Tag Archives: veterinary medicine
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
Rolling through Southern Ontario, on the train to Toronto. Enjoying the chance to relax and write as I travel to my final destination. I’m heading up to Toronto for my annual veterinary conference. It’s been a tradition for almost 19 … 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.
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
“Do what you love. Know your own bone; gnaw at it, bury it, unearth it and gnaw at it still.” Henry David Thoreau “Be the person your dog thinks you are.” J.W. Stephens “The way the dog trots out the … 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
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