Tell Your Nursing Stories

Stories, however short, are a powerful way to define and delineate the real value of what nurses do. This piece by Lynn Visser, RN beautifully illustrates how nurses make an impact. “I held her hand, looked her in the eye, and told her the procedure was all over. Then I said, ‘I was there the… [Continue..]

Create Your Own Positive Reality in Nursing

Don’t buy into anyone’s negative stereotypes or opinions about nurses. Some people thrive on negativism. Create your own positive reality. You’ll be happier and more successful, and you’ll positively influence those around you. ~Donna Cardillo   ©Donna Cardillo. All rights reserved.

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..]