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Avoid making mistakes & you may not grow into the best possible version of you (part 1)

Avoid Making Mistakes And You May Not Grow Into The Best Possible Version Of You Red
Posted in Our Community at 05 September, 2019

Most veterinarians have a long history of success & achievement, so when faced with the embarrassment of failure it can be a uncomfortable space to occupy. So how do we get past this? It's the weekend. You've had a challenging week at work, but you coped...

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Posted by Dr Hubert Hiemstra

Getting the monkeys off your back - how not to take everything on

Getting The Monkeys Off Your Back How Not To Take Everything On
Posted in 1. Mental health resources at 26 April, 2017

If you work in a veterinary practice, you'll know how diffcult it is to NOT take everything on.... There is a lovely little video on dvm360 where they use the analogy of loading more and more monkeys on your back as you go through your day. the monkeys re...

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Posted by Dr Cathy Warburton, Make Headway

What if I don't like or enjoy veterinary dentistry?

What If I Dont Like Or Enjoy Veterinary Dentistry
Posted in Festival of All Things Dental at 13 August, 2015

As a veterinarian, I will admit that at times I've had a love hate relationship with dentistry. I still remember in my second practice as a recent graduate, I was working sole charge and had to extract a carnassial on a Labrador. I was still going an hour...

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Posted by Dr Natasha Wilks, High Performance Vets

From Reacting to Reflecting - It's time to give thanks

Posted in Our Community at 28 August, 2014

We continue our Guest Blog series from Dr Diederik Gelderman: Take Back Your Life in 7 Steps with Step 5: Give thanks. From reacting to reflecting, whatever you're compelled to do, don't! Welcome to today's training on managing to difficult emotions....

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Posted by Dr Diederik Gelderman, Turbo Charge Your Veterinary Practice

Why not step out of your comfort zone & dive into public speaking?

Posted in Guest Blogger at 07 August, 2014

I recently stepped out of my comfort zone, diving head first into the speaker world by giving a presentation on environmental enrichment at the Australian and New Zealand College of Veterinary Scientists (ANCVS) Vet Science Week. Well I could hardly say...

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Posted by Gillian Shippen, Nurse Manager, Director Pets Need A Life Too

Too much mental activity, too little physical activity..Step 2 - Be Active

Posted in Guest Blogger at 17 July, 2014

Mentally & emotionally we spend too much energy, yet physically we spend too little energy The human body pulses .. It's our most fundamental behaviour. When you are operating at your best all the systems in your body are pulsing in that rhythmic way....

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Posted by Dr Diederik Gelderman, Turbo Charge Your Veterinary Practice

Sleep - How Lack of It May Be Costing You (or Relax & You'll Be More Productive)

Posted in Guest Blogger at 03 July, 2014

There's been a lot of recent research about the power of sleep and renewal and vacations to drive higher sustainable performance. A sign that the conventional media are finally catching up to some of these new ideas and their importance is shown by the f...

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Posted by Dr Diederik Gelderman, Turbo Charge Your Business

Take Back Your Life in 7 Steps

Take Back Your Life In 7 Steps Intro
Posted in Guest Blogger at 26 June, 2014

You're smart, hard-working and good at what you do, but the truth is you also too often feel your life is just a relentless set of demands that you have to meet, and life is too rarely a source of satisfaction. You long tobe more in control of your days,...

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Posted by Dr Diederik Gelderman, Turbo Charge Your Veterinary Practice

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