In this dvm360® interview, Renee Machel, cofounder of GetMotiVETed, disclosed the warning signs of burnout and steps veterinary professionals can take to combat it.
Often, veterinary professionals work tirelessly to take care of their patients and clients alike, which can result in their mental health being put on the backburner. In a recent interview with dvm360®, Renee Machel, cofounder of GetMotiVETed, shared the warning signs of burnout and offered pointers on how to prevent it.
View the video below for the entire discussion. The following is a partial transcript:
Renee Machel: [A sign of burnout] is when we become disconnected, and our spirits are low and our mood changes. We become irritable, cynical, bitter, and when we look at things—[that] pessimism [starts] to set in. Or, when things are happening to us, we are stuck in these low-level emotions and one of the best ways to note that and to do something about it is if you can't notice it, listen to other people.