The Need to Compartmentalize

I used to think of my life like a box. It was full of all the people I interact with and the things I do every day. I was always trying to put it in order. PA training is demanding -- we've said that before. But because of its demands, I've learned through trial and error that in order to get things done well, I need to compartmentalize what I do.

Final Exams Can Surprise You

My Final Exam Situation:  Question #1 - "Uh... Okay.  I'll come back to this one..." #2 - "You're kidding me right?"  Next...  #3 - "Hold the phone!"  "Where in the hell did this come from?") As you can tell the beginning of my exam didn’t start the way I hoped it would. Darn [...]