Be Kind to Yourself

So despite the fact that this blog is entitled The South African Intern, I have actually completed my internship and am currently undergoing my compulsory year of community service. The process of community service works like this: in the August prior to your community service year you send an application form to the Department of […]

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27 Lessons for 27 Years

This weekend I turn 27. Which is rather discomforting, because I am closer than ever to being THIRTY. Eek. I could be sad and eat cupcakes all day, but insteadΒ I’m choosing to feel grateful, and excited, and hopeful for what lies ahead. So I’m celebrating my 27th birthday with a reminder to myself, that each […]

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Why I Love Yoga

For most of my life I feel like I’ve been in a battle with my body. I remember at 13 deciding that I didn’t like how my body looked, and as a result I needed to go on diet. I had a very normal 13 year old body, and wasn’t by any means overweight. But […]

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Reflecting on Internship

So in December 2015 something kind of a big deal happened. My two years of internship came to an end… Can I get a hell yes! Given the fact that it was the most grueling and intense two years of my life, I felt like it deserved a blog post all of its own. Medicine […]

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