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Don't be stupid, and other wise words to new college students. Welcome to college, young people!

Don't be stupid, and other wise words to new college students

It’s an amazing time in your lives. These years will impact your life dramatically if you use them well. So, to help you along the way, allow me me give you some wisdom. First and foremost, get some wisdom. You are bright and capable, otherwise you probably wouldn’t be in college in the first place. Before you look at the “corrupt” world of businesses, corporations, governments, social conventions, religions and all the rest and roll your enlightened eyes, remember that other people, often wiser and more seasoned, are all around. You’re going to have some wonderful experiences! Just remember that lots of other people your age who either can’t afford college, or aren’t interested in college, are also having experiences. It seems obvious, but learn everything you can. Now, about your professors and instructors. Which reminds me, you still have a family. Don’t be stupid. Finally, treat one another with love. Jot these down. Image credit: Shutterstock.com.

Compassion Fatigue. When the candle you are burning at both ends consumes you. “The Lord giveth and the Lord taketh away.”

Compassion Fatigue. When the candle you are burning at both ends consumes you.

BUT in the case of our pets, should it be “the Lord giveth and the vet taketh away?” How does the responsibility, the quest for providing a service, and the weight of the burden that this profession puts upon you keep you from becoming exhausted? And how does the emotional stress not accumulate to the point where that stress breaks you? In the trade we coin it “compassion fatigue.” It is the burden of the beast. I read somewhere that something like one-third of US women are on some sort of tricyclic antidepressant. There is a common belief amongst vets that our profession has the highest suicide rate. How do we get here? Being a veterinarian can be exhausting. We are all provided preservation mechanisms to protect our most precious inner self. Did I learn about burn out, or compassion fatigue in vet school?

Compassion fatigue is burnout when the candle that you are burning at both ends runs out of wax and wick. Charlene Thomas. I’m no physio but through pretty much experiencing most injuries and niggles and training and competing at a high level I have learned (mostly the hard way) a few top tips along the way.

Charlene Thomas

I would like to share them with you here. Over the last couple of years I’ve made a few changes to help with injury prevention and one of the best decisions and changes that I’ve made has been significantly reducing the amount of running that I’m doing on road. I now do most of my running on trails, grass or the track. The only running I do on road is my long run on a Sunday, so the coach can be there with me on his bike, and hill reps. So about 15 miles max out of the 65 – 70 miles a week that I run.

I’m in physio every other week at the Coach House Sports Physiotherapy Clinic but to keep on top of tight muscles I also self massage. Getting something in you after training is really important, especially within the first 20 minutes to aid recovery. Like this: My notes. Lifehack - Tips for Life. - Simple, practical, helpful advice for all sports men and women, by a dedicated sports physio. Of a MSc Research Biomedical and Medical Science Student. Stem Cells Grown Into Liver Tissue and Blood Vessels: Future Medicine? Normal liver biopsy viewed under a microscope – scientists grew liver buds from programmed stem cells.

Stem Cells Grown Into Liver Tissue and Blood Vessels: Future Medicine?

Image by Nephron Will liver transplants be grown from stem cells in our future? A team of Japanese scientists have transplanted a portion of liver grown from stem cells into mice; the stem-cell-grown liver has successfully performed regular liver functions such as removing toxins from the blood. The team, from Yokohama City University Graduate School of Medicine, along with other research partners, managed to reprogram skin cells into earlier stages of development before inducing them to grow as particular liver cells. Growing Liver Tissues From Skin Cells The liver tissues included two types of stem cells as well as cells from umbilical cords to provide a blood supply. The buds were grown for two months until they were around 5mm in length before being transplanted under the skin of mice. After this, the team gave the mice two drugs, an anti-inflammatory and an anti-hypertensive. A Big Problem With The Weight Loss Industry.

Of a MSc Research Biomedical and Medical Science Student. Exiled from GROGGS. Brushing the Cobwebs Out of the Sky. Amychoselife.