It's time to flip the focus. Head back to the proverbial drawing board. Not for recruitment, but for retention.
There is an urgent need to be trained to see our perceived failures in new ways that allow us to grow. Clinics must create a culture that supports a community centered on wellness in their business models. The stakes are too high not to. #mentalhealthmatters #mentalhealth #mentalhealthawareness #veterinary #veterinarymedicine #vetmed #veterinarylife #training #support #listen #act #savealife
Stress is always on the menu, and it's up to us what we choose to get with it. It can be delicious or it can be detrimental - what's your choice? #stress #vetmed #choosing #delicious #wellbeing #mentalhealthmatters #DEI #veterinarylife
Only then can we start to normalize the pressures that come with our personality traits and find avenues where they are most helpful while recognizing others that need redirecting for more healthy practices and in the veterinary profession.
What is normal anyway? It can be so hard to separate what is normal for us to feel and what is true compassion fatigue. To a certain extent, we need…
Guest Blogger: Andraya Cole, DVM If you’ve read my last post, you know my journey with burnout. We tend to lump burnout and compassion fatigue together and while they certainly…
"I believe the first step is to recognize burnout and how it affects us as practitioners and as people." - Andraya Cole
So many of us swear up and down that we won’t use the "Just. Be. Cause" phrase with our kids when faced with the dreaded, “Why????” But sometimes, it…
We're not broken, no fixing required. Sometimes being down is where we need to be. All we need is a hand or two so we can get back on up.
Taking an overused yet underrated term & redefining it. What does team mean to YOU?