Wow, it’s August already! Of course, that means we’re nearing the end of summer (in the Northern Hemisphere) and getting ready to go back to school. Nursing students may have taken the summer off, but many take classes through the shortened summer semester or summer quarter sessions. For many nurses,
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Guest Author: Debra A. Wolff I’m very excited to welcome my colleague Debra A. Wolff, DNS, PCNP, RN as a guest author for the last post of the month. Dr. Wolff is the president/chief executive officer of NURSES-Ready for the Next Step, a business to help prepare nurses for
“Sitting disease” is a (non-medical) term given to the long-term effects of sitting too long and a sedentary lifestyle, in general. Recently studies have been published about the health effects of desk jobs – that is, any job for which the employee sits for most or all of the day.
This month’s blog theme is personal health and wellness and this post is about being present in the moment — whether you are sharing that moment with family or friends or having some time to yourself — being mindful of the moments of our lives leads to greater satisfaction and greater
This post is publishing on July 4th — so Happy Fourth of July to readers in the US! It’s July and it’s the middle of summer is here in the US and many parts of the Northern Hemisphere; it’s the middle of winter in the Southern Hemisphere. Whatever the season where
To my readers from all over the world — Whichever holiday you celebrate — I wish you all a very Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, and Happy Kwanzaa this holiday season! My very best wishes for a healthy and happy New Year, also! Warmly, Cathy
The posts this month have focused on productivity and in forming better work habits so that you can stay focused and get things done. So I think the best suggestion to help you incorporate these ideas is for you to read a great book on good habits! The book I’m
Thanks to my subscribers and those of you who have shared this website with your friends and colleagues! I’m working very hard to provide you with content that will help you in your personal and professional lives. I hope you celebrate all the things that make you happy and thankful
Parkinson’s Law is the notion that “work is elastic” – that the relationship between the work to be done and the amount of time it will take to do it is related to the amount of time one is given to complete the work (Parkinson, 1955). In other words,
Thank a Vet! I want to say Thank You to my family, friends, and former students who are currently serving and who have served in the military. Without their sacrifice, America would be a very different place and we owe you a huge debt of gratitude for your service.