Do we need Resilience or Flexibility?

Do we need Resilience or Flexibility?

​There has been a lot of discussion over the need to train veterinary professionals to become more resilient. We use the derogatory term “snowflake generation” to reflect a lack of resilience as new graduates encounter a world where we are all being asked to do more,...
Super Self Care

Super Self Care

The term “Self-Care” is used widely these days as the antidote to stress in our increasingly busy lives. But what is self-care? Many people think it’s going to the gym or having an outside weekly hobby or class that you attend. These activities are great for our...
Does a cup of tea really help when you feel stressed?

Does a cup of tea really help when you feel stressed?

There was an excellent article by Patricia Churchland entitled “Why do we care?” in New Scientist, which explained the benefits of mammals evolving altruism and a sense of morality. The writer referred to the role of oxytocin which “triggers the discharge of...