#136: Navigating Burnout in Work & Life with Dr. Hiba Khalid

When the weight of a career in anesthesiology pushed Dr. Hibba Khaled to her breaking point, she didn't just bounce back; she reinvented herself as a beacon of hope for those suffocating under the burden of burnout. Join us for a discussion with Dr. Khaled, co-founder of Embers and a burnout recovery specialist, as she shares her transformative journey and the lessons she learned along the way. From her hands-on experience in Uganda to her scholarly pursuits at Harvard, Dr. Khaled's path is a lesson in turning personal struggle into a lifeline for others.

Dr. Khaled's story is more than just a narrative; it's a roadmap for navigating career transitions with purpose and integrity. Her candid reflection on the tough choices that have shaped her life, including the decision to walk away from a coveted position, offers a rare glimpse into the heart of someone who has courageously defied convention, and the expectations of others.

This episode provides a glimpse at the mechanics of burnout and the possibility of crafting a fulfilling life. Dr. Khaled breaks down the factors contributing to our burnout epidemic—misaligned values, toxic work environments, and the perpetual push for perfection. But more than that, she discusses the tools to reclaim our sense of self, emphasizing the role of mindfulness, grounding techniques, and finding our joy.

Find Hiba here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dr-hiba-khaled/
And her business here: https://www.emberscc.com/