Hooray, you’ve made it into medicine! That’s a massive achievement and you should really take some time to appreciate your hard work.
No matter whether you’ve just said goodbye to the high school days, or just completed your bachelor’s degree, or are already a few years into medical school, we all have one thing in common – we are all committed to one of the hardest degrees anyone can ever study.
Medicine is truly rewarding and fulfilling, but it is also very challenging. Although everyone experiences these challenges in different ways, a common feeling that you might experience is BURNOUT.
Hence, it is crucial that you look after your mental health and listen to your mind and body. Below are a few personal tips on how I have looked after my mental health during med school.