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
The Big Disconnect
It's refreshing to hear and see mental health, burnout and wellness being discussed within the profession but is it being actioned at a practice level?
If not, why not, what's the big disconnect?
The Importance of Hobbies
Are you playing sport, a musical instrument? Are you keeping up with the hobbies you love?
If not you might be missing out on an easy mood and resilience boost.
Suicide in Dentistry
Discussing suicide in the dental profession.
Please take care listening to this if it is a subject you may find triggering and be mindful of others that maybe in earshot whilst you listen
'This is going to hurt' Adam Kay
The Tedx Talk by John Nieuwenburg - The cultural taboos of suicide and mental illness
If you need help:
Should I Stay or Should I Go?
Love your job? Indifferent or even hate being a dentist?
Maybe it depends on the day, most of us wrestle with leaving or staying in a job at some point in our careers.
But maybe it's not the job, this episode explores how to enjoy the job we're in more and maybe when we're hanging on to a job we should have left.
Join the discussion on facebook - It's Dentist's Life, on twitter @fang_farrier
Completing Your Stress Cycle
Completing your stress cycle
My thoughts based on the chapter' complete the cycle in Emily and Amelia Nagoski's book 'Burnout, Solve Your Stress Cycle'
Have your lion and eat it!
Struggling with another year of functioning in and out of work with the complexities of life in yet another year of the shadows of a pandemic.
Some thoughts on burning out again.