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4 05, 2020
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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

27 04, 2020

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

16 04, 2020
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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

26 02, 2019

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

30 01, 2019

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

2 11, 2018

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

23 10, 2018

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