Just Say No

“If you want more time, freedom, and energy, start saying no.” Anonymous I have been thinking a lot about the the word “no” lately. Why is it such a hard thing to say for so many people? Why does it inspire an icky, sticky sort of feeling every time we know we are going toContinue reading “Just Say No”

The Decision to Practice Silence

“I think 99 times and find nothing. I stop thinking, swim in silence, and the truth comes to me.“ Albert Einstein Good morning. I decided a week ago to find a day to practice silence for 24 hours. That silence begins as soon as I finish this post. What does it mean to practice silence?Continue reading “The Decision to Practice Silence”

My Plant Medicine Story

Hurt people hurt people. When I first heard this statement it took about 15 seconds to process the message and meaning. Once I comprehended it I came to realize at a very deep level how true this is for essentially every person on the planet, including me. So what? What does that mean? For meContinue reading “My Plant Medicine Story”

Life Lessons Learned from a Nurse

I received my RN license 20 years ago this July. That is strange to say and makes me feel ancient. I remember what I used to think of the nurses that had been around the block…they just seemed so old! If you had told me back then where I would be now, the incredible peopleContinue reading “Life Lessons Learned from a Nurse”

What does it mean to be a Heart Centered Nurse?

In stepping away from my career as an Operating Room Nurse Manager, one of the gifts I wanted to give myself was the time to process all of the lessons and learning I had absorbed or actively pursued over the years. One thing I felt most passionate about and loved doing as a nurse leaderContinue reading “What does it mean to be a Heart Centered Nurse?”