Mind-Body-Spirit

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Colorful antidotes for a black-and-white world

Janice Spillane, MS, RN, of Ridge, New York, started her career as a critical care nurse, working in an environment she describes as “largely black and white. To counteract the sterile perspective, I began...
Exercise

How to start your personal exercise program

Getting fitter gets easier when you design your exercise program to suit your needs. A fitness expert tells how to develop a safe and effective program.

This sculptor creates with surgiucal drill and diamond burrs

Meet pediatric nurse Anthony Walker who expresses himself in wonderful sculptures.

My Son has Tourette syndrome

Read this nurse's remarkable story of devotion and acceptance.

Tired of being tired? Try Pilates!

These basic Pilates exercises will not only make you stronger and more flexible - they will enregize you.

Promoting self-caring and healing in your work environment

Make your work environment more soothing and improve your peace of mind by creating an oasis of calm.

The caring-quilting connection

Even if you're not a quilt connoisseur, you're sure to appreciate the beauty and handiwork of this nurse's quilt. Its creator sees profound parallels between quilting and nursing.

Helping caregivers cope with death

A one-day retreat called Mindfulness, Meditaion, and Coping with Death helps healthcare professionals deal with patients' deaths.
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Reflections on nursing in Vietnam

Mary Jo Rice-Mahoney, RN, MSN, Colonel U.S. Army, Retired, knows what it’s like to practice nursing in a war zone. She began her military career during her junior year of nursing school in 1968,...

Using power skills for personal wellness

Here's expert advice on how to manage your own self-care.

Cultivating personal courage

Do you see yourself as a victim? Are you hesitant to speak up, even with your well-being at stake? Learn how to be braver and overcome everyday challenges by discovering your true self, widening your perspective, and challenging assumptions.

Memory pegging

Forgetting is frustrating. To make memorizing fun, "peg" each item on your to-do list.

This nurse writes exceptional verse

Nurse Cortney Davis creates deeply moving poems from the pain and pathos that caregivers encounter every day.