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Weight Loss For Small Animal Veterinarians

Weight Loss For Small Animal Veterinarians

By Nadina Cojocaru DVM
Helping small animal veterinarians stop emotional or stress eating and change the focus in their lives from what to eat next to an amazingly fulfilling personal life and professional career.
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#29 Hitting Walls; Food-ing, Vet-ing, Stress-ing
In this episode, I'm sharing a little of what I've been learning these past few months, including hypnosis (stay tuned to the podcast for more on this!) and what it means to hit a wall in terms of food, your vet life, and stress. WHAT YOU WILL DISCOVER Hitting a 'wall' is all about a scarcity mindset When things don't work out as you thought, it doesn't necessarily mean that anyone involved is wrong LINKS SPECIFIC TO THIS EPISODE 👉  www.vetcoachinternational.com/signup-free-resources (my library of free resources!) 👉  www.melissatiers.com (Hypnosis) 👉  www.centerforintegrativehypnosis.com (Hypnosis) HOW TO FIND ME OUTSIDE THE PODCAST Find all the ways that you can interact with me here: https://linktr.ee/vetcoach
30:22
April 27, 2022
#28 3 Tools to Stop Stressful Patterns in Veterinary Medicine
In this episode, I'm sharing a live webinar I did recently all about using tools to stop stressful patterns in Veterinary medicine. WHAT YOU WILL DISCOVER How a ball or an orange can stop your anxious thoughts How using your peripheral vision can keep you calm How stress is a cycle that must be completed HOW TO FIND ME OUTSIDE THE PODCAST Find all the ways that you can interact with me here: https://linktr.ee/vetcoach
45:37
February 23, 2022
#26 NO BS WEIGHTLOSS WITH CORINNE CRABTREE-SELFLOVE, BUSINESS, MENTORING, AND INTEGRITY
SHOW NOTES In this episode of the podcast, I am interviewing Corinne Crabtree, the Founder and CEO of The No BS Weightloss Program, and host of the Losing 199 Pounds Podcast with over 32 million downloads. Corinne Crabtree is a top-ranked health podcaster, Master Weightloss and Life Coach, motivational speaker, and all-around badass. She's an expert in the field of weight loss where she teaches her unique No BS Weightloss Program that helps thousands of women lose weight the way they want to live their lives. WHAT YOU WILL DISCOVER ·  How Corinne lost 100 pounds and was able to maintain the weight loss ·  How to build a business based on integrity ·  How to handle bad reviews ·  Corinne shares her thoughts on how she shifted her relationship with food and practical tips that are applicable for building a vet-business or any other business in a sustainable way HOW TO FIND CORINNE CRABTREE www.TheWeightlossUniversity.com facebook.com/Losing100Podcast IG @Corinne_Crabtree Podcast/Website: Losing100Podcast.com FAVORITE PODCASTS Corinne’s “Story About Depression and How I Have Overcome It” What To Tell Your Kids About Weightloss Corinne’s Story HOW TO FIND ME OUTSIDE THE PODCAST https://linktr.ee/vetcoach
50:20
January 24, 2022
#27 THE MOST IMPORTANT TWO QUESTIONS IN WEIGHT LOSS
In this episode, we’re going back to basics with the two most important questions you can ask yourself when on your weight loss journey. We’ll look at some of the ‘diet’ excuses we make for our weight gain and what it is that REALLY matters for you to lose weight sustainably. WHAT YOU WILL DISCOVER ·  The most important two questions: 1. Am I hungry? And 2. Have I had enough? ·  How to plan abundantly instead of using restrictions ·  What Euthanasia and Fat Adaptation have in common... ·  How to rethink food waste and where it needs to go! If you are looking for straightforward weight loss guidance, then this episode is for you! *** LINKS IN THIS EPISODE *** Going to the Vet: Alonzo Bodden Montreal comedy festival VET bit Episode 3 | Hunger Games | Over Hunger: https://www.vetcoachinternational.com/podcast/lets-play-some-hunger-games-the-overhunger/ Episode 4 | Hunger Games | Hunger Scale: https://www.vetcoachinternational.com/podcast/lets-play-some-hunger-games-again-the-hunger-scale/ HOW TO FIND ME OUTSIDE THE PODCAST https://linktr.ee/vetcoach  
28:32
September 03, 2021
#25 WALKING ON EGGSHELLS
SHOW NOTES In this episode we’ll look at how to recognize when we are walking on egg shells because of another person’s ‘monster’ and how we can deal with these triggers that cause us to feel fear, anxiety and dread unnecessarily! WHAT YOU WILL DISCOVER ·  When we cuddle another person’s ‘monster’ we take on unnecessary suffering ·  It's okay to ignore someone else’s triggered behavior so long as it isn’t hurting you! ·  When it’s okay to walk away from triggering people who make you miserable ·  If you want to heal your own monsters head on...then THIS EPISODE IS FOR YOU! HOW TO FIND ME OUTSIDE THE PODCAST https://linktr.ee/vetcoach
