Leadership

This year I have had the opportunity to speak at various conferences following the media exposure of my blog post “The Ugly Side of Becoming a Surgeon”. Two days ago, I had the pleasure of giving the opening plenary at the Australian Medical Students’ Association (AMSA) National Leadership Development Seminar, where delegates from medical schools …

Higher vibrations

There were a lot of negative vibes thrown my way last year, like getting overworked in an unsupportive workplace, being reminded of when a yoga teacher body-shamed me, being trolled by a cyberstalker, and realising that my “friends” weren’t good to/for me. However, I never lost my positive outlook on life. I’ve always thought of myself as an …

Decluttering Part 2: Forgiveness

What is the purpose of decluttering? For me, decluttering is not just about removing excess from my physical space, but also about clearing my mental and emotional space in order to give myself peace. Forgiveness is one way you can lessen the emotional load on yourself. When you feel hard done by, you carry anger, …