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811, 2020

A Delicate Balance: The Tao Te Ching/Verse Thirty

November 8, 2020|Categories: Overcoming Caregiver Fatigue|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Tao Te Ching: Verse Five The one who uses the Tao to advise the ruler Does not dominate the world with soldiers Such methods tend to be returned The place where the troops camp Thistles and thorns grow Following the great army There must be an inauspicious year A [...]

306, 2016

The Profession of Nursing is Not a Sprint, It is a Marathon

June 3, 2016|Categories: Creating A Happy & Inspiring Workplace Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

the best vision is insight phrase on a vintage slate blackboard   Understand the Emotional Intelligence need to stay connected to the joy of your nursing practice. It takes: The ability to adapt The ability to make ans sustain relationships The ability to be resilient   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wg6XboIJLSQ   [...]

2911, 2015

What Physicians Call Burnout, Others Call PTSD A Guest Post by Edwin Leap, MD

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

Stethoscope and broken heart concept for heart disease or illness   “Gunshot wound to chest, pulseless, 20 minute ETA.” When that’s the EMS report, it gets your attention.  Despite the wonderful theatrics of modern medical shows, and the best efforts of real-world, sweat-drenched paramedics, those of us who [...]

2510, 2015

How to Find the Joy in Caregiving A Guest Post from Brenda Avadian, M.A. as Printed in U.S. News and World Report Health

October 25, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Resilience sign with a road background   To avoid 'caregiver dementia,' it's important to find joy amid the devastation and frustration   Elisa cared for her husband who lived with dementia. When she couldn’t care for him at home any longer, she arranged for him to live in [...]

609, 2015

7 Essential Steps for Processing a Job Loss A Guest Post by Linda Descano

September 6, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Over lunch recently, a friend and I both commented on the number of women in our network that are in transition. A few initiated the transition, recognizing that their role or the organization’s culture wasn’t in sync with their career goals or values. Most, though, were “displaced” as a result [...]

2408, 2015

Gandhi’s 6 Rules of Leadership Needed Today A Guest Post by Cory Galbraith

August 24, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

  He was a poor public speaker and changed his mind often. Mahatma Gandhi knew he wasn't perfect. But he practiced a series of leadership principles which remain valid to this day. If you're a team leader, manager or running a project - learn how Gandhi would have handled things. [...]

1506, 2015

7 Methods To Overcome Your Fear of Failure A Guest Post by Faisal Hoque

June 15, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Self-sabotage is any behavior, thought, emotion, or action that holds you back. Here's how to stop sabotaging ourselves.  I believe we all have dreams to do the things that we love most—to feel alive and fulfilled in every way possible. We’re here to find tasks that give meaning to our [...]

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 [...]

706, 2015

Setting Healthy Boundries A Guest Post by Christine Morgan

June 7, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Boundaries are an interesting topic – we love to talk about them, talk about when other people violate them, and sometimes even acknowledge that we have trouble setting them clearly. But many of us don’t really know methods for setting them effectively. So we set boundaries awkwardly, aggressively, or not at [...]

306, 2015

The Delicate Balance: Relinquishing the Need for Control

June 3, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Inspired by the ancient book of wisdom; The Tao Te Ching: Verse One   The Tao that can be spoken is not the eternal Tao The name that can be named is not the eternal name The nameless is the origin of Heaven and Earth The named is the mother [...]

1705, 2015

Missing Education Predisposing RNs to Burnout A Guest Post by Megan Dobbs, RN

May 17, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Photo Credit: NurseTogether.com Nursing school teaches us basic skills and minimum critical thinking competency to pass a Board exam. It does not prepare a nurse for the emotional toll that comes from quality patient care, high patient census and short staffed units. The effects of the resulting nurse burnout  ravages the [...]

1405, 2015

The Power of 1-2-1 Assertiveness Training A Guest Post by Lucy Seifert

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

What is assertiveness? Assertiveness is a powerful communication tool based in equality and respect for yourself and for others. Life Coaching will help you become more assertive and enable you to behave & communicate more confidently in your personal & professional relationships, aiming at win-win solutions & enhancing your self-esteem. [...]

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