Juѕt the words ‘іnnеr реасе’ іѕ nice tо thіnk about. They brіng uр fееlіngѕ оf саlm, rеlаxаtіоn, and happiness. It is hаrd to іmаgіnе there іѕ a реrѕоn оn this planet that doesn’t еnjоу the feeling оf having truе inner peace. Evеrуоnе gеtѕ there frоm tіmе to time, but who wоuldn’t like tо fееl that mоrе often? Thеrе аrе thіngѕ уоu саn dо tо mаkе sure you rеасh a fееlіng оf inner реасе аѕ оftеn […]
The attainment of inner peace should be the number one goal of the health care provider. It is only when we take proper care of ourselves that we begin to overflow to the point that we are effective with our patient’s, family, and friends. Life is hard and we must take refuge within the safe confines of our divine spirit so that we can carry out our missions and achieve a manful existence.
The operational definition of irony exists for the provider who loses his cool. Great internal conflict is created whenever we scar the very people we care most about. Unfortunately, life as a human being is a messy business. We can learn how to reinvent ourselves as the calm, collected care giver that we originally set out to become. Anyone, can become a person who manages anger well; even in the face of great adversity and […]
What most providers fail to realize is that they have let circumstances push, shove, or even nudge them off course for what they set out to do in the first place. Obviously, no one got into medicine so that they could get to go to war with the bureaucrats, the drama queens, and the policy storm troopers, but you no longer have to let the villains win. Make no mistake, if you are experiencing provider […]
In the medical profession we always think of high-blood pressure as “the silent killer” but truth be known, it isn’t. High-blood pressure is the result of the real silent killer which is what I like to call “absorption of secondary stress”. What this means is that everyday, all-day we are taking in the stress of the world, insane amounts of bad news, and other people’s drama. In 2008, my life was in a very dark […]
Goodness knows that a health care professional’s greatest area of struggle comes in the heat of the moment. At times, in my life anyway, the stress has mounted to the point where I wasn’t sure I could even make it through my shift. I remember one year, it was the day after Labor Day, and our pharmacy filled more than double the amount of prescriptions that we were used to filling and it felt like […]