10:11
July 09, 2021
#24 THE UNITED STATES OF WORRY IN VET PROFESSION
SHOW NOTES In this episode we’ll learn tools to recognize and tackle the second most encountered stressor in our small animal vet lives: worry/fear/anxiety. WHAT YOU WILL DISCOVER ·  Is worry a necessary emotion to have? Why and when? ·  What’s a probable scenario that might create necessary/unnecessary worry in our personal lives and at our vet-jobs. ·  How to shift our lenses and think differently about situations that “worry” us? ·  Are you a professional “worrier” and can’t help yourself catastrophizing? I’ve got you covered as well in this episode. HOW TO FIND ME OUTSIDE THE PODCAST https://linktr.ee/vetcoach
19:03
July 01, 2021
#23 LET’S TALK ABOUT… STRESS, BAAAA-BY…
SHOW NOTES In this episode I will give you my take on stress in veterinary medicine, what has stress in common with a diarrhea-dog, or a 108 or a 309 tooth-extraction. WHAT YOU WILL DISCOVER  Why just saying that “I am stressed” doesn’t say anything about the actual problem What are the most common three sources of stress in our small animal veterinarians’ lives How to create only physical tiredness not emotional depletion in your small animal vet day at work HOW TO FIND ME OUTSIDE THE PODCAST https://linktr.ee/vetcoach FEATURED IN THE SHOW Salt-N-Pepa’s Let’s Talk About Sex -Lyrics Salt-N-Pepa – Let’s Talk About Sex -The Original WLFSAV Podcast Episode 7: Hoarding Negativity
17:47
May 22, 2021
#22 ARTIFICIAL SWEETENERS AND CLUTTER
SHOW NOTES In this episode I will present how I keep my space as decluttered as possible and why I chose to talk about the artificial sweeteners in the “clutter” episode. WHAT YOU WILL DISCOVER ·  How I make decisions about purchasing new things ·  Why all the items that clutter your kitchen table, cupboards, living room space tend to magically reappear just a few hours after you’ve put them away ·  What is my idea about artificial sweeteners and how I motivate this from my personal experience and my experience from working with my coaching clients HOW TO FIND ME OUTSIDE THE PODCAST https://linktr.ee/vetcoach
20:02
April 12, 2021
#21 THE BIGGEST LIES IN WEIGHT LOSS-THE “EAT LESS AND EXERCISE MORE”-LIE
SHOW NOTES Today I will introduce you to another big lie we believe about losing weight: the “eat less/less calories and exercise more” lie WHAT YOU WILL DISCOVER ·  Why not all the calories are born the same. ·  Why I don’t recommend starting intense exercising and losing weight at the same time. ·  Why I don’t believe the BMI is not an appropriate guide to look at for our weight loss journeys. HOW TO FIND ME OUTSIDE THE PODCAST https://linktr.ee/vetcoach FEATURED IN THE PODCAST The Obesity Code, by Dr. Jason Fung MD Why We Get Fat and What To Do About It, by Gary Taubes The Big Fat Surprise, by Nina Tiecholz Podcast 19 Podcast 18 Podcast 17
18:11
March 22, 2021
#20 TEN LESSONS FROM TEN YEARS AS AN IMMIGRANT SMALL ANIMAL VET
SHOW NOTES Today I will celebrate our ten years in Sweden, and the 20th podcast by presenting ten lessons I’ve learned by becoming an immigrant small animal veterinarian. WHAT YOU WILL DISCOVER What to expect when you move to another country/region of your own country. How to avoid losing money long-term, when you accept a new contract. What was the good, the bad, the ugly and the fun? HOW TO FIND ME OUTSIDE THE PODCAST https://linktr.ee/vetcoach
24:05
February 26, 2021
19# OTHER TIME-RELATED LIES IN WEIGHT LOSS
SHOW NOTES Today I will introduce you to another time-related lie we get caught in while losing weight. WHAT YOU WILL DISCOVER What is important to focus on when we decide to lose weight What are the things you’ll get access first when embarking on your weight loss journey with me What to take from the clients’ success stories weight coaches present HOW TO FIND ME OUTSIDE THE PODCAST https://linktr.ee/vetcoach HERE is my profile on The Life Coach School Certified Coaches 
12:19
February 12, 2021
#18 THE BIGGEST LIES ABOUT LOSING WEIGHT - THE TIME LIE
