Empowering Nurses at the Bedside and in Business

Archive: Apr 2019

Walk In My Shoes Before Putting Your Foot In Your Mouth

On April 18, 2019, Maureen Walsh, a senator in the Washington state legislature, stuck her foot in her mouth.  No, not literally but figuratively. Not since comedian and TV host Joy Behar said to a nurse wearing a stethoscope, “What is that thingy around your neck?” has such a gaffe on our profession been made publicly. When arguing about legislation […]

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Nursing Burn Out Can Happen To You

Surely this can’t be happening to me.  I love what I do.  Yet the signs were so insidious and I thought, as most nurses do, that I could do it all.  In the beginning, I stopped doing yoga, then meditation and then eating properly.  My self-care went down the drain.  I was irritable with my children and frustrated with myself.  […]

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That Little Voice In Your Head

You know that little voice in your head that tells you that “You can’t do this!  Who are you to start your own business?  Go back to nursing because that’s what you know!”  Because of those little whisperings, we have all these fears of actually going out and talking to potential clients. Did you know that we all are born […]

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