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 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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Episode 23: Off the Beaten Path--Deviating From Your Life Vision

What happens when life presents a moment when you must choose to take actions in service of or in violation of your life vision?   What happens when in that moment, you violate the boundaries you've set to preserve...
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Episode 22: "I'm Done!" Should I Stay Or Should I Go? Part 2

Debbie Bradley is a board-certified medical oncologist, certified executive coach, avid mountain biker and adrenaline junkie.  She has worked in the academic setting, private practice, and somewhere in between.  Most...
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Episode 21: Should I Stay or Should I go?

Are you hearing that song by The Clash? Yup ME TOO. Ok ya'll this episode is about ALL THINGS CHANGE... Specifically about how important it is to allow ourselves the choices that do exist and also how we can make...
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Episode 20: Loving All The Parts of Yourself

In this episode we will discuss LOVE one last time, namely loving all the parts of yourself.     You know those deep down dirty parts we want to go away and not own? Yup, those need love too. When you can love those...
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Episode 19: Maximizing Your Lovability

In this episode we are going to explore ALL things love, from love languages and how we reconcile the differences, to lovability and our capacity to love.  When we do not SEE the love being offered and received, we...
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Episode 18: Taming Impatience--Enjoy Living in the Now NOW

In this episode, we will explore living in a state of impatience.  Impatience--when we lack the capacity to accept and tolerate delays.  I have struggled with this for so long, and I imagine some of you are...
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Episode 17: A Strenuous Pilgrimage--The Pursuit of Worthiness

We are all born inherently worthy...it's a fact. BUT somewhere along the way we lose our internal sense or worthiness. Within this episode we will discuss the cause of feelings of unworthiness and how they correlate...
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