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Vet Life Academy
Everything you didn't learn in school but desperately need in order to navigate your veterinary career & life with ease.
Vet Life Academy is the only program of its kind that not only shows you how to manage veterinary-related anxiety and stress, but also how to create work-life balance and become empowered over your own life and career while supporting you every step of the way.
This Program Is For You If...
You're a veterinary professional fed up with your emotions swinging widely with the events of each day, and you're tired of being mentally and physically exhausted and disengaged from the rest of your life. You're ready to take your life back, decrease your stress, and create work-life balance... and you're determined to make it happen.
Whether You're
  • feeling burned out after years on the job, just trying to survive until you can retire, discouraged by how much personal sacrifice this job requires, and desperate to find a better way to live your life.
  • totally overwhelmed in your role, feeling the effects of Imposter Syndrome, spending time off worrying about cases and dreading going back to work, and pretty sure pursuing a veterinary career was the worst.decision.ever. but feeling stuck.
  • making it through, but no longer experiencing the fulfillment the job once brought you, dreaming about having the time to pursue other interests and hobbies but feeling discouraged because there never seems to be enough time and it's nearly impossible to leave work at work.
You're in the right place! Vet Life Academy gives you the knowledge, tools, and inspiration you need to get off the Vet Med emotional roller coaster and get re-engaged with your life. 
By the end of this program,
you will have learned...
  • How to halt overwhelm in the moment, no matter what's going on
  • How to set boundaries the right way, so they're never violated again
  • How to top staying late at work catching up on records and callbacks, so you can engage in other areas of your life
  • How to release perfectionism and the need to control everything so you can relax and have more fun
  • How to confidently create and deliver treatment plans and estimates so you no longer dread those conversations
  • How to stop the looping thoughts about cases, clients and coworkers so you can leave work at work and be present in the rest of your life
  • How to stop living under a cloud of self-judgement and regret so you can begin focusing on and creating what you want for your future
  • How to release the negative energy you pick up during the day so it doesn't compromise your quality of life
  • How to get reacquainted with who you are, independent of your career, so you can prioritize what's most important to you on your terms
Thank You Cari. This is what I need so much. You're Awesome. I attend Vets4Vets support and I try to share Joyful DVM with everyone. Sometimes it is hard for me to listen to complaints / self berating- wishing they had tools.  I have hope because of your program. Thanks you so much. You walk the walk with us!
Dr. K
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What Real Vet Life Academy Students Had To Say...
VLA has been a tremendous help to me learning to love Vet Med again! Finally!  Someone who could relate to EXACTLY what I was going through and had advice that was actually relevant to my situation.

Jen, DVM
It's all made a huge difference in reducing my anxiety levels around stressful situations, and helping me process things.

And it's also just fascinating to learn how my mind works!

Dr. I
Your advice and teachings have improved 200% my life at work and at home. 
Vet Life Academy has helped me deal with my staff, my difficult practice manager, and even my husband. 

Dr. L
I am certain that anyone in the veterinary profession is going to find something very valuable in this material that will improve their experience both in the workplace and in their entire lives.

Dr. Pamela
Vet Life Academy Overview
KNOWLEDGE BASE: Vet Life Reboot Course
    learn how your brain works in relation to what you experience & the must-know concepts for emotional wellness
    learn what creates your overall emotional state and how energies of others influence culture and wellbeign
    learn how to create self-confidence, break the habit of self-judgement, and how to work with Imposter Syndrome
    learn how to confidently present treatment plans, interact with challenging clients/coworkers, and how to deal with unexpected patient deaths, board complaints and negative online or performance reviews
    learn about the self-trilogy, the intention-based creation method and an how to disempower fears associate with finances
    learn how and when to set boundaries the right way to guarantee they will never be violated, and learn about high value conversations including when they are the more appropriate choice than boundaries
    learn the must-have components of work-life balance and the contributors to work-life balance success
  • PDF Worksheets to help you practice, master and implement what you learn
  • Transcripts & audio versions of all lesson videos to suit your learning style
  • Dedicated Resource Portal with all of the program content, resources and events in one place
  • Mobile app so you can stay engaged on the go
  • 10 hours RACE-approved continuing education credit when you complete & pass the assessment. [The LEVEL 1 VET LIFE REBOOT COURSE associated with this program has been approved for 10 hours of continuing education credit in jurisdictions that recognize RACE approval. Program ID: 20-867740 Provider ID:85-20416380]
Think Stress Management, Work-Life Balance Creation, Personal Development, and Well-Being Expansion... on steroids.

Veterinary professionals are Smart Humans...

But, despite our extensive academic achievement, many of us experience poor quality of life, career regret, and a deep belief that what is possible for us in the future has been compromised by our decision to pursue a veterinary career.
Many of us suffer from relentless anxiety and stress, imposter syndrome, compassion fatigue, Sunday blues... this becomes our way of life. We become bitter, jaded and resentful.  We cope using things like food, alcohol, shopping, television, social media, and personal isolation.

We conclude pursuing a career in vet med was the worst. decision. ever.

Here's the good news: you have the power to fix this for yourself.

You are actually the only one who can.
Join us in Vet Life Academy, and I'll how you how.
All you need is the right information, the right tools, and the right support system.

Vet Med wasn't the wrong choice... it was simply your first choice. What comes next, that's up to you.

Your unhappiness... that's just a symptom... it's just a signal that it's time to grow again.

