Hi there! Recently, I recorded a PodCast with Kris McCauley from Pawawareness on the mental health crisis in veterinary medicine. Instead of a blog post this Monday, I decided to share this PodCast with all of you. In this episode, I discuss the intricacies of being a veterinarian, as well as tips for coping with … Continue reading Mental Health in Veterinary Medicine – Podcast Interview with Pawawareness
Journaling is one of my favorite parts of my personal development practice. Although sometimes it is difficult to sit down and write, I often find it an incredibly rewarding experience. Purchase a journal you like and your favorite pens to write with. Set a timer for 15 minutes and start to write. I encourage everyone … Continue reading Journal Prompts to Change Your Life
Disclosure: This post reflects a compensated editorial partnership with RISE (Responsible Industry for a Sound Environment). The past few months have been an incredibly challenging time across the world. Many countries have been quarantined, traveling has ceased, friends and family members are getting sick or distancing themselves to try to stay healthy. Society is encouraged … Continue reading Tick Prevention & Tips for Getting Outside With Your Pet
Growing up, many children aspire to become veterinarians. It seems like the perfect job. Whenever I thought about veterinarians, I believed their lives were surrounded by puppies and kittens, happy pet owners, and fun. It seemed too good to be true. There is an inherent allure to working with animals. Veterinary medicine is one of … Continue reading Mental Health Awareness Month – A Tribute to Veterinarians
Today, I am writing about the dreaded curse of acne. This is a veterinary student blog, you may think to yourself. Why is she writing about acne? Well, my friends, acne is a consequence of stress, among other things. And we all know that stress is part of our daily lives as veterinarians and veterinary … Continue reading Acne in Vet School and Y’OUR Skincare Product Review
If you have been following my journey for a while now, you know that I talk about my personal development practice A LOT. My practice has evolved over time, but a few key pillars remain that I would like to share with you. To give you some back story, I never knew that I had … Continue reading How to Start a Personal Development Practice
To be happy in spite of everything This past year has been a bit of a whirlwind. I feel like my life is lived in a series of highs and lows. Over the past few weeks, it finally feels like I am coming out of the fog. Things have been confusing, but I am happy. … Continue reading To be happy in spite of everything…
Hi Friends, I recorded ANOTHER podcast, this time with Vet Med Radio. I absolutely loved talking to Stacy, pre-veterinary student, and creator of Vet Med Radio, who is also on the alternative path to vet school. Tune in to hear my story of loss, my path to yoga, and how I decided to apply to … Continue reading My Journey to Veterinary Medicine
This post is dedicated to the many of you who are overextended reading this blog post who are either: Enrolled in professional school Applying to professional school Have already graduated from professional school OR are just an overachiever. PERIOD. I recently took an Enneagram test (you can take one here). I received a balanced score … Continue reading Overextended.
Second-year of veterinary school was a whirlwind of emotions. I ended my relationship of over four years and called off our wedding. I began another relationship that forced me to evaluate the way in which I express and receive love, and that too ended. This year, I discovered more about myself than I can even … Continue reading Halfway to DVM – What have I learned?