Category Archives: Procrastination

If your days were numbered . . .

Over my medical career, I have seen many colleagues leave practice. A few have left the country for new opportunities. Many have narrowed their practice to their areas of special interest, such as maternity, hospitalist or cosmetic medicine. Many have … Continue reading

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Clear the clutter. Clear your mind.

A close and beloved relative of mine is a collector. He has difficulty throwing things away and to a lesser extent makes it difficult for others to throw their own things away. Family members have considered an intervention – perhaps … Continue reading

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Can you really balance your life? 3 keys.

When you look back on your life when you have retired, on the closing stretch or with your last breaths, will you ask what you have done with your time? What will be the measure of this life? Your net … Continue reading

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Achieving Your Positive Potential: 3 Keys to Success

Before you set any goal big or small, consider first your deepest values and your calling (the intersection of your talents, your passions and the needs of your world). The young parents’ calling is to nurture their children. They don’t … Continue reading

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Mindful Procrastination 2: Being Deliberate in What We Delay (or Decide Not to Do)

We all procrastinate for different reasons. Women should know that the reasons that men may allow the to-do list to grow is not just laziness, a short-attention span or an inability to focus on more than one thing at a … Continue reading

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Mindful Procrastination: Be Deliberate in What You’re Delaying

I consider myself an expert on procrastination. I could write a book on it . . . but it’s not at the top of my list. Let’s face it. We all procrastinate something. As a conscientious physician, I don’t delay … Continue reading

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What Keeps You From Making a Change?

Small changes can make a big difference. Each of us – doctors included – can do something to improve our physical health. It might be increasing our fitness level with more exercise or maintaining a healthy weight by being more … Continue reading

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