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How To Admit You’re Wrong

12/26/10 – This last summer, my wife and I had a fight.  As with many fights between married couples, the surface issue was inconsequential but housed an important issue underneath.  I’d accidentally…Read More

If Not Now, When?

12/5/10 – A few years ago, a close friend of mine was struggling with his job.  He worked in a large corporation he couldn’t stand:  unethical business practices, employee backstabbing, and sexual…Read More

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How Touching Saves Lives

10/3/10 – When I was a fourth-year medical student, I once did a month-long rotation in the ER. One night a woman came in who we decided needed some lab work. When…Read More

How To Thwart Panic

9/26/10 – I’ve had one panic attack in my life.  It happened when I was a first-year medical student and taking my first biochemistry mid-term exam.  Everyone agreed that all our teacher’s…Read More

Handling Transitions

5/2/10 – When I was a child, I was afraid to go to summer camp.  Most kids found the prospect exciting and the experience fun, but I dreaded it.  What would the…Read More

Trying New Things

2/28/10 – My wife and I are similar in a number of ways, but we’re completely opposite in how we feel about trying new things.  I resist and often fear it, while…Read More

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Overcoming The Fear Of Death

3/15/09 – In January of 2007, I developed a mild stomach ache and general feeling of being unwell while at a Sunday brunch. Initially, the pain sat in the center of my…Read More