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Louisa Skye

What to do when you’re seconds from hitting the floor—or reluctant to get a vaccination

A person holds their hands over their mouth in fear as a medical professional holds up a syringe.
A person holds their hands over their mouth in fear as a medical professional holds up a syringe.
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  • Hemophobia — the fear of blood
  • Tomophobia — the fear of medical procedures (or practically anything medical)


Advice for being an enthusiastic and well-prepared intern.

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“Success is where preparation and opportunity meet.”

— Bobby Unser


Simple meditation for non-meditators.

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“Take the time to eat an orange in mindfulness. If you eat an orange in forgetfulness, caught in your anxiety and sorrow, the orange is not really there. But if you bring your mind and body together to produce true presence, you can see that the orange is a miracle.” — Ticht Nacht Han


The challenges of being a woman at a 70% male university and the unreality of shattering gender expectations in STEM fields.

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“The hardest work in the world is being out of work" — Whitney M. Young


Grief | Animals

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“Good habits formed at youth make all the difference.” — Aristotle

Louisa Skye

Recent college graduate, mental health advocate, writer. louisaskyewrites@gmail.com

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