Episodes
Today I'm going to give you a behind the scenes peak at one of my upcoming programs Pathway to Purpose. I share with you a snippet from one of the LIVE Q&A's. I answer some questions from my students directly related to values, including: How to effectively utilize your values in your search for career clarity.What happens when you realize that you CAN’T live out your values in your current career situation- and how to deal with all the fear of the unknown that comes up 😱What to do if...
Published 11/23/22
Today I am going to share with you Day 1 of a free training that I did back in July called “Pursue Your Purpose”. This episode is perfect for you if you are feeling lost and directionless, aimless and like you are at a crossroads when it comes to your career. During this day 1 of the training we talk about What it feels like to live from your purposeHow listening to all the shoulds, supposed to’s and other other people’s voices gets in the way of you living out your authentic purposeAn...
Published 11/20/22
Published 11/20/22
Are you feeling defeated and profoundly miserable at work? Burnt out and exhausted? Feeling resentful and angry about your life circumstances. You are not alone- and that’s exactly why I recorded this podcast episode. In Today’s episode, I read through 3 different journal entries from when I was in residency in 2018. I dissect what exactly was making me miserable and some of the things I did that helped me start pulling myself out of my self-pity spiral. This episode is going to help you feel...
Published 11/14/22
Are you feeling burnt out and exhausted in clinical medicine- but just not sure you can see a path forward into a new career?  My guest today Dr. Cherisa Sandrow is a tele health expert who has used telemedicine as a vehicle to transform her whole life and career. She has previously been on the show (episode 30) and today she is coming back to tell us even more about telemedicine.  In this episode you will learn Stories about healthcare professionals who took back control of their lives...
Published 11/07/22
Do you ever feel like you are just going through life on autopilot? Maybe things feel off at work or at home, but you are too busy to actually stop and figure out what’s wrong.  Even though you know something isn’t right you keep going because pushing through is all you know. In this podcast episode, our guest Dr. Cindy Tsai talks about why we need to slow down and start listening to our bodies. You’ll learn Cindy’s own struggle with powering through until her body forced her to stop.The 3...
Published 11/01/22
Do you wish you could start a business, write a book or follow a dream, but are waiting for someone else to give you permission? You feel like you need someone else to tell you that you can do it, or that it’s possible before you get started. In this podcast episode, Dr. Keeyana Locke shares her story of giving herself permission and taking her career into her own hands. In this inspiring conversation we cover: How Keeyana came from truly humble beginnings and overcame multiple obstacles on...
Published 10/27/22
Listen in to learn how aligning your career to your authentic self is a way to burnout proof your life and career. In this episode I talk about the 3 pillars of Authentic Career Alignment my upcoming group program. A 12 week course to help you find a career that's the right fit for YOU based on your personality traits, passions, strengths and desired lifestyle. Our first call will be Tuesday, October 25th, but I will be extending the deadline to enroll until Monday October 31st. Click here...
Published 10/24/22
Altynay joined one of my group coaching programs in April of this year. Before joining she was working as a general surgery resident dealing with increasing burnout and feelings of emptiness. Although she was working in her dream career, she still felt like something was missing. In this episode we talk about: How a migraine and a visit to an Osteopath helped Altynay release the expectations of others and start living life for herselfHow working in my group coaching program helped her...
Published 10/13/22
This is another BONUS solo episode all about the importance of self discovery, which is the second pillar of my upcoming group program Authentic Career Alignment. In this episode you will learn about: Why it's important to work WITH your nature and constitution instead of against it.4 modalities of self discovery that have been a complete game changer for me when it comes to ENJOYING my work.What has given me the HUGEST since of relief and helped me understand why I was so unhappy in...
Published 10/06/22
Do you ever worry that leaving medicine means “throwing everything away that you worked so hard for?” Do you feel a lot of pressure from your culture or your family to continue down the path of medicine, even though it doesn’t feel right for you anymore? This is exactly the dilemma our guest Dr. Toni Liu, struggled with during her medical career. Toni is a family physician, self-love and relationship coach, and digital nomad who shares with us her story of leaving clinical medicine as an...
Published 10/03/22
Today is a BONUS solo episode where I chat with you about self acceptance, which is one of the 3 pillars in my upcoming group program Authentic Career Alignment. In this episode you will learn about: My personal struggle with self acceptance (including what felt like my biggest failure during residency)What self acceptance IS and what it IS NOTWhy it's important to accept yourself as you forge a career that's the right fit for you.3 things you can start doing to practice self acceptance...
Published 09/28/22
How often do you try to hold your breath and power through in your job- even though you feel unhappy? Are you so scared of making a mistake, or getting it wrong when making a career change that you end up doing nothing? In today’s episode, our guest Julie Stroup a trained SLP, share’s her growth mindset approach to careers and how she believes “if it doesn’t work for you, you can change it.”. In this episode you will learn: How to take a more playful and experimental approach to your career,...
