Burnout is becoming more and more common in the field of medicine. But, it’s particularly prevalent amongst women as we struggle to balance work and life and take on the lions share of responsibilities at home, which only exacerbate dissatisfaction.
So, what do we do? In this episode, I’m joined by Dr. Vania Manipod, a psychiatrist who specializes burnout in women and shares her own personal struggle with it. First what is contributing to burnout for women in medicine:
But, you know that I don’t like to just complain about a situation, there is something we can do about it. And it starts with prioritize ourselves.
Positive psychology studies have shown that these 3 things lead to happiness:
1. Do something you’re skilled at
2. Have meaningful relationships.
3. Perform activities you enjoy.
Take a listen to this important episode.