Wow, it has been such a long time since I’ve updated my blog. I’ve been insanely busy with work, studying for the MCAT, applications, research, volunteering, and trying my hardest to keep a social life.
I’m in a situation that I feel a lot of pre-meds encounter and I wanted to share my experience to show that number one, you’re not alone, and number two, there is no shame in being a “non-traditional pre-medical student”.
This past year has been the most stressful of my life so far. With finishing college, beginning a new job, taking the MCAT, and getting my applications prepared for school….sometimes, it feels like too much to mention.
With stress piling up, it’s inevitable that there is a hindrance on my mental health. To ignore it would be to ignore something I really need.
To combat this stress, I decided to try out a mental health journal. What’s I’ve really enjoyed in this process is that you can be as creative as you’d like to be. So without further ado, here are some of my tips on how to get started