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About Dr. Anderson

Dr. Carolyn Anderson- Author- Pushing to the Front Dr. Carolyn Anderson is an ophthalmic surgeon, entrepreneur, and speaker. She is a columnist, Huffington Post blogger and co-author of a best-selling book, Pushing To The Front, with Brian Tracy. Her chapter in Pushing To The Front outlines the Energy Management system to help you move from only managing your time to managing your energy. By maximizing your energy levels you can accomplish more than you ever dreamed possible. Her medical training and years as an entrepreneur give her unique insights in business and life. Carolyn is available to speak on a variety of topics pertaining to business success, running a successful practice, empowering women and aging gracefully and powerfully. Read More

Recent Articles


May Article Highlights

I truly believe that readers are leaders and I do my best to keep up with the latest news, studies and blogs. My interests range from positive psychology, health research, business tips to general self-help advice.

I come across so many informative and interesting posts on social media and in my RSS reader. I share them on my own Twitter and Facebook pages and have also collected some of the best posts and given you short summaries of the articles in a monthly highlights post.

In this month’s highlights there are articles on:
America’s Workers: Stressed Out, Overwhelmed, Totally Exhausted
The Confidence Gap
Male Executives Don’t Feel Guilt, See Work-Life Balance as a Women’s Problem
The Sleep Doctor
A Potential Cure for Jet Lag
An emerging treatment plan for chronic pain
And many more….

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May Medical Article Highlights

As health-care professionals, we know the importance of continuing education.

In addition to keeping up with my Ophthalmology journals I’m also interested in improving patient care, streamlining efficiency and the latest medical breakthroughs.

I come across so many informative and interesting posts on social media and in my RSS reader. I share them on my own Twitter and Facebook pages and have also collected some of the best posts and given you short summaries of the articles in a monthly highlights post.

In this month’s highlights there are articles on:
The Importance of Checklists
The Best Way to Choose Residents
A potential cure for jet lag and night shift workers
Misleading Doctor Ratings
And more…

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Stress Management Tips

Portrait of tired young business woman with laptop computer at tDo you ever think you have it all together …until you don’t. Do you ever feel like things are going smoothly and then life gets in the way. Do you ever feel on top of the world and then something happens that breaks your heart or stretches you to the brink emotionally? The last couple of weeks of my life has been like this.

Everything was going along well and then my mother in law suffered a massive bleed to the brain and the week dramatically changed course. My husband and I tried to spread our time between work, being there for our son and being with her at the hospital. The stress level was running high, and to be honest still is. Sadly, she recently passed away.

Now the stress is different but still very real.  As I was dragging my way through the last couple of weeks I thought about how I could set myself up to better handle the stress.

5 Stress Management Tips

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