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Webinar: Strategies for Self-Care; Setting Boundaries and Saying No

  • 08/15/2018
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Your computer & phone


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Female professionals commonly struggle with strategies to maintain harmony between time dedicated to work and that devoted to family, friends, and self-care. This harmony is necessary to foster resilience, a quality that allows a person to be knocked down by a difficult life event but come back stronger than ever. Setting boundaries and saying no are strategies that support resilience, such that a person is aware of her limited physical and emotional resources and can allocate them in a way that is healthy and realistic. In doing so, time for self-care is preserved and the ability to recovery quickly from difficulties is maintained.   

In this webinar, attendees will learn new ways for determining and implementing physical and emotional limits to ensure optimum work performance AND personal health.

To limit stress and resentment, attendees will also gain tools to help them be more realistic about prioritizing and more comfortable with saying “no.”

About the Speaker:

Dr. Marie Holowaychuk is a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine (DVM) who specializes in small animal emergency and critical care living in Calgary. She has been primary or co-author of more than 30 manuscripts published in peer-reviewed journals. She is an Assistant Editor for the Journal of Veterinary Emergency and Critical Care and is also co-editor of the Manual of Veterinary Transfusion Medicine and Blood Banking. In response to the alarmingly high number of suicides among DVMs and after witnessing many of her colleagues and friends leave the veterinary profession due to compassion fatigue or burnout, Dr. Holowaychuk began exploring the health and wellness of veterinary professionals. She completed Compassion Fatigue Training from the University of Tennessee School of Social Work and Mental Health First Aid Training from the Mental Health Commission of Canada. In addition to her critical care animal health practice, Marie now also leads yoga practices for veterinary students in Calgary, facilitates Veterinary Wellness Workshops and Retreats for veterinary care providers, and travels across Canada and the U.S. working as a speaker, consultant, and locum. To learn more about her wellness programs and subscribe to her newsletter, please visit www.criticalcarevet.ca or follow Marie on Facebook (@DrMarieKHolowaychuk), Twitter (@DrMHolowaychuk), or Linkedin (MarieKHolowaychuk).


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