How this physician reset her life

It hasn’t always been this way.

For years, I worked at the typical high-achiever pace, like many striving to become a doctor. Upon entering medical school, I set challenging expectations of myself — graduate at the top of my class, study a relentless number of hours, score at least one standard deviation above the mean for boards (two would be better). It was an exciting time fueled by the desire for learning.

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Dena George is a family physician and is the creator of the Creating Phenomenal For Your Life podcast.