‘Gratitude’

  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 […]