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Welcome to Productivity MD, the ultimate podcast for physician entrepreneurs aiming to break through barriers and achieve peak performance in all aspects of life. Feeling the weight of scattered focus, diminished efficiency, physical and mental fatigue, and the struggle to maintain work-life balance? Buried under obligations and experiencing mood swings? Don't worry—I've got your back. Join me as we delve into the realms of Productivity to help you reclaim your peak performance. Productivity MD: Your prescription for success! Tune in and discover answers to your questions as a physician entrepreneur! Please subscribe and review so we can up-level this show for you. Visit https://www.productivitymd.com/podcast/ to learn more Follow Ann Tsung MD, MPH on https://www.instagram.com/anntsungmd/ https://www.facebook.com/AnnTsungMD/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCv2Y9GGFtLLjf-rTCJWG2aQ https://mobile.twitter.com/anntsungmd

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Welcome to Productivity MD, the ultimate podcast for physician entrepreneurs aiming to break through barriers and achieve peak performance in all aspects of life. Feeling the weight of scattered focus, diminished efficiency, physical and mental fatigue, and the struggle to maintain work-life balance? Buried under obligations and experiencing mood swings? Don't worry—I've got your back. Join me as we delve into the realms of Productivity to help you reclaim your peak performance. Productivity MD: Your prescription for success! Tune in and discover answers to your questions as a physician entrepreneur! Please subscribe and review so we can up-level this show for you. Visit https://www.productivitymd.com/podcast/ to learn more Follow Ann Tsung MD, MPH on https://www.instagram.com/anntsungmd/ https://www.facebook.com/AnnTsungMD/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCv2Y9GGFtLLjf-rTCJWG2aQ https://mobile.twitter.com/anntsungmd

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Episodes

54 - Navigating Success in Business and Love: A Guide to Cultivating an Extraordinary Entrepreneurial Career and a Lasting Marriage with Dr. Kate Mangona

2/20/2024
Dive into the delicate dance of balancing success in both business and love. With a blend of wisdom and wit, our guest, Dr. Kate Mangona will unveil the blueprint for crafting an exceptional entrepreneurial journey while nurturing a relationship with your partner that stands the test of time. Join us as we uncover the keys to building a thriving career and a deeply fulfilling marriage, offering practical advice and heartfelt stories along the way. Tune in for an engaging discussion that will leave you inspired and empowered to pursue greatness in both your professional endeavors and your love life. Key Points From This Episode: Resources: Medicine, Marriage, and Money PodcastMedicine, Marriage, and Money WebsiteThe Seven Principles of Making a Marriage Work by John GottmanUncompromising Intimacy by Alexandra Stockwell Listen to the previous episodes here Welcome to Productivity MD where you can learn to master your time and achieve the 5 freedoms in life! Show Notes - Navigating Success in Business and Love: A Guide to Cultivating an Extraordinary Entrepreneurial Career and a Lasting Marriage with Dr. Kate Mangona Please subscribe and leave a review so you can help others who need the knowledge most discover this podcast. Visit https://www.productivitymd.com/ to learn more Here are 2 WAYS I can help you reconnect with your passions and boost your productivity! 1. Book Your 30-minute COMPLIMENTARY Peak Performance Coaching Call and find out if coaching is right for you: https://calendly.com/tsungannmd/30-minutecoaching 2. Join my private FB group for optimized and peak-performing men and women: https://www.facebook.com/groups/509268290766397 Follow Ann Tsung MD, MPH on Ann Tsung on Facebook Ann Tsung on YouTube Ann Tsung on LinkedIn Ann Tsung on Instagram Ann Tsung on Twitter https://www.productivitymd.com/2024/02/20/episode-54/

Duration:00:43:49

53 - Unveiling the Power of Physician Entrepreneurs in Intentional Networking Across Diverse Scenarios with Dr. Mike Woo-Ming

2/6/2024
In this episode, we're joined by Dr. Mike Woo-Ming, an accomplished physician entrepreneur. Dr. Woo-Ming shares insights on intentional and effective networking, providing practical tips for reaching your target audience. He emphasizes adopting a service-oriented mindset and offers strategies for connecting with like-minded individuals, encouraging listeners to find their community. The conversation also covers key approaches to business growth and scalability, with a focus on effective client acquisition. Dr. Mike wraps up with his top three takeaways, simplifying the path for fellow entrepreneurs looking to harness the power of intentional networking and strategic business development. Key Points From This Episode: 1.Guest Introduction 2.How to network intentionally and productively 3.Strategies for people who want to have a 101 reach out to the people in their markets 4.Get into the mindset of truly "serving" 5.Be around like-minded people and find your tribe 6.What can you do to grow and scale your business? 7.What's the best approach to get clients? 8.Dr. Mike's top three key takeaways Resources: Limitless MDBootStrap MD Listen to the previous episodes here Welcome to Productivity MD where you can learn to master your time and achieve the 5 freedoms in life! Show Notes - Unveiling the Power of Physician Entrepreneurs in Intentional Networking Across Diverse Scenarios with Dr. Mike Woo-Ming Please subscribe and leave a review so you can help others who need the knowledge most discover this podcast. Visit https://www.productivitymd.com/ to learn more Here are 2 WAYS I can help you reconnect with your passions and boost your productivity! 1. Book Your 30-minute COMPLIMENTARY Peak Performance Coaching Call and find out if coaching is right for you: https://calendly.com/tsungannmd/30-minutecoaching 2. Join my private FB group for optimized and peak-performing men and women: https://www.facebook.com/groups/509268290766397 Follow Ann Tsung MD, MPH on Ann Tsung on Facebook Ann Tsung on YouTube Ann Tsung on LinkedIn Ann Tsung on Instagram Ann Tsung on Twitter https://www.productivitymd.com/2024/02/06/episode-53/

Duration:00:40:37

52 - How to Supercharge Our Performance and Productivity By Mastering Our Nervous System with Andrea Johnson

