Managing Tragedy

One thing we know for sure is shit will happen. This is an uncomfortable and unavoidable fact of life. We can pretend tragedies don’t happen, we can ignore it when they do, but there is a better way. Being prepared is not only practical but allows you to react with compassion when interacting with your…

What School Doesn’t Teach You

Going to PA school is a full-time job. There are hours and hours of lectures that cover every body system and every possible thing that could go wrong. At times you start to believe that you have that rare genetic disorder that consists of frequent leg twitching and abnormal knuckle hair. Or maybe the lecturer…

How to Go to Work When You Are Sad

Working with sick people is hard. You see young people stricken with illness, fathers and mothers take their last breath, depressed people try to end their own lives. I was made for this stuff. For some reason, God wired me in such a way that I can help people with just the right amount of…