• Wellness

    A Road Map to Mental Health and Wellness

    There is no one size fits all solution to mental health.  If we could wave a magic wand and all be happier and healthier, I am sure that everyone would do it.  However, there are strategies that you an use and things that you can be mindful of that will increase your mental well-being. Over the next few months, I will be posting articles with advice on dealing with anxiety and depression, and how to achieve better mental health.  All of the advice that I will give will fit somewhere into the following key steps. Embrace imperfection Know yourself and challenge yourself Get out of your head Create goals and…

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  • Personal

    Grad School Completed

    Graduation is this week (not that I will be attending) and I can finally consider my grad school journey complete.  I feel like I am finally closing the door on a very stressful chapter in my life.  Hopefully I will find it easier to keep my sanity in tact for the next chapter.  I should have graduated three years ago, but I went into post-residency instead. That was the right decision for me at the time.  I was dealing with an overwhelming amount of stress and pressure and knew I wasn’t in the right place to add a thesis to my load at that point.  It would have been nice…