1/23/2024
Are you familiar with your current autonomic state—whether you're in the dorsal or sympathetic state? Well, let’s find out! Get ready for a transformative journey as we navigate the pathways to optimal functioning in this episode with our guest, Andrea Johnson. We delve into the intricacies of enhancing productivity and empowerment through the exploration of your autonomic nervous system. Join us as we discuss the dynamic interplay between these states, discovering the keys to unlocking peak performance and well-being. Key Points From This Episode: 1.Guest Introduction 2.The Polyvagal Theory 3.The active operator of your nervous system 4.The power of knowing your nervous system 5.What is sensory deprivation an antidote to, neuroscience-wise? 6.Depending on what state you're in, you regulate out of that to benefit from that experience 7.Begin observing how you respond to stress. 8.Begin noticing what feels good in your system. 9.Start noticing the people that you love. Resources: Follow Andrea on InstagramThe Polyvagal Theory by Stephen Porges Listen to the previous episodes here Welcome to Productivity MD where you can learn to master your time and achieve the 5 freedoms in life! Show Notes - How to Supercharge Our Performance and Productivity By Mastering Our Nervous System with Andrea Johnson Please subscribe and leave a review so you can help others who need the knowledge most discover this podcast. Visit https://www.productivitymd.com/ to learn more Here are 2 WAYS I can help you reconnect with your passions and boost your productivity! 1. Book Your 30-minute COMPLIMENTARY Peak Performance Coaching Call and find out if coaching is right for you: https://calendly.com/tsungannmd/30-minutecoaching 2. Join my private FB group for optimized and peak-performing men and women: https://www.facebook.com/groups/509268290766397 Follow Ann Tsung MD, MPH on Ann Tsung on Facebook Ann Tsung on YouTube Ann Tsung on LinkedIn Ann Tsung on Instagram Ann Tsung on Twitter https://www.productivitymd.com/2024/01/23/episode-52/

Duration:00:37:00

51 - How to Dominate Real Estate Capital and Medical Education as a Full-Time Hematologist-Oncologist with Dr. Sanjay Sharma

1/9/2024
In this episode, join us as we sit down with Dr. Sanjay Sharma, a full-time Hematologist-Oncologist, who shares insights on dominating both the realms of real estate capital and the medical field. Dr. Sharma discusses his journey, emphasizing the strategic decision to incorporate real estate to attain passive growth while dabbling into his medical career. Delving into mindset shifts, he provides advice on overcoming the fear of risks and setting oneself up for long-term goals. Tune in for a unique perspective on thriving in diverse professional domains. Key Points From This Episode: 1.Guest Introduction 2.The reason why he chose real estate alongside his medical profession. 3.How to change your mindset when you're scared of taking risks. 4.Setting yourself up for long-term goals. 5.Healthcare would be better if you could utilize all your skills, learning, and heart for each patient. 6.You have to create time and learn how to manage it effectively to be productive. 7.Categorizing the things you do using the Eisenhower Matrix. 8.How to get into real estate if you want options and time freedom. Resources: Follow Dr. Sanjay SharmaExponential Capital Investments WebsiteEisenhower Matrix GuideBiggerpockets Listen to the previous episodes here Welcome to Productivity MD where you can learn to master your time and achieve the 5 freedoms in life! Show Notes - How to Dominate Real Estate Capital and Medical Education as a Full-Time Hematologist-Oncologist with Dr. Sanjay Sharma Please subscribe and leave a review so you can help others who need the knowledge most discover this podcast. Visit https://www.productivitymd.com/ to learn more Here are 2 WAYS I can help you reconnect with your passions and boost your productivity! 1. Book Your 30-minute COMPLIMENTARY Peak Performance Coaching Call and find out if coaching is right for you: https://calendly.com/tsungannmd/30-minutecoaching 2. Join my private FB group for optimized and peak-performing men and women: https://www.facebook.com/groups/509268290766397 Follow Ann Tsung MD, MPH on Ann Tsung on Facebook Ann Tsung on YouTube Ann Tsung on LinkedIn Ann Tsung on Instagram Ann Tsung on Twitter https://www.productivitymd.com/2024/01/09/episode-51/

Duration:00:40:27

50 - How to Get out of the PAIN from Living a TRANSACTIONAL LIFE | The 5 Laws from THE GO-GIVER Book

12/26/2023
Dive into success with Dr. Ann Tsung in this episode. Today she will be unpacking the Five Laws of Success from "The Go-Giver" book – the real keys to prosperity. Learn how giving without expecting back aligns with your impact and compensation. This episode will guide you through the power of prioritizing others, being true to yourself, and the sweet spot of giving and receiving. Break free from the chains of a transactional life and discover the liberating journey to authentic living – because true fulfillment thrives beyond mere transactions. Tune in now for invaluable insights that'll reshape how you tackle life at its finest! Key Points from This Episode: 1.Five laws of success based on the book "The Go-Giver." 2.How much "value" do you have to provide for other people without expecting anything in return? 3.The amount of "compensation" you receive is directly tied to the impact you have. 4.The law of influence: Keep other people's interests in mind ahead of your own. 5.You have to be "authentic" and true to yourself. 6.In order to be an effective giver, you have to be open to "receive." Tweet This! Listen to the previous episodes here Resources: The Go-Giver by Bob Burg and John David MannFree Complimentary Coaching Welcome to Productivity MD where you can learn to master your time and achieve the 5 freedoms in life! Show Notes - How to Get out of the PAIN from Living a TRANSACTIONAL LIFE | The 5 Laws from THE GO-GIVER Book Please subscribe and leave a review so you can help others who need the knowledge most discover this podcast. Visit https://www.productivitymd.com/ to learn more Here are 2 WAYS I can help you reconnect with your passions and boost your productivity! 1. Book Your 30-minute COMPLIMENTARY Peak Performance Coaching Call and find out if coaching is right for you: https://calendly.com/tsungannmd/30-minutecoaching 2. Join my private FB group for optimized and peak-performing men and women: https://www.facebook.com/groups/509268290766397 Follow Ann Tsung MD, MPH on Ann Tsung on Facebook Ann Tsung on YouTube Ann Tsung on LinkedIn Ann Tsung on Instagram Ann Tsung on Twitter https://www.productivitymd.com/2023/12/26/episode-50/

Duration:00:17:06

49 - Why We're NOT Happy Even After ACHIEVING our Goals | How to Live in the Gain with Fulfillment and Satisfaction

