How Do You Balance Your Health?

For some people wellness is about balance – the balance between your personal and professional life. For others it’s about eating healthy food, exercising, and getting enough sleep. And for some, wellness is about spending time with family and friends. Below are the ways some physicians keep their work and personal life balanced and maintain a healthy lifestyle.

Dr. Candace Bradshaw

December 7, 2017

How do you keep healthy? I work out at a small local gym near my home fairly regularly. If I don’t exercise I do not feel good at all . I don’t always want to – but I go anyway. I am an introvert and would not do well at a large gym … being […]

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5 Questions for 2 Medical Learners

March 21, 2017

Alana Poon – Medical Student Question 1:  As a student/resident is it difficult to live a healthy lifestyle? Yes. I find the most challenging aspect of trying to live a healthy lifestyle as a medical student is the difficulty in establishing a healthy routine amidst a busy and constantly changing schedule. It is difficult to […]

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Dr. Pravin Mehta

March 21, 2017

How do you keep healthy? I have learned that I need to keep healthy to help others. I spend one hour selfishly but without shame on myself daily to relax and exercise. I started swimming daily on October 28, 1994, became a vegetarian and stopped alcohol. I keep a positive attitude, keep connected with family […]

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Dr. Chau Pham

November 21, 2016

How do you keep healthy? Perspective! The demands and the desire for “balance” between my professional career and personal life are a constant challenge, but maintaining a healthy perspective on the priorities in my life has helped to insure good physical, emotional, and mental health. I try to live my life first in my commitment […]

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Dr. Barbara Kelleher

September 23, 2016

How do you keep healthy? Eat healthy and at home; exercise at least 5 days a week; grow a garden; golf as much as I can. What is one thing you do to maintain your work-life balance? Don’t sweat the small stuff; remember there is a happy side in everyone; drink good red wine. What […]

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