Turning the wrongs into rights

This article is part of our Balance series, in conjunction with VetRecord, aimed at improving the efficiency and wellbeing of vets. Mistakes in practice can really have a negative impact on wellbeing. An error can prey on the mind, turning supposed relaxation time into rumination time. Here, Catherine Oxtoby offers a method of dealing with errors in a more productive and healthier way.

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The value of New Year’s resolutions

This article is part of our Balance series, in conjunction with VetRecord, aimed at improving the efficiency and wellbeing of vets. Want to set a resolution for 2020 that you can actually keep? Then think less about goals and more about values, advises Jen Gale.

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The gift of less Christmas stress

This article is part of our Balance series, in conjunction with VetRecord, aimed at improving the efficiency and wellbeing of vets. Christmas is around the corner, and both work and life pressures may be mounting as a result. Penny Barker offers some advice on how to cope with the additional stresses the festive period can bring.

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Be present this festive season

This article is part of our Balance series, in conjunction with VetRecord, aimed at improving the efficiency and wellbeing of vets. The temptation may be to spend Christmas thinking about others non-stop. But, argues Penny Barker, it’s only right to think of yourself too.

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Treating Yourself with Compassion

This article is part of our Balance series, in conjunction with VetRecord, aimed at improving the efficiency and wellbeing of vets. Many of those working in the veterinary world rightly see compassion as one of their greatest strengths. As Ebony Escalona explains, it is a power that can valuably be used to boost your own wellbeing as well as that of others.

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Continuing the Happiness Safari

This article is part of our Balance series, in conjunction with VetRecord, aimed at improving the efficiency and wellbeing of vets. A trip to Kenya offered Ebony Escalona a whole host of lessons on living in the moment, escaping from the hustle and recognising happiness. And, as she explains, she’s determined to keep applying them as she returns to her regular routine.

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