12/12/2023
Upon conquering milestones we've long aspired to reach, it's common to dwell on perceived shortcomings, overshadowing the journey and personal growth. Put simply, when we achieve big goals, we often focus too much on what we think we did wrong, which takes away from celebrating our successes and the journey we took to get there. The key is to notice and value personal growth along the way, instead of getting stuck in self-criticism. Escape the disappointment of unrealized expectations, and tune in as Ann shares her uplifting journey to happiness and fulfillment. This episode is a guide for those wanting more but feeling inadequate—unlock the keys to realizing your true potential. Key Points From This Episode: 1.The concept of the gap and the gain 2.Living in the “gap” 3.How do you teach yourself to live in the gain? 4.Start thinking about what you have come so far. And what you’ve gained so far from the present compared to the past instead of thinking about your future self. 5.When you’re living in the gap, you are depending on external circumstances to happen in a particular way for your happiness. 6.When you’re living in the gain, you are depending on intrinsic motivation. 7.When living in the gap, always look backward. 8.Celebrate the progress you have made. Listen to the previous episodes here Resources: The Gap and the Gain by Dan Sullivan and Dr. Benjamin HardySemi-retired MD real estate website Welcome to Productivity MD where you can learn to master your time and achieve the 5 freedoms in life! Show Notes - Why We're NOT Happy Even After ACHIEVING our Goals | How to Live in the Gain with Fulfillment and Satisfaction Please subscribe and leave a review so you can help others who need the knowledge most discover this podcast. Visit https://www.productivitymd.com/ to learn more Here are 2 WAYS I can help you reconnect with your passions and boost your productivity! 1. Book Your 30-minute COMPLIMENTARY Peak Performance Coaching Call and find out if coaching is right for you: https://calendly.com/tsungannmd/30-minutecoaching 2. Join my private FB group for optimized and peak-performing men and women: https://www.facebook.com/groups/509268290766397 Follow Ann Tsung MD, MPH on Ann Tsung on Facebook Ann Tsung on YouTube Ann Tsung on LinkedIn Ann Tsung on Instagram Ann Tsung on Twitter https://www.productivitymd.com/2023/12/12/episode-49/

Duration:00:15:33

48 - How to TRANSITION with a Newborn When You are a PEAK PERFORMER

11/28/2023
Do you usually excel in your endeavors? What if that changes when you enter a new chapter of life, such as parenthood? Navigating the delicate dance of transitioning into parenthood while excelling as a peak performer presents a unique challenge. Balancing a thriving career with the joys and hurdles of raising a newborn demands meticulous planning, unwavering determination, and a strong support system. Peak performers often find themselves redefining work-life boundaries, mastering time management, and adapting to a new rhythm, all while embracing the transformative journey of nurturing a newborn. It's a testament to their resilience as they strive to maintain professional excellence while savoring the priceless moments of parenthood. In today's episode, join Dr. Ann Tsung on her remarkable journey into motherhood as a peak performer. She shares her insights on harmonizing life with a newborn while excelling professionally, caring for herself and her loved ones. Learn from her experiences and uncover the secrets to achieving peak performance in this new chapter of life that she has embraced. Key Points From This Episode: 1. Ann's routine before having her newborn compared to her routine as a new mom. 2. Self-care should come first; if you don't take care of yourself, nothing else matters. 3. Self-care involves nutrition, sleep, exercise, and reducing your sympathetic drive. 4. Try to keep your sleep highly efficient. 5. Maintaining your nutrition postpartum. 6. Balance your exercise with adequate sleep. 7. Start a digital detox to reduce your sympathetic fight or flight response. 8. Consider hiring a house manager during your postpartum recovery. 9. Create time for yourself and enhance your emotional well-being. 10. Focus on your significant other and build stable relationships. Listen to the previous episodes here Welcome to Productivity MD where you can learn to master your time and achieve the 5 freedoms in life! Show Notes - How to TRANSITION with a Newborn When You are a PEAK PERFORMER Please subscribe and leave a review so you can help others who need the knowledge most discover this podcast. Visit https://www.productivitymd.com/ to learn more Here are 2 WAYS I can help you reconnect with your passions and boost your productivity! 1. Book Your 30-minute COMPLIMENTARY Peak Performance Coaching Call and find out if coaching is right for you: https://calendly.com/tsungannmd/30-minutecoaching 2. Join my private FB group for optimized and peak-performing men and women: https://www.facebook.com/groups/509268290766397 Follow Ann Tsung MD, MPH on Ann Tsung on Facebook Ann Tsung on YouTube Ann Tsung on LinkedIn Ann Tsung on Instagram Ann Tsung on Twitter https://www.productivitymd.com/2023/11/28/episode-48/

Duration:00:28:47

47 - How to USE Constructive Criticism as FUEL for Greatness

11/14/2023
At times, it’s evident that external influences can significantly impact the way we view ourselves and our own values. It’s as if we hand over the keys to our self-esteem to those around us. When these individuals provide well-intentioned constructive feedback, it has the potential to exert a profound influence on our self-assurance. In such moments, we often find ourselves grappling with a sense of vulnerability and self-doubt, as if our self-worth is hanging in the balance, intricately linked to the words and opinions of others. In this episode, Dr. Ann Tsung will guide you on the art of receiving constructive feedback and transforming it into a catalyst to conquer impostor syndrome. Through the lens of her personal experiences, she’ll equip you with the tools to not only uplift yourself but also emerge stronger and more self-assured. Key Points From This Episode: 1.Impostor syndrome and the feeling of not being worthy. 2.Always assess the nature of their criticism, whether you feel that it’s true or not. 3.You need to forgive yourself first and observe the situation from a third-person point of view. 4.You have the power to decide what to eliminate and delegate/automate certain things so that you can work things out. 5.Instead of viewing criticism as a type of suffering, view it as a gift and a lesson in life. 6.The language that you use towards yourself is very important. Use words that are not emotionally strong. 7.Criticisms aren’t worth your emotional energy because there’s so much around you for you to observe and enjoy. Listen to the previous episodes here Welcome to Productivity MD where you can learn to master your time and achieve the 5 freedoms in life! Show Notes - How to USE Constructive Criticism as FUEL for Greatness Please subscribe and leave a review so you can help others who need the knowledge most discover this podcast. Visit https://www.productivitymd.com/ to learn more Here are 2 WAYS I can help you reconnect with your passions and boost your productivity! 1. Book Your 30-minute COMPLIMENTARY Peak Performance Coaching Call and find out if coaching is right for you: https://calendly.com/tsungannmd/30-minutecoaching 2. Join my private FB group for optimized and peak-performing men and women: https://www.facebook.com/groups/509268290766397 Follow Ann Tsung MD, MPH on Ann Tsung on Facebook Ann Tsung on YouTube Ann Tsung on LinkedIn Ann Tsung on Instagram Ann Tsung on Twitter https://www.productivitymd.com/2023/11/14/episode-47/

Duration:00:17:05

46 - What Adjustments Did I Make During My First Pregnancy? Time Restricted Eating, Carbohydrate Intake, Weightlifting, Morning Routine, Sleep, and Recovery.

