Have you been told the answer to burnout is more or better self-care? Many sister docs think if they worked out more, got more sleep, drank more water, meditated and did some yoga then they wouldn’t feel burnt out. Sister doc this is a myth! In this episode, Dr. Archana Shrestha debunks the great self-care myth and shares what REALLY needs to be addressed in order to beat burnout. 

Key Takeaways

[02:10] Why more self-care is not the solution to burnout

[05:45] The issue that really needs to be addressed

[08:33] How to do a “thought download”  

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