Some view the start of the new year and return to work with dread, but we like to take the approach of a fresh start. It’s a time to reflect on where your chiropractic practice is at, and where you’d like it to be. The start of 2019 is the perfect time for a new way of thinking.
As someone running your own chiropractic practice, you know the stress can seriously add up. Getting bills paid, building a great team, providing your patients with the best treatment possible...and we could go on. Your never-ending to-do list can be a constant source of anxiety. But what if you let the stress get to you? When you suffer from stress, not only does your health suffer, but so does your practice. That's why it's important to stop and take some time for self-care.
Picture this: you've accomplished your goal of operating your own practice. Business is good, you've been working hard at improving yourself, your patients are happy, and so are your employees. Everything seems to be going great, and then you hit a road bump. Rather than analyze the problem for what it is and brainstorm on new solutions, you revert to what you already know. Why? Because you just don't have the time to reflect on the possibilities of what could work. You need a solution, and you need it now. Here are three signs it might be time to think outside the box and stop sabotaging yourself.
The negative effects of stress can cause long-term damage. While we can't completely avoid stress in our lives, we can learn how to manage it. Learning stress management skills will help you to stop yourself from dwelling on the stress factors in your life and face them with a renewed and calm energy. Here are 4 tips to help you destress.
You might be wondering what self-awareness has to do with leadership. It is, however, a critical tool to help you reach higher levels of satisfaction, become a better leader, improve relationships (both personal and professional), and better manage your emotions. With all these positive correlations, you'd think everyone would be interested in becoming more self-aware, and yet studies have found only 10-15% of people are truly self-aware.