James conquers nuts.

I remember pulling into the parking garage, turning off my car and sitting in the silence, thinking, “Maybe this would all be so much easier if I just wasn’t alive anymore.” I starting thinking about all of the things that kept me going, the things that helped me push forward, the things that made all … More James conquers nuts.

5 profound life lessons I learned from losing a Muay Thai fight.

I’m a second-year medical student.  And a fighter.  Some would say I lead a dual life.  I don’t see it that way, but there is definitely a giant gap between these two aspects of my life. I end up feeling a bit misunderstood.  The people I train with mostly assume that I take a part-time … More 5 profound life lessons I learned from losing a Muay Thai fight.

Someone knocked the happy out of me.

I’m a student.  I spend my days listening, thinking, learning, absorbing.  At school, I’m quiet.  I’m reflective.  I’m reserved.  I slowly and methodically think through everything.  My only priority during the school day is to fill my brain with as much knowledge and insight as I possibly can.  And that’s what I do.  I quietly … More Someone knocked the happy out of me.