The place where I found a natural wonder, elephants and my confidence. Zimbabwe and Botswana are not at the top of everyone’s list when you are trying to decide where to go on vacation, but I am going to try to convince you otherwise in this post. I was on my trip to South Africa, [...]
Let’s talk about medical mission trips abroad as a pre-med student. Sure, it seems glamorous to have the opportunity to go on a medical mission trip to some developing or middle-income country. It looks great on a resume and will look even better on your Instagram. But what are you really doing and who [...]
We, as humans, almost always compare ourselves to others, not necessarily to compete but rather to gauge at how well we are doing when we don’t have an internal meter to measure our relative successes. Especially with the age of social media it can be hard to balance these comparisons with our own happiness and [...]
One of the most meaningful and soul warming trips I ever took was to South Africa.
Goodbye 2018! To me the new year’s don’t typically mean much, I mean after all it really is just a trip around the sun but essentially it’s the same day over and over again in a linear fashion, new chances to make a difference. Sometimes though it is necessary to have a starting and stopping [...]
Happy Monday! As a medical student, with no job essentially, I don’t have much of an income, if any, at all. However, I still need new clothes, products, food, etc. So, over the years of being in school and on a budget, I have found a few services and sites that I love to use [...]
Let me first by stating that I am by no means an expert on anything, not even my own life BUT I do listen to the world around me, learn from my mistakes and triumphs and strive to share the small wisdoms that I have acquired throughout my short life. Some of these may seem [...]