Sometimes I can’t handle life anymore. It’s overwhelming, like a mountain I’m constantly climbing. There seems to be no end.
I am an optometrist living and serving in the Middle East. I examine refugee patients at two humble clinics situated within two local churches. I primarily see Syrian and Iraqi refugees.
Sai Sai Poe is a Physician Assistant student at Earth Mission Asia and in his last year of training at the Rain Tree Clinic, which was established on the edge of Karen state in Myanmar to provide healthcare for the Karen people and training for local students in the ...
Gratitude is appreciated in any language and culture. Gratitude benefits everyone - the giver and the receiver. Studies show that those who regularly practice gratitude have dozens of mental and physical benefits, including. . .
The Karen people have experienced oppression for over sixty years with little to no access to healthcare and services. Due to this lack of access to healthcare, 721 women die per 100,000 live births.
Recently I led a weekend training workshop with a group that does outreach to sex workers in a nearby city. I always prepare to address self-care, boundaries, and other personal growth topics with the groups I’m training.
According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary: “In physics, resilience is the ability of an elastic material (such as rubber or animal tissue) to absorb energy (such as from a blow) and release that energy as it springs back to its original shape. The recovery that occurs in this phenomenon can be viewed as analogous to a person’s ability to ...
Years ago, a speaker issued a challenge that impacted me: “Given who you are right now, how can you best make a difference in the world for good?”
Becoming sick or injured while traveling or living internationally can be an upsetting experience. Here are a few tips to help you prepare before traveling.