Category: Wellness News

Zoom Fatigue, Anyone?

Lately, I have been spending most of my days on Zoom. I have been using it for everything from meetings with colleagues, virtual workout classes, and even happy hours with…

Gentle Encouragement

Uncertainty is hard. It can be messy, anxiety producing, stressful, and scary. We can’t anticipate what will happen. So much of what we have taken for granted as both teachers…

Expert Practical Advice to Manage Corona Virus Anxiety

University of Virginia Professor of Psychology Bethany Teachman offers practical tips to manage your anxiety during this time of uncertainty. Follow the link below to the UVA Today article. https://news.virginia.edu/content/expert-offers-practical-advice-manage-your-coronavirus-anxiety?utm_source=DailyReport&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=news

Scheduling Self-care

There is a quote out there that goes something like “you should sit in meditation for twenty minutes every day — unless you’re too busy. Then you should sit for…

So you don’t like soggy salad?

Planning ahead and packing a health-full lunch can be an overwhelming challenge each week, especially as our course work builds, or our rotations become increasingly challenging. The idea of “meal…

Starting Medical School with the Right Sleep Habits

Maintaining good sleep hygiene while thriving in medical school may sound like an impossible task. But,  having those healthy sleep habits will actually help you both in and out of…

Managing Curricular Content

Looking at the course website and wondering where to start? First of all, realize how fortunate you are to live in a time period where you could spend a lifetime…

Having Trouble with Focus or Concentration?

If you have taken some time off from school- maybe it was a summer, or maybe even a couple of years, it can be hard getting back into it. You…