Empowering Nurses at the Bedside and in Business

Category: Self-Care

Attitude of Gratitude

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Do you have an attitude of gratitude? Our society as a whole is so focused on things that go wrong rather than appreciating all the things that go right. When I was practicing nursing, I worked agency and would work at any hospital or unit where there was a need. Immediately, when I walked on to the unit, I could […]

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Embracing the Healer

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Guest Post by Jill O’Hara, RN, CHHP, RMT Om, the sound of the Universe calling you! Most nurses are healers by nature, seeking to help others to a place of wellness in spite of the scientific nature of Allopathic medicine. We strive to correct and patch up the injured patients we encounter on a daily basis, hoping for miracle cures […]

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Kindness ROCKS!

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At this time of year where we give gratitude and thanks for our life and families, it is also a great time to remember to be kind to yourself. If you are struggling with your career or have been at it for a while and do not see that you are making any progress, remember to be kind to yourself. […]

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Are You A Lifelong Learner?

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We can learn so much from nature. In nature, things are either flourishing or dying. I take that concept to heart because I want to continue growing and flourish instead of being on the other end of the spectrum. One of the ways to grow is to be a lifelong learner. Certainly, we have to take continuing education classes as […]

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Where Are You Finding Joy In Your Life?

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I remember when I was practicing nursing; it seemed that the rest of the world was on the weekday 9:00 to 5:00 schedule. However, I worked the 3:00 to 11:30 p.m. shift, five days a week and tried to make as much overtime as I could so I could pay back my student loans. My social life took a backseat. […]

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Empower the Nurse Within

By Elizabeth Scala These days the new catch phrase is ‘self-care’. We hear it all of the time; what are you doing to take care of yourself? How are you making your own health a priority? When do you exercise? Eat right? Meditate? It can get a bit overwhelming, even exhausting at times. As nurses we ‘know’ what we ought […]

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