Self Care

Can we exhale?  We got through election day, and now we are waiting.  If you are like me you have been watching the returns with some trepidation and anxiety.    The question is now what? Some individuals have been especially nasty to others for their choice in this election, even though voting is a right affordedContinue reading “Self Care”

Let’s Vote America!

Today is November 1, 2020 and the anticipation of this years vote is high. This election season has caused anxiety, worry and suspense. Personally, I can not wait until its over. It has been frustrating to say the least. Many are exhausted by the tactics used to increase turmoil, division and hate that has occurredContinue reading “Let’s Vote America!”

Scoliosis

Scoliosis, or Spinal Deformity, refers to an abnormal curvature of the spine, resulting in a person’s spine appearing to have a “C” or “S” shape. Broadly, scoliosis/spinal deformity also include conditions such as kyphosis, which is a deformity of the spine in the sagittal (side view) plane. Scoliosis can be progressive and range from mildContinue reading “Scoliosis”

Emotional Intelligence

According to Goleman & Boyatzis (2017) Emotional intelligence, also known as the ability to understand, use, and manage your own emotions in positive ways to relieve stress, communicate effectively, empathize with others, overcome challenges and defuse conflict. The four pillars of emotional intelligence include self awareness, self-management, social awareness and relationship management. We need theseContinue reading “Emotional Intelligence”

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Perhaps the most recognized symptom of breast cancer is a lump or mass in the breast tissue. While many women and men go to the doctor after finding a lump, every one should also be aware of other changes to the breast or nipple that appear abnormal.  Men can also get breast cancer and should beContinue reading “October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month”

Thoughts Become Things

Thoughts become things… choose the good ones! ® ©www.tut.com I know you have heard this saying before. The premise is our thoughts create our world, and if you think positive thoughts you create positive actions. I was talking to a friend about goal setting and creating affirmation and the site created by Mike Dooley came to mind.Continue reading “Thoughts Become Things”

Its Time to Unplug Again…

The stress of the current events has finally gotten to me! After the death of George Floyd, and the continuous media coverage, I was stressed and anxious. The lack of sensitivity by the current administration and others, compounded by the COVID-19 pandemic was depressing. I found that I really had to unplug and start doingContinue reading “Its Time to Unplug Again…”

COVID-19 UPDATE

COVID-19 has been an issue in the United States since February. The current death rate from this pandemic is 220k and the United States has 4% of the world’s population. Doctors and nurses have been on the front line of this pandemic since the beginning. The American Nurses Association (ANA) reports that half of frontContinue reading “COVID-19 UPDATE”