As a physician, you probably tend to gravitate towards your close network of medical colleagues and friends when you need advice. This is to be expected. However, it's important to not undervalue the advice and unique viewpoint of your non-medical friends as well.
Sometimes, it takes a close friend outside of medicine to remind you of the little things, like not to taking yourself too seriously, admitting what you don't know, or taking a sick day when you need it.
Simple thing like this are often overlooked. Because of this, it's important to take a step back from time to time and really listen to your non-medical friends. Doing so will not only give you a different outlook, but also result in a happier you.
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