What Traveling Taught Me

As 2016 comes to a close, I was reflecting on what I did this whole year. As far as I can remember, I have never traveled so much in one year. Some of the traveling I did was for fun and adventure, while some of it was to visit relatives or attend a funeral of a family member in Canada. I even … [Read More...]

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Thanksgiving and Gratitude

I can’t believe Thanksgiving is already here. During this Thanksgiving season, I decided to focus on what I am grateful for. I decided to write a gratitude journal, and whenever I feel down or find that I am about to complain about something, I think of something to be grateful for -and take a step … [Read More...]

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Coping With Post Election Anxiety

Today, my favorite twitter hashtag is # TGIO. I don’t follow what people post, but I like what it stands for; “Thank God it’s over!”   The elections this year were very different. It’s because they touched on our values as human beings. The question we are all left asking ourselves is: … [Read More...]

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Nurses and Innovation

Nurses are among the most creative people I know. Most nurses can come up with a solution to any problem they face. Since their minds are wired to problem solve, it's no miracle they can be very creative. Nurses have created sophisticated wound management systems, special sponges for cleaning … [Read More...]

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How to Advance from an OK Manager to a Great Manager

Nurse Managers are hired daily, and lots of nurses apply to be Nurse Managers. If you ask the staff what kind of manager they have? Many will describe their managers as OK; some will describe them as ‘terrible’ while others will call them ‘great.’ How does your staff describe you? In this article, … [Read More...]

Wellness

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7 Ways Nurses Can Treat Their Feet Right

  Your feet literally carry you through life, bear your weight and take you places. As a nurse, you are constantly on your feet, from eight

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What to Eat Before and After You Workout

    By now you’ve probably dedicated yourself to living a healthier lifestyle. Since exercise is an integral part of any

International Nurses

6 Immigration Test Questions & Answers

A few years ago I did my citizen exam. I must say I was quite nervous, but confident I would pass because I had studied for several

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Can your International Nursing Education Enable you to Take the NCLEX Exam?

  Linda had completed all her nursing courses in Haiti. However, she had not taken her government's nursing exam. Her uncle who lived in