It's hard to believe we are already well on the way into 2021 - it really just feels like more of 2020 doesn't it. Well, even so, life moves on and I need to focus on professional and personal development as much as anyone. In fact, given that's my core work these days, it's probably … Continue reading How auditing my practice in 2020 helped me manage my own imposter syndrome – a peek inside Coach GP
2020 has pretty much affected everyone. I’m certainly no different. Work is slow of course – lots of my clients had exams cancelled or otherwise just don’t have headspace for coaching right now. I’m confident things will pick up. But to keep busy and productive and feel like I was contributing in some way to … Continue reading The mind blowing importance of positive feedback in beating burnout
Coaching is well placed to help doctors manage the unique challenges they are facing during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Do you ever get home from work thinking about how you just aren’t good enough: I didn’t really know what to do… I think most other doctors are better than I am… One of these days I’ll get found out… Have you ever given a talk or workshop or put yourself out in the public in some … Continue reading Am I good enough yet?
Many doctors worry about treating people when they have had similar issues themselves. They often worry about being triggered. Or feel in some way that this life experience undermines their confidence or competence in treating others. It’s the equivalent of saying: “How can I help other people when I haven’t even got my life under control?” … Continue reading On being a wounded healer