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509, 2016

Caring is a Delicate Balance: Let’s Talk About Advance Illness Management

September 5, 2016|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The goal is self-determination and a peaceful death https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SXRDGzGyKf8

208, 2016

Top 8 Activities For Caregivers to Enjoy With Those They Care For: A Guest Post by Anna

August 2, 2016|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Being a caregiver means not only taking care for someone’s physical needs, but also communicating effectively with this person. No one wants to be sick and/or old and you need to cheer up the one you want to help. Since caregiving is not an easy task, here is a list [...]

2910, 2015

Video Post: A Special Celebration of the Life and Advocacy of Jessie Gruman, the Founder of the Center for Advancing Health

October 29, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

For more than twenty years, the National Coalition for Cancer Survivorship (NCCS) had the privilege of adapting our friend and colleague, Jessie Gruman’s important work into the development of the cancer policy work that we engage in. Jessie’s vision of patient engagement was always ahead of its time, and her [...]

3006, 2015

Meditation 101: A Beginner’s Guide Animation

June 30, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Published on You Tube on Jun 24, 2015 and Narrated by Dan Harris Are you new to meditation, and interested in finding out how to start a practice? We'll walk you through the basics!     [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rqoxYKtEWEc&w=560&h=315]

1406, 2015

Things Smart People Won’t Say A Guest Post by Dr. Travis Bradberry

June 14, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

t There are some things you simply never want to say at work. These phrases carry special power: they have an uncanny ability to make you look bad even when the words are true. Worst of all, there’s no taking them back once they slip out. I’m not [...]

406, 2015

Save One Life You Are a Hero…Save One Hundred Lives You Are A Nurse

June 4, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Not everyone has the ability to turn their compassionate nature into the action we call caregiving. It is a gift to be able to give generously of yourself to another. It is a NURSE who decides that this is how he or she wants to live their lives. Celebrate your [...]

3005, 2015

The Importance of Ethical Leadership A Guest Post by Angela D. Pearson MBA, M.S.

May 30, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Ethical leadership is described as “the demonstration of normatively appropriate conduct through personal actions, interpersonal relationships, and the promotion of such conduct to followers through two-way communication, reinforcement, and decision-making” (Brown, Treviño, & Harrison, 2005, p. 120). Ethical leadership brings credibility, respect, trust and fosters a positive environment. According to [...]

2605, 2015

9 Factors Which Create a Stress Free Workplace A Guest Post by Carthage Buckley

May 26, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

t is better for everyone if stress can be prevented rather than managed. While stress may begin as an individual experience, problems in the workplace can be a major source of stress. Stress can have terrible consequences for organizations. There are many factors within the organisation which must be managed [...]

1605, 2015

8 Examples of Passive Aggressive Behavior A Guest Post by Carthage Buckley

May 16, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Passive aggressive behavior can be difficult to recognize at first. It is recognisable by the disconnect between what the person says and what they do. Passive aggressive people tend to express their negative feelings in an indirect manner, rather than state their disapproval directly to the person concerned. There tends [...]

1303, 2015

7 Subtle Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Career Guest Post by Barbara Pachter

March 13, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

A colleague told me that she had to fire one of her employees because he hadn't shown any initiative in her fast-paced, creative work environment. I thought for a second and responded that he had committed one of the Workers' Seven Deadly Sins — the work traits that cause employees [...]

803, 2015

Understanding Passive Aggressive Behavior Guest Post by Carthage

March 8, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Passive aggressive behavior has various traits and many ways of disguising the way a person with this behavioral problem truly feels at any given moment. This type of behaviour is reactive and is identified by non-verbal aggressive actions or reactions. Anger and frustration is bottled up instead of being discussed [...]

2101, 2015

The Truth Will Set You Free Guest Post by Rubin Khoddam, M.A

January 21, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Every week during a group counseling session I facilitate, people go around and check-in about their current thoughts and feelings. What I’ve been noticing since I started is not something so different from what happens outside of therapy, which is that people will say what they think you want to [...]

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