Blog, featured, Mental Health, Positivity, Uncategorized, Veterinary, Well-being

Say it, mean it, believe it: 5 affirmations for when you need a little self-love

As veterinary professionals we are taught to question, prove, and critically analyse. For many of us, those analytical skills merely needed honing, not teaching. That’s because a scientific mind was already present within us, ready to evaluate our world around us. These skills are a small part of what makes us good clinicians; we need… Continue reading Say it, mean it, believe it: 5 affirmations for when you need a little self-love

Blog, lickthespoonblog, Positivity, Soul food, Uncategorized, Well-being

Food with love: Thai noodle salad with a peanut dressing (vegan)

I firmly believe that mindfully preparing, cooking, and eating wonderful, tasty foods can be an act of self-care and love. On a more basic level, in the veterinary world where we often work long hours, in high-pressure environments, we simply cannot function to our full capacity if we are hungry (or in my case, hangry!)… Continue reading Food with love: Thai noodle salad with a peanut dressing (vegan)

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Postures, Uncategorized, Veterinary, Well-being, Yoga, Yoga Postures

Your Vet Clinic can be your Yoga Studio

Last week I transformed the reception area of one of the lovely practices that I locum at on a regular basis into a makeshift yoga studio. The aim was to help a small team of co-workers to relax at the end of a long day. After identifying how much space we needed, all it took… Continue reading Your Vet Clinic can be your Yoga Studio