The #1 Cause of Unhappiness at Work

Many people are unhappy with their job. For many of them it shows up as burnout. Others just don’t like what they do and want to do something else. This unhappiness has sparked the recent popularity of side gigs: Something you do other than your main job to make extra money to eventually leave your … Read more

Reflections of a Physician Turning 60

Last March while we were traveling home in our RV from our snow birding trip to Mesa, Arizona, I turned sixty. On our way to Southern California to meet some friends, we stopped at a bakery to pick up a cake. We enjoyed celebrating my birthday that evening with our friends, but it didn’t set … Read more

Don’t Eliminate Fun When You Get Busy

(Don’t miss my ESI Millionaire Interview 299) The fun things we do in life, such as hobbies and spending time with family and friends, are the things that help keep us mentally fit and happy. Yet when we get busy, these are the first things we eliminate from our schedule.  It’s no wonder we burn out … Read more

Special Considerations for Long Vacations

(Join me and 15+ other speakers tomorrow for the virtual FREE Physician Freedom Summit March 4-5. Time to regain control of your life and medical practice. Register now! ) I am amazed at how few physicians take an adequate amount of vacation. This is one of the contributing factors to burnout. The more stressful the … Read more