On Hopelessness, Health and Happiness

On Hopelessness, Health and Happiness

Greetings, Cut to the chase. I had a biopsy about 10 days ago. They found a suspicious area in my right breast, from an earlier mammogram and ultrasound. Not a lump, still a small area of unusual tissue. The expert team from the hospital I worked at for almost 20 years performed the procedure. Then came the waiting game, Easter weekend was coming up and the imaging center, where I was to return to get…

MasterClass: Position Yourself for Success as a Nurse Yoga Teacher

MasterClass: Position Yourself for Success as a Nurse Yoga Teacher

A safe, simple stress relief program anyone can do to position themselves as a nurse yoga teacher. Greetings, my soul greets your soul, First, thank you for all of your kind, enthusiatic emails in response to my newsletters. I offer my best effort to answer each letter personally. Today, I want to share what’s been showing up for me to share with you. Something passionate, timely and valuable and yes, soul stirring. By now, you know this Yoga…

Reflections from My Sabbatical + What To Do Now

Reflections from My Sabbatical + What To Do Now

Hola Beloved Soul, Yep, it’s been awhile. First, thanks for opening up this blog post. My sabbatical for my 70th birthday in 2021 is coming full circle. I took plenty of risks, riding a roller coaster of highs and lows. I took a delicious, daring chance and fell into a mature love story, all the while glamping on an obscure island. I learned how to band lobsters, cultivate oysters and enter a local seafood chowder…

Emergency TLC for the holidays

Emergency TLC for the holidays

It’s time to wrap up annus horribilis, with some TLC! The pandemic has created a new world, with more stress, anxiety, pain and suffering going viral. You’ve made sacrifices to protect the ones you love, your patients and your community.  If your heart feels wounded, broken, tender from the chaos in our world, I have a tender treatment plan for you. HERE IS YOUR FREE Emergency TLC Tx PLAN: I recently presented this to the…

MAYDAY. A Loving Update From Oh Canada

MAYDAY. A Loving Update From Oh Canada

I know it’s been a while. I wanted to check in with you and give you an update. Know l’m ever appreciative of you being here…fact is many have been getting this newsletter for 14 years!! BONUS GIFT. BE SURE TO READ ALL THE WAY TO  THE END TO GET IT.  As our current Mayday chaos in the world unfolds, a pandemic prompted my soul to move my body to Montreal, Canada. I’ve temporarily (who…

International Yoga Day with a Tibetan Nurse Super Hero

International Yoga Day with a Tibetan Nurse Super Hero

Namaste, It is time to celebrate International Yoga Day! My love for yoga goes back over 50 years and I cannot imagine where my life would be without it. It was so good that I created an entire career out of it. The most gratifying part of being the founder of the YogaNurse movement is the joy of meeting, teaching and learning from other like-minded nurses who are creating positive transformations in their lives and…

3 Day Care Plan GIVEAWAY for Nurses Week

3 Day Care Plan GIVEAWAY for Nurses Week

It’s Nurses Week and it’s also Year of the Nurse and Midwife in celebration of Florence Nightingale’s 200th Birth Anniversary. Today. May 12.  I’m sitting here thinking about how challenging it has been this year for nurses.  People all over the world are celebrating nurses and bowing to them in gratitude for the service they give but this wasn’t exactly what we had in mind for the year of the nurse. Nonetheless, I want you…

7 ways nurses benefit from yoga teacher training even if they never teach

7 ways nurses benefit from yoga teacher training even if they never teach

As a nurse interested in yoga, during this anxious time of social isolation, you may be wondering about your future life and career options.  Have you ever considered taking a Yoga Teacher Training (YTT)? You might be under the impression that the only reason to take a YTT is to teach yoga classes. This couldn’t be further from the truth. In fact YTT is wonderfully impactful in enhancing your health and expanding your income and…

FREE Giveaway to Nurses: The Yoganurse Essentials eCourse – Limited Time Offer

FREE Giveaway to Nurses: The Yoganurse Essentials eCourse – Limited Time Offer

Dearest Nurse, I’m reaching out from my nursing heart to yours and offering you a gift today.  As a nurse, I know you are on the front line of this pandemic and your life has changed drastically over a very short period of time. It’s a lot to take in and there’s much angst to process.  People are hunkered down, isolating, spreading further apart and yet at this time, we feel closer to one another than ever…

Sculpting your brain with yoga

Sculpting your brain with yoga

Namaste Dear Nurse, “Namaste” is defined as “bowing to the divine in you” in Hinduism. While I bow to the divinity in you, I acknowledge your struggles with the world we live in today. With so much suffering it can often feel hopeless and painful as your heart fills with anxiety. Does it stop you from achieving what you hope to achieve? Does it make you feel like avoiding the world, your loved ones, your…