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 42: When It's Time to Hire a Coach and the Top Five Mistakes Made When Hiring a Coach

For some people, hiring a coach is a scary undertaking.  In this episode, I am sharing some tips and common mistakes made when hiring a coach. By the end of this episode you will:   1) Be able to decipher if now is...
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Episode 41: Meeting the New You Where You Are

If you give a mom a spatula, she will bake four dozen cookies...She will also injure her knee. Odd how those two things tie together isn't it? When you tune in to this episode, you will find out how those two things...
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Episode 40: The Tools For Success: Introducing The Two Helpers of Thought Change

I don't have to tell you that changing your thoughts can be extremely uncomfortable. So, managing this discomfort once and for all isn't just so you can feel better, it's so you can truly cultivate new beliefs when...
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Episode 39: A Lighter Year--Leaving Behind The Regret

In this episode you’re going to get my all access pass to starting the year off with a bang.     If you’ve ever rung in a new year (we all have), chances are you can relate.  New Year’s Eve approaches and you reflect...
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Episode 38: Believing New Things: "The World Needs What You Have to Offer"

In this episode, we will explore how to believe new things. You may think that cultivating a new belief is VERY UNCOMFORTABLE, but that's a good thing. The discomfort stems from cognitive dissonance which is a sign...
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Episode 37: Permission to Do Things Differently--The Holiday Edition

As you work on cultivating your wellness permanently, you will quickly realize that there are some common triggers where we struggle to maintain our wellness. The legendary quest is to cultivate a life that not only...
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Episode 36: Sleep: Why Are We Still Not Getting Enough?

Welcome back for sleep episode part two.  In this episode, we will explore our beliefs about sleep.  So many of us crave sleep, want more of it, and yet don't get more. Why? If you find yourself in this boat, your...
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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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