Monthly archives: May, 2020

Nurses – Leading, learning and growing together

 “Let us never consider ourselves finished nurses. We must be learning all of our lives.” – Florence Nightingale Lifelong learners Are you a geek like me? I really do love learning new things! There is something amazing about opening your brain to the possibilities. At 58 years young, I am convinced that lifelong learning keeps …

Recognition and Appreciation this Nurses Week

“People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care.” Theodore Roosevelt This Nurses’ Week is all about recognition – recognizing the many contributions nurses make daily. I would like to add appreciation. Each are important yet different. Recognition is about what people do; appreciation is about who they are. Honoring …

Nurse’s Week – Caring for Yourself

“Did you hear about the woman found wandering alongside the road? They don’t know her name but they know she is a nurse because the back was broken, the ankles were swollen, the nerves were frayed, and the bladder was full”  Author unknown Self-care is essential Terrible joke, right? Unfortunately some of it may be …