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The Unsung Heroes of the Coronavirus Crisis

The Unsung Heroes of the Coronavirus Crisis

               Amidst the chaos caused by the coronavirus crisis, people are scrambling to maintain a sliver of normalcy in their daily lives. With schools and public institutions closing down, social distancing and quarantines around the world have forced everyone into a state of isolation. Working from home has become the reality of many individuals in the affected areas of the globe. However, not everyone can afford the luxury of confinement. Healthcare providers and medical staff find themselves on the frontlines in the fight against COVID-19.   Sometimes thank yous are implied. Other times, our...

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February Heart Month

February Heart Month

      Cardiovascular disease continues to be the leading cause of death for women and men alike. February is the national heart month. So as a medical professional, it is the perfect time to educate your friends and family about the risk factors that could lead to heart disease. It’s also the month of heart-to-hearts, expressing love and showing appreciation to ourselves, our bodies, as well as the people around us. So for this occasion, here are some tips for a healthy heart and a successful Valentine’s day!   Tips for a healthy heart and a successful Valentine’s day...

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Resolutions Explore 2020

Resolutions Explore 2020

                                                               New Year’s Resolutions, Exciting PossibilitiesWith the new year comes the promise of new possibilities and exciting opportunities. It’s also the perfect time to reflect on the past, contemplate the future, and make new year’s resolutions. There are, of course, the perennial go-to; get in shape, eat better, lose weight, and be more positive. But for a lot of healthcare providers and professionals, resolutions are not necessarily confined to these...

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Taking Care of You

Taking Care of You

    “Dial it Back" How to take care of you during the Holiday Season   Ah, the Holiday season… Spending quality time with friends and family, cooking hearty meals, exchanging pleasantries, reminiscing over past memories, and playing fun games, right? Not if you’re a medical professional! When you’re first starting off as a healthcare practitioner, you’re excited about the prospects of your career, but most importantly, you’re looking forward to helping others. Then it gets less exciting when you come to realize that you have to work over the holidays. But think of it this way, it’s much worse...

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Positive Actions vs. Stressful Moments

    Did you ever stop to think that stress is really about your perception of demands or pressures placed upon you? After all, it is why one person might race around in an inefficient flurry when they feel they have too much to do, while another person with the same "to do" list may slowly and calmly peck away at tasks until done. One perceives that mountain of tasks as pure stress, the other as a list of things to simply address calmly. So, how can you help yourself when you feel you might be exceeding your personal ability...

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