How to Stop Your Internal Tug of War

How to Stop Your Internal Tug of War

Do you ever feel pulled in two opposite directions? Now, being a physician, your answer is probably, “Yes, all the time!”. But what I am talking about today is not external forces dividing your energy… but the times where you are pulled in two directions in your own...
Low Carb Eating and Heart Health

Low Carb Eating and Heart Health

Interview with Dr. Brett Scher This week’s podcast guest is Dr. Bret Scher. Dr. Scher is a board certified cardiologist and lipidologist in San Diego who runs a preventive cardiology telemedicine practice. He is also the Medical Director at DietDoctor.com. He...
Forget Perfection, Choose Consistent

Forget Perfection, Choose Consistent

The Perils of Perfection Have you ever found yourself starting a new diet or recommitting to one and feeling so motivated… right up to the point that you eat something off your plan and end up stopping everything? If so, you are not alone! Weight loss is the realm...
Gifts of Excess Weight

Gifts of Excess Weight

Having Excess Weight Was One of the Best Things that Happened to Me I have spent many years thinking all sorts of horrible things about my weight and my body shape and size. I wished that I would just find a magic fix and not have to worry about my weight any more....
Food Addiction: More common than you think

Food Addiction: More common than you think

Interview with Dr. Joan Ifland Food addiction can be a significant driver of excess weight and overeating. When unrecognized, it can lead to feeling like you are unable to lose weight or unable to stick to a “diet” Dr. Joan Ifland, PHD is a food addiction expert and...
Surviving Call

Surviving Call

Download Your On Call Plan Now! On Call… Love it or Hate it… On call or shift work is a fact of life for me and many other physicians. So is continuing to work the next day, even while short on sleep. Being on call created a lot of challenges for me personally in my...