“Working hard on something we don’t care about is called stress. Working hard on something we care about is called passion” – Simon Sinek
As we transition into a new residency year, it may be a good time to reflect on where we are focusing our energies.
Have you had time to think about what you want to get out of this year? Are the ‘extra’ activities you are doing for residency what you really want to do? Are you doing certain activities just to please others or prove yourself to others? What is it that you are really passionate about, academic or not, and are you taking time to do it?
WEEKLY WELLNESS: This week, take the time to reflect on what you have done this year, and what you plan to do next year. Are you putting your energies towards the things you care about?