I have recently been taking mental inventory of my thoughts. It is amazing how negative my self-talk is in my head. I often hear myself say statements like, "you're so dumb", "you aren't qualified" or "they won't like you".
I am incredibly close to my 20th year as a nurse. As this anniversary approaches, I have been thinking a lot about my nursing legacy. As a mid-career professional, I find myself faced with new situations and opportunities.
I am no longer the bright-eyed, bushy-tailed nu...
Experts everywhere say there is an art to finding the right balance of poetry and prowess. Your resume is like a mirror. It must be clean and have all the dust removed in order to see a clear reflection of who you are.
Have you ever visited a carnival house of mirrors? As you wind through the maze of mirrored passageways, you’re met with your reflection. Sometimes, it is true to life and other times it is a distorted image of reality.
This distortion can cause a confusing, disorientin...
Nurse work environments can be toxic. Lack of leadership, poor communication, cynicism and high stress levels can quickly make the best work environment crumble. This negativity can seep into all aspects of your life if you don’t control it.