Do you have those days when you just don’t feel great? Things just aren’t going your way, and you start to get irritable. I had a day like that last week. I was unhappy for no apparent reason. I decided to share my feelings with Pete, a fellow nurse. The conversation went something like this; Me: I just feel unhappy today. Do you ever feel unhappy? Pete: I have those days sometimes, but when I do, I think about how lucky I am. Pete went on to tell me how grateful he is to have a job. There are […]

The Secret to Sticking to Your New Year Goals

  You know the routine, start the new year with a set of goals, only to lose sight of them a short time afterward. It is a depressing fact and the reason many people avoid making resolutions altogether! Having goals is a great way to stay focused throughout the year. If you have goals, chances are you’ll be motivated and inspired to do something, achieve something, and see something. Or at least, you had that motivation. The will to continue is the element of resolution-making that generally eludes us. When we are motivated and focused, we stick to our goals […]

International Nurse Supports’ Year in Review

  Have you worked so hard on something and you were so sure it was perfect, only to be evaluated and to learn it is not as great as you think it is? If you’ve had this experience, you are not alone. I’ve been there many times. Before I go any further, I wish you a prosperous 2016. May all your desires come true! -May you have good health and plenty of abundance.   This month, for the nurse’s carnival run by Brittney Wilson, founder of the nerdy nurse, we are required to write about the ‘ten most-read posts of […]

Merry Christmas

May you enjoy good times with family and friends during this season. May you create precious memories that will last many years. May the message of Christmas be true to you; a message of Hope, Peace and Joy. Merry Christmas!

The Importance of Visualizing your Goals

Have you met people who go through life with no goals in mind? I’m sure you have. Do you admire their lives? I know you don’t. People who have no goals in life seem to be going around in circles.   Goals give you the motivation to grow and provide you the landmarks to measure that growth. Let’s say you plan on learning to speak a new language like Chinese for instance. As you learn to speak the language, you can converse with others in their native tongue with ease and flexibility. You are able to grow and learn and […]

Burn those calories during this holiday season

During this holiday season there is so much temptation to eat dessert and sweets. Holiday parties take place nearly every day. With all the calories you consume, exercises do not have to be something you dread or procrastinate. They should also not take too much time, particularly if you are busy. In the beginning, it may seem like you cannot maintain this routine, but once you begin, exercises will become a part of your daily life. I want to share five simple exercises you can do daily to help burn all the calories you consume during this season.   1. Chair […]