Dr Maria Phalime is a medical doctor whose own experience with burnout inspired her to become a life and career coach for doctors and other high-achieving professionals. Her award-winning memoir titled "Postmortem - The Doctor Who Walked Away" chronicles the challenges she faced while working as a medical officer in the South African public system. She speaks on the importance of promoting performance and well-being in the workplace.
“People look for retreats for themselves, in the country, by the coast, or in the hills . . . There is nowhere that a person can find a more peaceful and trouble-free retreat than in his own mind. . . . So constantly give yourself this retreat, and renew yourself.”
- MARCUS AURELIUS