In this episode, Dr. Bubbs sits down with Naturopath and entrepreneur Dr. Meghan Walker to discuss optimizing cognitive performance, maximizing creativity and work flow, and increasing resiliency. Dr. Meghan has some great brain hacks and entrepreneurial tips and tools to upgrade your mental and professional performance.
Cognitive "Lay-Ups" from this Episode (easy, simple, actionable takeaways)
1) Use the morning for your most creative work
2) Carve out specific time blocks for specific tasks to improve productivity. (Parkinson's Law - Work expands to fit the time-frame you give.)
3) Entrepeneur 101 - Understand Your "Why"
"Performance Hacks" in this Episode
1) 5-Minute Morning Journal - just write whatever comes into your mind
2) Morning Meditation - Try the Muse App
Dr. Meghan's "Highjack Power Coffee" - French Press Black Coffee, with grass-fed butter, collagen, and lions mane mushroom
About Dr. Meghan Walker
Dr. Meghan Walker is a naturopathic doctor, serial entrepreneur and mother. She graduated from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine and completed a science degree, with a focus in reproductive physiology from the University of Waterloo. As an entrepreneur, Meghan started and sold her first business while in university and went on to found a national youth engagement organization called Millennium Kids. Millennium Kids taught responsible social activism in schools across Canada, Australia and South Africa.
Meghan is a Co-founder and past CEO of the digital health media start-up, Bright Almond, and she has most recently launched ‘The First 18’, an online incubator for new clinician entrepreneurs. Meghan has served on the Executive Boards of both the Canadian and Ontario Association of Naturopathic Doctors. Meghan maintains a boutique practice in downtown Toronto, catering to entrepreneurs and inspired individuals looking to maximize their body and brain. When not satisfying her entrepreneurial itch, she is hanging out with her three little girls and super supportive husband.