I’m A Surgeon. Here’s What Happened When I Held My Patient’s Hand And Prayed For Her.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Several years ago, my business hit rock bottom. As a young, traditionally trained surgeon, I was taught the old surgery adage: “To cut is to cure.” Following this mantra early in my practice led me into a deep, dark hole. I had operated on many patients, but several of them were unhappy, and some had suffered complications. In the small town where I practiced, the word began to spread that perhaps I wasn’t a plastic surgeon worth seeing.

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E se ensinarmos as meninas a serem corajosas, em vez de perfeitas?

 

 

 

 

 

 

As meninas que hoje ocupam parques e salas de aula são as mulheres de amanhã. Mas antes disso, são as meninas de hoje, e nada justifica querermos acelerar a sua infância para que no futuro sejam mulheres perfeitas. Preparadas para ser mães, preparadas para tomar conta da casa, preparadas para se mover no mundo, preparadas para serem as melhores na sua profissão, preparadas para administrar suas emoções, preparadas para mastigar a frustração e não engasgar… Se a sua cabeça já dói com tantas exigências, imagine a delas.

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Why Moving Abroad Can Be The Professional Shift You’ve Been Waiting For

Three years ago, I quit my well-paying job in the heart of New York City and decided that I wanted to move to Spain. Leaving all of my family and friends behind, I did the research, took the necessary steps, secured a job and made the move to start teaching English. Now, when I made the decision, I knew that being a teacher wasn’t what I wanted to do for the rest of my life, but I knew it would allow for me to live in a country I love.  Leer Más