Episodes
We've made it to the end of our "Diagnose Your Career Unhappiness" series. Through out the series, we dived deep to really understand the root causes of career unhappiness. Understanding the "why" is crucial, but comes after that? Listen to this episode and I will tell you what to do next. ENROLL NOW in PATHWAY to PURPOSE (starts March 12th) https://coachchelsmd.com/pathwaytopurpose/ Book your FREE Career Clarity Call: Ready to create a life of freedom and fulfillment? Let's connect to see...
Published 02/23/24
Day 8 of the Diagnose Your Career Unhappiness Podcast Series. Through this series, we will pinpoint exactly WHY you are unhappy in your career, so you can figure out your next steps. Do you ever feel like you are helping people but don’t feel like you are adding value to the world? In this episode, we will discuss the signs and symptoms of contribution misalignment and how it can be one of the reasons why you are unhappy with your career. ENROLL NOW in PATHWAY to PURPOSE (starts March...
Published 02/22/24
Day 7 of the Diagnose Your Career Unhappiness Podcast Series. Through this series, we will pinpoint exactly WHY you are unhappy in your career, so you can figure out your next steps. In this episode, we will discuss the second reason for your career dissatisfaction: misaligned strengths. We will uncover the signs and symptoms in order for you to identify if your strengths are aligned with your current career path. ENROLL NOW in PATHWAY to PURPOSE (starts March...
Published 02/21/24
Day 6 of the Diagnose Your Career Unhappiness Podcast Series. Through this series, we will pinpoint exactly WHY you are unhappy in your career, so you can figure out your next steps. Ever wonder why some days at work leave you feeling like you've been punched in the gut? Or why, despite giving it your all, you come home feeling like something's just not right? In this episode, we delve deeply into the significance of aligning values to find happiness in your career. You will identify...
Published 02/20/24
Day 5 of the Diagnose Your Career Unhappiness Podcast Series. Through this series we will pinpoint exactly WHY you are unhappy in your career, so you can figure out your next steps. In this episode, you’ll learn the three key pieces that MUST be in place for you to have a fulfilling career. If your career is not aligned with your values, your strengths and your unique contribution, you are going to experience career unhappiness. Let’s dive into what each of those requirements MEANS and...
Published 02/19/24
Day 4 of the Diagnose Your Career Unhappiness Podcast Series. Through this series we will pinpoint exactly WHY you are unhappy in your career, so you can figure out your next steps. In this episode, Chelsea shares the difference between mindset work and mindfulness and how it can affect your perspective in your career. You will know the importance of mindfulness before mindset work to understand the root cause of why you are unhappy in your career. Get updates directly to your inbox. Join...
Published 02/18/24
Day 3 of the Diagnose Your Career Unhappiness Podcast Series. Through this series, we will pinpoint exactly WHY you are unhappy in your career, so you can figure out your next steps. Have you felt like medicine is your true calling, but the system you're working in is just... broken? Does it feel like the system is blocking you from doing what you love? In this episode, you’ll see why blaming the system for your career unhappiness is actually not very useful, and what we can do...
Published 02/17/24
Day 2 of the Diagnose Your Career Unhappiness Podcast Series. Through this series, we will pinpoint exactly WHY you are unhappy in your career, so you can figure out your next steps. In this episode, we answer the question “Is burnout causing me to hate being a physician, or do I just hate being a physician?” I share why burnout is actually NOT the cause of career unhappiness but an end-stage presentation… More content specifically around burnout: Click HERE to download the bye burnout...
Published 02/16/24
Welcome to the Diagnose Your Career Unhappiness audio series. This audio series was created specifically for healthcare professionals who want to have more freedom and fulfillment in their careers in 2024. In this episode, Chelsea will help you answer the question, “WHY AM I UNHAPPY in my current career?”  We will understand the root cause and identify where you fall on the spectrum of unhappiness to map out your next steps forward. At the end of this series, You are going to have an AHA...
Published 02/15/24
Have you ever felt overwhelmed by anxiety or depression during your medical journey? Feeling like you're without the right tools or time to address it? I've been there too, facing panic attacks during my first year of med school, feeling lost and unsure how to cope. And you may have encountered similar challenges. Perhaps you've attempted the recommended self-care strategies—meditation that feels impossible to sit through, or positive affirmations that just don't seem to stick. In...
Published 02/08/24
Feeling lost and directionless in your career path? Maybe you're in a place that doesn't feel quite right, and you're unsure of what comes next. You might be seeking answers externally and coming up short. In this episode, we discuss the importance of turning inward. You must connect to yourself and begin doing the inner work to understand what you truly want. This is the key to finding a meaningful and fulfilling career that provides a sense of freedom. But how do we begin to...
Published 02/01/24
Is pursuing a career in medicine synonymous with sacrificing your passions and interests?  Does it have to consume all aspects of your life? In this episode, we challenge these common beliefs and explore the possibility of a balanced, fulfilling life within the medical field.  We share the story of Dr. Kristine Goins, a board-certified integrative adult and pediatric psychiatrist and world traveler, who has managed to redefine her career path. Dr. Goins now works remotely in mental health...
