Offered by the CMS Committee on Physician Wellbeing

Self-Compassion: The True Power of Being Kind to Yourself
Kristin Neff
Read expert advice on how to limit self-criticism and offset its negative effects, enabling you to achieve your highest potential and a more contented, fulfilled life.

LifeForward: Charting the Journey Ahead
Pamela McLean
Explore the concept of a LifeLaunch (the beginning of a new chapter) and how to design your own path regardless of age or situation.

When Things Fall Apart
Pema Chödrön
Drawing from traditional Buddhist wisdom, find tools for transforming suffering and negative patterns into habitual ease and boundless joy.

The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World
Desmond Tutu and the Dalai Lama
How do we find joy in the face of life’s inevitable suffering? Two spiritual giants reflect on their lives filled with turmoil and how they have been able to discover peace, courage and joy.

Love for Imperfect Things: How to Accept Yourself in a World Striving for Perfection
Haemin Sunim
Glean spiritual wisdom about learning to love ourselves with all our imperfections.

Henry Cloud and John Townsend
Boundaries are essential to a healthy, balanced lifestyle; they define who we are and who we are not. Consider biblically based answers to tough questions, showing how to set healthy boundaries with parents, spouses, children, friends, co-workers and even ourselves.

Radical Acceptance
Tara Brach, PhD
Understanding that our lives have become ensnared in the trance of unworthiness and feeling deficient, consider advice on taking the first step toward reconnecting with who we really are and what it means to live fully.

Finding the Space to Lead: A Practical Guide to Mindful Leadership
Janice Marturano
Mindful Leadership training integrates the practice of mindfulness with the practical tools of management, enabling leaders to bring a wider range of their capacities to the challenges at hand.

Transforming the Heart of Practice: An Organizational and Personal Approach to Physician Wellbeing
Dianne McCallister and Ted Hamilton
This step-by-step guide offers a comprehensive exploration of burnout and physician wellbeing. More than 20 chapter authors contribute to the multidimensional volume, edited by Dianne McCallister, MD, member of the CMS Committee on Physician Wellbeing.

The Tyranny of Metrics
Jerry Z. Muller
The “tyranny of metrics” that rules organizations threatens the quality of our lives and most important institutions. Explore the damage our obsession with metrics is causing and how we can begin to fix the problem.

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