“Self-care Sunday,” we hear this phrase all of the time, but what does it really mean? I started dissecting upon this phrase, and most of the articles that I’ve been reading upon define this phrase as treating ourselves/pampering ourselves. Reading these articles got me thinking, does recharging solely have to be on Sunday? Why … Continue reading On Cultivating Mindfulness
Everything begins with the vision that we create for ourselves-- whether it being medical school, being an ultimate body builder, or xyz. However, we create this goal for ourselves, but we don't execute upon them... why? Don't let your dreams go to waste, be that person that you envision yourself to be.
I was immediately captivated by this quote the first time that I heard it. I distinctly remember talking to my aunt a couple of years ago expressing to her that I was afraid to take a chance on applying to this program in high school. She then uttered this phrase to me, and I have … Continue reading Take the risk, and make the fall if it’s what you want, then it’s worth it all
We all see articles about "burnout" or patients talking about anxiety/depression/etc, but it's so different reading and hearing these things when we actually become the patients ourselves. In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, I chose to dedicate this post to you all who are feeling burnt out. Honestly, I don't know where to begin. … Continue reading When Life Just Becomes Too Much
As pre-health students, we’re often swamped with multiple activities going on in our life that we sometimes forget to take a breather, so how do we keep trudging on? Here are a few things that have helped me along the way: 1.Ranking your activities- “How is this going to help me in the long run?” … Continue reading Balancing Extracurricular Activities With School
“Whoa, so you’re earning a dual majoring in Biology and English? "How does that work out?” In this post, I’ll be sharing some common questions I usually get about earning a double degree. 1.WHY DID YOU DO IT? I actually started off majring in Cellular and Molecular Biology, and along the lines of having to … Continue reading Earning A Double Degree, What’s That All About?
WHY THIS QUOTE? Take initiative for your goals. Reflecting my time in the summer undergraduate research program has allowed me to discover the importance of using your voice. Okay, yes it sounds silly, but there’s a reason as to why I am writing this post. In our classes, we are … Continue reading Quote of the week (07/15/18-07/22/18)
“Live a life of diversity, a diversity in thought and a diversity in perspective” WHY THIS QUOTE? I scanned through this quote sometimes last week, and it definitely touched my heart. Reading upon this, I thought of the word diversity. Whenever this term comes into mind, the first word connotation to this word that floods … Continue reading Quote of the week (06/24/18-07/01/18)
We are given 24 hours in a day within seven days a week, and most of the hours that we spend are working. Sometimes when we work too much, we often have the tendency to “up and quit.” However, allowing ourselves to rejuvenate for at least one day will definitely enhance our focus and performance. … Continue reading Don’t Forget To Take A Breather
We spend a countless amount of hours allowing our brains to permeate important information. However, once the exam comes, we suddenly forget the information that we studied. Question is, how do we retain these important information? My professors have always emphasized the phrase "Learn one, do one, teach one." I did not acknowledge the importance of … Continue reading One Of The Most Effective Study Tips: Learn One, Do One, Teach One.