If you aren’t a nurse, have never been treated by a nurse or know for a fact that a nurse will never touch you or your family’s lives, you can stop reading now. Are you still here? I sure hope so because according to our very rough calculations based on … Continue reading Why Everyone Should Care about Nurse Burnout: Recognition at the Frontline
When was the last time you did something for the first time? I first heard that phrase from my speaker buddy, Linda Edgecombe. It really makes you think, doesn’t it? Well for me it jazzes me up to try new things (grab your copy of The Try Angle – A … Continue reading Been Embarrassed Lately?
I was fortunate enough to have three healthy children. We rarely made a trip to the hospital, they did well in school and were relatively trouble-free. Not every family breezes through child raising as lucky as we were. Childhood illnesses, behaviour challenges and learning struggles all add to the already … Continue reading Neurodiversity
This is going to sound odd and I’m just telling the essence of the story but … I told a woman I was working with that I thought she was beautiful. Immediately tears welled up in her eyes and she began to cry. “I’m not.” she replied. It was so … Continue reading What Motivates You?
Do something fun. Recently I asked my audience to make tent cards with their name (or whatever name they wanted to be called that day). I didn’t notice Francesca’s last name on her name card until lunchtime. It said “Franseca Bananahammer!” “Hmmm, what’s up with this?” I asked, picking up … Continue reading There I am, being human again.