- It’s time to come clean.
- I’m a Neurologist who had a very successful practice and was “killing it.”
- I also was one of those doctors who was so overworked that I burned out in a big ball of flames.
- The crashed came two years ago, and I’ve paid a steep price, pretty much derailing my career and nearly losing it all.
- As a physician, I had built up a rockstar persona and I was believing all the BS about me, even my own.
- What I did not do was pay attention to the warning signs, the canaries in the coal mine that showed me things were changing.
- I was making enemies with colleagues who were resistant to change.
- I was making enemies in the insurance industry because of my outspoken frustration with their methods.
- I was making enemies of hospital administrators when I complained and fought for more equitable treatment.
- The cognitive toll of overwork made it hard for me to see those threats for what they were and make the right adjustments.
- I didn’t protect myself.
- Knocked off my pedestal, I was so dazed and dumbfounded that I floundered for more than a year before I even knew what hit me.
- When I I started to rebuild my life, I realized that what I loved most about medicine was helping patients by talking to them.
- In fact, talking and solving logistical problems was the main activity that built me up instead of tearing me down.
- But talking to patients, getting to know them, supporting them, is no longer rewarded in medicine.
- In fact, doctors are penalized for talking, and we’re being pushed into becoming test-ordering, pill-pushing, procedural robots.
- Realizing these facts and that my colleagues, my profession, my system no longer wanted me was a harsh awaking.
- At first.
- Today, I can’t continue to be a doctor in this health system. I’m not allowed to. I’ve been forced out. How depressing.
- Being kicked to the curb by my own was one of the most painful things I’ve ever gone through.
- At one point, I could really understand why doctors have one of the highest suicide rates of all professions.
- We so strongly identify with what we do that the sense of loss is enormous when we are plucked out of our place and everything disappears.
- So it was a happy day when I discovered that I could instead become a health coach, taking on clients instead of patients.
- As a health coach, I found that I can talk with all sorts of people and help them achieve higher levels of well-being and performance.
- Now I can help people in a new way, in a new environment, one that I could truly enjoy.
- I work from home.
- I set my own hours.
- I don’t have to deal with antagonistic administrators.
- I’m not subject to a harsh bureaucracy.
- My soul, my health, and my family’s well being all come first.
- Burnout and all of the garbage that comes with it is behind me now.
- Please let me help you find the same kind of peace and reward in your life.
- My purpose on this planet is to help humans achieve their highest potential.
- I will teach you about your brain function and show you how to push the edges of your abilities to maximize your performance.
- Neurocoaching is the fastest way to prepare and align yourself with the NeuroEconomy. Get on board now!