Are We Thinking Ourselves SICK?

  I have had this nagging feeling for awhile now.  As more and more negative is written about the veterinary profession, everything I know about how people tick was sending up red flags.  First of all, I am NOT talking about true mental illness – it is legitimate and requires professional care.  What I AM talking about is our brain and its tendency to manifest what it is fed. I recently stumbled upon a TED talk that confirmed my suspicions.  Allison Ledgerwood, Professor of Psychology at UC Davis ran a series of experiments.  She “primed” the subject with either a
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The Canoe Lesson

My husband doesn’t want me to tell this story, but I am going to break the “wife code” and do it anyway. You see it is one of those stories that makes you look foolish. Still I it believe it is worth sharing. One day we decided to explore the salt march in the back of our house. We had been looking at the water longingly for several months but had no boat to take advantage of the easy access. The marsh behind our yard is highly affected by the tides. We go from high water of about 6 feet
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The Exhaustion of Self Righteousness

I am worn out.  Mentally fatigued. Exhausted! I recently read a few Facebook and news feed stories that put me over the edge.  I am sure I am not alone in my exhaustion.   I do find it hard to understand how people can be so sure they are 100% right and others are “the devil”. I meet thousands of people every year in my line of work.  I am sure I don’t agree with everything they believe and visa versa but I still find them to be good people with good hearts doing the best they can with the knowledge
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