Tags » Thriving

About Leanne

A few years ago, my wonderful husband, Peter, was diagnosed with an aggressive prostate cancer with a poor prognosis, which caused a huge amount of anxiety for us as we often cared for young men dying of the disease as rural GPs.   1,104 more words


From good to great doctors

“To laugh often and much, To win the respect of intelligent people And the affection of children, To earn the appreciation of honest critics, And to endure the betrayal of false friends, 1,295 more words

Communication, criticism, conflict

In every day practice, we can see large numbers of patients, work intense hours, deal with angry patients and exhausted colleagues, and make critical decisions in emergency situations. 823 more words


An annual preventive health check for healthy doctors

Unfortunately, most doctors do not have their own GP and self-refer to specialists when they think the need arises. Many have fears about breaches of confidentiality, waiting in other doctors’ waiting rooms or are embarrassed by being in the patient role. 318 more words


Relaxation and sleeping well

Sleep well

The benefits of sleeping well cannot be overestimated. Unfortunately many doctors self prescribe benzodiazepines and/or use alcohol to help them sleep, which are very counterproductive. 1,068 more words


Switching off on time off

 “I am not my thoughts.”

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali (2nd Century BCE)

Your time off work is very precious. It can be difficult to slow the brain after a long intense day. 756 more words