Month: October 2020

Episode 23 | What Cannibalism Hides in Vet Med

The veterinary environment can be rough. Mentally. Physically. Emotionally. We often blame the clients, and their behavior, for our experience. But, it doesn’t start there. It starts closer to home. Many of us experience work environments where gossiping and back-stabbing are the norm… … where “us against them” is common… … where nobody seems happy, …

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Episode 22 | The Unexpected Gifts Vet Med Perseverance Makes Possible

Remember the Bluebirds I talked about back in Episode 11? They taught me a great lesson, which I shared on the podcast, about how to overcome obstacles. (If you haven’t listened to Episode 11, consider checking it out.) Turns out, they had more wisdom to share. Perseverance: The ability to keep doing something despite how …

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Episode 21 | The Impact of Fear on Practicing Vet Med and Living Life – Part 2

Uncertainty creates fear. Veterinary Medicine is full of uncertainty. It’s no wonder many of us feel stressed, anxious, and worried a lot of the time. Under all of those emotions is fear. We’ve tried our best to eliminate the uncertainty. We’ve become control freaks & perfectionists. (okay, okay… so maybe those aren’t new traits… but they are …

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