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Learn the Basics of Mindfulness

COVID and the related changes has created a variety of different stressors in our lives. At times this may feel overwhelming.  In this special bonus episode, I am happy to have three physician coaches who are trained in Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction.  Listen below to learn the basics of using mindfulness to manage your stress. These are simple tools and techniques that can be used in any situation and can be applied in the middle of a busy day without missing a step.

Meet the Guests

My guests this week are Dr. Jessie Mahoney, Dr. Ni-Cheng Liang and Dr. Sara Dill.

Dr Jessie Mahoney is a pediatrician, a physician wellness expert, a yoga and mindfulness instructor, and a coach for physicians and parents.  She has over 20 years experience as a pediatrician and has led physician wellness in a large HMO for 17 years. She facilitates mindfulness and coaching retreats for physicians and is a frequent speaker on wellness and parenting topics.

Sara Dill, MD is a board certified dermatologist and pediatric dermatologist in private practice in Santa Barbara, CA.  She coaches physicians as a certified life and weight loss coach through the Life Coach School and is a qualified teacher of Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR). In her coaching practice with physicians, she specializes in work-life balance, stress reduction, and how to enjoy work and life more, even in these interesting times.

Dr. Ni-Cheng Liang is a mother of 2, cancer survivor, American Lung Association San Diego Lung Health Provider of the year pulmonologist 2019, Top Doctor 2017 and 2019 San Diego, and mindfulness teacher.  She is a national speaker, leading keynotes, workshops, retreats on mindfulness, physician well-being, integrative and pulmonary medicine to patients and all members of the healthcare team. She recently founded the Mindful Healthcare Collective, a group of women physician wellness experts (that also include Drs. Sara Dill and Jessie Mahoney) who are leading free live Zoom sessions during the pandemic to support healthcare professionals. The website ( also includes links to free meditation resources during the pandemic.

Listen to this bonus episode below.



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