Category Archives: mindfulness

Want a successful 2018? Your Year in Review will point the way. Physician coaching helps us see where we’ve been so we know where we want to go next

Having lived in the same city for 35 years, I tend to shop at the same places, eat out at the same places, see the same people.  I’m generally happy with all of that, or I would probably change my … Continue reading

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Dreading the holidays? Not if you give the gift of acknowledgment​! Physician coaching makes the season festive

Here we are again!  Another year has passed and we’re searching the internet, stopping by the mall, wondering what to get the important people on our lists.  There’s always a new piece of technology or a good book, and most … Continue reading

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YOUR Year in Review: physician coaching helps you design a great 2017!

2016 – it’s certainly been a tumultuous year throughout the world.  We’ve all experienced  hope, fear, concern, passion and so many surprises.  For some, there’s been a growing desire to insulate ourselves from the rest of the world, while others have sensed an … Continue reading

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The power of mindfulness in developing resilience: A physician coach gets coached

Medicine is a profession in which we never stop learning.  So is coaching.  It’s one of many things I love about it, so I enthusiastically signed up to learn a new coaching program. In the first class, I volunteered to coach one … Continue reading

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Let’s nix “Yeah, but…” A physician coach explores her “upper limit problem”

We physicians interact with many different types of people. While some of us may prefer more action-oriented patients and others prefer more introspective patients, one type that is challenging for most of us is the patient who immediately tells us why … Continue reading

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Asking the right questions to make 2016 sparkle: Physician Coaching for everyone

The first day of the year was filled with delights.  A chance encounter with the brave members of the Polar Bear Club of San Diego as they ran into the Pacific Ocean for their annual dip (cold, though not as frigid as Lake … Continue reading

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Take a moment to give thanks – a physician coach’s RX for a happy Thanksgiving

I love Thanksgiving!  As a child, it was my favorite holiday, as our family came together and the house was filled with the smell of my mother’s delicious cooking.  Our cousins would arrive and we would play until dinner was ready. As … Continue reading

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