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Category: Wellness

HOPE for Veterinary Health Care Workers: A CE event to benefit Not One More Vet

Charity CE event HOPE for Veterinary Healthcare Workers will be held at the Courtyard by Marriott Tacoma Downtown on October 28 from 7am to 5pm.  All proceeds will...

October 6, 2023

September is National Suicide Prevention Month

Suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death for people ages 10-34, and numbers are only rising. It can feel scary to talk about...

September 8, 2023

Being in community

Daylight Savings Time. I am betting that like me you have mixed feelings about this controversial anachronism. When we ‘Spring Forward’ in March, I...

March 23, 2023

Facing an upset client or co-worker? Try these de-escalation techniques

Problems are sure to arise when we’re dealing with other people. But there are times when we can prevent challenging situations from turning into...

March 3, 2023

Make it easier to achieve your 2023 goals

January often means a fresh start, resolutions, or new objectives. Setting SMART goals gives you focus and direction, and includes an action plan to...

January 13, 2023

Healthy bodies, healthy minds

Encouraging your team members to focus on their mental health and well-being helps them personally and professionally. We know the veterinary profession is prone...

December 9, 2022

WSVMA member benefit offers counseling support for the entire team and their families

Everyone occasionally experiences personal and family-related problems which can make life a difficult balancing act. According to a recent AVMA article, 59% of distressed...

December 2, 2022

WSVMA DVM: Masterclass Webinar – Are you crispy? It’s not your fault!

Join us Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2022 at 12pm for our webinar – Are you crispy? It’s not your fault! with Dr. Wendy Hauser. Burnout...

December 2, 2022

The Well: Intentional Cultivation of Joy

Joy is one of our most powerful human emotions. Joy is not synonymous with “happiness,” which tends to be a more complex and contextual...

November 18, 2022

988 is the new number for the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

Beginning Saturday, July 16, 2022, 988 will be the new three-digit dialing code connecting people to the existing National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, where compassionate,...

July 15, 2022