"Two hands holding another"

My mom and I were at the Bloomsburg Fair, an annual week-long event in central Pennsylvania; I couldn’t have been more than a teen...
"Girl holding inspirational quote in front of face"

A good quote can lift you up when you’re feeling blue. It can inspire you to reach your goals. It can even make you...
"Smiling Asian woman on street"

Today, when stereotypes are rampant and when confusion is the common prescription in health care, I find it necessary to share my views of a...
"Tropical plants with a light blue background"

It’s estimated by the World Health Organization (WHO) that one in four people will suffer from a severe mental health problem at some point...
"Three female friends laughing together"

We all have good and bad days when it comes to working as a nurse. On my best days, I can’t imagine working in any...
"Tulips on a blue background"

Spring is that wonderful time of year when nature affords us new opportunities to bring peace and balance into our hectic day-to-day lives. It’s...
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Need some fresh ideas to spice up your off-hours? Take a peek inside the day planners of some of your fellow nurses for inspiration. I love hibernating...
"Woman burnt out on bed in dark room"

It’s no secret. Nurses burn out, and burn out often. I’ve known quite a number of nurses during my travels who just fizzled out...
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Very often, nurses find that their work seems to follow them–on vacation, to the store, at the kids’ soccer games. After awhile, we begin...
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We all know them. We’ve all worked with them. And I’m willing to bet if you’ve been a nurse for more than a handful...