Your YogaNurse tribe prescribes cows for anxiety

Your YogaNurse tribe prescribes cows for anxiety

You are a beacon of light in a very dark world, darling nurse. You are caring for people who are suffering. This is truly a noble profession. We have greats like Florence Nightingale and we can only hope to go down in history as a pioneer and a caring problem solver. Even if it’s only among our own patients, we want to know that we made a difference.  Except…we can’t always achieve this due to…

Are you a nurse with compassion fatigue? Here’s what your heart is aching to tell you.

Are you a nurse with compassion fatigue? Here’s what your heart is aching to tell you.

The Struggle: Dodge the Lawsuit. What does your day as a nurse consist of lately? Paperwork, sacrifice and skipped lunch breaks? Ringing phones and chronic staff shortages? Paperwork. Damage control. More paperwork.     It’s almost like we’re playing “dodge the lawsuit” daily. We’re so far removed from the primary function of a nurse – caring for our patients.  We imagine we’d get time to talk to our patients, get to know them, form a trusting relationship…

Nurses, here are 7 mindful gifts to give that your future self will thank you for!

Nurses, here are 7 mindful gifts to give that your future self will thank you for!

I am nurse. I care about others and how well they’re eating, how well they’re sleeping, how much they’re exercising and I bend over backwards to ensure they have those needs met. Now, while bent over backwards, breathe in and bring awareness to how much that actually hurts your back. Ouch!  If you’re still young, your body will serve you well, so it might not be clear just how much harm you are causing to…

AHNA “Beginnings” Magazine features the story of how YogaNursing began

AHNA “Beginnings” Magazine features the story of how YogaNursing began

From humble beginnings and a life filled with a variety of joy, triumph, vigor, hardships, pain and suffering, a movement was born – YogaNursing and the YogaNurse Model of Care. It was through the struggles in my life that I found my true calling. I was inspired by my son Julian, nurses, yoga teachers and leaders in holistic medicine to create YogaNursing. It began as a simple concept and over the years it took a…

101 Awesome Nursing Tips from the Experts

101 Awesome Nursing Tips from the Experts

Nursing is the nation’s largest profession in health care. It’s oh so uber important to get advice from nurse experts before, during, and after nursing school. Here in this post, we offer you loads of actionable tips to help you experience a happy, healthy nursing career and life you love…from school and beyond. My friends at Online Nurse Practitioner Programs, asked hundreds of nurse experts to contribute and came up with a BONAZA of help…

the 3 pillars of health

In 1995, I studied with Dr. Deepak Chopra and Dr. David Simon I trained for two years to be an ayurvedic educator. Ayur…what? Ayurveda, the sister science to yoga, the science of life and longevity. Changed my life, gave me ALL the answers I was seeking to literally blow my mind and recover from my trauma dramas. I turned back the biological clock and grew younger. So can you! 1. Strong Digestion 2. Smoothe, regular…

I Don’t Have Time…is Bull

I Don’t Have Time…is Bull

What are you searching for? Something about time? What really brought you to LAND ON THIS page? Hmmm. Probably not what you think. You are here for a reason. DESTINY. It’s time to consider Meditating on this…and actually consider a meditation practice- to get clear on what you are really searching for. Saying you don’t have time to meditate …is Bull. We make time to surf the internet, watch videos and TV over multiple freaking…

How to Inject Safety Into Health Care With Self Care

“Your self-care is the heart and soul of your health-care + wealth-care.” This is the Yoga Nurse’s caring message for all Nurses. This Nurse’s Week, I thought it important to share my insightful interview on self-care safety with Dr. Mary Foley, former President of the American Nursing Association (ANA). She shares her expertise with us on Worker Safety and Safe In Common.  What has been your experience with the general “culture” or perception by nurses and other…

Why Stop Coffee + Chocolate Before A Mammogram

  Wow! Wish I would have known this before my last 2 mammograms. The results of my last two mammo’s gave me major anxiety. There was an “abnormal” finding and I had to go back for a second mammo, an ultra sound, AND a biopsy…only to find out that I had a cyst. Ugh! Very common for many women, SO…this is what I leaned in my research. Dana Simpler, M.D., an internist at Mercy Medical…