Life Lessons

On the Practice of Medicine and Humanity

By on December 19, 2015 in Life Lessons, Science and Medicine with 0 Comments

Being a medical practitioner, I think, is much more than being able to diagnose an illness and create a treatment plan — it’s about tapping into the very essence of what it means to be human.

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How to Stop Chasing the Wrong Dream

By on September 12, 2015 in Life Lessons, Motivation, Ramblings with 1 Comment

How do you know whether the dream you’re pursuing is your own? Throughout our lives, our goals and desires are strongly influenced by those around us. It is true that not a single one of us becomes who we are in isolation – we are shaped and molded by our experiences with our friends and family, our teachers and bosses, and even strangers with which we chat at a coffee shop. While we always seek to satisfy the expectations of those we love and to walk in the shoes of those we respect, it is important not to lose yourself in the process.

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The Desensitization of Society – Desperate Times Call for Distractionary Measures

By on April 2, 2013 in Life Lessons, Ramblings with 1 Comment

We live in tumultuous times – there is no question. We’re experiencing everything from acts of violence and global climate change to economic crisis and genocide. However, here in the 21st Century, we are fortunate enough to have the Internet – a system which allows us to access the sum of human knowledge, to communicate […]

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