Life Lessons from One Year in France

This Thursday will mark ten months that I’ve been living in France. Many readers have asked me questions about the experience: What is life like for a Canadian living in France? What is it like studying abroad? How is life immersed in a non-English speaking country? Until now, I’ve held back writing a full article, […]

Manageable Awfulness and How to Let Bad Things Happen

“If you want to invent life-saving medicine, you need to accept that at some point, people will die.” A successful life-science entrepreneur told me this during a conversation. At first, I was shocked at the comment. Isn’t the point of creating new drugs or medical procedures to save lives? But the more I thought about […]