I am an ex-superwoman. I learned my special powers from my mother, who was an actual superwoman – she worked full-time as a doctor, raised four children, cooked like a chef, gardened like a pro, kept a lovely home, was incredibly smart, wise, literate and erudite, a lovely person and all-around amazing. She had no … More Top tips for dealing with ‘Mother guilt’
We may remember learning, recalling and reciting the law of reflection at school, but have we ever stopped to consider what the science of reflection actually means, and what it means for us in our everyday lives? … More The Science of Reflection – what is it reflecting to us?
Do all doctors have post-traumatic stress from their training? Medicine is a very stressful career, and we are exposed to a great deal of shock and trauma during the course of it. … More Do doctors have post-traumatic stress from their training?
I love training medical students. They bring me great joy and as they are one of the most under-appreciated groups of people in any hospital or medical practice, I thought I would write them a love letter… … More A love letter to medical students
Being a woman does not define me, any more than being a wife, a mother, or a doctor does. But being a woman has affected me. … More Being a Woman
I love training medical students; they bring me great joy. … More The joy of training medical students
Another year has rolled around and here we are again … reflecting on the year that was, and looking forward to the year that is, and all the years to come. … More New Year’s Resolutions – let your body guide your way
Sure, it is the end of the year, we can all eat, drink and sleep it off, but don’t forget what Christmas Day is truly about … a celebration of Love. … More Ten tips for actually enjoying Christmas
Sleep is something that many of us struggle with, and this struggle can affect our whole day, or sleep can be part of our daily medicine. … More Sleep – our daily medicine
Doctors aren’t supposed to have favourite patients. We are not supposed to feel anything, really… … More Doctors can learn about life from their patients