Why I have restarted a Stoic Journaling Practice

I’ve picked up my habit of journaling, using ‘The Daily Stoic’. Here’s why I’ve done it, and why I recommend complementing a journaling practice with stoicism.

Deep Work by Cal Newport on a Kindle

Applying Lessons From ‘Deep Work’ By Cal Newport To Medicine And Living (Or How The Way You Work Can Create Greater Performance, Satisfaction And Career Prospects)

I’ve recently read ‘Deep Work’ by Cal Newport. I think that the book’s message is valuable to everyone, but in this (long) blog, I want to show how employing dedicated Deep Work is essential for a fulfilling career in medicine (and yet is difficult to achieve).

Can We Use Digital Technologies to Alleviate Loneliness in Hospitals?

The hospital I am working in is rapidly embracing digital tech to prepare for Covid-19. I wrote a blog, published online with the BMJ, to highlight that there are still some important areas, for example at the end of life, in which we need to improve communication. I am very excited to have had some of my writing featured!!

Thinking backwards to leap forwards – Filling up the tank of self belief.

Sometimes when we are faced by obstacles we can feel dwarfed and overwhelmed. In the experience of myself and many others, the final exams that test practical skills and patient … Continue reading Thinking backwards to leap forwards – Filling up the tank of self belief.