Health + Wellness
Busy running around from one task to another, slacking in the self-care department? I’ve definitely been there!
I’m happy to share my tips for how I’ve turned my health around, both mentally and physically, losing more than 35 kilos (yes this American is trying to go metric!) and created a daily routine that keeps me balanced and sane while traveling.
My aim is to share advice and inspiration regarding health and wellness, advocate for self-care and personal fulfillment, and destigmatize mental health conditions.
Advocating for Wellness
I discuss diet and exercise tips while traveling, mental health challenges, personal development tips and more.
“How could he serve 20 years for something he didn’t do?” We rightly get upset when we see injustices; we binge on crime dramas--Law and Order, docuseries about those wrongly convicted and we become invested in their stories. Prosecuting ourselves But the truth is...read more
Teleconference calls in yoga pants, meandering into the kitchen for a snack and then back into bed to finish writing an article, sendingsome emails, or posting on social media has blurred the lines between home andwork life. Sure, working from home in pajamas can be a...read more
Its 7 o’clock and you’re still at work. 5 o’clock departures are a thing of the past, if they ever existed at all. Work follows you home, weighs heavily on you and provokes near panic attacks when you have to drag yourself to work the next day. You worked hard to get...read more
Boy it feels good to be carrying less weight around as I am traveling. I may still have to contend with a little over packing of my backpack, but the excess pounds I was lugging around are continuing to melt off and have made daily life so much more enjoyable. I...read more
*Note if you are vegan and do not like pictures or talk of animal meat (cooked), stop now. I never intended to go vegan. Last year I simply wanted to experiment with my diet to see if I felt better eliminating certain items. I ended up finding out by cutting out...read more
This career transition has not always been easy, there have been times that I have been frustrated, felt hopeless, felt unsupported, or lacked a sense of direction. However, today I am truly grateful. I am grateful for the opportunities that my new lifestyle and work...read more
I figured, with the recent start of medical residency programs, it was appropriate timing to discuss support for our physicians and physicians-in-training. When July 1st rolled around, a mix of feelings bubbled up as I watched those in medical classes below me start...read more
I had originally planned to write on another topic this week, but my anxiety reared its ugly head leaving me uninspired to tackle the other subject, so anxiety it is! I had a particularly fruitful conversation with visiting family this week regarding anxiety and the...read more
There are things you wish you could go back and tell your 18 year-old self. When I left home for college at 18 I proudly told my parents, I will never live heeeerrre again. I was so ready to be independent and live according to my own terms. However in hindsight,...read more
Note: None of the health and wellness information contained in this site should be substituted for the advice of your qualified medical provider.