10/31/2023
During Ann's pregnancy, she embarked on a transformative journey, implementing a series of adjustments to ensure the health and well-being of both herself and her growing baby. She carefully managed her carbohydrate intake to maintain stable blood sugar levels. Weightlifting became a vital part of her routine, fostering strength and resilience. Each morning, Ann dedicated herself to a routine that helped her start the day with positivity and focus. She also made sure to prioritize quality sleep and effective recovery strategies to remain energized and prepared for the challenges of pregnancy. In today's episode, host Dr. Ann Tsung shares her first pregnancy story and discusses how her eating patterns, sleeping routines, and exercise regimens evolved throughout her entire pregnancy. She explains how she adapted her routines to accommodate her new lifestyle, and how these thoughtful adjustments allowed her to navigate the incredible experience of pregnancy with confidence and vitality. Key Points From This Episode: 1.Lifestyle after finding out about the pregnancy. 2.How Ann's diet changed during pregnancy 3.Consuming slow, complex carbohydrates and supplements. 4.What physical activities can you do during your pregnancy? 5.Labor is a workout; you're the one doing it. Your body needs to be strong and prepared for it. 6.How Ann's sleeping habits changed during her pregnancy. 7.”Me time" for self-recovery during pregnancy is essential. 8.Choose something that brings you joy, something you've always wanted to do when doing self-recovery. 9.Hydration is important during pregnancy. Resources: Oura RingDexcom Continuous Glucose MonitorRhonda Patrick : A longevity scientist researcher. Where I obtained my supplements regimen from and because I love that she is evidence based. Listen to the previous episodes here Episode 043 - Lose Those Last Few Pounds! - My 5-Year Intermittent Fasting ExperienceEpisode 044 - How to Eat Healthy Fats to Lose Weight - My 10-Year ExperienceEpisode 045 - Why Weight Gain is a Hormonal Issue and 5 Action Steps to Address It Now Welcome to Productivity MD where you can learn to master your time and achieve the 5 freedoms in life! Show Notes - What Adjustments Did I Make During My First Pregnancy? Time Restricted Eating, Carbohydrate Intake, Weightlifting, Morning Routine, Sleep, and Recovery. Please subscribe and leave a review so you can help others who need the knowledge most discover this podcast. Visit https://www.productivitymd.com/ to learn more Here are 2 WAYS I can help you reconnect with your passions and boost your productivity! 1. Book Your 30-minute COMPLIMENTARY Peak Performance Coaching Call and find out if coaching is right for you: https://calendly.com/tsungannmd/30-minutecoaching 2. Join my private FB group for optimized and peak-performing men and women: https://www.facebook.com/groups/509268290766397 Follow Ann Tsung MD, MPH on Ann Tsung on Facebook Ann Tsung on YouTube Ann Tsung on LinkedIn Ann Tsung on Instagram Ann Tsung on Twitter https://www.productivitymd.com/2023/10/31/episode-46/

Duration:00:24:16

45 - Why Weight Gain is a Hormonal Issue and 5 Action Steps to Address It Now. Insulin, Cortisol, Time Restricted Eating, Fiber, Vinegar, Protein, and Healthy Fats

10/17/2023
In this episode, Ann Tsung explores the intricacies of weight loss in the context of hormonal issues, shedding light on the obstacles many individuals face. She delves into the pivotal roles played by insulin and cortisol levels and their impact on our bodies' ability to shed excess weight. Ann's insightful discussion goes beyond conventional weight-loss approaches, emphasizing the importance of understanding and addressing these hormonal factors. Moreover, Ann generously shares a roadmap for action, guiding listeners through practical steps to reset their cognitive approaches and embark on a successful weight-loss journey. She emphasizes that true weight loss transcends the mere tallying of calories; it hinges on a transformative shift in one's mindset and approach to wellness. Join us in this episode as we unlock the keys to sustainable weight management, grounded in a profound understanding of the hormonal intricacies at play. Key Points From This Episode: 1.When you consume anything refined, it will be converted into glucose or sugar, and your body will secrete insulin. 2.Insulin is what helps your body absorb glucose; it also signals the body to store fat. 3.When you reduce your calorie intake, your metabolism will actively decrease to match that reduced calorie intake. 4.The consumption of artificial sweeteners can still stimulate an insulin response. 5.Obesity is a hormonal issue; that's why it's difficult to lose weight when you've been obese for an extended period. 6.Cortisol increases your blood sugar levels, which in turn increases your insulin levels. 7.Fiber and vinegar can reduce the absorption of carbohydrates. 8.The significance of micro habit stacking Listen to the previous episodes here Episode 043 - Lose Those Last Few Pounds! - My 5-Year Intermittent Fasting Experience Episode 044 - How to Eat Healthy Fats to Lose Weight - My 10-Year Experience Resources: The Cancer Code: A Revolutionary New Understanding of Medical History by Dr. Jason FungThe Obesity Code: Unlocking The Secrets of Weight Loss by Dr. Jason FungDexcom Continuous Glucose Monitor Welcome to Productivity MD where you can learn to master your time and achieve the 5 freedoms in life! Show Notes - Why Weight Gain is a Hormonal Issue and 5 Action Steps to Address It Now. Insulin, Cortisol, Time Restricted Eating, Fiber, Vinegar, Protein, and Healthy Fats Please subscribe and leave a review so you can help others who need the knowledge most discover this podcast. Visit https://www.productivitymd.com/ to learn more Here are 2 WAYS I can help you reconnect with your passions and boost your productivity! 1. Book Your 30-minute COMPLIMENTARY Peak Performance Coaching Call and find out if coaching is right for you: https://calendly.com/tsungannmd/30-minutecoaching 2. Join my private FB group for optimized and peak-performing men and women: https://www.facebook.com/groups/509268290766397 Follow Ann Tsung MD, MPH on Ann Tsung on Facebook Ann Tsung on YouTube Ann Tsung on LinkedIn Ann Tsung on Instagram Ann Tsung on Twitter https://www.productivitymd.com/2023/10/17/episode-45/

