58 min

Nurturing Resilience: Mindfulness for Veterinarians Vet Thrive Collective Podcast

    • Health & Fitness

In this episode, we dive deep into the world of mindfulness and explore its incredible benefits for veterinary professionals. Our guests include Sue Dykes, a Clinical Psychologist and Mindfulness Practitioner, and Ana Djokovic, an HR Professional, and Researcher who conducted a study on mindfulness in the veterinary profession. Join us as we discuss the transformative impact of mindfulness on personal well-being and professional resilience.

In this episode, you will learn the following:

The importance of mindfulness for veterinary professionals. The challenges faced by veterinarians, from compassion fatigue to burnout and the need for proactive well-being strategies and coping mechanisms.

Megan's journey to mindfulness - Discovering mindfulness after struggling with stress, anxiety, and depression and the life-changing impact of mindfulness on her personal and professional life

The 8-week mindfulness course - An overview of the structured program, which includes a variety of mindfulness practices and the power of group learning and sharing experiences with fellow veterinary professionals

Insight into Ana's study on mindfulness in the veterinary profession - Key findings on positive and negative emotions, self-compassion, and how opening up and sharing experiences led to profound connections and a stronger support network among participants.

Connect with Megan:: Instagram, Linkedin, Vetthrive.org



Sue Dykes website - Suedykesnz.com

Ana's thesis - Link

In this episode, we dive deep into the world of mindfulness and explore its incredible benefits for veterinary professionals. Our guests include Sue Dykes, a Clinical Psychologist and Mindfulness Practitioner, and Ana Djokovic, an HR Professional, and Researcher who conducted a study on mindfulness in the veterinary profession. Join us as we discuss the transformative impact of mindfulness on personal well-being and professional resilience.

In this episode, you will learn the following:

The importance of mindfulness for veterinary professionals. The challenges faced by veterinarians, from compassion fatigue to burnout and the need for proactive well-being strategies and coping mechanisms.

Megan's journey to mindfulness - Discovering mindfulness after struggling with stress, anxiety, and depression and the life-changing impact of mindfulness on her personal and professional life

The 8-week mindfulness course - An overview of the structured program, which includes a variety of mindfulness practices and the power of group learning and sharing experiences with fellow veterinary professionals

Insight into Ana's study on mindfulness in the veterinary profession - Key findings on positive and negative emotions, self-compassion, and how opening up and sharing experiences led to profound connections and a stronger support network among participants.

Connect with Megan:: Instagram, Linkedin, Vetthrive.org



Sue Dykes website - Suedykesnz.com

Ana's thesis - Link

58 min

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