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Self-care moments: Working

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We spend around a third of our days and most of our waking hours working, getting ready for work and travelling to and from work … how do we feel about work and in what quality do we spend that time?
Photo of Dr Anne Malatt by Alan Johnston for articles and audios on self-care

Self-care moments: Taking a break

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Taking a break is not a time to escape from our bodies and our lives, but a time to enjoy being in our bodies even more deeply, and to appreciate ourselves, just for who we are.
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Self-care moments: Conversation

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Hi this is Anne Malatt with self-care moments and this is a moment on conversation. We spend a lot of our lives in conversation, talking to and about each other and life – what is the quality of that conversation and is this even something that we consider?
Photo of Dr Anne Malatt by Alan Johnston for articles and audios on self-care

Self-care moments: Drinking

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If you think you may be drinking too much alcohol, you probably are, knowing that even one drink is not good for you. So consider looking at why you drink and you may just find that waiting inside you is a younger you who does not like the taste of alcohol, but who loves you, just as you are … and let that essence of you and the knowing of your body, guide your way through life.
Photo of Dr Anne Malatt by Alan Johnston for articles and audios on self-care

Self-care moments: Eating

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I love eating food and always have. I have come to understand that there is a purpose to food beyond stimulating and satisfying the senses.
Photo of Dr Anne Malatt by Alan Johnston for articles and audios on self-care

Self-care moments: Swimming

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Swimming is an absolute joy for me. I love the feeling of being weightless in the water and gliding along in a rhythmic, flowing way.
Photo of Dr FIona Williams for article by Dr Fiona Williams on "Physician Heal Thyself"

Physician Heal Thyself: What Medical Training and the Body have taught...

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While it would be nice to pretend otherwise, I did not embark on a career in medicine for altruistic reasons, to earn a good wage or even to gain...
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The antidote to mental health stigma amongst doctors: humanity

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Mental health stigma amongst doctors I grew up watching Superman. Impressive guy … leaping tall buildings and all that. Just the kinda thing a young kid wants to do. Fast...
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The purpose of food: to satisfy the senses or to nourish...

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I recently read an article on the use of food as medicine in cancer patients … it was complicated and left me feeling confused, when I had not been...
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National Physician Suicide Awareness Day: We Refuse to Forget

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September 17, 2019 was the second annual National Physician Suicide Awareness Day. As I wrote here last year, it is a day to commemorate colleagues lost to suicide and...

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