Duration:00:18:12

44 - How to Eat Healthy Fats to Lose Weight - My 10-Year Experience

10/3/2023
Have you been struggling to shed those last stubborn pounds, only to see them return? It's time to reevaluate your approach to nutrition. Rather than fearing all fats, it's time to embrace the right kinds of fats for a leaner, more energetic you. Join Ann Tsung today as she discusses the benefits of a balanced, fat-rich diet. This dietary approach focuses on the quality of fats consumed, steering clear of trans fats and excessive saturated fats while embracing the nourishing qualities of unsaturated and monounsaturated fats to promote a healthier and more balanced lifestyle. Ann will discuss the essential fats to include in your diet and provide valuable cooking tips to help you on your journey to a healthier you. Key Points From This Episode: 1. Why do we need to incorporate fat into our diet? 2. When you consume enough healthy fat, it can actually reduce inflammation and help with weight loss. 3. What are the various types of fats? 4. Incorporate stable, saturated fats into your diet. 5. Consume any form of monounsaturated fat. 6. Avocados can be your go-to snack. 7. Try to cook your food as whole as possible, with few additives. 8. Pick one healthy fat that you want to incorporate into your diet and one unhealthy fat to get rid of. Listen to the previous episodes here Episode 043 – Lose Those Last Few Pounds! Welcome to Productivity MD where you can learn to master your time and achieve the 5 freedoms in life! Show Notes - How to Eat Healthy Fats to Lose Weight - My 10-Year Experience Please subscribe and leave a review so you can help others who need the knowledge most discover this podcast. Visit https://www.productivitymd.com/ to learn more Here are 2 WAYS I can help you reconnect with your passions and boost your productivity! 1. Book Your 30-minute COMPLIMENTARY Peak Performance Coaching Call and find out if coaching is right for you: https://calendly.com/tsungannmd/30-minutecoaching 2. Join my private FB group for optimized and peak-performing men and women: https://www.facebook.com/groups/509268290766397 Follow Ann Tsung MD, MPH on Ann Tsung on Facebook Ann Tsung on YouTube Ann Tsung on LinkedIn Ann Tsung on Instagram Ann Tsung on Twitter https://www.productivitymd.com/2023/10/03/episode-44/

Duration:00:22:31

43 - Lose Those Last Few Pounds! - My 5-Year Intermittent Fasting Experience

9/19/2023
Intermittent fasting, a highly popular weight-loss approach, involves alternating periods of eating and fasting. This technique has gained attention for its potential benefits on various aspects of health. By allowing the body to experience fasting periods, intermittent fasting can lead to improved insulin sensitivity, better weight management, and a boosted metabolism. While individual outcomes can differ, incorporating intermittent fasting into your routine holds the promise of positively impacting your overall well-being. In today's episode, Ann Tsung delves into the advantages of "time-restricted eating." She shares her personal journey, techniques, and patterns that you can readily apply and experiment with to determine if this approach aligns with your wellness goals. Key Points From This Episode: 1. Intermittent fasting/time-restricted eating: What is it, including benefits, patterns, and timing? 2. Exploring the remarkable effects of time-restricted eating on the body. 3. How to choose your fasting "window" for intermittent fasting. 4. Experience improved deep sleep through intermittent fasting. 5. Unlocking time-saving benefits with intermittent fasting. 6. Ann's transformative journey to reshape her eating habits. 7. The critical impact of sugar, carbohydrates, and protein intake on your diet. 8. Monitor and evaluate your eating behaviors and thoughtfully consider your eating patterns. If you’re struggling with your vitality, energy, mood, focus, or sleep, this show is for you. You’ll discover the keys to remove the barriers or blockades that have been holding you back. Please subscribe and review so we can up-level this show for you. Episode Resources Links: Dr. Rhonda Patrick https://www.foundmyfitness.com/topics/fasting Dr. Jason Fung - https://www.dietdoctor.com/intermittent-fasting Dr. Valter Longo - Fast Mimicking Diet https://www.valterlongo.com/ Welcome to Productivity MD where you can learn to master your time and achieve the 5 freedoms in life! Show Notes - Lose Those Last Few Pounds! - My 5-Year Intermittent Fasting Experience Please subscribe and leave a review so you can help others who need the knowledge most discover this podcast. Visit https://www.productivitymd.com/ to learn more Here are 2 WAYS I can help you reconnect with your passions and boost your productivity! 1. Book Your 30-minute COMPLIMENTARY Peak Performance Coaching Call and find out if coaching is right for you: https://calendly.com/tsungannmd/30-minutecoaching 2. Join my private FB group for optimized and peak-performing men and women: https://www.facebook.com/groups/509268290766397 Follow Ann Tsung MD, MPH on Ann Tsung on Facebook Ann Tsung on YouTube Ann Tsung on LinkedIn Ann Tsung on Instagram Ann Tsung on Twitter https://www.productivitymd.com/2023/09/19/episode-43/

Duration:00:20:48

42 - What Does a NASA Flight Surgeon Actually Do in Russia?

