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I deleted a tweet about feeling blue. It’s a valid feeling that we all have sometimes. But I didn’t want to show that side of myself, b/c of the stigma.

But then I thought about it & I’m 100% sure others have days like this. It’s just that we all go around pretending we’re ok.
We force wellness &resilience as if it’s not okay to feel UNwell. I’m here to tell you that even successful people who seem to have their shit together struggle with depression. And that’s okay. There shouldn’t be such a stigma to talking about how we really feel.#ItsOkNotToBeOk
If you are feel sad or depressed it doesn’t mean you are broken or weak; It means you’re human.

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Medicine vs. The Machine (thread)

For doctors, nurses, and other healers these are distressing times. The epidemic of depression, suicide, anxiety and burnout that consumes our profession is at least less hidden than ever before. I don't know anyone who is spared.
Let me share a mental model that has provided comfort to me. Perhaps it might resonate with you too. You see, I believe that we exist in two worlds: the world of Medicine, and the world of The Machine.
Medicine is why we are here, why we have worked, sweated, and suffered. Medicine is the calling, and it is an ancient good. There are good days and bad days in Medicine. The days when you save a life, comfort the suffering, support a colleague, make a deductive leap...
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