Free ways to improve your mental health

Last year, at the third annual Association of American Veterinary Medical Colleges’ Health and Wellness Summit, Jennifer Brandt, director of individual and organizational development at the Ohio State University College of Veterinary Medicine, said, Eating properly, getting adequate sleep, drinking plenty of water while limiting alcohol consumption, and getting exercise may seem unimaginative, but they’re…

A smattering of habits – Week 2

Week 1- sleep | Week 2- do nothing | Week 3- be grateful | Week 4- create margin | Week 5- seek solitude | Week 6- slow down Week 2 Habit:   Take 5 minutes everyday this week to do absolutely nothing     How did it go working on the last habit? If you…

Habits – Week 1

Week 1- sleep | Week 2- do nothing | Week 3- be grateful | Week 4- create margin | Week 5- seek solitude | Week 6- slow down Week 1 Habit:   Get at least one day of sleep this week where you feel completely rested and could not sleep another minute     The…

The Results are In: Veterinary Student Time Management Survey

First, I would like to say a big thank you to all who filled out the survey and helped make this blog post possible. Here goes nothing…THANK YOU!!! Your participation shows you care. We had 78 respondents from four countries. The schools represented include: University of Wisconsin-Madison: 31 Virginia-Maryland: 30 University of Minnesota: 5 Auburn…