Mindfulness: How to Pick Up on Your Mistakes

 Have you ever felt like you’re so rushed all the time that your mind becomes muddled and things slip through the cracks? I’m slowly learning to deal with this by applying a concept or rather a way of being known as mindfulness. Mindfulness can be defined in different ways. In the context of practice in ...

On Humility

 Time, and time again residents tend to give us, medical students, the same piece of invaluable advice: stay humble. On one occasion, one resident said: “when you’re on the wards, seeing one case after the next and making diagnoses, you’ll feel like god. That’s dangerous. So stay humble.” As a first year medical student, I ...