Back to School

I remember getting report cards in school and feeling so, so proud every time I got an A. I kept craving those high-achieving marks throughout my whole education. 

From kindergarten to college, that’s who I was. But it didn’t stop in the classroom. 

I wanted to get an A in my career. In my relationships. In my family. In my financials. At my job, as a mom, as a mentor and friend…It drove me nuts how BAD I wanted to be perfect at EVERYTHING! 

I was spinning my wheels, trying to get that gold star and feeling exhausted and overwhelmed. 

Then *lightbulb*. I finally figured it out. 

There are no gold stars in adulthood. There is no “A”. There is no arriving. 

I’m a work-in-progress. We all are. 

Because perfect isn’t possible. There’s no way to get 100% in this little quiz we call life! 

So now I’ve learned to sit back, relax and enjoy the ride. 

I’m creating my own rubric. And I’m choosing to give myself an “A+”.  

Errin Weisman DO

Errin Weisman, DO is the self-proclaimed wellness guru on Authentic Medicine. She is a life coach, podcaster and fierce advocate for wellness in medicine. She faced professional burnout early in her career and speaks openly about her story in order to help others, particularly female physicians and working moms, know they are not alone. Dr. Weisman wholeheartedly believes to be a healer, you must first fill your own cup. She lives and practices life coaching and medicine in rural Southwestern Indiana, loves her roles as farmer’s wife, athlete and mother of three.You can find out more about Dr. Weisman on her podcast Doctor Me First, her website or hang out with her on social media @truthrxs. Her podcast is “Doctor Me First”.

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