A Moment of Wellness

A Moment of Wellness: Why Match Day Matters!

Last month, medical schools throughout the United States celebrated Match Day — that joyful, long-awaited day when medical students “match” into the residency program where they will complete their education. For many students, it is indeed a joyful day, while thousands of their classmates are left to scramble to find a training program, since our […]

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A Moment of Wellness: Lessons Learned

As I think back to previous New Year celebrations, never had I/we needed the hope of a New Year as in 2020. As I note in the next Moment of Wellness, Lessons Learned, the word ‘uncertainty’ describes much of our experience in 2020, and we gained proficiency at balancing life on its shaky ground. Shockingly, […]

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A Moment of Wellness: Best Kept Secret!

During this pandemic holiday season when celebrations require more creativity, the great outdoors is available to us daily as a beautiful, inspiring, and safer option that invites reflection and feeds the soul. In my latest wellness column published by the Florida Medical Association, I share about a surprising outing with my husband that included the […]

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A Moment of Wellness: What’s Going Well?

As the pandemic lingers, it’s easy to focus on everything that’s going wrong. Yet, reflecting on what’s going well in our lives helps us stay hopeful, energized, and motivated. This was the focus of my latest Moment of Wellness: What’s Going Well? It includes some ideas to consider incorporating in the coming days and weeks, […]

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A Moment of Wellness: Hope Emerging

As we all continue to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic, perspective makes a tremendous difference, doesn’t it? The way we filter this experience, how we think, act, and choose to spend our time matter greatly. It’s also essential to choose wisely who we allow to influence our perceptions and our thinking during this time, as this […]

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A Moment of Wellness: In This Together!

As physicians and other medical professionals continue to navigate life and work in the days of COVID-19, I’ve been blessed to be able to support my colleagues in many different ways. From virtual presentations, workshops, and webinars to book studies, mentoring, and coaching, it’s been inspiring to nurture meaningful relationships despite the stress and emotional […]

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