94. Taking My Own Mental Health Break: Bali Breather

Welcome to Pediatric Meltdown, the podcast for busy pediatricians who want to better understand children’s emotional health and behaviors and gain the skills and knowledge to help them thrive. I am your host, Lia Gaggino. Summer is here and it’s time to take a breath, enjoy the sunshine and take a little downtime. Heading to Bali, yes Bali!, with my sister and daughter for a tropical adventure – My Bali Breather. Hope you will make time for yourself too!

Key Highlights:

[00:30 – 02:30] Taking a Mental Health Break:

  • Taking a mental health break and going to Bali
  • some thoughts on the world and how it feels right now
  • War in Ukriane
  • Covid is still here.
  • Shootings
  • But despite of all of these, In the words of Dr. Heather Forkey “We can Affiliate with others”

[02:30 – 02:30] Sharing Some Things That Brings Me Joy

Resources Mentioned:

[03:04 – 05:28] Summer Escape: Find some escape in things that aren’t deep

  • It’s okay to do nothing. Take your time and relax.
  • Eat something that are delicious food like 
  • Watermelon
  • Juicy peaches
  • Ice cream!
  • Closing segment
  • Final Words

Key quotes:

“I think that we have to really look at the world as being open to possibilities and that good pervades, all of the awful stuff.” Dr – Lia Gaggino

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Dr. Lia Gaggino has worked as a pediatrician for over 30 years on the west side of Michigan. During her career as a primary care physician, she has been privileged to care for children and adolescents, and know that their success is closely tied to mental wellness.

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  • All Post
  • ADHD
  • Advocacy
  • Aggression and Disruptive Behaviors
  • Anxiety
  • Autism
  • Building Better Workflows
  • Depression
  • Genetics
  • healthcare disparities and inequalities
  • LGBTQIA+
  • Medications
  • Mental Health
  • Other
  • Pain
  • Parent/child
  • Physician Well-Being
  • Schizophrenia
  • Sleep
  • Social Media
  • Substance Abuse
  • Suicide Prevention
  • Trauma

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