Category: Wellness

Posts on wellness and finding balance in your life.

Facing Difficulties (Part 1)

Welcome back to Serenity. We’ve talked here about looking after ourselves, finding out identity and last time some simple rules to help get us through life. Today I’d like to talk about facing difficulties. Throughout our lives – personal and working, we will face difficulties and challenges to our happiness and balance of well being. How should we deal with these challenges? You might think that this is just common […]

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7 Rules for your wall

For today’s Serenity post, something a little different, not as long winded as my usual posts .Not sure where the below quote/rules came from, not my own, but they do provide a great set to keep on your wall and to remind yourself now an then… 1) Make peace with the past so it doesn’t spoil your present   2) What others think of you, is none of your business. […]

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Finding our Identity

Welcome back to Serenity for the 2nd post, if you read the first post I talked about some of the difficulties that we as GPs face in looking after ourselves and why we are so bad at it. One of the main things is that we find if difficult to separate the identity of ourselves as a doctor from ourselves as a person – I thought I’d explore that a […]

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‘Medice, cura te ipsum’ – Physician, heal thyself

Welcome to Serenity – the idea came from a sci-fi show, but the word “Serenity” is defined as: Noun : the state of being calm, peaceful, and untroubled. Reading that I thought it would be an interesting name and idea for a blog here. I hope to discuss some things that pertain to the above state of being calm, peaceful and untroubled, as well as some other random thoughts and […]

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