9/5/2023
What is the role of a NASA flight surgeon? And what do they do on a daily basis? In this episode, join Ann Tsung as she takes you through her work life as a flight surgeon specializing in aerospace, particularly at NASA, one of the most prominent US government agencies. Explore her integral role as she collaborates closely with astronauts and individuals stationed in space, as well as her responsibilities as a physician working with NASA personnel in Star City. Key Points From This Episode: 1. What is a NASA flight surgeon? 2. Being sent to Russia to support astronaut training. 3. There are actually two physicians in Russia. 4. Maintaining inventory in the medical office is part of the flight surgeon's job. 5. One of the most important jobs of a flight surgeon is to ensure that the launch and landing run smoothly. 6. What do flight surgeons do on a daily basis? 7. Building relationships with the Russian staff who work for NASA. 8. Life in Star City and what they actually do day-to-day. Episode Resources Links: Aerospace Medicine Residency Programs https://www.amsro.org/residencies Rotations and Opportunities - Principles of Aviation and Space Medicine Course - July https://www.utmb.edu/pmph/aerospace-medicine/pasm-course NASA Aerospace Medicine Clerkship https://www.nasa.gov/feature/aerospace-medicine-clerkship Organizations- Aerospace Medicine Student and Resident Organization https://www.amsro.org/ Aerospace Medical Association https://www.asma.org/for-students-and-residents UTMB Seminar Series - Lectures in Aerospace Medicine https://www.amsro.org/utmb-seminar-series Conferences - Aerospace Medical Association Annual Scientific Meetings https://www.asma.org/scientific-meetings/asma-annual-scientific-meeting UTMB Aerospace Medicine Residency https://www.utmb.edu/pmph/aerospace-medicine/residency/our-programs Welcome to Productivity MD where you can learn to master your time and achieve the 5 freedoms in life! Show Notes - What Does a NASA Flight Surgeon Actually Do in Russia? Please subscribe and leave a review so you can help others who need the knowledge most discover this podcast. Visit https://www.productivitymd.com/ to learn more Here are 2 WAYS I can help you reconnect with your passions and boost your productivity! 1. Book Your 30-minute COMPLIMENTARY Peak Performance Coaching Call and find out if coaching is right for you: https://calendly.com/tsungannmd/30-minutecoaching 2. Join my private FB group for optimized and peak-performing men and women: https://www.facebook.com/groups/509268290766397 Follow Ann Tsung MD, MPH on Ann Tsung on Facebook Ann Tsung on YouTube Ann Tsung on LinkedIn Ann Tsung on Instagram Ann Tsung on Twitter https://www.productivitymd.com/2023/09/05/episode-42/

Duration:00:16:47

41 - 3 Steps to Have the Courage to Face the Fear and Worry We Have Been Avoiding

8/22/2023
A touch of fear is natural and can be beneficial. It serves as your defense mechanism, alerting you to potential dangers and helping you make safer choices. But always worrying about something 24/7 can be detrimental in the long run. That’s why you need to deal with your fears the right way. The key to facing your fears successfully is to take gradual steps. Rushing or attempting overly intimidating actions without giving them much thought may lead to unfavorable outcomes. In this episode, we'll explore cultivating the courage to confront long-standing fears, stresses, and worries. You'll find practical exercises and techniques to empower you to address certain challenges. Ann will guide you through devising a strategy to transform your concerns, facilitating positive outcomes on your own terms. Key Points From This Episode: 1. Many times, we avoid things as a defense mechanism. 2. Stress and worry are the halfway house to your solution. 3. Ann's two biggest fears, how she worked to change her story and limiting beliefs, and the strategy she developed. 4. Learn to reflect on the excitement and the journey you went through to achieve your goal. 5. Document your limiting beliefs by writing them down. 6. Utilize your creativity, opportunities, and resources to make things happen. Innovate fun and creative ways to have amazing experiences with your loved ones. 7. Continuously ask yourself, "What is my 'why'?" and work on achieving your goals one by one. 8. Instead of jumping into the solution, focus on improving your physiology before addressing the problem. Links Mentioned in Today’s Episode Tony Robbins Priming - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u1JIIF6o0RM Change Your State Change Your Story - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uURdAOekA0Q Tim Ferris - Fear Setting https://tim.blog/2017/05/15/fear-setting/ Welcome to Productivity MD where you can learn to master your time and achieve the 5 freedoms in life! Show Notes - 3 Steps to Have the Courage to Face the Fear and Worry We Have Been Avoiding Please subscribe and leave a review so you can help others who need the knowledge most discover this podcast. Visit https://www.productivitymd.com/ to learn more Here are 2 WAYS I can help you reconnect with your passions and boost your productivity! 1. Book Your 30-minute COMPLIMENTARY Peak Performance Coaching Call and find out if coaching is right for you: https://calendly.com/tsungannmd/30-minutecoaching 2. Join my private FB group for optimized and peak-performing men and women: https://www.facebook.com/groups/509268290766397 Follow Ann Tsung MD, MPH on Ann Tsung on Facebook Ann Tsung on YouTube Ann Tsung on LinkedIn Ann Tsung on Instagram Ann Tsung on Twitter https://www.productivitymd.com/2023/08/22/episode-41/

Duration:00:17:40

40 - My Podcasting Journey | Steps to Starting Your Podcast and Key Factors to Consider

8/9/2023
In this episode, join our host Ann Tsung as she embarks on a nostalgic journey, recounting her path to crafting a remarkable podcast that has greatly benefited countless listeners in their daily lives. Delve into the intricate stages of her podcast, spanning pre-production, production, post-production, and budget considerations, alongside the pivotal initial strides that birthed this impactful show. It's time to uncover the finer nuances of fashioning your own podcast show as Ann delves into the essence of podcast creation! Key Points From This Episode: 1. Discovering the realm of "podcasting." 2. Embracing your authentic self without fear and sharing your passion with others. 3. Engaging with a podcast creator and marketer. 4. Always consider legal aspects before launching your podcast show; consult a lawyer for guidance. 5. Carefully selecting a podcast producer/company for essential support and guidance. 6. Consider the challenges that you are addressing in your podcast. 7. Define your ideal target audience or "avatars" and determine how you can cater to them in your show. 8. Craft a meaningful experience for your audience that will leave a lasting impact on their lives. 9. Expenses including software, supplies, graphic design, pre-production, production, marketing, website, and post-production costs. Show Notes- https://www.productivitymd.com/2023/08/09/040-my-podcasting-journey-steps-to-starting-your-podcast-and-key-factors-to-consider/ Listen to the previous episodes here Visit https://www.productivitymd.com/ to learn more Episode resources links: My podcasting hosting platform - https://podetize.com/ Fusebox player - https://podetize.com/ Cloud Recording Platform - https://zoom.us/ Equipment- Boseen Microphone Shock Mount Mic Holder https://amzn.to/3BfySo1 5 Pack Large Foam Cover Mic Windscreen Microphone https://amzn.to/3Bl4RTW Hard Case Audio-Technica ATR2100 USB https://amzn.to/3GLOC3d Audio-Technica ATR2100x-USB Cardioid Dynamic Microphone https://amzn.to/3BqLR6s NEEWER Adjustable Microphone Suspension Boom Scissor Arm Stand https://amzn.to/3JGkng7 12 inch LED Ring Light https://amzn.to/3GGtECV Welcome to Productivity MD where you can learn to master your time and achieve the 5 freedoms in life! Show Notes - My Podcasting Journey | Steps to Starting Your Podcast and Key Factors to Consider Please subscribe and leave a review so you can help others who need the knowledge most discover this podcast. Visit https://www.productivitymd.com/ to learn more Here are 2 WAYS I can help you reconnect with your passions and boost your productivity! 1. Book Your 30-minute COMPLIMENTARY Peak Performance Coaching Call and find out if coaching is right for you: https://calendly.com/tsungannmd/30-minutecoaching 2. Join my private FB group for optimized and peak-performing men and women: https://www.facebook.com/groups/509268290766397 Follow Ann Tsung MD, MPH on Ann Tsung on Facebook Ann Tsung on YouTube Ann Tsung on LinkedIn Ann Tsung on Instagram Ann Tsung on Twitter https://www.productivitymd.com/2023/08/09/episode-40/

