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 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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Episode 16: Are You Using Your Power to Choose Wisely?

In this episode we will explore why we want to use the power to choose wisely and the various components that increase or decrease our power. I'm also showing you a framework to increase your power to choose...
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Episode 15: Treating Your Busyness Addiction: Stillness with Dr. Nissa Keyashian

I'm so excited to host my friend Dr. Nissa Kiyashian, a psychiatrist and mindfulness instructor.    I found it so hard to learn to be still and rest.  Fortunately for me, my sister is a psychiatrist and mindfulness...
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Episode 14: Are You An Addict? Hooked on Busyness...

We are afflicted with so many addictions these days...it's just the human brain being human.  No addiction impacted me more than the addiction to busyness. I am now happily recovering but sharing my journey through...
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Episode 13: Navigating a Crisis--Eradicate the Overwhelm

Tune in this week as I dive into how we navigate a crisis.  Tragedy is happening everyday, but the concentration in which we have been focusing on these tragedies has been highest over the last two years.   Doubt and...
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Episode 12: The Ultimate Stalker--Feelings

In this episode, we will explore feelings...a somewhat complicated topic which I aim to simplify within this episode.  Why do we do the things we do? Quite simply, we take actions or avoid taking actions because of...
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Episode 11: Are You Addicted to Checking A Box??

In this episode, I am discussing the arrival fallacy.  If you search on apple podcast you will find tons of podcast episodes devoted to this topic. However, this episode ties together the previous two episodes and...
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Episode 10: Comparison Is the Diluter of Pleasure

You've heard me talk about the idea that comparison invalidates our suffering. And we've all also likely heard the phrase "comparison is the thief of all joy," but I have a different take on that phrase. In this...
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