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3 Simple Steps for Befriending and Harnessing Your Emotions

  Our culture derides emotions. One common belief is that emotions are bad, and not to be trusted. As doctors, we are taught to remain detached from our emotions, lest they affect our clinical decision-making or we appear less than … Continue reading

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Announcing the True Story Group Coaching Program for Women Physicians!

Women physicians are a unique group.  We’re smart, caring and talented.  Many of us wonder why we’re not as happy as we thought we’d be.  We used our intellect to succeed in a challenging course of study, only to find … Continue reading

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I am here. I am seen. Let 2019 be the year of authenticity, encourages a physician coach.

As I sit in our Cape Town hotel, I’m reminded of a story in The Fifth Discipline Fieldbook, where Peter Senge describes a South African tribe whose members greet each other not with, “Hello,” but by saying, “I see you.” In … Continue reading

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The best indulgence on Thanksgiving

Gratitude and Awe – why do we deprive ourselves of them? Fortunately, along comes Thanksgiving, the holiday that prompts us to “give thanks.”  Sure, the day is already full with cooking, eating, football, and all sorts of family traditions.  But … Continue reading

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Don’t “get over it…get UNDER it” Physician coaching helps us find the security in complexity

Often, when we’re troubled by something, we’re given the well-meaning advice to “get over it.”  “I’ve moved on,” we might say to ourselves or others, hoping we can ignore the uncomfortable feelings we’re having and get on with our lives. … Continue reading

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State your Intention Front and Center: Physician Coaching provides a powerful communication tool

As physicians, we make hundreds of decisions every day.  Each is influenced by an intention, whether we are aware of it or not.  Sadly, when we don’t communicate this, we leave a powerful tool untapped, resulting in a less focused … Continue reading

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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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