Recovery for Super-Achievers

Recovery for Super-Achievers

To a super-achiever, the world can look like a series of tasks to check off, finish lines to cross, mountains to surmount. Seeing the universe through this lens has real benefits: being a go-getter and motivated to excel is highly rewarded in our society. It’s no...
There Was A Word For It: Burnout

There Was A Word For It: Burnout

It took me almost two decades to look back and try to understand the reasons I left medicine. Leaving was an incredibly painful decision and the residual shame I carried made me want to look the other way—until I learned about burnout. Before, I thought it was me,...