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 truthrxs.com or hang out with her on social media @truthrxs. Her podcast is “Doctor Me First”.

Trusting intuition: Listening to that small voice when everything seems so loud

Email shouting, “Danger! Danger! Danger!” Social media yelling, “Disaster! Disaster! Disaster!” Bystanders frightened saying, “What is going to happen?” While I’m standing here, exhausted sighing, “W.T.F.” I have no other words today but to just encourage you to not ignore one of the best tools that we have in medicine. it’s not another fancy gadget,…

Imperfectly Nativigating Perfectionism

“Just give yourself permission to do less.”  If this idea terrifies you, then you’re either a high-achiever or a perfectionist. My guess is actually that you’re probably both.  Welcome to the club, girlfriend!! Perfectionist Anonymous in the house. We’re hard-working, ambitious, and admittedly competitive. We’re competent, motivated, and…we secretly believe that our self-worth is tied…

Invisible Workload of Women: Who Gave Me This Job?

What would happen if women dropped the invisible load of mom-ing? Say, we stopped stocking the house with toilet paper? No longer planned out the family calendar? Stopped sending the lunch money or packing the lunchboxes? I can tell you what would happen in my house. There would be a lot of nasty bums, missed…

What to Do When you DON’T Love Your Work, Part 3

This is part 3 in this series, “What to Do When you DON’T Love Your Work” and these are my last tips for what to do when you don’t love your job.  #5 Improve communication with your boss. No one likes having hard conversations, but they’re literally required if you’re going to be happy at…

What to Do When you DON’T Love Your Work, Part 2

This is part 2 of 3 in this series, “What to Do When you DON’T Love Your Work” and these are my next tips for what to do when you don’t love your job.  #2 Believe that possibilities are open to you.  Telling yourself that you’re stuck where you are only further emphasizes that you’re…

What to Do When you DON’T Love Your Work, Part 1

If you’ve ever wanted to throw your phone across the room as you scroll through yet another inspirational quote on Instagram about following your passion, I hear you. That’s nice, but I have bills to pay. Maybe you went into your career path starry-eyed, sure that you were going to change the world and love…

The Days of Free Lecturing Need to End

The definition of work is to provide value for your employer and receive money in return.  Why, then, is there an expectation that doctors will share their knowledge, expertise and time without compensation? Who set this precedent that doctors should be expected to present at conferences, grand rounds and other events FOR FREE? No conference…

Don’t buy a female doctor a crockpot for Christmas

I will say this one time: Don’t buy your female doctor friend/cousin/daughter-in-law a crockpot for Christmas. Because this really is a conversation about the invisible workload of women.  We’ve come a long way, it’s true. But we have further to go.  Women still do the majority of the invisible work related to family and household. …

Flying your Freak Flag

You have to fly your flag so all us other freaks can find you. Are you asking yourself, “I don’t even know what a freak flag is???” Well, typically you first have to STOP hiding behind that cardboard cutout of what you think you should be!  Think back to your childhood, what were the things…