Living and working with chronic illness, Wellness - individual

I Am the One Percent – When the Doctor Becomes the (Infertile) Patient

By Melissa Parsons My fertility journey is not typical.  I have not spent years “trying”.  In fact, I have spent years trying NOT to get pregnant! My husband has two daughters – AND a vasectomy.  So getting pregnant was a known challenge.  Luckily, I like challenges.  We went to an infertility specialist, who told us… Continue reading I Am the One Percent – When the Doctor Becomes the (Infertile) Patient

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WRaP EM podcast – mindfulness made practical with Craig Hassad

This is the first official WRaPEM podcast. It was recorded at a Mindfulness Train the Trainer course run by Associate Professor Dr Craig Hassad in Brisbane. Dr Shahina Braganza, Kate Jurd and Dr Ashwini Amaratunga sit down with him afterwards to summarise the pearls from the day. We go over what Mindfulness is and its potential… Continue reading WRaP EM podcast – mindfulness made practical with Craig Hassad

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Ways to Wellness – Dr Mike Cameron

  This year there has been an explosion of interest in maintaining the wellness of ourselves and our colleagues in Emergency Medicine. That interest is long overdue. As many have identified, wellness is the result of many influences including individual actions, organisational issues and collegiate support. For what it is worth, here is what I… Continue reading Ways to Wellness – Dr Mike Cameron