Rambles RSS

Featured article- the expectation gap

Check out today’s featured article by economist, entrepreneur, and international development specialist Nat Ware.  This Ted talk touches up on Nat’s reasoning for why today’s society is so unhappy. Why are we getting richer but not happier? Why do lottery winners not have sustained happiness? Why are bronze medalists often happier than silver medalists?  Nat argues that the expectation gap is the key reason that we are unhappy.  awesome 20 minutes of your time.  Check out our the video here  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9KiUq8i9pbE

Continue reading

Featured Article- Relating Physical and Mental Health

“The findings suggest the medical community should rethink its tendency to treat mental and physical disorders separately” This is an awesome article reiterating the link between mental illness and physical illness. Something that I believe there is a lack of. Check it out!! Link : https://www.ozy.com/acumen/the-link-between-mental-illness-and-physical-illness/76671 By Melissa Pandika Via Ozy.com

Continue reading

My Story- Alexandra Taylor

        My name is Alexandra Taylor. I’m a student, a girlfriend, an artist, and a daughter. I’m a confident and proud person who is fortunate to be surrounded by an abundant amount of awesome and loving friends and family. I’m resilient, genuine, and naturally inclined to help people which has inspired me to pursue a career in medicine. I’m actively involved in numerous health-related organizations in the Waterloo community in addition to several on-campus clubs at the University of Waterloo, such as the UW Pre Med Club. This may make me seem like I’m one of “those people” who have everything together, but in reality, I’m absolutely not. Although people like to see me this way, I...

Continue reading