Day 10: Boundaries

Day 10: Boundaries

This includes stopping people-pleasing and learning to set boundaries with work, men and others. I have struggled with this for a long time. I am afraid to be mean, to upset someone, to voice my opinion. This goes straight back to childhood of wanting to be...
Day 11: COURAGE

Day 11: COURAGE

“You’re brave” they said when I left medicine. That was bold. That took courage.    Perhaps those were veiled ways to say “You are one crazy chick! No one leaves a career they have worked this hard for, paid that much for, on and on…” But hey let’s dissect that....
Day 12: FRIENDSHIPS

Day 12: FRIENDSHIPS

Have you heard the saying that friends are the family we choose? I absolutely believe this and think that our friend groups say a lot about who we are at different stages in our lives and where we are likely to go.    I have been blessed to have friends that...
Day 13: BODY-IMAGE AND CONFIDENCE

Day 13: BODY-IMAGE AND CONFIDENCE

I never valued my looks. In all honesty, my self-worth was based on my academic prowess, not on my ability to garner a catcall. This would be some typical self-talk “well your body might not be banging but you’re smart.”  Like hello, why did I feel like I couldn’t be...
Day 14: PRIVILEGE

Day 14: PRIVILEGE

Often in political discourse, I have seen people complain about how something isn’t fair. “Why should I pay for that?” “Why should this group of people be getting access to that?”… on and on. I will be completely honest in saying that for the first 20 something...

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