How to make 2017 your happiest year ever.

My favorite movie of all time just happens to be the Christmas movie “It’s A Wonderful Life.” Here we see one man look back and see all the wonderful things that have happened in his life instead of dwelling on the one bad thing that happened recently. How often have we needed to do this? … Read more

Don’t work on vacation

Have you ever found yourself packing work to take on your vacation? I caught myself doing just that a few weeks ago as I was packing to go to Hawaii for two weeks. I realized a lot of us face that same problem. We have so much to do that we even cram it into … Read more

Take a vacation after residency

Take a vacation after residency. When residency ends, you will be tired and stressed out. It has been a long haul. You have finished something great. Reward yourself with a nice long vacation before hitting the next phase of your life. Once you begin working, you may never have this opportunity again to take an … Read more

Date night. It’s what you need.

Date night. It’s what you need. When was the last time you took your spouse out on a date? If you can’t remember, it’s been too long. Get it on the schedule now. Today’s video is about the importance of date night. Comment below on your favorite way to work a date into your busy … Read more

Vacations are good for your health

I received an e-mail from a friend with a good idea I hadn’t thought of before. As I sat on the back of the paddle wheel boat, The American Empress, riding up the Columbia River Gorge on vacation with my parents, his email was especially timely. His suggestion was to plan on working two years … Read more

Time is more valuable than money

Time is more valuable than money Few people budget their money and even fewer budget their time, yet time is more valuable than money. If you mess up your money budget, you can earn some more tomorrow. Time wasted can never be recovered and you don’t have all that much time in your life to … Read more

The importance of sleep

Today’s Tuesday’s tip video is about the importance of getting enough sleep. More information about this is available in my book The Doctors Guide to Starting Your Practice Right available at Aloha Publishing and Amazon. Hope you enjoy it.

Even a Busy Doctor Needs Exercise

One of the early items sacrificed by the time-crunched doctor is exercise. You must purposely put this in your schedule or it will not happen. You are forever suggesting your patients get more exercise, but do you do it yourself? Practice what you preach. Exercise is an important part of your well-being. It gives you … Read more