Juggling a Part-Time Job & Studying Medicine

This is a guest post written by Daisy a second-year medical student. As I’m power walking through town and scoffing my sandwich in a desperate attempt to make it clinical skills after working a six-hour shift I wonder why I’m doing this. Then in communication skills, we cover talking about embarrassing subjects with patients. I…

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MENTAL ILLNESS – THE BURDENS & BLESSINGS

By Nikki McClusky   Around age 5 the symptoms of my poor mental health began to manifest.  Mother and father were convinced I was possessed.  It took but mere days when I found myself on the giant leather chair. Swinging my itty bitty feet and hiding my face in the squeaky shiny armrest. This was the…

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BALLOONS & THE BRAIN | Q&A 🎈

With Emma (Balloons & The Brain) What mental illness do you have? General anxiety disorder, recurrent depression and borderline personality disorder. 2 years ago I received the official diagnosis of GAD and recurrent depression – these were of no surprise. I always had the symptoms of anxiety, just never knew exactly what was going on…

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