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Time to Live Again

During the darkest times it is easy to shut down to opportunities. Close off from the world and believe that there is no more hope or possibilities for something better. Trust me I've been there. Don't despair, sit through the pain, it will pass.
Then one day you will open your eyes and realize that not all is lost. There is still something to believe in. Whether it is family, a new work project, a new hobby or any other new addition. Your perspective can change, because that is all that troubling times often is. It is your perspective and your outlook on the current circumstances.
I am not suggesting that you change how you feel. From experience pushing away the darkness is not the solution. But if slowly, day by day you start to thaw out from the coldness let the warmth in. Life is about the ups, downs and in-betweens.
Without the difficulty I know I wouldn't have been pushed to do certain things. This time last year was a horribly depressing time but because of it I was…

Start With Yourself

Expression of self is a part of being human. It goes through time going back to cave paintings, Egyptians hieroglyphics, and the classical works residing in Europe. Painting is not necessarily the way everyone expresses themselves. Today our choices can lie in music, outfits, activities, the possibilities are endless.

My worry comes when judgement is passed on that personal expression. What we wear, what we eat, the make up women use, the haircuts that guys get. Slamming someone won't make you feel better, rather it shows how insecure you are.

Currently being surrounded by a majority of girls in a sorority like setting I hear this happening all around me. It is unusual to me as I've never heard so much cattiness before. I do not like it one bit. As women we should empower each other but I suppose the medical school setting we are in tends to bring out our worst and our best.

I am looking forward to getting out of that environment. And hopefully learning a lesson to remember to…