Choosing to be vulnerable, well it's not easy, nor is it comfortable. But, it is essential for whole-hearted living. Over the past month with #30daysofvulnerability, there have been some lessons that were new to me, while others a solid reminder.Read More
Starting Naturopathic medical school I was even more self conscious. Being in a program with seemingly flawless people, I still felt plagued by my skin. I started going to our school clinic and began a treatment protocol to get to the root cause. Acupuncture, botanical medicine and nutrition became the cornerstone of healing my skin.
I was doing everything right, but I felt like I only got so far. I was so fixated with the superficial that I let it affect me mentally. Assuming I would be rejected. Assuming that having flawed skin would make me seem like a bad doctor to future patients.
So here it goes. The first resolution of the new year, #30daysofimperfection....err, I mean-- #30daysofvulnerability
I'm passionate about shifting our culture's perspective away from vulnerability being a weakness. Being vulnerable requires an incredible amount of strength, and I'm prepared to challenge myself for the benefit of a culture I want to live in, one of whole-hearted, compassionate, courageous, connected people.