My 30 Day Alcohol Free Experiment

Ah, to be alcohol free, some may not even blink an eye at that, and others may feel that that is a huge mountain to climb. I'm in the latter. It seems like a really hard task. source: packhealth.com Have you ever heard of the transtheoretical model of change? It is a theory that when … Continue reading My 30 Day Alcohol Free Experiment

self doubt

Good Afternoon! or Good Morning! Wherever this may find you. I really wanted to share with you about how I manage self doubt, and insecurities. I think this is something important to talk about, and I wish that I had learned this much earlier in my life. I remember growing up, hearing the phrase, "Just … Continue reading self doubt

Mental Health is for all, including you, the Caregiver

I recently attended a 5 day workshop with Alberta Health Services called Clinical Foundations. One of the topics that the workshop covered was "Care for the Clinician". This one really struck me in the heart strings. You know when you get goosebumps when you hear something profound, or something just moves you... During this workshop, … Continue reading Mental Health is for all, including you, the Caregiver

What’s the difference between an LPN & an RN?….And a little bit of why I’m a mad LPN.

Oh the famous question. What is the difference between an LPN and an RN? It seems like a loaded question, but its really not. At least not in Alberta. And we need to just focus on our province of Alberta right now, cause thats where I live, and well thats sort of part of the … Continue reading What’s the difference between an LPN & an RN?….And a little bit of why I’m a mad LPN.

Canadian Nurses Play Poker on Breaks

Winner takes stable patients, loser gets to float on Medicine! I'm just kidding! Apparently Senator Walsh would beg to differ... When I heard about Senator Walsh's comments; I wanted to know what brought on her talk about nurses. After doing some light reading I discovered from Forbes.com that... "Washington State Senator Maureen Walsh said the … Continue reading Canadian Nurses Play Poker on Breaks