There is only one you.
You were intentional.
You have a purpose.
You matter.

You already figured out how to be a veterinarian or veterinary technician...

Now it's time to figure out exactly who you are, what you want, and how to create an amazing future abundant with joy and personal wellbeing.

You can change your life. Vet Life Academy will show you how.

CURRICULUM OVERVIEW (click to expand)
Neuroscience Basics
   Must-Know Concepts for Emotional Wellness
   Intentionally Creating Your Vet Med Experience
Emotions and Energetics
   The Building Blocks of Net Emotional State
   How Veterinary Energetics Impact Workplace Culture
The Right and Wrong Ways to Manage Emotion
   Navigating Client Interactions and Other Uncomfortable Situations
   Maintaining Personal Wellbeing while Navigating Challenging Client Interactions
   Growing Through Negative Experiences
Quieting the Inner Critic
   Developing Self-Confidence
   Breaking the Habit of Self-Judgement
   The Upside of Imposter Syndrome
Becoming Future-Focused
   Leveraging The Self-Trilogy
   The Intention-Based Creation Method
   Recapturing Personal Choice through Disempowering Money
Creating Balance Through Personal Efficiency
   The True Impact of Hyper-Responsibility
   Becoming Personally Efficient
   Practical Medical Record Management
Unlocking Personal Freedom By Setting Boundaries
   When Setting Boundaries Is, and Is Not, Appropriate
   How and When To Set Boundaries
Work-Life Balance Mastery
   The Must-Have Components of Work-Life Balance
   Contributing Factors to Work Life Balance Success
LEARNING OBJECTIVES (click to expand)
1. basic emotional neuroscientific concepts
2. the law of focused attraction
3. the concept of emotional ownership
4. the origin of emotion
5. the difference between vibrations and physical sensations
6. how to process emotion
7. the concept of buffering
8. the concept of veterinary energetics
9. net emotional state
10. the veterinary care cycle
11. creating emotionally neutral treatment plans
12. how to combat the negative emotional response elicited by negative reviews, board complaints, unexpected patient death, and challenging coworkers
13. when it is appropriate to terminate a doctor-client relationship
14. the difference between confidence and self-confidence
15. the three pillars of self confidence
16. the drivers of perfectionism and control
17. imposter syndrome
18. how to interrupt harmful thought loops
19. intention-based creation method
20. self-trilogy
21. the components of personal efficiency
22. the five keys to decision making
23. efficient medical record-keeping strategies
24. high value conversations
25. how to set boundaries
26. the concept of Personal Manuals
27. when it is appropriate to set boundaries in the workplace
28. work-life balance
29. components of work-life balance
30. the contributing factors to work-life balance success
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Meet Cari Wise...
Dr. Cari Wise is the founder and CEO of Joyful DVM™️ LLC, and the instructor and coach for Vet Life Academy™️ .
In addition to her veterinary degree, Cari has completed a Masters degree in Higher and Post-Secondary Education and Certifications in Life Coaching, Quantum Human Design™️, and Quantum Alignment Systems™️. 

Cari's veterinary experience includes practicing as an associate veterinarian in private and corporate practices; spay/neuter and shelter medicine; practice ownership, including practice creation from the ground up; relief work; industry, including Royal Canin and XPrep learning solutions; and education where she served as both Department Chair and National Program Director for multiple veterinary technician programs across the country.
Since founding Joyful DVM LLC in 2017, Cari's primary focus as been supporting the personal well-being of veterinary professionals through both individual and group programs, digital courses, The Joyful DVM Podcast, and speaking engagements. 
Future You Is...
  • Empowered to make decisions that are best for YOU
  • Creating a balanced life you love
  • Confidently believing in yourself, above all else
  • Emotionally strong and not at the effect of your surroundings
  • Not constantly freaked out about money
  • Enjoying your time off
  • More than just your job
  • No longer constantly worrying about being fired or getting sued
  • Energized by your work environment
  • Enjoying the opportunity to serve humans and treat animals
  • Knows WHO YOU ARE  and what you want for your life
  • Looking forward to the future
Creating something different requires learning a whole new skillset.

You're more than capable, but are you willing?

> Are you done allowing the quality of your life to be dependent on things you can't control?

> Are you done passing the responsibility of your emotional well-being to other people?

> Are you fed-up, angry, and maybe even desperate for things to change?

If you answered, YES!... then You're Ready!
Is Vet Life Academy just for Vets?
Nope! Its for the entire veterinary healthcare team. We have veterinarians, veterinary technicians, practice managers, and even vet students in VLA!
Is my enrollment private?
Yes! We do not post a student roster, so the only people who know you are enrolled are you and the Joyful DVM team unless you participate in one of the Community discussion boards.
Can I share my access with coworkers or employees?
Please don't.  This program is designed and authorized for individual use only.
For information regarding resources for groups, please email [email protected]
What are the payment options?
We accept all major credit cards.
How long does my access last?

You will have Lifetime Access to the course content .

What about CE Credits?

The Vet Life Academy Level 1 Vet Life Reboot course has been approved for 10 hours of continuing education credit in jurisdictions that recognize RACE approval. 


[The LEVEL 1 VET LIFE REBOOT COURSE associated with this program has been approved for 10 hours of continuing education credit in jurisdictions that recognize RACE approval. Program ID: 20-867740 Provider ID:85-20416380]

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