A Love Letter To Aspiring Medical Students

On my PBS tour, I had lunch with health blogger James Clear, who is studying for his MCATs and wants to go to medical school. James and I have been talking about his desire to go to medical school for a while. As a successful entrepreneur with a strong sense of self and a calling to medicine, James once asked me whether I thought it was possible to go through medical training without getting your spirit broken.  I told him I think it’s possible. It’s hard. But possible....more

A WISE TEACHER ONCE TOLD ME....

A WISE TEACHER ONCE TOLD ME...  WHEN WE SAY MAY YOU HAVE THE FREEDOM...  WE MEAN MAY YOU HAVE THE FREEDOM FROM ALL OF THE BARRIERS AND MISPERCEPTIONS, AND MISCONCEPTIONS THAT ARE IN OUR MINDS...   THIS STATE OF MIND CAN KEEP US FROM GOING FORWARD WITH OUR LIVE AS WELL AS GOING AND CROSSING OVER THE BARRIERS TO THE INFINATE POSSIBILITIES AND ADVENTURES THAT CAN BE IN OUR LIVES...  WHY LIMIT YOURSELVES?  ...more

A WISE TEACHER ONCE TOLD ME.....

A WISE TEACHER ONCE TOLD ME...  TO CHERISH ALL THE MOMENTS WITH YOUR LOVED ONES, AND ENJOY THEM MOMENT TO MOMENT....  N THE NOW.....  THE VEIL BETWEEN LIFE AND DEATH IS SO VERY THIN, AND ON TOP OF IT, ONE REALLY DOES NOT KNOW HOW LONG THEY WILL BE IN THIS REALITY.  THAT IS WHY WE NEED TO LET OUR LOVED ONES KNOW HOW MUCH WE LOVE THEM. DONOT BE PETTY AND DWELL ON PAST MISHAPS OR DIFFERENCES OF OPINIONS  ...more

A WISE TEACHER ONCE TOLD ME.....

A WISE TEACHER ONCE TOLD ME...  TO JUST LET ALL OF YOUR THOUGHTS OVER YOUR CURRENT ISSUE, THAT YOU KEEP THINKING ABOUT OVER AND OVER, DRIFT OUT OF YOUR MINDS AND BODIES.  DO THIS WITH EASE AND GRACE....  AFTERALL, WE ARE NOT SUPPOSE TO SWEAT THE SMALL STUFF....  LOVE AND LIGHT, LAURIE...more

BEING OPEN TO NEW LOVE.....

LAST NIGHT I WATCHED A MOVIE ABOUT A DOG OF JAPANESE BREED AND HIS MASTER. THE DOG AND HIS MASTER WERE TOGETHER FROM THE TIME THE DOG WAS A PUPPY , FOR 5 YEARS. DURING THE COURSE OF TIME IN FIVE YEARS, THE DOG WALKED HIS MASTER TO THE TRAIN STATION EVERYDAY, THEN WAITED FOR HIM TO COME HOME. HIS MASTER DIED SUDDENLY OF A HEART ATTACK, AND THE DOG WAS UNAPPROACHABLE, AND WOULD NOT GO WITH THE MASTERS WIFE, OR EXTENDED FAMILY. INFACT, THE DOG WOULD NOT GO WITH ANYONE. ...more

OUR EMOTIONAL TUNNELS.....

AFTER A DIFFICULT LIFE CHALLENGE..... YOU ARE BEGINNING TO SEE A GLIMPSE OF HOPE.... THE SUNSHINE, SHINES FORTH BRINGING WITH IT PEACE OF MIND, SERENITY, LOVE AND WARMTH.... THERE WILL ALWAYS BE LOVE, LIGHT  AND HOPE AT THE END OF OUR EMOTIONAL TUNNELS.... LOVE AND LIGHT, LAURIE  ...more

SAILING INTO THE UNKNOWN.....

UNKNOWN SAILING.... TO UNKNOWN TERRITORY....... THE UNKNOWN CAN BE SCARY AT TIMES.... AND YET YOUR SAILS ARE FULL AND TALL..... HAVING FAITH AND TRUST IN YOUR OWN SOLO SAILING... THAT IS TRULY ALL THAT YOU SHOULD KNOW.. HAVING FAITH AND TRUST IN YOUR UNKNOWN SAILING, MAY YOU REACH YOUR DESTINATION WITH EASE AND GRACE.... LIGHT AND LOVE, LAURIE...more

CONNECT WITH NATURE......

WHENEVER I FEEL SAD, ALONE, ANXIOUS, OR CONFUSED....I GO OUT INTO NATURE, TO A WOODED AREA, THE OCEAN, A PARK.... AS I MEDITATE, AND CONNECT WITH NATURE... I FEEL THAT GRADUAL SHIFT OF AWARENESS, THAT USUALLY COMES WITH CONNECTING WITH THE GOD AWARENESS.. I THEN KNOW WITHOUT A SHADOW OF A DOUBT.. THAT I AM NEVER ALONE AND VERY MUCH LOVED..... LIGHT AND LOVE, LAURIE...more

TIME MANAGEMENT.....

YOU KNOW THE OLD SAYING.... LIVE IN YOUR MOMENTS NOW.... DONOT EXISTS IN YOUR PAST, JUST SPINNING AND SPINNING OVER AND OVER PAST EVENTS OF YOUR LIFE..... DO NOT POSTPONE EVERYTHING IN YOUR LIVES FOR YOUR FUTURES....... JUST LIVE IN YOUR MOMENTS IN THE HERE AND NOW  AND MOST IMPORTANTLY BE HAPPY....  LIGHT AND LOVE, LAURIE...more

CLOSING DOORS AND INFINATE POSSIBILITIES

YOU KNOW THE OLD EXPRESSION, WHEN ONE DOOR CLOSES, ANOTHER ONE OPENS... INFACT THIS BECOMES YOUR GREATEST OPPORTUNITY FOR CHANGE AND SELF GROWTH. WHEN THIS HAPPENS YOU NEED TO BE AWARE AND TAKE ADVANTAGE OF YOUR INFINATE POSSIBILITIES.... OPPORTUNITIES ARE ALWAYS COMING AND GOING. AND CHANGE IS INEVITABLE... WE MUST GO WITH THE FLOW WHEN THIS HAPPENS AND REINVENT OURSELVES, SOMETIMES A FEW TIMES IN OUR LIVES . WE DO HAVE QUITE A NUMBER OF DIFFERENT LIFEPATHS TO FOLLOW DURING OUR LIVES......more
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