Published 01/23/24
Welcome to the podcast for healthcare professionals who want to make a difference, make a living and still have the freedom to enjoy their lives. My name is Chelsea Turgeon. My mission is to help you, the frustrated health professional, find your authentic path to helping others and generating stable income without having to sacrifice your own health and happiness in the process. **** Book your FREE Career Clarity Call: Ready to create a life of freedom and fulfillment? Let's connect to...
Published 01/20/24
 Are you a healthcare professional who dreams of more? Maybe you aspire to teach yoga, write a book, or yearn to travel the world while working remotely. However, you always find a reason to put it off. The dreams persist, like an incessant whisper, while you watch others live theirs. Why is it that some people seem to be living their dreams while others remain on the sidelines? In this episode, we delve deep into the three foundational actions that those living their dreams are...
Published 01/18/24
If you have had a moment in the past year that made you realize you were TRAPPED in the wrong career. You’ve been contemplating leaving clinical medicine for a while now, but keep feeling held back because of the money, not knowing what your options are, or guilt at the idea of throwing away a degree that you’ve worked so hard for. This episode is going to be SO impactful for you. In this solo episode I walk through 5 reasons that you are currently TRAPPED in the wrong career and what you can...
Published 01/11/24
What could be different for you one year from now if you set in motion ONE powerful intention?   Last year, I decided to focus on community and set the intention to “find my people”. This one intention sent me on an epic healing journey that has totally transformed my life for the better. In this episode I share How one goal setting workshop catalyzed a year of healing and transformation.How choosing sobriety helped me heal social anxiety and find belonging in community.7 lessons that have...
Published 12/24/23
Have you ever felt a level of burnout that doesn’t make sense for the physical hours that you are working? Maybe just two days after coming back from a vacation you already feel completely drained, or maybe you are working “part time” but still feel a deep level of exhaustion after your 2 day work week.  Today’s episode is a recast based on one of my most popular episodes and a Kevin MD article that I wrote. It’s a very undocumented and undiscussed cause of burnout- that once you understand...
Published 11/30/23
How do you know when it’s time to quit your job? There are so many things that can keep us from really pulling the trigger on resigning from a job. Not having a clear direction for what’s next. Not being sure if YOUR the problem or if the workplace is the problem. Not sure exactly how to go about the process of quitting. This episode will help you put all of these concerns into perspective so you can feel more empowered in making the decision to resign from your job. In this episode, Dr....
Published 11/23/23
If you are in that place where you DREAD going into work everyday, this is the episode for you. It’s one of those episodes where I bring out the residency journal, and it is SO freaking powerful. So in this episode I read directly from my journal in September of 2018, right before I took my leave of absence. It will definitely provide you with a sense of feeling seen and like you are not alone, but it’s also so much more than that. In this episode I share the journaling method that...
Published 11/16/23
Do you want a career that gives you FREEDOM and FULFILLMENT, but feeltoo scared to take that leap into the unknown. It’s hard to walk away from a stable six figure salary. Plus, conventional wisdom says that working as a healthcare professional is the pinnacle of success and job security. Introducing, Dr. Chris Loo, a fellow residency drop out who is NOT following conventional wisdom and living a life of FREEDOM. In this episode he shares: Why there is no such thing as job security and what...
Published 11/09/23
In this episode, I dive into my decision to take a hiatus from the podcast. It’s a decision that has been sooo hard to make, but is deeply rooted in a desire for growth and evolution. You’ll learn: The significance of taking a pause to reassess and realignRecognizing and honoring our SEASONS in lifeThe importance of bold decision-making rooted in intuitionJoin me on this transformative journey as we explore the power of pause, the importance of honoring our life's seasons, and the boldness...
Published 11/03/23
Do you feel like you are an anxious person? That you are constantly bombarded by stressful situations that you don’t have control over? Experiencing stress and anxiety on a regular basis can lead to burnout and keep us from enjoying our lives. In the podcast this week, I am sharing an exclusive clip of a training that is inside the Burnout Recovery Bundle. In this training, you will learn why you experience anxiety on a neurological level- including the two main pathways that trigger...
Published 10/26/23
Why are clinicians expected to work 24-hour shifts and 80+ hour work weeks? How are we supposed to survive (let alone thrive) while experiencing chronic sleep deprivation? My guest this week, Dr. Laura Vater, is a TEDx speaker, writer, practicing oncologist, and advocate for change in the healthcare system. Join us for an open, honest conversation about how to navigate a system that violates your values on a daily basis. You’ll learn: The sordid origin story of residency training in the...
Published 10/19/23
Recently I’ve noticed that some things have felt off in my business and it’s been causing frustration, overwhelm, and social media-related burnout. In this episode, I get super raw and honest with you as I share: how I started to notice that things were offwhat I’ve been doing to course-correctthe 3 step process I use to bring myself back into alignment (and how you can do it too!)If you've been feeling like something is OFF in your career, but don’t know where to start, this episode is for...
Published 10/11/23
Is fear of the unknown keeping you trapped in the wrong career? You aren’t fulfilled in your current work, but the idea of walking away from the familiar path feels paralyzing. For so many years, medicine has been the map of your life, without it- you worry that you’d be lost and directionless. In this podcast episode, I walk you through my step-by-step process for designing your very own roadmap to a more aligned career. In this episode, you’ll learn: how to set career goals that are aligned...
Published 10/05/23