Why Is It Difficult To Forgive A Coworker?

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Caregivers and nurses like everyone else find themselves in situations where they are hurt by a coworker. When a coworker causes hurt, you feel so much pain and you find that you are struggling with forgiveness. Many people find it difficult to forgive a coworker that has offended them. This is a two-part article where in this first part I want us to focus on the causes and effects of hurt and look at what forgiveness means.   Definition When I looked at the Oxford dictionary for the meaning of forgiveness, it defined it as, “to grant free pardon and […]

Go for Gold! What Can Nurses and Caregivers Learn?

Go for Gold ! What Nurses and Caregivers Can Learn.

David Rudisha of Team Kenya got the gold medal for the 800 meters in this year’s Olympics. He went further and broke the world record finishing the race at a record time of 1 minute 40.91 seconds. The 800 meters race is one of the most challenging races to win. There are a few lessons that nurses and caregivers can learn from David Rudisha.    Right Mindset David Rudisha had his mind-set on getting the Gold Medal. That was his goal. Nurses and caregivers need to have a mindset of succeeding in whatever ambition they may have. It may be to […]

6 Tips on Caring for Your Loved One When They are Suddenly Hospitalized.

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    Unexpected hospitalization can suddenly happen to your family member or loved one. It is usually quite a scary experience because we all fear the worst outcome. You may find that you do not know what to do because you are filled with panic. In this article I will give you some tips on how to care for your loved one when they are suddenly hospitalized.   Participate in the care You want to be involved in their care in a positive way. This includes researching the disease so that you can better understand what is going on. You […]

How to Build Positive Relationships with Your Patients.

    As caregivers and nurses, your work involves working with patients every single day. If you don’t have a positive relationship with your patients, it can be very stressful. It is never fun spending your time around people who you have a poor relationship with. In this article, I want  to share a few tips on how to build positive relationships with your patients.   Communication How you communicate with your patient is the key to having a positive relationship. It’s important to always introduce yourself. Sometimes we get so busy dealing with so many patients that we forget […]

How To Get The Most Benefit From Your Preceptor.

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  The new trend nowadays is that new employees do not have the luxury of spending too much time in orientation. The orientation period is getting shorter and shorter and you are expected to be working on your own after a few weeks. With some companies, orientation may only be a few days unless you are a new graduate. The days you spend with your preceptor should be spent wisely with the goal of learning as much as possible. There are 6 ways that I want us to focus on, on how to get the most benefit from your preceptor. […]

National Nurses Week.

    Remember,  this is National Nurses’ Week which is celebrated annually from May 6th to May 12th. Do you know any nurses? This is the week that we remember nurses and their contribution to humanity. Even if you do not know one personally as a friend, I am sure you can think of a nurse that took such good care of you or your loved one when you or they were ill. I challenge you to thank at least 2 nurses this week and tell them how much you appreciate them. You can go the extra mile and buy […]