Demystifying Medicine Video



This video outlines the increasing psychological pressures on students, highlighting the increasing incidences of anxiety and depression among other issues. With that said, several coping strategies are mentioned, in an attempt of restoring mindfulness into the busy lives of students. The happiest life is a balanced life, which can be attained by being kind to yourself.

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