4 Categories of Veterinary Anxiety

When I look back at my darkest days in veterinary practice, I can still feel the anxiety.

I remember the nights I didn’t sleep much because I was so worried about a patient……or replaying a client interaction over and over in my mind…. or dreading the surgery on my schedule the next day….

Sound familiar? Can you relate?

I owned a solo doctor practice for nearly 5 years… and every day I carried around what I call “Potential GDV Anxiety”.

I’m so thankful one never actually came in… but the emotional well-being I lost to that worthless anxiety can’t really be measured.

There are 4 Categories of Veterinary Anxiety:
1. Personal Inexperience
2. Unexpected Events (my “Potential GDV Anxiety” fits here 🤣)
3. Human Interactions
4. Prior Results

On a Facebook Live Event, I talked about each of these, and described the difference in Stress, Worry & Anxiety.

(Nope, they’re not all the same thing!).

If you want to watch the video, CLICK HERE!

Looking back, if I’d have had the knowledge and tools I have now, I’m confident I would have had an entirely different experience…

It is this belief that prompted me to create Joyful DVM in the first place… so I can help people just like you to break out of the Anxiety Trap, stop regretting your career choice, and learn to enjoy your life!

So if you’re ready to take the first step toward getting a handle on the Anxiety Monster, I invite you to check out my Free Webinar: https://joyfuldvm.com/webinar

In the mean time, I’d love to hear from you.

What causes the most anxiety in your life as a veterinary professional.

Drop me a comment and let me know.

Hang in there, my friend. The first step toward a joyful life is always just one brave and intentional decision away…

Cari Wise