Duration:00:29:54

39 -How to Embrace Imperfections as a Perfectionist - Becoming Flawesome with Kristina Mand-Lakhiani

7/11/2023
In this enlightening podcast episode, Dr. Ann Tsung engages in a thought-provoking conversation with Kristina Mand-Lakhiani the dynamic co-founder of Mindvalley. The focus of their discussion is Kristina's eagerly anticipated book, "Art of Becoming Flawesome." The central theme is the unique concept of 'Flawesome', an idea that promotes acknowledging and embracing our imperfections. Kristina passionately articulates that being Flawesome is not just about accepting one's flaws; it's about achieving a state of peace with them and leveraging these imperfections as stepping stones to success. Furthermore, Kristina delves into the intriguing correlation between the Flawesome philosophy and perfectionism, sparking a fascinating discussion that challenges conventional perceptions. Tune in to this podcast episode for an inspiring exploration of self-acceptance, personal growth, and the transformative power of #BeingFlawesome. Connect with Kristina: Links: Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/kristinamand/ LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kristina-mand-lakhiani-73168414/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kristinamand MindValley: https://www.mindvalley.com/book/flawesome Welcome to Productivity MD where you can learn to master your time and achieve the 5 freedoms in life! Show Notes - How to Embrace Imperfections as a Perfectionist - Becoming Flawesome with Kristina Mand-Lakhiani Please subscribe and leave a review so you can help others who need the knowledge most discover this podcast. Visit https://www.productivitymd.com/ to learn more Here are 2 WAYS I can help you reconnect with your passions and boost your productivity! 1. Book Your 30-minute COMPLIMENTARY Peak Performance Coaching Call and find out if coaching is right for you: https://calendly.com/tsungannmd/30-minutecoaching 2. Join my private FB group for optimized and peak-performing men and women: https://www.facebook.com/groups/509268290766397 Follow Ann Tsung MD, MPH on Ann Tsung on Facebook Ann Tsung on YouTube Ann Tsung on LinkedIn Ann Tsung on Instagram Ann Tsung on Twitter https://www.productivitymd.com/2023/07/11/episode-39/

Duration:00:48:36

38 -How to Supercharge Your Productivity by Finding and Stretching Your Top 5 Strengths

6/26/2023
In this podcast episode, Dr. Ann Tsung shares her insights on how to achieve your goals and increase productivity by getting into the flow state. She discusses the importance of identifying your strengths, taking action, being resourceful, and taking micro steps. Here are five key takeaways from the episode: Resources Links: High 5 Test: https://high5test.com/ Steve Kotler - https://www.stevenkotler.com/ https://www.flowresearchcollective.com/ Welcome to Productivity MD where you can learn to master your time and achieve the 5 freedoms in life! Show Notes - How to Supercharge Your Productivity by Finding and Stretching Your Top 5 Strengths Please subscribe and leave a review so you can help others who need the knowledge most discover this podcast. Visit https://www.productivitymd.com/ to learn more Here are 2 WAYS I can help you reconnect with your passions and boost your productivity! 1. Book Your 30-minute COMPLIMENTARY Peak Performance Coaching Call and find out if coaching is right for you: https://calendly.com/tsungannmd/30-minutecoaching 2. Join my private FB group for optimized and peak-performing men and women: https://www.facebook.com/groups/509268290766397 Follow Ann Tsung MD, MPH on Ann Tsung on Facebook Ann Tsung on YouTube Ann Tsung on LinkedIn Ann Tsung on Instagram Ann Tsung on Twitter https://www.productivitymd.com/2023/06/26/episode-38/

Duration:00:34:49

37- Thriving with an Easily Distractible Mind | ADHD and High Performance w/ Diana Mercado-Marmarosh

6/10/2023
In this episode of "It's Not Rocket Science," host Dr. Ann Tsung invites Dr. Diana Mercado-Marmarosh, a family medicine physician and ADHD life coach, to discuss the impact of ADHD and distractions in today's world. They explore how ADHD affects not only those diagnosed but also individuals who experience distractions in their daily lives. Dr. Mercado-Marmarosh highlights the importance of understanding ADHD and shares valuable tips for improving productivity, achieving life balance, and supporting individuals with ADHD. About Dr. Diana Mercado-Marmarosh: Dr. Diana Mercado-Marmarosh is a highly respected Family Medicine Physician with extensive experience as a Clinic Medical Director and Chief Medical Officer. She is also the founder of OverAchieve Life Coaching, where she empowers physicians and healthcare professionals to create systems that are easy to implement with ADHD, supporting their zone of genius and reclaiming 5-10 hours per week of their personal life. With her guidance, clients learn to leave work at work and achieve a better work-life balance. Diana is happily married with two preschool-aged children and enjoys travel, painting, dancing, yoga nidra meditation, and exploring different cultures. Links: Website: www.adhd-lifecoach.com Podcast: Available in Google Play, Podbean: Beyond ADHD A Physician‘s Perspective IG: @beyondadhdlifecoach TikTok : @beyondadhdlifecoach Linkedin: @drdianamercadomarmarosh Facebook Group: Beyond ADHD: A Physician's Perspective Welcome to Productivity MD where you can learn to master your time and achieve the 5 freedoms in life! Show Notes - Thriving with an Easily Distractible Mind | ADHD and High Performance w/ Diana Mercado-Marmarosh Please subscribe and leave a review so you can help others who need the knowledge most discover this podcast. Visit https://www.productivitymd.com/ to learn more Here are 2 WAYS I can help you reconnect with your passions and boost your productivity! 1. Book Your 30-minute COMPLIMENTARY Peak Performance Coaching Call and find out if coaching is right for you: https://calendly.com/tsungannmd/30-minutecoaching 2. Join my private FB group for optimized and peak-performing men and women: https://www.facebook.com/groups/509268290766397 Follow Ann Tsung MD, MPH on Ann Tsung on Facebook Ann Tsung on YouTube Ann Tsung on LinkedIn Ann Tsung on Instagram Ann Tsung on Twitter https://www.productivitymd.com/2023/06/10/episode-37/

