Tag Archive: self-care

May
05

What We Really Need For Nurses Week!

by Kelsey Rowell, RN Nurses are some of the strongest, most intelligent, hard-working, selfless, and caring individuals on the face of the planet! They work tirelessly day after day, taking care of others. Some days, lunch breaks don’t exist. Some days, the bathroom has to wait 6 hours. Some days, you just can’t ever seem …

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May
08

Forever Gifts

My maternal grandmother was 98 years old when she peacefully passed away in her sleep. Other than osteoarthritis, she had no life limiting disease. She had outlived all her family and friends and as a devout Christian, she was fearless of her inevitable transition. Fling open the gates, she was ready! With only a 4th …

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May
06

Self-Care From Florence Nightingale

Ouiet in our own rooms (and a room of your own is specially for each one here) — we have bustle every day — a few minutes of calm… how indispensible it is, in this ever increasing hurry of life! When we live ‘so fast’ do we not require a breathing time, a moment or …

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Apr
30

Lessons on Resiliency

I was asked last week to do a workshop on resiliency and how it relates to self-care. In the small group discussions, a new manager said, “How do I get it?” (meaning resiliency, as if to write down a recipe) Another more seasoned person said, “You don’t just get it. It has to be cultivated …

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