Valentine’s Day Reflections: Reasons To Be Hopeful

goldenheartfloatingoverhand (Editor’s Note: This Valentine’s Day blog was originally published in February 2015, and although the writer’s personal circumstances have changed a little, the sentiment and hope are still relevant as we approach Valentine’s Day 2017.) Valentine’s Day Reflections: Reasons To Be Hopeful By Jessica Cilella This year, I’ll be spending Valentine’s Day alone. Physically, I won’t be […] Continue reading →

It Must Be Nice

queen (Editor’s Note: This is our all-time most-liked and best read blog post. Read it to find out why.) It Must Be Nice By Erica Camp “It must be nice.” Without a doubt, this is my least favorite colloquialism in the English language. Though not explicitly stated in the phrase, I have always felt that it […] Continue reading →

Rethink Your Resolutions

ny6 Rethink Your Resolutions By Stacie Johnson                   (Editor’s Note: This blog was originally published in 2014, but its message is timeless.) Last year I made a New Year’s resolution to not clean as much. Yep, that is right, I declared I wouldn’t clean my house. I decided […] Continue reading →

Balancing Interfaith Holidays

han9 Balancing Interfaith Holidays By Julie Berkowitz Newman           Ah, ‘tis the season.  For stress. The holidays have been marketed as joyous celebrations, with visions of snowflakes, crackling fires, and familial harmony floating before our eyes. Of course, a good portion of the country won’t have snow or temperatures cool enough to […] Continue reading →

How to Cope with the Stress and Final Struggle in Medical School – and to Enjoy the Excitement After it

pexels-photo-31119-large How to Cope with the Stress and Final Struggle in Medical School – and to Enjoy the Excitement After it. By Dr. Yohannes Mengistu (internship) (Editor’s Note: Physician Family readers will recall our young Ethiopian friend Yohannes Mengistu from an article he wrote for the Spring 2016 issue of Physician Family: Challenges Facing a Foreign […] Continue reading →