This year the team behind WellVet Weekend ensured that parenting veterinary professionals didn't have to miss out by welcoming parents alongside their "diddy delegates", and introducing the 'Family' stream. This event gave me an opportunity to teach a 'Parent and Baby' yoga class for the first time ever, and these are my reflections on that… Continue reading A VetYogi first: Teaching ‘Parent and Baby’ yoga
One of the great sessions to come out of the Flexible stream at WellVet Weekend 2019 was presented by Professor Elinor O'Connor, and entitled 'A Vet's work is never done: The importance of after-work recovery for wellbeing'. Elinor is a Chartered Occupational Psychologist and Professor of Occupational Psychology at the University of Manchester’s Business School. Elinor’s… Continue reading Lessons from WellVet Weekend 2019: The Importance of After-Work Recovery for Wellbeing
Have you heard the wonderful news? The same team which brought you the inaugural WellVet Weekend in August of last year, are giving us another opportunity to get a full dose of the veterinary warm fuzzy feels, whilst clocking up some CPD! I cannot express how much I enjoyed teaching yoga and meditation at last… Continue reading Get Ready for Round Two: WellVet Weekend 6-8th September 2019!
I was absolutely honoured to be asked by the combined teams of Vetsnet and VetLed to lead the morning meditation sessions at their first ever WellVet Weekend event. One month on and I'd like to congratulate everyone involved in the ideas, organising, sessions, and support, on a wonderful and successful debut! It was also lovely… Continue reading WellVet Weekend 2018: The VetYogi Meditation sessions
Having recently attended WellVet Weekend at Girton College, Cambridge, I was lucky enough to attend some fantastic CPD sessions, as well as teach yoga and meditation sessions to some wonderful vets and nurses. The only downside of attending those sessions, was having to miss out on the ones running at the same time!… Continue reading Lessons from WellVet Weekend 2018: Pacing yourself in Practice
Fresh from the immensely successful debut event collaboration from the people at Vetsnet and Vetled, I thought I would share with you some of the take-home messages I learned in the 'Purposeful Living' seminar at WellVet Weekend 2018. The session was delivered by the 'Wellbeing and Stress Management Facilitator', Louise Lloyd, who has 15 years… Continue reading Lessons from WellVet Weekend 2018: Purposeful Living for Veterinary Professionals
When I first heard about the upcoming WellVet Weekend a few months ago, I was so happy to see that there was going to be a UK veterinary conference with an emphasis on self-care and wellbeing. Needless to say, I am absolutely delighted to announce that I will be one of the WellVet Weekend Session Leaders in… Continue reading Join us for the WellVet Weekend 2018: 24-26 August, Girton College, Cambridge