Self-Compassion

Addressing the Gap of Spirit and Soul

It didn’t happen all the time. But it showed up enough. As time went on I started to notice a pattern. Pounding shifts night after night that never seemed to end would bring it on. A particular case in the ICU that went days into weeks could be bruising. Or an all-consuming ventilator case with …

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Hang on to Your Heart

If you spend just a little time searching the web, you’ll find groups whose sole purpose is supporting the mental health and well-being of veterinary professionals. They are welcoming, inclusive, and, with open arms they offer a place of respite and an ear of understanding to those whose hearts are in pain. Someone to walk …

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Hello world!

It can be tough keeping your nose above water in the world of veterinary medicine. Your life may be filled with juggling your studies and holding down a job. That’s a lot of juggling.  Or you may be working long hours that are emotionally and physically draining while raising a family. Now, that almost requires …

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