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Examples of doctor happy places
News
 Dr Magdalena Simonis, AFMW President

The importance of finding your happy place – AMA Victoria

Published by AMA Victoria, this articles highlights when working long hours in a demanding role as a doctor or healthcare worker it is important to have a safe place to unwind and relax. It also includes a selection of ‘happy places’ as shared on social media during AMA Victoria / Doctors’ Health Fund’s #MonthofMindfulness campaign. Where’s your happy place?

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News
 Dr Magdalena Simonis, AFMW President

Exercise at work – some easy steps

Did you know that those who sit for prolonged periods are 54% more likely to die from a heart attack? Exercise is an integral part of self care these easy steps outline how we can integrate this into our already hectic daily ritual. Add these Mini Desk Workouts to Your Day to Exercise Right at Work.

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Could the ways you cope with stress be undermining you? Here are healthier ways to respond
News
 Dr Magdalena Simonis, AFMW President

Caring for the Carer – that’s you! Ask yourself ‘Am I OK? ‘ – the other side of RUOK?

In our busy lives we often forget to check in on ourselves and sometimes it can lead to a downward emotional spiral.  Here is something I’d like to share with you all in this week’s eBulletin which talks about knowing how to detect the signs of stress in yourself and learning how to redirect your effort towards positive strategies to help you cope. It’s simple, clear and includes dot points.

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