Knowing all this info [from HaTH], I hope in my future medical practices, I can approach all patients with compassion.
[HaTH] gave me the language to articulate my own experiences growing up with largely invisible, undiagnosed disabilities.
I feel more compelled to listen to individuals about what they need or want rather than imposing my own assumptions onto them.
After reading [Tolstoy], I felt that I had become more emotionally capable of handling sickness and death in my own life.
One of the main takeaways from a class was the concept of cultural relativism...now I can't stop noticing instances ethnocentrism.
Learning about suffering and how we communicate it has pushed me to be more gentle and understanding my own pain and others
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