I hope you had a nice Holiday weekend with your loved ones! I just returned today from visiting my daughter in Halifax. She is a student at Dalhousie!
It was such a much needed little get-away after a busy (but exciting) couple of months for us here at rdhu.
We walked approximately 13,000 steps a day, hiked, and ate at really great restaurants. I ended up taking short daily naps and even finished reading my book! It was a fictional book, so I was able to totally disconnect from the busy-ness and immerse myself into the story.
Sounds heavenly, doesn't it?
Rest and taking time for self-care is so important, but unfortunately, many of us don't seem to do this often enough.
It can be challenging to maintain our health, our work, our professional obligations, and all the other responsibilities. These things leave us with little to no time for rest.
Rest is a fundamental part of success, health, and happiness. Remember, just like the flight attendant who says we must put our oxygen mask on first...we can't take care of our families and clients unless we take care of ourselves first!
Besides being in practice, there are many distractions in this digital world, and always something (or someone) requiring our attention.
No matter what your schedule or task list may look like, resting and unplugging is vital to your long-term health. It heals your body, reduces stress, helps with creativity, enhances productivity and helps with your decision making.
I scheduled this trip in at this time, knowing that I would need it to help me keep going with our busy next couple of months!
Hence, I love looking at my calendar and planning future dates. Not the calendar that is on my phone, but an actual paper, in my hands kind of calendar! I even brought it with me so we could do some summer planning.
My calendar is set up for my professional and personal needs. I truly believe if we don't plan our days, our weeks, our months or even our years, our days, etc will be planned for us and before we know, we drift from one day to the next without making change happen.
How are your professional goals coming along?
Is there or was there something that you thought you might like to achieve professionally in 2023 but, looking at where you are now in April, perhaps you are feeling that you aren't on track?
I would like to share one of the documents I created and use for our QA Coach members in Ontario that helps them think about certain topics or goals that they would like to learn more about, help them prioritize and help with next steps to achieve these goals. This is just a sneak peak of the total package our QA Coach clients receive to help them with planning and tracking.
You will find this at the button below as a download.
We have lots of great courses listed below to help you achieve some of your goals.
Is learning more about ortho one of your goals? Or perhaps diving into Myofunctional Therapy?
Check out below to see what is coming up and if we can help you in any way, as always, please reach out. We love hearing from you!
Thank you for reading! Please see below for what is coming up and have a great week ahead!