Here are pearls and takeaways from the session:
- Burnout happens when it gets really hard to notice something funny, interesting, or amazing. At its core, it is the impaired ability to experience positive emotion.
- Your colleagues' work-life balance is incredibly predictive of your own work-life balance.
- Positive emotions and being resilient is contagious and there are restorative effects of positive emotions.
10 positive emotions include: joy, gratitude, serenity, interest, hope, pride, amusement, inspiration, awe, and love
- Developing resilience doesn't have to be time-consuming. It can be bite-sized! Resiliency tools, including "Three Good Things" are accessible here.
The Department of Medicine offers well-being resources available for all faculty, trainees, and staff.
Duke Medicine Learning, Education, and Discussion Series (LEADS) takes place each Tuesday at 12 p.m. Learn more and see schedule of upcoming sessions.