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Let there be peace

A special holiday message from our editor-in-chief.

Health, safety, & wellness

Nursing is a rewarding profession based on caring, giving, helping, and educating. It involves caring for others, from beautiful newborns to pain-wracked hospice patients....

Compassion holds everything together

Despite our physical separation from each other, we’re still all connected and react to what happens to each other. Compassion is the unifying force that holds it all together.

Carefronting: An innovative approach to managing conflict

Nick Chase is an emergency department (ED) charge nurse. He and Michelle Stanley have worked together for the past 3 years. Their relationship has...

A ROADMAP involves patients and families in the plan of care

This electronic tool keeps patients and families informed on key aspects of care.

Defusing lateral violence and abuse

If you’ve been on the receiving end of this behavior, you need to express your needs and set boundaries assertively.

The ethical will: A loving legacy

An ethical will serves as a vehicle for distilling a lifetime of wisdom and relaying messages of hope and love.

The Higgs boson particle glues it together, but we give it meaning

Discovery of the “God particle” reinforces both the standard model of particle physics and the quantum model.

The quantum edge: Emotional contagion

Quantum physics suggests that if you hang around happy people, you’ll be happier.

Pooling the power of goodness to create change

Commitment and compassion can do more to transform health care than any competitive business model can.