This list of resources is not intended to be exhaustive, but to stimulate your thinking around how you can thrive in a career in medicine. The external sites and publications have been recommended by trainees or trainers within the Deanery.
Further Support from Scotland Deanery
Health and Wellbeing
Understanding and Fostering Resilience
The science of Resiliency; An article explaining the neurotransmitter side to stress responses
Roberson Cooper i-resilience: A quick online assessment to measure your own resilience
Practical Tips and Time Management
www.mindtools.com A very comprehensive site with articles and tools covering thought awareness and emotional intelligence as well as time and project management tips.
http://www.gp-training.net/training/tutorials/management/timeman.html Time management in a GP trainee context but lots here for everyone
Time Management Advice from the Royal Medical Benevolant Fund
http://www.jmohealth.org.au/ An Australian resource specifically for doctors in training, with advice and self-assessment tools.
http://www.bwellbelfast.hscni.net/ Relevant to everyone, a resource written for those working in Health in Northern Ireland
No Regrets on Sunday: Seven Days Can Change Your Life (2010: Peter Hawkins)
What Doctors Feel: How Emotions Affect the Practice of Medicine (2014: Danielle Ofri)
Inside-Out: The Practice of Resilience (2015: Sven Hansen)
Thinking, Fast and Slow (2012:Daniel Kahneman)
The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People (2004: Stephen R. Covey)
Rainy Brain, Sunny Brain: The New Science of Optimism and Pessimism (2013: Elaine Fox