physician Wellness

Weekly Wellness: The cost of hitting snooze

January 6th, 2021
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Who can’t use a few more minutes – or even hours – in the day? In this week’s blog, Dr. Jess Badwards extols the virtues of NOT hitting the snooze button on your alarm clock. A little extra sleep can feel great in the moment, but being late can throw off your whole day. Read […]

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Weekly Wellness: Considering Criticism

January 13th, 2021
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It’s not always easy to hear what we’re doing wrong, even if it is delivered in the kindest possible way. However, criticism often is NOT delivered in the kindest possible way. But we have a choice in how to receive that criticism, Dr. Jess Badwards reminds us in this week’s edition of Be Well Heal […]

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Weekly Wellness: Let it go

December 30th, 2020
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                What’s weighing on you? Dr. Jess Badwards asks that important question in this week’s Weekly Wellness post. Did you have unmet expectations? Failed resolutions? Broken relationships?  Unaddressed conflicts?  Don’t go into the New Year with unresolved feelings or issues. As we learned in 2020, a year can […]

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Weekly Wellness: Getting through it

December 16th, 2020
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                  We’re not the first generation to live through a pandemic. And, unfortunately, we likely will not be the last. But knowing that – and being on the front lines of it – does not make it any easier to bear. It doesn’t erase the facts of […]

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Weekly Wellness: Because…Life

December 9th, 2020
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This week, Dr. Jess Badwards acknowledges that things are going to go wrong on shift sometimes, because, well, we’re human. We’re going to mess up dinner sometimes and need to order pizza or make pb & j instead. While we always aim for perfection, we also need to figure that some days, life is just […]

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Weekly Wellness: Find the solution

December 3rd, 2020
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When you see something that needs done, do you simply do it – even if it’s “not your job”? At work? At home? In the grocery store lot, if someone left a cart right in the middle of the lot? Sometimes just doing what needs to be done makes everyone feel better – especially yourself! […]

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Weekly Wellness: Compassion for Yourself

November 25th, 2020
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The quote Dr. Jess Badwards used this week on her blog is extremely powerful and an important reminder as clinicians face a brutal week. If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete. Jack Kornfield Be sure to take time out this week to care for yourself, even amongst the grief and chaos of […]

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Wellness Wednesday: Listen to your body

November 19th, 2020
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Take a minute. Are you listening to your body? Eating regular meals? Sleeping? This week, Dr. Jess Badwards reminds you to make sure you’re taking care of your physical needs. This week, put extra effort into making sure you’re taking care of yourself. Weekly Wellness Tip By Dr. Jess Badwards | bewellhealwell.com This week, listen to […]

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Weekly Wellness: Sweet Dreams

November 11th, 2020
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In this week’s Wellness blog, Dr. Jess Badwards encourages you to get as much sleep as your body needs. But for those working overnight shifts, that can be easier said than done, especially if consistent sleep is hard to come by. Sleep Foundation offers a few specific tips for the “how to.” Such as: Consider blackout […]

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Weekly Wellness: Feel your fears

November 4th, 2020
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Facing your Fears We live in a time of uncertainty and, oftentimes with uncertainty, comes the normal emotion of fear. In her Weekly Wellness post this week, Dr. Jess Badwards encourages readers to face their fears. She has learned through experience that the most healthy way to get through fear is to sit with it, […]

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