Posts tagged mindset
How did you get through the different types of injuries that you saw? I keep wondering if I can handle the different types of injuries that I would come across.

I always would think of the injuries as a more mechanical issue than just a person screaming and in pain. In the moment you need to do what you have to do in order to save the person’s life. So you have to put aside feelings for that time in order to get things done. After you finish the moment, you will need to speak with someone and make sure you don't let that experience seep in too deep and create a problem. At the end of the day, you just gotta make it happen.

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How do you deal with self doubt and failure?

It is good to be afraid to fail, it means you care and it will make you push yourself further because of it. When I get that feeling that I might not feel extremely confident at something, I never allow myself to not do it, because that sets a mental precedent where you will allow yourself to quit spontaneously. It sounds too simple but sometimes you just need to put one foot in front of the other and get the job done even if it is not perfect.

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