On Cultivating Mindfulness

  “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


How Should I Fill In My Gap Year?

Everyone has their own path to their career, whether it being in medical school, graduate school, law school, or some other sort of professional school. Though, I kept telling myself that, I have been feeling kind of anxious within the past couple of months because I felt behind in my career. It’s actually been about … Continue reading How Should I Fill In My Gap Year?

Take the risk, and make the fall if it’s what you want, then it’s worth it all

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

When Life Just Becomes Too Much

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

Quote of the week (07/15/18-07/22/18)

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)

Quote of the week (06/24/18-07/01/18)

“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)