306: Passion with Dr. Susie Sharpe
Your passions are valid. Going through medical school and starting your career may make it seem like anything else is not important. Your passions are important. Listen as Dr. Susie Sharpe shares her story and why she is not just multi-passionate, she instead has two careers.
Dr. Susie has been interested in art since she was very young. She and her family immigrated from Korea right as she was entering high school and she was bullied. A lot. She didn’t yet speak English and she was working on learning more about the country and culture.
She decided to enroll in art and absolutely loved the outlet that it provided her. However, she knew she didn’t want to be a starving artist. She pursued the sciences in college and later obtained her medical degree.
It didn’t take long after starting in medicine to realize that she wanted and needed more. She started creating works of art again and is now a world-renowned artist. Her work is featured in shows all over the world and she has built a career in art and medicine.
Wish you could do the same? Listen in to hear her whole story and all the advice she gives to her peers.
“A lot of times, the way out is through.” Dr. Errin Weisman
In this episode:
[02:51] Welcome Susie Sharpe and hear all about the magic she’s putting into the world!
[03:40] How did she get started in art and then return to it?
[06:46] Medicine truly squashes creativity if you don’t foster your passions.
[06:11] You have to carve out time for yourself.
[09:43] Learn how she got restarted in art while practicing medicine.
[13:28] What is Susie’s advice for anyone thinking they can’t reach high levels with their passions?
[15:45] How did art help Dr. Susie to heal the colorless part of burnout?
[18:29] Where can you go see Dr. Susie’s work?
[22:13] Join us in Slack!
Links and Resources:
Connect with Dr. Susie Sharpe:
Dr. Susie on Facebook
Dr. Susie on Instagram
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