When did everyone become so alike?: A social media reflection

Welcome back to my passion project – it always feels good to write. I hope that you feel my honesty in this one. Let me know what you think! It might take a bit to get back to you which you will understand if you get to the end. The irony is not lost onContinue reading “When did everyone become so alike?: A social media reflection”

Chapters of Self-Love: Part 2 – How to Build Confidence  

Greetings from Iku – I say this every time (and will continue to) but thank you to everyone who reads these! Always love to hear what resonated with you so do not hesitate to reach out with feedback. 2022 has been more of a whirlwind than anticipated. The residency application process (and with it, medicalContinue reading Chapters of Self-Love: Part 2 – How to Build Confidence  

Recognizing If You Have “Imposter Syndrome”

Hi reader! I cannot say this enough but thank you to anyone who reads these blogs and reaches out to me after. It is very touching to hear your feedback. I recently learned that Matt Damon wrote the first draft of his film Good Will Hunting when he was a student at Harvard as anContinue reading “Recognizing If You Have “Imposter Syndrome””

Self-Care Is Not a Rom-Com: A Practical Discussion on Wellness and “Adulting”

Hi reader! I’m trying to keep it interesting here with the titles. This one was heavily inspired by two videos: Stop Romanticizing Self-Care by Valeria Lipovetsky: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wX10H1Xe_5g&ab_channel=ValeriaLipovetsky When Manipulative People Weaponize Psychology Lingo by Ana Psychology: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d4D4FCLxgLQ&t=1266s&ab_channel=AnaPsychology I thought this topic was quite applicable and wrote the first draft just after our week of much-neededContinue reading “Self-Care Is Not a Rom-Com: A Practical Discussion on Wellness and “Adulting””

“Body Goals”: Building a Healthy Relationship With Fitness Culture

content warning: fitness, connotations around body image Hello reader! I want to preface this post by saying thank you to anyone who reads these blogs! I have loved hearing from anyone who has related to what I share so do not hesitate to reach out! Disclaimer: I am not a fitness professional and this isContinue reading ““Body Goals”: Building a Healthy Relationship With Fitness Culture”

3 Tips To Become A Better Leader | Leadership

Hello reader! I bounced the idea for this blog post back and forth because I was not sure if I felt qualified to write this. Some people who know me might look at me and think, are you kidding? And some people might really think that I am indeed unqualified (which is too bad becauseContinue reading “3 Tips To Become A Better Leader | Leadership”

Where Our Attention Belongs: A birthday reflection on insecurity and some BLM thoughts

[content mentions: BLM, police brutality, insecurity] C.G. Jung — ‘Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.’ This piece has little to do with celebrating my 366-day-loop-around-the-sun but perhaps the fact that I recently turned 23 will give you the bits of motivation you need to finish reading. I always doubted I’d beContinue reading “Where Our Attention Belongs: A birthday reflection on insecurity and some BLM thoughts”