Physician Wellness

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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Weekly Wellness: Set the standard

October 28th, 2020
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Physicians are leaders who have worked long and hard to achieve their goals and earn the privilege of caring for their fellow human beings with expertise and skill. But as human beings, physicians, too, are always learning and growing. As lifelong learners, one thing that may either come naturally – or not – is to […]

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Weekly Wellness: A Break?

October 21st, 2020
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                    Taking a break is vital to self-care. But sometimes, in the midst of overwhelming responsibilities, pressures, and deadlines, we feel like the last thing we can afford is, in fact, a break.  Especially if you’re experiencing any of these symptoms: Lack of energy Low motivation […]

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Weekly Wellness: Benefit of the Doubt

October 14th, 2020
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                  Have you subscribed to Dr. Jessica Badwards’ Weekly Wellness newsletter? The thoughtful newsletter, focused on physician – and human – wellness can be delivered right to your inbox once you subscribe. This week, Dr. Badwards shares a story about an incorrect perception she had of someone […]

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Weekly Wellness: Get moving!

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October 7th, 2020
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                  “If you don’t make time for exercise, you’ll probably have to make time for illness” – Robin Sharma Your health is the most important thing. It controls your mood, your sleep, your ability to do your job, and your happiness. Remember that exercise doesn’t necessarily mean […]

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Weekly Wellness: Mental Health in the Workplace

September 30th, 2020
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                  “It’s so common. It could be anyone. The trouble is, nobody wants to talk about it. And that makes everything worse.” Ruby Max We’ve heard about the physician suicides this year. Many of us know personally medical students and residents who have taken their own lives. […]

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Wellness Wednesday: Toward Kindness

September 23rd, 2020
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“Be kind to unkind people. They need it the most. ” -Unknown Think about the last person that was unkind to you. So unkind that it stuck with you. That you couldn’t let it go. That it affected your day. That you still think about it, and it still makes you upset. Whoever it is: […]

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