SHOW NOTES Today I will introduce you to the second big lie we believe about eating healthy or losing weight: the time lie. WHAT YOU WILL DISCOVER what was I up to in the last three weeks why the way we utilize our time is so similar in our small animal vet jobs and in eating healthy or losing weight how I gain time in both healthy eating and in my small animal vet job FEATURED ON THE PODCAST The Big Leap, by Gay Hendricks Weight Loss for Small Animal Veterinarians Podcast Episode 6 HOW TO FIND ME OUTSIDE THE PODCAST https://linktr.ee/vetcoach HERE is my profile on The Life Coach School Certified Coaches 
20:22
January 31, 2021
#17 THE BIGGEST LIES ABOUT LOSING WEIGHT-THE MONEY LIE
SHOW NOTES: Today I will introduce you to one of the most common lies we believe about eating healthy and the cost of eating healthy. It’s a short podcast from a three-podcast series about the most common lies we tell ourselves about losing weight. WHAT YOU WILL DISCOVER: Why is weight loss and eating healthy a mind-process, not a money-related process. How much a healthy eating style costs me every week HOW TO FIND ME OUTSIDE THE PODCAST: https://linktr.ee/vetcoach
12:16
January 07, 2021
#16 WHAT WE HAVE TO EAT
WHAT YOU WILL DISCOVER: What do I eat and why What we have to eat in general to lose weight FEATURED IN THE SHOW https://linktr.ee/vetcoach
19:46
December 31, 2020
#15 EMOTIONAL EATING
SHOW NOTES: Today I will introduce you to the concept of emotional eating from a small animal veterinarian's perspective.  WHAT YOU WILL DISCOVER: why are we using food/alcohol to deal with emotions why is the worse emotional eating happening mainly during the evenings/nights what are the usual triggers for emotional eating for small animal veterinarians HOW TO FIND ME OUTSIDE THE PODCAST: https://linktr.ee/vetcoach
25:04
December 09, 2020
#14 LIVING IN INTEGRITY
SHOW NOTES: How to know if you are living in integrity as small animal veterinarian and if around your food/drinking/smoking habits WHAT YOU WILL DISCOVER: what are the cues for being in misalignment with your core values and beliefs in vet profession how to know if you are in misalignment about your core values in regard to food you choose to keep or not as part of your eating habits HOW TO FIND ME OUTSIDE THE PODCAST: https://linktr.ee/vetcoach
14:53
November 27, 2020
#13 HUMAN BRAINS AND HUMAN VOID
SHOW NOTES: Today I will introduce you to our human brains, how they operate and what’s the reason why we keep feeling like crap even if we drink, eat, binge-watch series on Netflix. WHAT YOU WILL DISCOVER: what parts of your brain still think you are the caveman/ cavewoman why overeating and overdrinking is a sign of a normal brain function what’s the solution for small animal veterinarians to not eat the whole peanut butter jar and 8 apples HOW TO FIND ME OUTSIDE THE PODCAST: https://linktr.ee/vetcoach
16:15
November 21, 2020
#12 HARD IS A FREAKING FOUR LETTER WORD
This my friends, will be a rant against ”HARD”! ARE YOU DONE WITH HARD? CONTACT ME! https://linktr.ee/vetcoach
04:04
November 19, 2020
#11 OBSTACLES IN DOING THE INTERMITTENT FASTING
SHOW NOTES: Today I’ll continue with my view on intermittent fasting by going through the main obstacles we face when we introduce this weight loss tool in our lives. WHAT YOU WILL DISCOVER: what are the three main obstacles in doing the intermittent fasting which one of them is the hardest to overcome how to deal with the obstacles and what solutions we can have on the way HOW TO FIND ME OUTSIDE THE PODCAST: https://linktr.ee/vetcoach
16:34
November 12, 2020
#10-MY LESSONS FROM 23 YEARS OF MARRIAGE- LOVE, FUN, CHEESINESS AND COMMITMENTS
SHOW NOTES: I’ve decided to celebrate the 10th episode of the Podcast by sharing what my 23 years of marriage happened and what I’ve learned from my relationship with my husband. WHAT YOU WILL DISCOVER: -what was my “nut-case” selection of the partner process -how committing and embracing the 10 folds of the bad and the ugly might be the key to a lifelong magic relationship -how micro-commitments are the key of achieving the craziest goals while having fun, ease HOW TO FIND ME OUTSIDE THE PODCAST: https://linktr.ee/vetcoach
12:42
October 31, 2020
#9 INTERMITTENT FASTING-LET’S DINE IN!
SHOW NOTES Intermittent fasting is one of the weight loss/reducing insulin resistance that I use in my coaching practice. In today’s episode I address the most common questions I get about intermittent fasting. WHAT YOU WILL DISCOVER -what is intermittent fasting? -why is intermittent fasting important in weight loss? -how long do you have to fast for weight loss purposes? -what doesn’t break a fast? -what might break a fast? FEATURED IN THE SHOW https://linktr.ee/vetcoach The Obesity Code by Dr. Jason Fung M.D.
