Stress and Suicide in Veterinary Practices: Influences and Opportunities for Change

Why is there such a high rate of suicide – the act of intentionally causing one’s own death – amongst veterinary practitioners in the UK? “Veterinary surgeons have a proportional mortality ratio (PMR) for suicide approximately four times that of the general population and around twice that of other healthcare professions.” – Source http://veterinaryrecord.bmj.com Is it the […]

Show up ‘as’ Love…

It’s been a rather mind-blowing few days this week as I discovered my true selfish-self and also gave my(new)self permission to be me in all its intense, gory and foul-mouthed, er… beauty. Don’t get me wrong, I am still capable of incredible love, compassion and humility, I just don’t want to hide behind any sort […]

What about us…?

Mental health in the workplace is being talked about a lot at the moment. But what about mental health in the kitchen, the bedroom, the garden shed or the van? What about the unusual and often forgotten about ‘workplaces & spaces’ belonging to the self-employed, entrepreneurs, small business owners, those who work alone and even […]