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Wellness 101: 9 dimensions of wellness

Your health and well-being isn’t just about nutrition and exercise. Takeaways: Take action to safeguard your health and wellness. Your health and well-being isn’t just...

How to make (and keep) a New Year’s resolution

More than half of all resolutions fail, but this year The New York Times offers some tips to help you identify the right resolution,...

Reducing holiday stress

Limiting the stress that comes with the holidays requires a bit of planning. The Cleveland Clinic offers some suggestions built around the activities that...

The Power of Introverts

Are you an introvert? If so, you may think you don’t have the right personality to be a nurse leader. Susan Cain, the author...

Nurse Helps Families Who Lost Homes in Santa Rosa Wildfire

In October, thousands of homes in Santa Rosa, California were lost to wild fires. Payton Walton, a nurse who lives in Marin and works...

Nursing Apps—For Work and Home

The season of gift-giving is upon us, and don’t you think you should start with a few gifts for yourself? The folks at MAS...

The Most Important Leadership Competencies, According to Leaders Around the World

In a March 2016 article published in Harvard Business Review, certified executive coach Dr. Sunnie Giles explores the top 10 leadership competencies identified by...

The Difference Between Being Thankful and Being Grateful

In her article on the Odyssey website (a collection of writing from young people), Tessa Masula contemplates what it means to be thankful versus...

Building Your Communication Skills Part 3

Marjorie Lee North, a consultant for political candidates, physicians, and lawyers, presented these ten tips in her blog on the Harvard University Division of...

Situational awareness and the Nursing Code of Ethics

Solving ethical dilemmas requires a thoughtful process. Takeaways Ethical dilemmas are a common occurrence in nursing, often resulting in moral distress. Situational awareness is as...

Soul habits

Use your mind and body to support your soul. Takeaways: Your outer circumstances don’t need to control your happiness, even when they may not be...

Building Your Communication Skills – Part 2

The second installment of Marjorie Lee North’s Harvard University Division of Continuing Education Professional Development website blog, focuses on putting what you learned in...
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Managing stress in health care with meditation: Got a minute?

A simple smartphone app helps reduce stress. By Donna Linette, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, and Jamethan Bryant, MSN Ed, RN, CCRN Providing bedside care is stressful, and...