Why I Practice Medicine Without Medications

This article was originally posted on Medium.com, where I share articles like this and more.  The month of April reminds me of my paternal grandma (Nin Nin), who passed away 9 years ago, and the beginning of my journey into medicine. Maybe you are wondering, “How can you practice medicine without medications?” Let me explain. My childhood is filled with …

Mindset is THE Difference Maker

Mindset + Action + Circumstances = Outcome I’m learning more and more that my mindset going into any given situation greatly effects the outcome. When I have a pessimistic mindset, I miss opportunities and lose out. When I have an optimistic mindset, I embrace the situation and usually have a more rewarding experience than if I had not. Imagine two …

Run Your Own Race

We all need to run our own races. No one can tell you what makes you happy. No one can decide what is best for you. No one but you decides how to live your life. There are certainly people who care about you who might strongly disagree with your decisions, but it is ultimately up to you to decide …

Have You Challenged Yourself Lately?

When’s the last time you made a focused effort to try something new, take a risk, or to test your limits? Have you tried taking a class about a topic you are interested in? Have you tried a new sport or hobby? Have you read challenging material to learn more about a topic? Have you tried a project that will …

Getting Laid Off – My Window of Opportunity

Let’s face it–getting laid off sucks and can be a real shock. The job you likely have been working at for some time is suddenly not there anymore. The routine you’ve gotten accustomed to is no longer necessary. The ebb and flow of the workday is no longer there. You won’t be seeing the friends you’ve made at work everyday. …