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”

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?”

It Begins With the Breath

Why is awareness of our breath so important? We all do it, every day. Why would we need to “learn” how to breathe? Breathing done effectively is a means to deep healing and is a powerful tool in coping with ever-present stress and challenges of life. Breath, quite literally, is what gives us life outsideContinue reading “It Begins With the Breath”