17:57
October 22, 2020
#8 WHAT’S YOUR KRYPTONITE? DO LESS OF THAT!
SHOW NOTES: Today I will share with you what are the most common sources of problems during our weight loss process. In the spirit of my Superman-girl-crush, I called those "the Kryptonite of weight loss"!  WHAT YOU WILL DISCOVER: 8  examples of common habits or foods that slow down or totally stop our weight loss process what creates natural healthy pleasure and is beneficial for weight loss HOW TO FIND ME https://linktr.ee/vetcoach
17:29
October 14, 2020
#7 HOARDING NEGATIVITY
SHOW NOTES: Today I will share with you why are some of us feeling like crap in our small animal vet jobs and how to be able to ditch the unnecessary negativity and suffering. Warning for F-bombs! WHAT YOU WILL DISCOVER: -how some overgrown hamster incisors, rotten paws or fly-maggots can trigger thought loops that create unnecessary suffering -how our brains create emotional pain and suffering -why do our IQs drop when we are angry or experience intense emotions -how to sort what is necessary and what is totally unnecessary to experience as small animal vets -how to contact me if you want to permanently change your vet-life or your relationship with food/alcohol FEATURED IN THE SHOW https://linktr.ee/vetcoach Link to Psychology Today
17:56
October 02, 2020
#6 PULP FICTION: THOUGHTS CREATE REALITY
SHOW NOTES: Today I will share with you the main coaching tool I use, called The Thought Model or The Model of Self-Coaching, with some examples of how to apply the model in your small animal vet job or in weight loss. Some micro throwing up might be involved in the explanation.  WHAT YOU WILL DISCOVER: -what are the five components of the Model -how are the five components of the thought model interlinked -how do thoughts appear or are created in our brains -why does what we feel and how we think matter in weight loss and even in our vet-jobs -how is possible to deconstruct old thoughts and beliefs FEATURED IN THE SHOW: https://linktr.ee/vetcoach
22:02
September 20, 2020
#5 FAST AND FURIOUS OR JOYRIDE?
Show Notes Today I’ll share one epic fail in my vet-job and how it might relate in weight loss. We’ll also explore which type of weight loss journey is more sustainable, enjoyable and fun. WHAT YOU WILL DISCOVER: -how to obtain a blood sample from a little, sweet Swedish meatball?  -how to lose weight in fast and furious mode? -what are the signs that your weight loss journey became a joyride for you? FEATURED IN THE SHOW https://linktr.ee/vetcoach Link to the “onion girl” on YouTube Link to Roxette’s Joyride on YouTube
13:36
September 10, 2020
#4 LET'S PLAY SOME HUNGER GAMES AGAIN: THE HUNGER SCALE
Today we’ll continue playing some hunger games and I will present some more coaching tools to help you understand why we eat that much and how to use hunger as a tool in weight loss. WHAT YOU WILL DISCOVER: what is physical hunger? what is emotional hunger? sensations vs felling or emotions as life coaching/mind-work tools what is preventative eating? are we sugar burners or are we fat adapted? what does fat adaptation mean? how to recognize if we are sugar burners? FEATURED IN THE SHOW https://linktr.ee/vetcoach
19:42
September 03, 2020
#3 LET’S PLAY SOME HUNGER GAMES: THE OVERHUNGER
In this episode we'll start the discussion about hunger and how hunger plays an important part in the overeating process. I will also give you my opinion about: BMI Farmed salmon vs wild caught salmon The hormonal regulation av hunger, weight gain and weight loss Weight-set-point in the brain How is hunger affected by the insulin resistance Featured in the episode: https://linktr.ee/vetcoach
21:16
August 27, 2020
#2 FOOD PRISON BREAK: THE OVERDESIRE
In this episode I'll dive into some childhood stories about myself and my relationship with food, and into why is so hard to lose weight and to let go to foods that keep us overweight. You'll learn: why we feel so out of control around some kinds of foods why restriction doesn't last  how to use brain science in our favour if we want to permanently lose weight how to escape the food prison and to relearn to enjoy foods that keep us at our natural healthy weight WHERE TO FIND ME: https://linktr.ee/vetcoach
20:32
August 16, 2020
#1 WHY WE CANNOT STICK TO THE FOOD PLAN
Welcome to Weight Loss for Small Animal Vets Podcast! You will learn in this first episode: how to know if this podcast is for you what is the tool that solves any problem humanly possible to solve why we cannot stick to the food plan the three steps that you can implement already today to be able to stick to your food plan Featured in the podcast: https://linktr.ee/vetcoach
14:28
August 13, 2020