How Physicians Can Rediscover Their Passion

June 15, 2016

Every profession has a rhythm. But when you lose pace with that cadence, you can simultaneously lose the passion you once had for your job.

Every profession has a rhythm, and medicine is no exception. But when you lose pace with that cadence, be it through stagnation or stress, you can simultaneously lose the passion you once had for your job. In contemporary culture we often refer to that inertia as "losing our mojo.What does mojo really mean, though? According to the dictionary, the word has historically been defined as a magical spell, hex, or charm. Most people now think of mojo as a level of energy. And in these times of constant connection and fast-paced scientific advancements, losing our "momentum on the job" is an easy thing to do.As a medical practitioner you've invested so much time in becoming an expert in your field. You can continue to allow that investment to grow by capitalizing on your commitment and allowing your enthusiasm to flourish.Here are five ways to boost your enthusiasm for the valuable work you do.To download a PDF of this slideshow, click here.