Happy New Year

As the year closes and we wake up to a new year, it’s important to take a couple of hours to reflect on your past year and congratulate yourself for the achievements you made.   Did you lose the weight you planned to? How about your relationship with your family,... Click here to continue.

What Traveling Taught Me

Today, I was reflecting on what I did last 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... Click here to continue.

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... Click here to continue.

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... Click here to continue.

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 to clean wounds,... Click here to continue.

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?... Click here to continue.