A Week Without Criticism
The Line Between Discipline and Self Harm
"It's foolish to scold."
Just for fun I decided to take Dale Carnegie's advice and go a week without criticizing myself or anyone around me, and I couldn't believe the ways it transformed my life! Listen here for more tips on how to quiet the voice in your head and what to do when you want to judge others.
I Don't Have Time
Have grit! Never give up! Discipline is a necessary component for achieving long term goals, but when does it become something darker? This episode explores the manipulative potential of "grit," the ways in which our life forms natural rhythms, and the upside to meaningful endurance.
In this episode I dive into the question of how to handle the feeling of "not having enough time" to take care of yourself. Statistics show that people who spend at least 20% of their time at work doing something they love report significantly less burnout. What does that mean and how can we create that on the job?
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Living from the Inside Out
This episode of LIT: A Podcast for Combating Burnout has two parts due to a life interruption.
A physician friend asked a question about how to be a role model of health for his patients when he doesn’t feel like he has the time or resources to take care of himself. Whew! This question drives to the heart of burnout. Listen to how I answer it here (in two parts!) or wherever you get your podcasts.
How do you know if you're actually living and working in accordance with your values? How can you tell if a company is sticking by their values instead of just sprinkling them on PR materials? This episode provides a practical tool Kate created called Backwards Analysis that will help you compare your lived values with your ideal ones, and make adjustments so that you can stay in alignment.