Here's Journal Club 11-24-23! Every week, I hold a JOURNAL CLUB. After filtering through the articles on the web, I present a few that impacted my life this week. Be safe and stay well!
- Ever wonder why so many of us feel guilty about taking time off and offer to remain available for work-related issues during that time off? It's more common than you think. Per The White Coat Investor, this excessive guilt and overwork can lead to burnout and misery. To that end, the author emphasizes the importance of setting healthy boundaries and taking time off for personal well-being in the article – Should I Feel Bad About Taking Time Off?
- More often than not, the significant financial rewards we receive from our employment make us stick around. The Fioneers refer to this concept as the “golden handcuffs,” where individuals are incentivized to stay in their current jobs, which they may not particularly enjoy. For those facing similar situations, the author offers recommendations for finding the right balance between financial goals, personal values, and work satisfaction in the article – Break Free From the Golden Handcuffs: A Case Study.
- Physician burnout is a universal phenomenon; nobody is a stranger to that feeling. But, implementing a combination of external and internal changes can create a magnitude of difference. On that note, The Happy MD explains the key habits identified through extensive research and experiences that promote physician well-being and satisfaction that ultimately lead to healthier and happier personal and professional lives in the article – The 7 Habits of Physician Wellbeing.
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Disclaimer: The topic presented in this article is provided as general information and for educational purposes. It is not a substitute for professional advice. Accordingly, before taking action, consult with your team of professionals.