Aparna Bole

Aparna Bole, MD, FAAP is a pediatrician, environmental health advocate, feminist, and mother of two who lives and works in Cleveland, OH.

It’s Not About You: Success is Better Based on Service Than Happiness

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The combination of photo cards and social media make the holidays a time for our friends’ and families’ highlight reels to be writ large. Everywhere we turn, we encounter Instagrammed engagement scenes, tableaux of sparkly 2016 glasses and champagne flutes, and Christmas letters enumerating accomplishments. Facebook tells us that our friends are feeling “blessed.” We read about the many things our loved ones are grateful for: “sunsets,” “wonderful children,” “treasured friends,” “exciting new professional endeavors.” While it can be a joy to experience the joys of others, there has been much said about the fact that our highlight reels can […]