6 Essential Ways to Prepare for Residency

    Career, Wellness

    Today's article comes at the specific request from one of you who recently found out she matched to a pharmacy residency program! It can be an intimidating time because you are in transition. You're ready to finish pharmacy school, but also realizing the journey still to come. If you're about to enter a transition in life or career and unsure how to approach it, this article is for you.

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    Books I Read in 2017

    Wellness, Career, Empowerment

    I’ve finally gotten back into the habit of reading. It’s what I do on the train and a little bit right when I get home so I don’t succumb to the black hole that is evening news until I’ve at least finished an extra chapter. I really enjoy the quiet mindfulness that reading affords me. Since half of this year was taken up by residency, I didn’t think I was able to read that much in 2017. However, it turns out there’s a decent number on the list!

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    Pursue Boundaries, Not Balance

    Empowerment, Wellness, Career

    I am no stranger to the challenge of finding purpose in work and personal life when one held the keys to the future I need to pay of all of my loans and the other held the key to mental survival. After attending seminars and reading so much about the art of finding balance, every pursuit almost always lead to feelings of failures and disappointment. I propose we change the conversation to set boundaries instead.

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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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