The Life Boost Principles
I frequently used to wish that I could just escape from my brain.
I was exhausted - from a job that made me feel empty by the end of the day, from trying to keep up with a never-ending to-do list, from being anxious even when I didn’t know what was making me anxious which made me even more anxious, and from trying so hard and yet always feeling behind.
Yet the moment I would try to relax, my brain would get louder with thoughts like:
- "You don't have time for this"
- "Oh, you never scheduled …
Why The Veterinary Profession Has A High Burnout Rate
Here’s a summary of why the vet profession has such a high burnout and suicide rate.
The veterinary profession selects people who are deeply empathetic. We become veterinarians because we are following our heart. If we were logical, we would go to medical school where we could make double the salary and focus on one species. Instead, we follow our hearts.
In order to get into vet school, we have to get excellent grades, do tons of extracurriculars, volunteer in animal hospitals, and general…