Permission to Burn Your Manual

Permission to Burn Your Manual

Hosted by: Cathi Whaley MD

Permission to Burn Your Manual is a podcast hosted by Cathi Whaley MD, a physician who recovered from career and life burnout starting with burning her manual--the book that defined her personal expectations of self...

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Episode 35: Replenishing Our Humanness Through Sleep with Dr. Audrey Wells

In this episode my friend, Dr. Audrey Wells, joins me as we explore all things sleep.  My clients often mention sleep as a significant struggle, and it certainly was for me prior to hiring a coach.  This episode...
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Episode 34: Time Saboteur #4: Autopilot mode

Welcome back for our final installment about time management and scarcity.  If you've missed the previous episodes, go back and start with episode 30. You won't regret it! I love to talk about the autopilot mode that...
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Episode 33: Preserving your time: Can you say no without guilt?

Here we are again for our next installment about all things time. In this episode we will discuss how to say no free of guilt or any other bad feelings that befall you. Being able to say no when we want to is the key...
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Episode 32: Time Saboteur #2--The Invisible Time Boundary

It's time, it's time for the next installment about time management and our time scarcity! In this episode we will discuss how boundaries or lack thereof really impact our time management. Emotional or internally set...
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Episode 31: Time Saboteur #1--When Our Actions Do Not Reflect Our Stated Priorities

Welcome back for yet another installment of our time management and time scarcity series. Although I thought it would be short and sweet, I got chatty. Our brain goes on autopilot to help us be the most efficient...
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Episode 30: Slaying the Beast--Time Scarcity

Do you run around like a chicken with your head cut off? Are you constantly telling yourself... "I don't have enough time to care for myself." "There isn't enough time in the day." "There must be something I can take...
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Episode 29: Limitings Beliefs--the Good, the Bad, the Surprising

Limits: Are they good or bad? I would argue they are both. When we talk about limiting beliefs, we often only discuss them in the context of us holding ourselves back from a result we want. But there are some limits...
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Episode 28: Introducing a Self-care Superpower: Deciding Ahead of Time

Self-care is as essential as water in terms of quality of life. Yet, we still struggle with implementing a self-care plan that is effective and consistent.   This week, we are going to further explore the barriers to...
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Episode 27: The Silver Lining of a Life Altering Event

Have you ever noticed how people have life altering events and all of a sudden seem capable of spectacular, innovative things? Or they overcome their fears to try something new, create something new, be someone...
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Episode 26: Are You Lonely in a Crowded Room?

One truly is the loneliest number and somehow we can manage to be lonely even in a crowded room... Loneliness leads to mental isolation --> and is a risk factor for suicide.  Healthcare professionals are high risk...
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Episode 25: Podcast Takeover-Key Takeaways and New Insight with Dr. Jillian Rigert

Whelp, I found myself with the corona this week and did not have a back-up episode. Rather than come to you with my hacking cough from my corona den, I decided to take a page from my own book and focus on caring for...
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Episode 24: Overcoming Obstacles: Who Will You Become?

Obstacles are EVERYWHERE!   I'm not talking about the ones we see coming, I'm talking about those mountains that pop-up underfoot all of a sudden.    While some obstacles may not amount to much, we often blame them...
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