Physician Wellness

Wellness Wednesday: Emotional Wellness

October 19th, 2021
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What Is Emotional Intelligence, and Why Is It Important? Emotional intelligence starts with understanding your own emotions (self-awareness), then being able to manage them (self-regulation) and use them to achieve your goals (self-motivation). Once you are able to understand and manage yourself, you can understand the emotions and feelings of others (empathy) to positively interact […]

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Yoga as Medicine: How Dr. Angela Aboutalib uses the mind-body connection to spur healing

October 14th, 2021
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Angela Aboutalib, MD Title: US Acute Care Solutions National Director of Quality & Education IAC Favorite yoga pose: Pigeon (“It makes me feel free, and it releases the stress in my hips, where I carry stress!”) Yoga instructor: Chicago School of Yoga, wellness retreats, private coaching Loves: Being able to change people’s lifestyles, helping them […]

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Here’s to your heart

September 28th, 2021
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World Heart Health Day Today is World Heart Health Day, a global initiative that focuses on cardiovascular disease. As providers who care for each other, I want to be part of encouraging my colleagues to care for your heart by caring for your whole self: physically, mentally, and emotionally. I would like to share some […]

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Wellness: Be Kind and Compassionate

June 30th, 2021
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In this new month, many changes occur – including the welcoming of new residents to our programs! Dr. Jess Badwards reminds us of the impact of treating others well, which in turn allows us to experience personal wellness and to derive joy and happiness from what we do. We may not always have control over […]

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Wellness: Relinquish Expectations

June 3rd, 2021
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Have you ever been frustrated when others failed to meet your expectations? This week, Dr. Jess Badwards discusses how letting go of your expectations for others can result in less stress for yourself. Weekly Wellness Tip By Dr. Jess Badwards | bewellhealwell.com    Consider relinquishing your expectations. At work, at home. Do your best, accept what […]

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Wellness: Breathe

May 27th, 2021
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It’s not that easy to just disconnect from all the stressors in our life, admits Dr. Jess Badwards in this week’s wellness post. So when you find that your shoulders are tense… your teeth are clenched… when your emotions are taking over: simply breathe deeply. Close your eyes, loosen the tension in your body, and […]

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Wellness: Take Nothing For Granted

May 13th, 2021
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In this week’s wellness post, Dr. Jess Badwards shares how a stranger reminded her to not take her abilities for granted. Read the latest Weekly Wellness. Weekly Wellness Tip By Dr. Jess Badwards | bewellhealwell.com  Take nothing for granted. Slow down and take note of all the things there are to be thankful for. All the […]

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Wellness: Hardwired?

April 29th, 2021
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All personality types come with both positive and negative traits. But, says Dr. Jess Badwards, that doesn’t mean we can’t work on our negative traits. If we have a growth mindset rather than a fixed one, we can improve each day. Weekly Wellness Tip By Dr. Jess Badwards | bewellhealwell.com  This week, think about those personality […]

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Wellness: No

April 22nd, 2021
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No is a first and favorite word of toddlers everywhere. And sometimes, we adults need to get better at saying it, too. Check out Dr. Jess Badwards’ post this week about “No is a complete sentence.”   Weekly Wellness Tip By Dr. Jess Badwards | bewellhealwell.com  This week, if there is something you want to say […]

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Wellness: Social media is not real life

April 14th, 2021
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Is your social media newsfeed filled with perfection? Beautiful photos, brilliant articles, breathtaking vacations, Martha Stewart dinner plates? If so, you’re not alone. But those are only snapshots – quick moments. The best foot forward. We promise, nobody has IT ALL together, ALL the time. So if you’re comparing yourself to others, try to remember […]

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