Published 09/26/22
Have you heard of the Enneagram? The Enneagram is a personality testing system that allows you to learn more about yourself by understanding your core motivators and fears. Today we have on the podcast, enneagram coach and physician assistant Erika Davey. She is here to tell us how we can use the knowledge of the enneagram to design a life and career we love. For me, as an adventure-seeking type 7, learning about my enneagram type has helped me cultivate daily practices to add more...
Published 09/18/22
Do you ever feel like you want to hide under the covers and avoid life? This is how I always used to feel in residency- and recently how I’ve been feeling since my accident. Essentially it’s this feeling of self induced isolation and disconnection, that meditation teacher Tara Brach refers to as “severed belonging”. In today’s episode I talk about…. Why we experience severed belongingHow the trauma of working in healthcare during covid likely impacted your nervous systemHow to start...
Published 09/12/22
"What if it doesn't work out? " This is a common fear I hear from so many people contemplating leaving the medical field. Making any sort of life or career change generally requires you to take a bit of a gamble- to jump, hoping that the net will catch you on the way down. In this podcast episode I share how to take the leap in your career- when there are no guarantees. I share with you.... Details of my own personal leap out of medicine.Stories of leaps that my clients have takenThe law of...
Published 09/05/22
Are you thinking about pivoting out of clinical medicine, but not sure where to start? In today’s podcast, I interview Dr. John Jurica, founder of the Physician Non-clinical Careers Podcast which has over 250 episodes about various nonclinical careers. In the show, we talk about How following his curiosity. even when it didn’t seem relevant, led him to every next step in his careerSome of the most interesting non-clinical careers he’s witnessed are from actor to advertiser to health care...
Published 08/29/22
Today we are going to talk about a very undocumented and undiscussed cause of burnout. I unpack my ideas around how putting on the mask of professionalism contributes to burnout. You will learn: what it costs to continually stifle your personality for the sake of professionalismwhy do so many of us, especially women and people have color, have imposter syndrome in the medical field?Actual scientific studies around how white lies impact our mental and physical healthWhy authenticity is the key...
Published 08/22/22
Burnout culture and toxic work environments have become the norm in healthcare. It’s gotten to a point where we don’t even recognize how toxic the expectations are because we are so used to being treated poorly. But this is clearly creating working conditions that are not sustainable for most human beings. In this episode, I talk with Diana Page, Nurse Practitioner and founder of Self Care catalysts about her experience leaving a toxic work environment and developing a personal commitment to...
Published 08/15/22
Today we’re throwing back to Oct 2018 when I was at my lowest point in residency. That period of time when I was relentlessly unhappy in my career but also felt stuck. So if you are feeling unhappy, unfulfilled and like an empty shell, this episode is going to help you feel seen, heard, and hopeful. You will learn: The 3 worst things you can do when you are feeling unhappy and unfulfilled in your careerThe benefit and beauty of a breakdown (even though it’s scary AF)A special opportunity to...
Published 08/07/22
Feeling frustrated by the lack of innovation in healthcare? Do you have an entrepreneurial spirit you’ve been dying to express? Do you have ideas you want to put out in the world but ultimately feel too scared or discouraged just to get started? Entrepreneurship can feel like such a scary and risky path. That’s why I am so excited for today’s podcast convo with Dr. Marjorie Stiegler. We go deep into her back story and dive into how experimentation, boldness, and trial and error ultimately led...
Published 08/01/22
Is your life being overrun by guilt? Are you feeling guilty about taking a vacation, resigning from a job that no longer serves you, or even just taking an afternoon to yourself? In this episode, I do a deep dive into the emotion of guilt so you can better understand it. I talk about: How the healthcare system uses guilt to manipulate its workers in a very negative wayWhat guilt actually is and what is the message that it carries3 questions you can use to unpack guilt so it’s no longer...
Published 07/25/22
Do you feel disheartened by the broken medical system? You are fully not alone. The medical is absolutely broken. So many healthcare professionals I know are noticing a loss of personal autonomy and feel a lack of appreciation for the long hours and personal sacrifices they are putting in. And all the failures of the system are adding up to epic rates of moral injury. But what if you could find a way to work within a broken system… without being broken yourself? I know… I was skeptical too....
Published 07/18/22
How do you go about finding your purpose? Like…. what are the exact steps? In this  BONUS episode I am going to walk you through my exact framework for helping clients uncover their purpose.  And the best part is…. I’m making this framework available for a super accessible price point in my newest program Pathway to Purpose. In this episode I am going to talk about how enrolling in this program can help you find a career that is the right fit for YOU personally. You will learn: The three...
Published 07/14/22
Have you ever scrolled through a list of job descriptions- and felt really disheartened- because it seemed like there were no good options. Nothing really jumped out at you as a great fit. This podcast episode will show you how to stop waiting for the perfect job to come around- and actually, go out and create it yourself. Melissa La Pointe- founder of the OTs Gone Rogue podcast and community- has been a trailblazer and serial entrepreneur from the start of her career as an occupational...
Published 07/10/22