The veterinary profession can be quite brutal when it comes to injuries (acute and chronic) and physical stressors in general. Here’s how to prevent them.
New Year, New Mindset
As a veterinarian, your body takes a huge hit with the daily demands of the profession. Here’s how to begin each day with an energizing, positive routine.
Eating Healthy for Busy Professionals
Your day may go something like this. Grab a cup of coffee as you rush out the door to the clinic; if you have a minute, gobble down a bagel or donut—whatever is within reach. You arrive at the clinic, going nonstop, all day, rushing from appointment to appointment with patients or to surgery. Lunch? …
Personal Wellness Creating a Highly Effective Veterinary Team
Creating a highly effective team can change everything about how we practice veterinary medicine and experience fulfillment in our careers. In business, we view having an effective team as maximizing profit and providing exceptional patient care. The question then becomes: How exactly do we do that? Establishing a place for open communication, practicing and promoting …
“Mindfulness” has become a “buzz” word lately and with good reason; however, what we call mindfulness has been around for thousands of years. The practice of mindfulness involves intentionally being fully present in each moment with kindness, nonjudgmentally and without striving for things to be any different than they are. It provides a way to …
Finding Balance: Overcoming the State of Overwhelm
As veterinary professionals, we are wanted and needed. Here’s how to avoid being overwhelmed by daily demands.
Finding Balance Stress Management
Laura Baltodano, Owner of Lighthouse Pet Clinic Lehigh Acres, Florida Take action: Consider some daily stressors. Write down strategies to combat them when they arise. This will allow you to be prepared and implement them when the stressors occur. Set boundaries with those who cause you stress and distance yourself from negative influences. Strive to …
Finding BalanceTime Management
Laura Baltodano, Owner of Lighthouse Pet Clinic Lehigh Acres, Florida Action step Watch the video on my website and begin implementing the concepts and tips outlined that will enable you to better manage your time: laurabaltodano.com/5-top-time-management-tips. The number 1 reason I hear from my clients about not taking care of themselves is lack of time: …