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In order to get out of the repeating cycle of problematic situations in your life, you need to be making choices from the part of your brain that is logical, practical and reasonable, as opposed to the part that's impulsive, irrational, self-critical and impractical.
Bullying has been the hot topic of late but it usually has its roots in peer pressure. As parents how do we prevent things we would never think of? While you can't anticipate everything your child might do, you can discuss peer pressure and how to handle it. Here are a few tips to give your child.
Good doctors exercise judgment. They make the call and -- right or wrong -- live with the consequences and learn from them. The redefined MD is flawed, but comfortable inside their own skin. When you get to that place, you can like yourself in spite of your mistakes.