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Posts by Erin Leibowitz

Patient, Neuroendocrine

Letting in the Light of Religion

by Erin Leibowitz March 23, 2022

The year was 2015. I was 29, about to turn 30, and had big plans for the future. I was finishing up my master’s degree in Jewish Education and Communal service, essentially nonprofit management in the Jewish world, and I was getting my ducks in a row to move to Israel.


Notes on Mindfulness

by Erin Leibowitz September 27, 2021

A few years ago, if you said the word mindfulness, my eyes would roll so hard they would end up in the back of my head. Especially since the most anxious person in the world, my father, is the one who suggested mindfulness meditation to me.


The Best App for Remembering What Your Doctor Said

by Erin Leibowitz November 21, 2019

My roommates marveled over my organizational prowess and my notes were the basis of the study guide we used to prepare for finals. However, I quickly learned that I was woefully unprepared for cancer.