📔 Journal

This is my public journal. Blogging is meant to be good for the soul, so we’ll see how it goes.


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The £5 item that made my student life much happier

One of the best purchases I made at the start of my university days was a doorstopper. Whenever I was […]

How to be Excellent

On the flight home from Sudan this week, I read an absolutely wonderful paper from 1989 called The Mundanity of Excellence […]

A rule to follow in new situations

I’m writing this post from a small town in Sudan where some other doctors and I are helping out with […]

A simple trick to making New Year’s Resolutions stick

You’ve probably heard about how most people don’t end up sticking to their New Year’s Resolutions. They buy gym memberships […]

The Beginner’s Mindset

A couple weeks ago I sent an email asking you guys to send in snippets/quotes that have helped you in your own […]

A simple change to my nighttime routine

I want to talk about a simple change I made to my nighttime routine that’s changed the game for me. […]

“It’s busy, but really fun”

We had a housewarming party last night – lots of our friends came over and we had lots of chats […]

Don’t believe the hype

Black Wednesday is nearly here. It’s the first Wednesday of August when doctors throughout the UK start their new jobs. Supposedly, this […]

How to get stuff done

I was chatting with a friend a little while back. He’s a final year medic at Cambridge, goes to the […]

Say yes to everything

I came across some advice during my early university years that really helped me develop as a person. It went […]