Community

I think community is a big deal. Recently, we had a mentor day at our school where the state veterinary medical association brought 80 veterinarians to meet with us as a reminder that the community is one of the greatest parts of the profession and a strong force against any struggles that come. We have…

The Results are In: Strengths Survey

This is a good time of the year. The semester has ended, and we are taking a quick break before we start our next classes. The seasons have just changed over, and with that, many more changes. Perhaps some of us are gearing up for the New Year and the change that it represents. It…

The Type A Problem

Nice to meet you. Tell me about yourself. “Well, I am inherently high stress, anxious, and competitive. In fact, competition makes me even more stressed and anxious. I have to have my way and I think I know best, even though I often feel that I am not good enough. How about you, what are…

A healing process

Merry Monday! Comment (anonymously) below:   Share a healing process that followed a struggle     In Madison, Wisconsin, there is a memorial marker for John Nguyen who died saving his friend in a lake. If you want to read more about him, click here and here. The marker has a very important message that…

Pass on your passion

Merry Monday! Comment (anonymously) below:   Share your passion     This post is a chance to get to know the readers of our blog better and for the readers to reflect on and share what’s most important. Everybody has a passion, whether you know it or not. I would guess that on your application…