Message for New Nurses

Nursing is the most amazing profession. It will change you for the better as much as it will positively impact the lives of those you care for. It is challenging and rewarding, exhilarating, and at times exhausting. Saving lives and keeping the planet healthy are hard work! You’ll need all the support, encouragement, and determination… [Continue..]

Build a Bridge

Many of us hit low points in our life/career. I believe it is meant to shock us into action to build a bridge to a better life.   ©Donna Cardillo. All rights reserved.

Don’t Wait for Perfect

Don’t wait for circumstances to be perfect before moving forward in your life; they never will be. And so much can happen while you’re waiting. Live your life while you have the chance. No one’s path is smooth or without obstacles. ©Donna Cardillo. All rights reserved.

Adjust the view

We don’t see the world as it is; we see it as we are. We choose to look through our own lens. That means that we put a spotlight on the things we choose to look at and block out those things we choose not to see. Change the lens and the picture changes.  … [Continue..]

What Lies Ahead

Most of us have experienced life events (illness, divorce, loss, change) that altered the future we had originally envisioned for ourselves. Some of us spend much of our time and energy in regret pining for what was. Yet philosopher Joseph Campbell says, “We must be willing to get rid of the life we planned, so… [Continue..]