14 episodes

Life behind and beyond the mask.

Discussing tough topics like depression, burnout and suicide alongside nutrition, movement and recovery.
Working on everyday resilience, personal and professional development.
The context is dentistry but applicable to all walks of life.

Fang Farrier : Dentist; see also *gnasher basher, *toothwright and top gum

Fang Farrie‪r‬ Em Courtney

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Life behind and beyond the mask.

Discussing tough topics like depression, burnout and suicide alongside nutrition, movement and recovery.
Working on everyday resilience, personal and professional development.
The context is dentistry but applicable to all walks of life.

Fang Farrier : Dentist; see also *gnasher basher, *toothwright and top gum

    S1 Ep11: Money Talk

    S1 Ep11: Money Talk

    Do you find it hard talking money with patients?
    They certainly didn't want to talk about it at dental school, it was almost a dirty word but it's integral to each and every patient consent and interaction.
    Are you money beliefs and emotions affecting how you discuss fees and payments?
    Discussing this and more, join the conversation on twitter @fang_farrier.

    • 29 min
    S1 Ep10: Not Okay?

    S1 Ep10: Not Okay?

    It's OK to not be Okay.
    Talking about managing work on days where you feel less than OK.
    Why these days sometimes catch us off guard and why we are reluctant to use mental health days.
    Join the discussion on Twitter @fang_farrier
    What are your experiences?

    • 28 min
    S1 EP9: Loud Noises

    S1 EP9: Loud Noises

    A dental surgery is full of loud noises and those working within it are at high risk of noise induced hearing loss and tinnitus.
    But most of us aren't wearing any hearing protection.
    Join the discussion on twitter @fang_farrier, I'd love to hear your experiences.

    • 31 min
    Just Take The Day Off!

    Just Take The Day Off!

    Dragging ourselves into work when we should just stay home.
    Returning too early from injury.
    Medicating to get through the day, limping, casts on our legs.
    Why as dentists do we do this to ourselves?
    A discussion about 'sick leave' or lack there of and the reluctance to accept that we're only human after all.
    Join the discussion on twitter @fang_farrier, I would love to hear your stories

    • 22 min
    S1 Ep7: The Social Dilemma

    S1 Ep7: The Social Dilemma

    The not so social side of dental social media.

    Reflecting on issues raised on the Netflix film The Social Dilemma
    Relating this to the dark side of dental facebook groups.
    Discussing how to use social media in a healthy way and useful way and avoid it negatively affecting your mental health.

    If you haven't deleted the app after listening, find me on Twitter @fang_farrier

    • 25 min
    S1 Ep6: Recovery For Resilience

    S1 Ep6: Recovery For Resilience

    In what promises to be another year of heightened stress, this episode explores the relationship between stress, recovery and resilience.
    Taking lessons from sports performance and psychology, how we can use stress to grow more resilient and that our downtime is recovery.
    Create space for and plan purposeful recovery activities everyday.
    Join the conversation on Twitter @fang_farrier.

    • 21 min

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