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  • Interviewing The Famous Dead! What Would You Rather Be?

    By Dr. Afshine Emrani

    June 7, 2014 | 11:28 am

    Once in medical school, a teacher caught me drifting. He verbally beat me up in front of the class. I was quite embarrassed, but more for him than for myself. When he asked why I wasn’t paying attention, I said “because you’ve shown more passion in your assault on me than in...

  • The Closed Door Syndrome

    By Samira Asemanfar

    November 14, 2011 | 10:57 am

    Recently I came across a quote by Helen Keller…

    “When one door of happiness closes, another opens: but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us.”

    I started thinking about all the ways I tend to stand there and stare at a...