Duration:00:40:49

36 - Embracing Your True Identity | Overcoming Despair and Suicidal Thoughts with Jillian Rigert

5/25/2023
In this episode of "It's Not Rocket Science," host Dr. Ahn Tsung interviews Dr. Jillian Rigert, an Oral Medicine physician and life and leadership coach. Dr. Rigert shares her personal journey of realizing the importance of rest and recovery for productivity. She discusses her experience in surgical residency and the mental health challenges she faced when she neglected to take time for herself. Dr. Rigert emphasizes the need for individuals, especially high achievers, to prioritize rest and reset in order to find true productivity and fulfillment. Key Points: The importance of rest and recovery for productivity. Lessons learned from neglecting self-care and the impact on mental health. Recognizing the need for alternative options and exploring new paths. Overcoming the fear of disappointing others and making choices aligned with personal well-being. The power of embracing authenticity and finding a sense of belonging. Changing the narrative and self-talk to foster self-compassion and growth. Embracing discomfort and uncertainty as opportunities for personal development. Building a supportive community and seeking help in the healing process. Shifting perspective on rest as a productive and essential practice. Key Quotes: "To be productive, you actually need to have the grit to recover." "We often feel trapped and exhausted, but rest can be the most productive thing we can do." "Survival mode limits our ability to see alternative options." "Change requires embracing discomfort and facing the realities of our current situation." "The opposite of belonging is fitting in. Embrace your authentic self and attract your tribe." "Rest is an opportunity for growth, both mentally and physically." "Stillness and discomfort can lead to personal and professional growth." YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/@JillianRigertDMDMD Resources discussed: The Way of Integrity by Martha Beck: https://a.co/d/jlldVjf Do Nothing by Celeste Headlee: https://a.co/d/4wB9W8P About Jillian: Jillian Rigert, DMD, MD is an Oral Medicine Physician and Life and Professional Leadership dedicated to bringing the humans back into the healing. She is passionate about helping people to discover or rediscover what it means to live a life true to themselves and create a life that is in alignment with their own core values - freeing themselves from living for the expectations of others. Welcome to Productivity MD where you can learn to master your time and achieve the 5 freedoms in life! Show Notes - Embracing Your True Identity | Overcoming Despair and Suicidal Thoughts with Jillian Rigert Please subscribe and leave a review so you can help others who need the knowledge most discover this podcast. Visit https://www.productivitymd.com/ to learn more Here are 2 WAYS I can help you reconnect with your passions and boost your productivity! 1. Book Your 30-minute COMPLIMENTARY Peak Performance Coaching Call and find out if coaching is right for you: https://calendly.com/tsungannmd/30-minutecoaching 2. Join my private FB group for optimized and peak-performing men and women: https://www.facebook.com/groups/509268290766397 Follow Ann Tsung MD, MPH on Ann Tsung on Facebook Ann Tsung on YouTube Ann Tsung on LinkedIn Ann Tsung on Instagram Ann Tsung on Twitter https://www.productivitymd.com/2023/05/25/episode-36/

Duration:00:38:08

35 - What Exactly Does a NASA Surgeon Do? Q & A with Alyssa Chiev

5/5/2023
In this episode, Host Ann Tsung, MD, MPH, sits down with UT-Dallas, Pre-Med student Alyssa Chieve, and answers her questions about what it's like being a NASA Surgeon. Find out from Ann the ins and outs of Aerospace Medicine, the workload, requirements, and opportunities for anyone interested in pursuing this as a career. Links from the Episode: anntsungmd.com amaro.com asma.com About Alyssa Chiev: I am Alyssa Chiev, a sophomore pre-med biology major at the University of Texas at Dallas. I am heavily involved in research with the Gassensmith lab and I am a newsletter writer for the American Medical Women's Association at UTD. My interest in aerospace medicine began recently, I knew I have always wanted to play a role in humanity's journey into space, but I did not see how I could do that until I stumbled upon the Aerospace Medical Association and Dr. Ann Tsung. Both have inspired me to pursue this career path. For this episode, I will be asking some common questions generated by me and my peers to gain further insight into this subspecialty. Connect with Alyssa: Instagram Welcome to Productivity MD where you can learn to master your time and achieve the 5 freedoms in life! Show Notes - What Exactly Does a NASA Surgeon Do? Q & A with Alyssa Chiev Please subscribe and leave a review so you can help others who need the knowledge most discover this podcast. Visit https://www.productivitymd.com/ to learn more Here are 2 WAYS I can help you reconnect with your passions and boost your productivity! 1. Book Your 30-minute COMPLIMENTARY Peak Performance Coaching Call and find out if coaching is right for you: https://calendly.com/tsungannmd/30-minutecoaching 2. Join my private FB group for optimized and peak-performing men and women: https://www.facebook.com/groups/509268290766397 Follow Ann Tsung MD, MPH on Ann Tsung on Facebook Ann Tsung on YouTube Ann Tsung on LinkedIn Ann Tsung on Instagram Ann Tsung on Twitter https://www.productivitymd.com/2023/05/05/episode-35/

Duration:00:27:11