Dr. Kimberly Pope-Robinson

About Dr. Kimberly Pope-Robinson

Dr. Kimberly Pope has been in veterinary medicine for over 20 years, practicing in both the large and small animal sectors. In addition she supported the position of a multi-unit manager for a large corporate practice and spent time in the pharmaceutical sector working with specialists and universities. Her career has provided her a unique understanding of the stresses involved with maintaining a career in this industry, and she now dedicates her time to providing wellbeing support for the profession through her company 1 Life Connected. She provides this support through 1 on 1 coaching, customized team events, author of “ The Unspoken Life”, and as a dynamic international speaker. In the end, Dr. Pope truly believes that we are all 1 Life Connected.
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Mindfulness In Times of Chaos

By |May 4th, 2020|

Mindfulness (Noun) “A mental state achieved by focusing one's awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one's feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations.” Oxford Dictionary Who knew just 45 days ago, as we entered into March, the world would soon come to a complete standstill and we would find ourselves walking in uncharted

How Being A Veterinarian Prepared Me For a Global Pandemic

By |April 27th, 2020|

Being a veterinarian is both extremely rewarding and challenging at the same time. I openly share my own personal story with other vet professionals in an effort to help them find a unique path to sustainability in this beautiful yet trying industry. Oddly enough, learning resiliency to cope with my professional life has helped me

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My Covid-19 Ocean of Anxiety

By |April 16th, 2020|

Many of us entered into 2020, not just coming into a new year, but a new decade with plans to accomplishing great things. A new year is always a great time to reflect, refresh and start moving towards new goals. And when we starting hearing about this “corona virus” somewhere in a province far away

Let’s All Take a Bubble Break

By |February 26th, 2019|

Recently 1 Life Connected and The Bridge Club partnered to host Balloon events at a large national veterinary conference. Even though we’re attending an event with 10s of 1000s of vet professionals, it can feel isolating. Balloon events were designed to allow people to come together and engage in activities, both individually and as a

Gen X’rs: Our Value is Often Seen in Our Silence

By |January 30th, 2019|

I recently came across an article on social media that was getting a fair amount of attention. It talked of a news story that aired on CBS that compared generations to each other. They talked of baby boomers, millennials, post millennials, even the silent generations. However on one of their graphics during the story, they

I Am MORE Than a Veterinarian

By |November 2nd, 2018|

I’m sure many of you can relate, as a veterinarian there is this moment of shift where when meeting someone for the first time the relationship changes. I could be sitting next to a stranger on a plane, or meeting one of my husband’s coworkers for the first time and those four words seem to

You are STILL a veterinarian

By |October 23rd, 2018|

I have heard it so many times. People find out I am a veterinarian and what follows is always the same. The typical responses all veterinary professionals experience when the public find out you are in the veterinary industry. You know them: “What is wrong with my pet.” “Let me share with you the best