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RDM 012: What Do Your Children Really Need?

What are the real needs of your children at their current ages and stages of development, and does your business life accommodate them?  Does something in your schedule or mindset need to be adjusted so that you can support your children the way they need, while still feeling good about your career? Are you pushing yourself to provide things for your children that might not be truly important or congruent with your values?

In this episode Dr. Melissa Longo discusses the importance of regularly assessing your family life, and shares action steps to make small changes to create more joy and help balance our lives as mothers and business owners.

RDM 011: Dr. Stephanie Estima

Dr. Stephanie Estima is a big-hearted, energetic, and compassionate healer dedicated to changing lives through chiropractic for the past 13 years.  She is the owner and clinic director of The Health Loft, a brain based chiropractic and wellness clinic in downtown Toronto, and loves educating and caring for families.  Stephanie is also the mother of two incredible children, and believes that becoming a parent, and the process of parenting every day has taught her more about love, respect, forgiveness, patience, curiosity, and  human potential than she could have imagined before having children.

In this interview with Dr. Melissa Longo, Stephanie offers her passion for chiropractic, what keeps her inspired, and her tips for building a great team of people around her. Stephanie also openly shares how tragedy (most Doctors worst nightmare) became her greatest opportunity because it helped her realize she needed to make some serious changes in her life.

Like all of us, Stephanie is a busy mom and offers her best tips, rituals, and resources for making her family life and business life align with her values and dreams as an entrepreneur.

You don’t want to miss this interview with another Rockstar Doctor Mom!

RDM 010: Social Proof & Why It’s Essential To Your Practice

Are you maximizing the support of people within you practice to boost your marketing and educational efforts? People love to hear stories, especially ones they can relate to. Are you effectively using them to build a community within your practice and attract new growth? In this episode with Dr. Melissa Longo you’ll learn 5 easy, fun, practical ways to incorporate success stories from patients into your practice to generate discussion, create awareness about the many benefits of your services, and keep your passion alive as a Doctor.

RDM 009: Sunday Fun-Day or Sunday Planning Day?

How are you setting up your week for success? On this episode with Dr. Melissa Longo we discuss a simple strategy to help you prioritize your time, understand when you might be distracted, teach your children a few basic planning skills, and increase communication within your family.

A simple tip to help you rock your family and business life!

RDM 008: Dr. Dodie Elkins

Dr. Dodie Elkins has established a family practice in Seeley’s Bay, Ontario since 2001 where she helps people regain their health and live their most ideal life both in her office and when coaching with Full Circle Coaching and Consulting. Playing many roles, Dodie is happily married, mother of 2 children, an athlete, friend, and outdoor enthusiast.

In this interview with Dr. Melissa Longo, Dodie shares her lifelong passion for Chiropractic (Literally! She was in the seventh grade when she knew she wanted to be a Chiropractor!) and how she is always learning to be a better Doctor.

Dodie discusses her journey in practice, her days as an associate, owning multiple clinics, and the pivotal moment that forced her to slow down, reevaluate her priorities, and make a dramatic shift in her lifestyle.

Candidly sharing her experience as a mom, entrepreneur, and woman, Dodie offers her tips for practice success, and how she has now created a beautiful balance in her life through the lessons she has learned.

You don’t want to miss this interview with another Rockstar Doctor Mom!

RDM 007: What’s Your Word For 2017?

What do you want 2017 to look like for your business and your family? What are the most important things for you to achieve and learn, and how do you want to feel? More importantly, how are you going to make some changes?

Listen to this episode with Dr. Melissa Longo to hear her top strategy for setting intention and directing all goals for the 12 months ahead.

RDM 006: 5 Mistakes To Avoid On A Patient’s First Visit To Your Practice

Are you feeling like you’re doing it ALL? That things are not balanced within your family unit, you’re doing more of the work, and you’re a little tired of it?

In this episode Dr. Melissa Longo shares her strategy for powerfully shifting your mindset so that you can see your role within your family a little differently. A slight adjustment in your perspective just might change everything! Celebrate your strength as a woman, shine with your feminine gifts, and lead your family.

RDM 005: Lead Your Families

Are you feeling like you’re doing it ALL? That things are not balanced within your family unit, you’re doing more of the work, and you’re a little tired of it?

In this episode Dr. Melissa Longo shares her strategy for powerfully shifting your mindset so that you can see your role within your family a little differently. A slight adjustment in your perspective just might change everything!  Celebrate your strength as a woman, shine with your feminine gifts, and lead your family.

RDM 004: Dr. Amy Robinson

Dr. Amy Robinson is a mom, wife and chiropractor with a passion for taking care of families.  Two years ago, she sold her practice in Ontario to move home to Nova Scotia with her husband and 2 pre-teen children to start all over in a place where her heart has always been.

In this interview with Dr Melissa Longo, Amy shares her love of chiropractic and her love of being present in the lives of her two children. Dr. Amy candidly shares the times she has felt overwhelmed managing both her family life and her practice, times she has been too hard on herself, and how she has learned to measure her success in practice differently with time and experience.

Dr Amy also discusses how she has simplified her life, the rituals she can’t live without, some of her key influencers, and why she believes self care and personal growth are the keys to growing a great practice.

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RDM 003: 5 Tips To Rock Your Holiday Season

The holiday season is a time of celebration, joy and so much fun! But for many moms it’s also a time of added stress with more cooking, baking, gift wrapping, concerts, shopping, and entertaining to do – while still parenting, working, trying to make time to take care of themselves, and running their business! This isn’t good for our physical or emotional wellbeing. It can be different though! With a few small lifestyle adjustments and fresh perspective you can indulge during the holiday season, feel great, and present with the people who matter most to you.

On this episode with Dr. Melissa Longo we discuss the importance of setting your holiday intention, exercise and food hacks, and some ideas for gift giving that make a world of difference to both the giver and receiver.