4 Tips for Equilibrium

Equilibrium is a conscious choice.

Equilibrium is a conscious choice.

In previous blogs, you read about passionate filled careers and high turnover. Yes, the veterinary community has both and somewhere in the middle is a balance, or equilibrium, a career that is gratifying, rewarding and sustainable.

You may know colleagues who have found that place of equilibrium, whose life is full of gratitude and abundance. They seem to bounce back, with an outlook of the perceived disappointment or set-back as an opportunity for personal and professional growth. How do they do that? What allows them to see every dark cloud with a silver lining? Do they live in a “Polly Anna world?” I think not, their focus may simply be on learning and experiencing.

Following may be a few tips to help you get to that point of equilibrium; maybe one or two tips will resonate with you. Continue reading

The Concern; High Turnover, Part II


My experience with compassion fatigue, a bit of an epiphany. What is your experience?

You may be aware in other industries the average annual turnover is 13-15%. In the veterinary community it is an ALARMING 29%, nearly DOUBLED! In my view, lack of understanding and under diagnosing compassion fatigue is a driver for the high turnover. Continue reading