The Heart has a Back Door, and Other Lessons I Learned from Leaving the Practice of Medicine for One Year

Perfectionism Doesn’t Make You Perfect

Self-Compassion Is Essential and Isn’t What You Think It Is

Self-compassion means gently but firmly reminding ourselves that we are not superhuman.

External Validation Will Never Equal Happiness

The Heart Has a Back Door

The Game Is Rigged

Not by proving to others that the system is wrong — because we know now that’s a given — but by proving our own character. By showing up anyway to do the right thing. Not for the system, but to hold true to our authentic selves. By not letting the brokenness erode our purpose.



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