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When someone asks me, “What do you do?” and I tell them I’m a small animal veterinarian, their eyes brighten. Then they proceed to tell me their favourite story about their pet. I’m grateful that the public perception of veterinarians … Continue reading
There’s so much external noise, sometimes it’s hard to hear myself think. Lately, I’ve been trying to make some space. Starting the Midday Mindfulness Meditation at the Ontario Veterinary Medical Association Conference was a step in that direction.
I love the romanticism of a train ride. I get to indulge this fantasy as I travel to Toronto for my annual veterinary conference. Having access to Wifi means I can write and be inspired by the passing scenery.
My life decisions over the last five years are taking me places I never expected to go. Introducing mindfulness meditation to the students at the Ontario Veterinary College (OVC) is definitely one of those.
Before I knew it, the weekend I’d been anticipating for so long had finally arrived. I was on a plane to Chicago for the 2014 Mindfulness Meditation Retreat, organized by Michele Gaspar, to see old friends and meet some new … Continue reading
I thought of you today. Whether you are still in veterinary college, out in private practice, working in academia or industry, I offer the following to you.
It finally happened. I had dreamed but never thought I’d be able to teach yoga on VIN (Veterinary Information Network). I just finished presenting an on-line course to 80+ veterinarians (with more that will view the recording later). My motto is … Continue reading
I’d forgotten my iPhone in the front seat of the truck, which meant my husband had to turn around and drop it off to me at the train station. As he passed me the phone, he said “You’re going to … Continue reading
Sit. Breathe. Be. Images from: http://www.flickr.com/photos/marilynjane/3738876904/sizes/q/in/photostream/ http://www.morguefile.com/archive/display/169987 http://www.flickr.com/photos/ex_magician/2864577028/sizes/q/in/photostream/
Just turned 100…my 100th blog post, that is! Can’t believe that I’ve been able to keep at this blogging thing for more than two years now.