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Healthy Yes, Healthy No

Have you ever struggled with boundaries? Have you said “no” to someone, but that filled you with anxiety? Or maybe you felt guilty afterwards? We can learn to give healthy “no” and “yes” responses. Here’s a way to say “no” differently; a way that is helpful and easy. (Really) Learning to say...

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Copyrights, Trademarks & Website Protection for Nurse Educators & Business Owners

LEGAL PROTECTION for your innovative work is a matter of protecting your HOLISTIC HEALTH! That is what Lisa Fraley, JD, Attorney and Legal Coach (R) says and I believe her. Why? Because if you are a deeply empowered nurse who is called to make lasting change to improve your life and the...

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A Holistic Nurse Practitioner Becomes Her Own Patient

I have been a nurse for over twenty years and a holistic nurse practitioner for 13 of those years. This is the story of how I became my own patient and found healing through mindful self-care, holistic modalities, and herbalism. I think my story will resonate with most nurses, especially those...

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Mighty Chamomile: Herbal Medicine Uses, History & Tips

What do you think of when you think of chamomile tea? Some people might associate common herbal tea with their elderly relatives. Many people reach for chamomile when they are feeling stressed and worried, they find it comforting. I drank chamomile tea all throughout my workday a few years ago...

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The Vagal Nerve & COVID Connection

Self-care improves the health of the whole mind-body system. Increasingly, the key to self-care seems to be the vagus nerve. While some people await a silver-bullet treatment and a future vaccine for COVID, the benefits associated with soothing the vagus nerve are accessible by everyone right...

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How to Use Herbs for Stress Reduction in Your Nursing Practice

Nursing is one of the most stressful occupations in our country. Of course, it is also one of the most rewarding, but that meaningful perk does not come without a toll. Nurses were feeling the effects of stress, burnout, and even PTSD before the onset of the COVID crisis. Now the stress has...

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Do You Talk to Patients About Herbal Medicine for Stress?

Are you a nurse or nurse practitioner who regularly sees patients? What do you say to patients who share with you that they are using herbal medicine for symptoms of stress, anxiety, tension or insomnia? Do you have a prepared response like “That's not something I know much about, but if it's...

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Are We Really So Different?

It’s probably been a while since you’ve heard someone say, “You know, he may have a point,” or “I see where she’s coming from, I never thought of it that way.” We are becoming an increasingly polarized society, digging in our heels with respect to our own beliefs, and closing ourselves off to any...

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How Do You Choose Your Mentors?

Some of the most important decisions you’ll ever make is in choosing your mentors. Whether it's a paid teacher or a generous elder, their way of being in the world will influence yours, so choose carefully. Regardless of how successful they may appear, be wary of the mentors who steer you...

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Four Essential Steps that Transform Our Stress Response

The unknown is the new normal. There are two aspects of the unknown that we have to face in the present world. The unknown of the outside and the unknown of our inside. When our mind becomes fixated on the unknown of the outside, we can feel helpless, out of control, and overwhelmed. The good...

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