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Evolving Your Leadership: 3 Things that Will Help Make You a Psychologically Safe Leader
Maiysha Claiborne MD
Dr Maiysha
Leading is hard and there is no handbook. Yet, growing research is showing that the old ways of leading are not as effective and more likely to be harmful to our employees over time. However, the evidence shows that even if the employee becomes successful, there are both long-term mental and relationship consequences to this approach. There is grow...
Why Hospitals Should Be Centering Psychological Safety in Healthcare
Maiysha Claiborne MD
Dr Maiysha
In previous articles I have talked about psychological safety in the context of combating mistrust in healthcare from historically marginalized populations, however, what's not always obvious is the positive impact that cultivating psychological safety can have on physicians and healthcare providers. Physician well-being is a critical (but not alwa...
NLP vs. ICF
Maiysha Claiborne MD
Dr Maiysha
I get a lot of questions about NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming) coaching and how it compares to ICF (International Coach Federation) coaching. I'm super excited to give you the lowdown and share why NLP coaching brings some unique advantages to the table. First off, let's acknowledge that both NLP coaching and ICF coaching are fantastic approache...
How Psychological Safety and Trauma-Informed Care Builds Bridges to Equitable Care
Maiysha Claiborne MD
Dr Maiysha
Imagine feeling like you can't trust the very system that's supposed to keep you healthy. For many individuals in historically marginalized communities (like myself), this is a stark reality. Medical mistrust, deeply rooted in historical injustices and violence, is a significant barrier to achieving health equity. This is because the groups of peop...
Communicating with the Highly Sensitive People in Your Organization (And Your Life)
Maiysha Claiborne MD
Dr Maiysha
You ever notice that there are some people who seem more sensitive to lights, sound, crowds, and chaos? They may be the first out of the meeting, or prefer hiding away in a quiet hidden cubicle. They may not engage much with others, but when they do speak they often have incredibly insightful things to contribute and say. They may be labeled as "em...
What Lessons Can You Bring Into 2024 (Here Are Mine)
Maiysha Claiborne MD
Dr Maiysha
 The beginning of the year is often a time of resolutions, goals, and promises that are often abandoned within the first 30 days. For me, before I set goals for the year, it's important for me to evaluate my accomplishments and lessons. When I am able to see where I met or missed certain goals and why, it helps me to effectively move into the ...
Are You A Highly Sensitive Person? (Or Do You Know One?)
Maiysha Claiborne MD
Dr Maiysha
Being highly sensitive is a neurological experience that often goes unrecognized, yet it profoundly shapes the lives of those who manage it day to day. This blog explores the intricacies of high sensitivity, its neurological underpinnings, and the unique experiences of highly sensitive individuals. Understanding High Sensitivity High sensitivity, o...
NLP Parents Know Their Child
Maiysha Claiborne MD
Dr Maiysha
Every night before my son goes to bed there is one thing he MUST have. That is "mommy lap time". This specifically is when he hops on my lap, nuzzles his head in my neck, and gives me a koala bear hug. He's been that way for as long as I can remember... and he will tell you that he cannot go to sleep without his hug and kiss from Mommy. My son's lo...
Unconscious Mind Memories
Maiysha Claiborne MD
Dr Maiysha
Can you think of some moments in your life when you were able to remember things as clearly as it was yesterday? It is in the ways that our unconscious mind processes memory that where we will be focusing on in this episode. The unconscious mind represses unresolved negative emotions. It is the actual repression of the content of the memory based o...
The Communication of Listening
Maiysha Claiborne MD
Dr Maiysha
Being heard not unlike other emotional needs is a crucial part of the connection in human beings. It has been said that 90% of problems in communication come from the need to be listened to. When an individual has the experience of not being heard or understood, they will either speak and act in ways that get them heard, or conversely, they may tur...
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