This post builds off of “How to Shop Around for a Healthcare Provider." So you’ve found a great doctor! But what happens when you have an issue and need to see this awesome doctor? Will you just take his or her recommendations as the absolute truth? Picking a great team of healthcare providers is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to being your own best advocate and getting the highest quality care.
Self-care. It’s kind of a buzzword now, isn’t it? In our “busy is better” world, we wear stress like a badge of honor. Being stressed means we’re accomplishing something right? I’m not sure when our culture decided that “being busy” was more important than living life. A little bit of stress can be a good thing - put the pressure on and watch me spring into action! I’m always more motivated when a deadline is fast approaching.