Vet Mind Works Podcast

3. Time - with Karla Borland

October 05, 2022 Petra Agthe, Alison Collings, Monica Merlo Episode 3
Vet Mind Works Podcast
3. Time - with Karla Borland
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Are you also struggling to find enough time to do all the things you need and want to do? You are certainly in good company as this is a phenomenon affecting most of us. And while there is no way to increase this finite resource, there are a few things that we can do to help us feel a little more in control. Our guest Karla Borland is a busy veterinary anaesthetist and competitive long-distance runner who has tried out a few things herself and is sharing her insights and experiences with host Petra Agthe.

Main points discussed in this episode:
0:56  Introduction to episode

4:30  Karla's busy schedule

7:47  Karla's 3 key principles: Awareness of mortality, prioritisation, saying no when needed

10:19  Importance of good communication, importance of sustainability and acceptance of imperfection

19:00  Karla's tips on scheduling, email inbox system and making good use of little time pockets; connection between time, energy and attention; perfectionism revisited

24:56  Importance of allowing time for recovery

31:59  How to avoid procrastination

33:23  Where to find Karla, Conclusion and Preview on next episode

Other resources you may be interested in:
Podcast with Oliver Burkman about time management: https://www.tenpercent.com/podcast-episode/oliver-burkeman-456
Website Oliver Burkman: https://www.oliverburkeman.com
How to say no: https://www.verywellmind.com/say-no-to-people-making-demands-on-your-time-3145025
Reducing perfectionism: https://www.verywellmind.com/overcoming-perfectionism-how-to-work-past-perfectionism-3144700

Where to find Karla Borland:
Website: https://www.whatkarladid.com
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/whatkarladid/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/whatkarladid

We are happily funding this podcast ourselves to keep it independent. However, you can show your support by donating towards a fundraising campaign in aid of a mental health project for Ukrainian veterinary colleagues: https://galaxyvets.foundation/campaigns/mental-health-support-for-ukrainian-veterinary-professionals/

We value your feedback! Please email us your thoughts, ideas and suggestions to vetmindworks@gmail.com

Want to find out more about host Petra? Check out
https://www.ourresilientminds.com


Credits: Music- Deep Ambience by Coma-Media, Pixabay; Images for Artwork- OpenClipart-Vectors, Pixabay

Introduction to episode
Karla's busy schedule
Karla's 3 key principles: Awareness of mortality, prioritisation and importance of saying no
Importance of good communication, importance of sustainability and acceptance of imperfection
Karla's tips on scheduling, email inbox system and making good use of little time pockets; connection between time, energy and attention; perfectionism revisited
Importance of allowing time for recovery
How to avoid procrastination
Where to find Karla, Conclusion and Preview on next episode