The brick walls are there for a reason. The brick walls are not there to keep us out; the brick walls are there to give us a chance to show how badly we want something.
Long story short – I’ve been accepted to the NYU Dental School graduating class of 2013. That means I start [...]
Last week I had the privilege of hosting an event in NYU Dental School. Over 100 students attended. As an executive member of the school’s Aesthetics club, I wanted to bring the students together to learn about a top aesthetic case out in private practice. The speaker was also a very successful businessman, and we [...]Click Here to Continue Reading the Article...
I love sharing and connecting with like-minded people. Years ago when I discovered the power of personal development, and journaling, I decided to write much of what I learned in this blog, share with the world, and make friends in the process.
Throughout this time, this blog has given me the opportunity to meet thousands of [...]
Eating by way of the Primal lifestyle is really second nature at this point. Meat, poultry, eggs, vegetables, nuts, butter, extra virgin olive oil, coconut oil, occassional small amounts of dairy, and my weekly piece of 85% dark chocolate – that’s the name of the game, and from it I’ve made a lot of tasty [...]Click Here to Continue Reading the Article...
No disease that can be treated by diet should be treated with any other means. ~Maimonides
During the past semester of dental school (or more accurately, the past 2 years of it), I spent a lot of time eating shit. Many 16-hour study days, fueled by barrels of coffee filled with sugar, and layers upon layers [...]
“Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to pause and reflect.” ~Mark Twain
Now that the second year is behind me I get about a minute to breathe as I transition into clinic and start studying for the board exam.
My idea of using that minute is spending time with good [...]
“Education is not filling a bucket, but lighting a fire.” ~William Butler Yeats
Last night I had the honor of meeting one of my long time heros Mark Sisson. I think of this man every time I eat, literally, and he’s responsible for lightning a fire for me, many of my friends and family, and many [...]
Meaning, and ‘most meaningful’, are all very subjective terms. Pretty much everything we see, hear, and feel is open for interpretation, and skewed by our past experiences. I believe it’s the meaning that we choose to place on things, whether deliberately, or without thought, that is the driving force to why we make all of [...]Click Here to Continue Reading the Article...
I have to be honest, Dental School pushes me to my limits. A lot of times I feel like I’m paddling in the middle of the ocean, and just when I get a hold of a raft, they make things harder. They know exactly what we’re going through, they know when we adapt, and they [...]Click Here to Continue Reading the Article...
I ran for the position of Class Council President for my New York University School of Dentistry class – for our first year. I lost. While not every attempt can result in a win, I believe that we can learn from just about everything.
The sound quality isn’t the best, but it’s doable – I’m putting [...]
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