We hear a lot about how important it is to get the 'right' work-life balance, but what does that even mean? Technically work-life balance (WLB) is defined as 'the division of one's time and focus between working and family or leisure activities', and I think we all know the literal meaning of the term! However,… Continue reading What does ‘Work-Life Balance’ mean to you?
I recently asked my colleagues and 'vetty' friends to share with us some things they do to increase their happiness during or after a rough day, and they did not disappoint! Unsurprisingly, it turns out we are quite a similar bunch, and we seem to appreciate how important it is for our own sanity to… Continue reading Sharing is caring: how some veterinary professionals find their ‘happy’ on tough days
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