CALM – Review of an app

I have been using an app on my iPhone for meditation and sleep. Calm. On a scale of 1-10 with 10 the best – I would give it a 9.5. The only thing that keeps this from being perfect is…

“Oh No, a brouhaha!!”

“Oh No, a brouhaha!!”

“Oh No, a brouhaha !!”   One of our great challenges in life is coping the inevitable clashes which occur in our relationships whether it’s with our spouse, best friend, relatives, co-workers, or boss; it could be with anyone.  Unfortunately,…

Leaves on a Stream

Guided imagery is one of the oldest and most commonly used relaxation techniques. Words, images, and additional sensory stimuli can mobilize neurophysiology and biochemistry. By engaging the senses it can help not only with relaxation but aids with stress reduction,…

The Power of Your Touch

I have been thinking a lot lately about the power of our touch as nurses. We can have such an impact on our patients through a simple touch of the hand, a pat on the back or a hand or…

Empathy

Empathy