NOTHING mini about it! I’m not sure about you, but for me, this is a time of year to be especially grateful. As I write this final blog for the year, I am six weeks post-TIA (Transient ischemic attack)....
Have you ever heard that maintaining a work-life balance is the key to happiness, success and “should” be your goal?  According to the definition of this theory: work-life balance is the lack of opposition between work and other life...
Joy is an emotion that is best cultivated during quiet time. It’s not a loud, boastful emotion like excitement or drama. It’s defined as a feeling of great pleasure and happiness. To me, joy is like a rich dark...
I am so privileged to have had the opportunity to be interviewed on THE Jasmin Haley of Beyond The Prophy for her podcast. My interview is here below. To subscribe to her podcast, go here. To watch on video, here's Jasmin's...
I drove my teenage daughter and her friend to the mall one afternoon. The girls wanted to walk around by themselves so we picked a time and place to meet and parted ways. My coolness factor seemingly took a...
Dr. Laura Mach, The Life Coach for Busy Dentists, discusses what makes us overweight in our society. Podcast #3 Why I Was Overweight Podcast #4 How to Eat to Reduce Overhunger and Overdesire See my other DeW blogs HERE Follow my podcast HERE
Resentment and the feeling of being ineffective are the paths to burnout. Resentment and feeling ineffective stem from things like patient noncompliance, poor working environment, not enough time to provide quality care, poor instruments, and feeling responsible for our...

The Power of Asking

I can’t believe I got a D in geometry - I hate math! Dental hygiene doesn’t seem to have much math involved - that's for me. Amazing how my journey as a woman in dentistry ended up in CDT...

But First, I Bake!

Have you ever had a deadline looming over you and instead of getting down to business you decide to clean the pantry? This happens to me quite often and my distraction/inspiration of choice is to bake something yummy to...

Being A Leader

A leader of any business needs to earn the respect of fellow workers.  A dentist in a small business model has three or more key players and to have continued success, these players need to know and have bought...