When You Can’t See Where You’re Heading

When You Can’t See Where You’re Heading

“A meandering path, often unicursal, with a singular path leading to a center.” That’s how the Labyrinth Society defines the walking maze that is their namesake. What’s interesting to me is that the path is both singular—as in there’s one right way to the end—yet also...
Dream Big, Then Get Practical

Dream Big, Then Get Practical

It is so easy to lose sight of your dreams. Remember the passion that once kindled your interest in your field, or a particular hobby, or in mastering a sport or skill? For me, and for many of the physicians I’ve worked with, it’s not so much about forgetting a dream...
Recovery for Super-Achievers

Recovery for Super-Achievers

To a super-achiever, the world can look like a series of tasks to check off, finish lines to cross, mountains to surmount. Seeing the universe through this lens has real benefits: being a go-getter and motivated to excel is highly rewarded in our society. It’s no...