As much as we try to deny it, there really is no safe way to tan. However, I can appreciate that sometimes we are all guilty of compromising health for beauty, myself included (I mean, who actually enjoys being 24 different shades of brown from head to toe?). A common misconception is that those with … Continue reading Sunsafe Rx
This week’s post is all about ‘What’s in my First-Aid kit’. I can’t say I’m much of a daredevil; all my holidays tend to be city breaks full of organised fun. Nevertheless, my fabulous auntie gifted me with this beautiful Travel-Kit from Stanford University Hospital (what a dream)! I thought it would be fun to … Continue reading What’s in my First-Aid kit?
"A couple of hundred years ago, Benjamin Franklin shared with the world the secret of his success. 'Never leave that 'til tomorrow,' he said, 'Which you could do today.' This is the man who discovered electricity. You'd think more of us would listen to what he has to say. I don't know why we put … Continue reading Monologue Monday
As a medical student (or any student really), it's super important to know when you've reached your limit. So that's why this week's post is on knowing when to STOP. It's so easy to burnout when you're on this course - my days have started rolling into one and I've even started to feel guilty … Continue reading Stress series (Knowing when to STOP)
I am currently writing this from my bed, next to a large mug of Lemsip, a box of kleenex and a hot water bottle - the aftereffects of Block 3 (The Brain and Behaviour) :(! Nevertheless, it gives me a great opportunity to stop, slow down and catch up with my blog! I thought I … Continue reading Stress series (Skincare)
Okay, so it's that time of year where everyone starts writing down those New Year Resolutions that we all know we'll never keep - but for some reason we make them anyways. Resolutions are a formal excuse for the fresh start we all so desperately want and need by the 31st of December - it … Continue reading My goals for 2018
Apologies for the delay in posting - have been in the process of moving house/city so have been spending the majority of my time wasting away on the IKEA website.... guilty! Before I post on Step 5 of the Medical school admissions process, I thought I would quickly post on faith and how it's helped … Continue reading Faith and what it means to me
I could have totally applied for Medicine a second time round towards the end of First Year of Biomed, but I had started to fall in love with the subject, the people and the university itself - so I figured, why not give it a chance? After passing First Year on a high and having … Continue reading Biomedical Science…it’s a happening field!
This post is slightly off topic, but I feel like it was a HUGE part of my university experience, so I'm going to ramble on about it a bit in this post. They say your university years are the best years of your life: honestly, after the disappointment I had had on A-level results day, I … Continue reading Choose your friends wisely…