Physician Wellness

Wellness Wednesday: Emotional Wellness

October 19th, 2021
by:

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 […]

read article

Posted in Physician Wellness

Stress Awareness

April 5th, 2022
by:

April is National Stress Awareness Month Signs you’re under too much stress: Headaches, muscle pain, fatigue, or insomnia Breathlessness, panic, worry Weight gain or loss of appetite Lowered immunity, frequent illnesses Loss of confidence, negativity, and irritability Withdrawing from responsibilities Impaired judgment and restlessness Stress will always be a part of life. Fighting or attempting to […]

read article

Posted in Physician Wellness

Does Social Media Make You Happier?

February 2nd, 2022
by:

Social media can be a great tool for keeping in touch with friends and family, networking and collecting information – and having entertainment at your fingertips. Some popular social media networks include Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube, Snapchat, Pinterest and TikTok. While these platforms can be wonderful for connection and discovery, the negative aspects can […]

read article

Posted in Featured, Physician Wellness

Top 10 Things NOT to Eat on Shift (And What to Eat Instead)

January 19th, 2022
by:

When you’re working a long shift, the last thing you need is to feel sluggish. The food choices you make can either fill your tank and give you energy or leave you with an upset stomach, acid reflux, indigestion, gas or bloating. Too often, busy work schedules can lead to poor food choices and behaviors. […]

read article

Posted in Life in the ER, Physician Wellness

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

October 14th, 2021
by:

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 […]

read article

Posted in Featured, General, Hospitalist Medicine, Physician Wellness

Here’s to your heart

September 28th, 2021
by:

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 […]

read article

Posted in Physician Wellness

Wellness: Be Kind and Compassionate

Healthcare provider holding patients hand
June 30th, 2021
by:

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 […]

read article

Posted in Physician Wellness

Wellness: Relinquish Expectations

June 3rd, 2021
by:

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 […]

read article

Posted in Physician Wellness, Uncategorized

Wellness: Breathe

May 27th, 2021
by:

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 […]

read article

Posted in Physician Wellness

Wellness: Take Nothing For Granted

May 13th, 2021
by:

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 […]

read article

Posted in Physician Wellness