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

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Insights From My Medical Mission:

Okay, so before I jump into this post, I just want to give you all a brief background into  my medical mission. So I pursued a two-week intensive program with Child Family Health International (CFHI) Remote Island Medicine in the Philippines, and to sum it all up, I basically got a chance to shadow an … Continue reading Insights From My Medical Mission:

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 (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)