Meaningful CE Courses & Coaching to Help Nurses & Their Patients Enjoy Stronger Holistic Health

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Working Mindfully with a Fearful or Angry Brain

Do I have an angry brain? At times I sure do, I have a brain that will blow up like a volcano. I do not have an angry brain all the time, just some of the time. It can happen when my teenage boys forget to do the chores, even when I have left a reminder note on the kitchen table. Or when my cell...

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Piracy of a Nurse-Owned Business: How My Trust Was Shattered and What I Learned From It

I was recently discussing a program with a colleague who is creating a breakthrough course for nurse innovators. Talking with her reminds me of all the work I have done in this field and inspires my own sense of creativity and inspiration. It’s akin to how it felt when I made a conscious...

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The Easiest (and Best) Way to Create a CE Course (Step-by-Step Process)

Don't let it take months or years to get your CE course up and running. Most people are so worried about getting it "right" or giving enough "value" that they either create and create, hoping to make a masterpiece OR they feel stuck in procrastination and can't move forward in a meaningful...

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Beyond Business as Usual

Nurses: What does your heart & body long for in moving beyond business as usual to something radically better for the whole of life... people, animals, plants and planet? Sharon Burch, MSN, APRN, PHCNS-BC, APHN-BC, HWNC-BC is a holistic nurse coach & business owner with more than 30...

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Post Traumatic Growth

“Post-traumatic growth” is a term coined by University of North Carolina psychologists Richard Tedeschi and Lawrence Calhoun. It describes the growth that many survivors discover in the process of healing from a traumatic experience. After counseling people who had lost loved ones, were...

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Thinking Differently About Pain

We assume that pain is a universal experience, shared by all people, but it isn’t. In cultures where the experience of pain is seen as a hindrance to essential daily functioning, many people give birth, experience dental procedures or recover from surgery with little to no pain. Why? Their...

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What Does It Mean to Forgive?

When we forgive someone, it doesn't mean that what they've done is OK. It means we don't carry bitterness about their actions, and that frees us of the power they had over us. The person may never acknowledge the hurt they caused us, but if we hold on to that hurt and anger, we are hurting...

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How Do You Treat Yourself in Difficult Times?

On a scale of 0 to 10, how much compassion do you give yourself when you are having a hard time? If you aren't sure, here’s a quick tool that can help you gauge your self-compassion. Instructions Read each statement carefully before answering. In the space to the left of each item, indicate...

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How to Be a Healing Presence

“Healing presence is the condition of being consciously and compassionately in the present moment with another, believing in and affirming their potential for wholeness wherever they are in life.” ~ James E. Miller in “The Art of Being a Healing Presence” Learning to be a healing presence is...

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10 Effective Responses When Someone Is Struggling

Do you ever feel inadequate or unsure of how to respond when someone lets you know they are struggling? These ten messages can help you. You can communicate these messages overtly or just through your presence. If you consistently respond these messages, you will notice that people soften,...

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