Swahili is the New Medicine

am not serious.

But in health caring matters.

and caring during cure involve communication.

Swahili is the main language in Tanzania mass. But as a future clinician who is bound to serve Tanzanians why don’t i even know the word for glaucoma in swahili?

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To care is to heal

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Girl visiting doctor

Last week i got a chance to visit a hospital away from one which am studying. As i moved across the hallway heading my destination, something sad weighted upon me.

The number of patients, the sad, dejected look on most their faces as they queued waiting for services. I ended up wondering if a mere consultation, test or medication suffice to return joy unto them.

Sometimes it’s not medicine we need, sometimes it’s not a mere medical cure we need.

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Matters held dear to the heart

Definitely going to ponder more on this though .. ..

The Eternals

Holla! Amigo, it’s time we meet again and have our serious talk. Talking less welcome on board and enjoy the view.

Love conquers all! The saying goes. But there other factors necessary for a long lasting, happy & stable relationship. Religious beliefs is one of them.

At the beginning of the relationship, the Religion factor may not be a stumbling block, problem comes when it’s time to level up, take the next step “MARRIAGE

Religion entails not only the belief on GOD either as a Muslim or Christian but also the belief on the non existence of GOD(Atheism).The issue here (Religion) encompasses the total lifestyle of an individual, dresscode, food even the time and ways of worshipping.

Things most people fear in Interfaith relationships include,

First, internal conflicts on the fear of first being converted from one’s standing faith.

Again on the resistance from the spouses family, especially if…

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Courage doesn’t always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day whispering, ‘I will try again tomorrow’. – Mary Anne Radmacher

Success: A jar of Mistakes.

 “Forgetting your mistakes is a terrible error if you are trying to improve your cognition..
Why not celebrate stupidities!”
— Charlie Munger

I like smart successful people  who admit that at times in the past they were complete stupid horses’ asses, simply because they are telling the truth. Because if one thinks deeply, What is success? If not  a jar of mistakes from which a person commit to-learn from, change and grow?

lets make mistake

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“Define success on your own terms, achieve it by your own rules, and build a life you’re proud to live. ”    – Anne Sweeney

The big life-lesson from bananas.

Do you know bout half of all the bananas consumed worldwide come from the same tree?

Hey  i mean the very same tree . One tree gave rise to all half of the banana trees you see around. Yes! one tree.   You don’t believe?

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Ever heard of the Cavendish? It has no seeds and  is propagated by grafting or cloning. Which means that they’re all identical.

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Becoming an Expert: The Elements of Success, Part-1

I am  always impressed by a concert pianist, or a soccer midfielder, or a truly skillful visual artist. Their abilities seem other worldly. To mention a few, i think Picasso was a master, and Beethoven a genius, without forgetting about Thomas Edison the polymath.

The big question is, what makes these people so skillful? How did they start out like you and I and then become something so extraordinary?

The answer is what i try to discuss in this post.

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