The Day (and Night) I Almost Lost Moozie

The Day (and Night) I Almost Lost Moozie

I have a new pet. His name is Moozie (it was also once, Tom, Chili, and Moo-Moo). My awesome husband Patrick aka Yubbies picked him. He was the tiny kitty, sitting lifeless in his litter box at the local pound. As soon as he was in our arms, he snuggled in and knew he was ‘ours’. Best decision. Everrrr.

This is the story of the Day (and Night) I almost lost my Moozie.

Show Up, Listen Deep, and Impact One Person at a Time: Podcast

Show Up, Listen Deep, and Impact One Person at a Time:  Podcast

I had the honor of being interviewed by Elizabeth Scala for her podcast, Your Next Shift: A Nursing Career Podcast for Nurses and Nursing Students

I shared some serious transparency and things I’ve learned in my Nursing career- the good, the bad and the ugly- and parts of what makes me human.

A special thank you to Elizabeth and her tireless work to support the Nursing profession through her visionary work. She da bomb!

The Business of Nurse Coaching

The Business of Nurse Coaching

Registered Nurses are highly skilled, educated, professional, trustworthy and adaptable. They can work in ANY environment effectively and efficiently- not just traditional roles like a hospital. Check out this blog from Amelia Roberts RN from Solutions by Amelia as she interviews Nurse Coach Nicole Vienneau RN, MSN, NC-BC on the Business of Nursing.

De-Stress with Breathing Techniques

De-Stress with Breathing Techniques

Today’s negative effects of chronic stress on our bodies, minds and spirits are well documented.

So, how do we reduce this over-stimulation and combat the constant burden of stress on our bodies, minds and spirits- especially because each of us is unique?  We try different things to calm our system and help us regenerate and repair. 

De-Stress breathing techniques are a simple way to begin your exposure to stress-reduction tools. 

Nurse Coaches are Essential to Healing Healthcare

Nurse Coaches are Essential to Healing Healthcare

Nurse Coaches do not treat diseases or body parts, instead they honor people as unique, individual beings, comprised of wisdom and strengths.  They engage patients and their families in all health-related decisions.  Nurse Coaches see the possibility for healing and connect with patients on a deep level, and why they are essential in the healthcare space.

Stages of Change

Stages of Change

Change does not happen lickity-split.  Ever watch a plant grow?  It takes determination, attention, education, fertilization and time.  Change is difficult. Change is complex, and while no one theory can explain all the nuances of behavior change, there are a few models that describe how many people cycle through stages of adaptation. Today's blog discusses the most common one and how you might feel to walk through each stage.

Setting Goals for Health, Wholeness & Behavior Change

Setting Goals for Health, Wholeness & Behavior Change

You are perfect the way you are, BUT, if deep down, you know something is off, or you don't feel your best, then crafting a goal to move you towards feeling better is something to consider!  Creating a SMART goal is easy, effective and fun and will have you living life with vitality and energy.

Let Go

Let Go

Keeping secrets & living with fear & shame allows us to build upon the ugliness of our own internal stories, making them difficult to overcome.  When you Let Go, you begin to open yourself up to the possibility of healing, allowing yourself to learn from mistakes, & then, in time, you will  begin to flourish, as you honor your past.

Phyto-WHAT?

Phyto-WHAT?

The value of plants far exceeds vitamins and nutrients.  Phytonutrients tell our bodies what to do and how to do it at the cellular level.  So when mom said, "eat your veggies, they're good for you", she was right!