6 Ways to Maximize Your Weekend

    Wellness

    6 Ways to Maximize Your Weekend

    When I was in residency, I worked every third weekend without a compensated day off. This meant 12 days straight of 10-12 hour workdays every third week. My weekends were precious and I tried to optimize the free time I had. It’s only 2 days for most of us, but there is so much you can do that has a huge impact on your resilience and mental health. Here are 6 things I learned to keep in mind as I headed into a free weekend and prepared for the week ahead.

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    How To Set Smart Goals For Yourself

    Career, Empowerment

    We all have goals for ourselves but many of us find ourselves unable to achieve them and feel too discouraged to persevere. I’ve been in that boat so many times. Each time I’ve not achieved a goal and reflect as to why, I realize that the reasons for not reaching my goals are not because of our innate skills but rather how we set our goals. Read more to learn how to set SMART goals for yourself.

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    10 Things I Would Tell My College Self

    Empowerment, Opinion

    This August is the first one in my life that I will not be having a 'first day of school'. I've had first days with a lot of different academic environments, and each had its own challenges. The hardest transition of all was the one from high school to college. You think you're invincible but at the same time feel pressured to be a completely functional #adult. What does that mean, anyway? Here are 10 things I would tell my college self.

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    When Graduations End

    Career, Empowerment

    What I've learned is that when the graduation days end, life is just beginning. There is still so much more to learn and I choose to see it as a fun challenge. If you're in a similar boat where you are coming into the workforce feeling behind, I encourage you to take on the challenge with a positive perspective.

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