An Open Letter to my Patient

You put your kids first. You put your spouse first. Groceries, your mortgage, phone and cable bill, it all comes first. What about the new overpriced sneakers for your son, or brand name jeans...

Enough

We are all on a journey.   What is your desired destination? What fuels you to go to work every day? Bills? You’ve got to put food on the table? What about your daughter’s...

Coffee Cup Coaching: Forget New Year’s Resolutions

OMG, it's January 5th and I haven’t written out my New Year’s Resolutions! How will I ever succeed if I haven’t completed my goal setting? Hey, don’t worry, in fact, pat yourself on the...

Why Are We Overweight?

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...
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Coffee Cup Coaching: Accountability and Self-Worth

As a consultant, my phone rings daily with this one request, “Can you help me hold my team accountable?” My internal reaction is “NO!”  What I say is, “Absolutely, tell me more.” Accountability, much like...
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Are You A Dental Mental Heath Advocate?

The dental industry is changing. Albeit, some may say very slowly when referencing insurance reimbursements or rapidly when referencing products and technology. We would agree that most dental professionals feel comfortable talking about products...
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Life is Long. Take time to Dilly-Dally.

On my coworker’s office wall lives a sign that says “Life short, there’s no time to dilly dally.”  I’ve lived by this creed my entire life. Rushing to get from one place to the...
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It Can Happen to Anyone [Even Dentists]

You know it's happened to {nearly} every one of us. I'm talking about the #metoo movement. Most women have experienced some sort of negative treatment in their lives just due to the fact that...

The Transformation of a Lifetime

6:00 a.m., the alarm rang. Yet again, this middle-aged dental office manager struggled out of bed to make her way to the bathroom to start her morning. She was suffering. Looking in the mirror...
Dentists Are Leaders in Preventive Medicine

Gear Up to Be the Leaders in Preventive Medicine

Gear up, team! Dentistry is becoming the starting place for preventive medicine. We are on the front lines and set to be the leaders in confronting chronic illnesses. What...

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