Zookeepers are an amazing group of people. They dedicate their lives to improve animal welfare, educate the public, and promote conservation. Read More “Zookeepers Guide to Healthy Habits”
Many of you know how much I love lists. So, to honor the end of 2017, here’s a list of all the fun books I read from the year.
Top Ten Favorite Books Read More “A Few Of My Favorite Books From 2017”
I have an interesting method for writing. I’ve been told it’s a great way to waste time, but most of the time it works for me. I’ve been really working out the kinks for the first section of my book The Zookeeper’s Guide to Fitness. As we inch closer to the end of the old year and look forward to the beginning of a new one, now is a great time for me to discuss the Habit Hive. Read More “Working Out the Kinks- Habit Hive: Goals Vs. Desired Outcomes”
I’ve often referred to zookeepers as the MacGyvers of the professional world. I can’t think of any other profession where employees routinely think quick on their feet, respond immediately to issues, and utilize resources the way zookeepers do. We are innovative, creative, and inventive, the Ravenclaws for the Care of Truly Magical Creatures. This resourcefulness I learned in the animal care field has helped me more times than I can count, as a zookeeper, as a writer, as a fitness enthusiast, and as a conservationist. Read More “The MacGyver Factor”