Jan 12, 2021
How Facts Create Emotional Freedom in Vet Med & Life
We often experience an emotional rollercoaster in veterinary medicine.
There are extreme moments of happiness, relief, and appreciation...
And there are also extreme moments of grief, regret, and fear.
However, the framework of our veterinary careers, and entire lives, actually creates no emotion for us at all.
Life has two components:
The framework is created by facts... data points, actions, words, and events that the entire population would agree occurred.
Facts can be proven... facts can be captured on video, audio, or in written form.
Facts are not disputed.
Facts are not right or wrong, they just are.
Experience, on the other hand, is entirely subjective.
Our experience is created by what we believe about the facts, and the emotions that those beliefs create.
Therefore, the emotional rollercoaster is simply a reflection of our experience...
... a reflection of what we believe about the facts in any given moment.
Changing our experience d…