Browsing articles in "Stress Management"
Sep
19
2011

The Importance of Independence vs. Cooperation In Great Leaders

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Independence is a key aspect that determines the character of any strong individual. Being able to work indepentently shows his or her confidence. In order to truly learn, I think there must be times when you are alone and participating in personal growth. A great leader must be highly assertive and be self-sufficient.They must acknowledge their fellow colleagues and applaude their accomplishments, but they should never be daunted by them. This confidence ensures the individual [...]

Sep
19
2011

13 Ways to Bend Your Stress: Shaping Your Pre-_________ Mentality

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  “A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks others have thrown at him.”  -David Brinkley, American Newscaster (July 10, 1920 – June 11, 2003)   For me, even thinking about pharmacy school can get really stressful at times. I am sure that whether it is pharmacy school, medical school, or any other from of graduate school, you are all stressed out too. Friends, bend your stress by taking these [...]

Sep
19
2011

What I Believe it Takes to Make a Good, Stress-less Pharmacist

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It is without a doubt that a successful person in the health field must be an all-around Renaissance man; a polymath if you will. It is a common misconception when a pre-pharmacy student says that he or she does not require any humanities and social science courses, or that mathematics is of no use for a Pharmacist. This is a shame. I am a firm believer that in order to be a successful person in patient [...]

Sep
18
2011

Luck? Can I Really Depend on Luck for an Exam?

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  Clint Eastwood as Detective Harry Callahan. “Do you feel lucky?” (Modified from original quote. Original quote below) It is the night before your big exam. You are stressed beyond words because you have so many concerns. “Do I know this?” “I wish I had more time.” But there is nothing you can do. So what can you do but stress, right? Wrong. The truth is, although you might not want to think about it [...]

Sep
15
2011

Failure is the Predecessor to Success

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Sure, Edison might have succeeded with his light bulb here, but how many failures did he run across? Perhaps if he stressed over failing, our technology might be decades behind today…   How many failure stories have you read recently in popular magazines? What about on television? The truth is, it is probably not that many. Even if there are, there are way more success stories than the failure stories. Now, I am not going [...]

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