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​Are You Caught in the Drama Triangle?

One of the most common, and potentially dangerous, activations we can experience is to perceive ourselves and others through the lens of the “Drama Triangle.” The perspective of the “Drama Triangle” is that people are considered heroes (stronger or smarter than others), victims (weaker or more...

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The Core Values of ​Holistic Nursing

The art and science of holistic nursing emanates from five core values. These values reflect an integrated approach to caring for the whole person, including body, mind, spirit, emotion, energetic and cultural/environmental connections. Core Value 1. Holistic Philosophy, Theories, and...

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"The Top Environmental Problems Are Selfishness, Greed and Apathy"

How can nurses contribute to solving the biggest threat to health: the degradation and loss of our ecosystem / natural environment? "I used to think the top environmental problems were biodiversity loss, ecosystem collapse and climate change. I thought that with 30 years of good science we...

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You Are a Powerful Gift

On this Winter Solstice, I am deeply grateful for all the ways nurses share their love and light in the world. 2019 has been a tumultuous year that is leading to profound changes, personally and globally. The positive impact of those changes are barely visible, but we can see the...

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A Psychiatric Nurse Questions the “Values Conversation”

Several years ago, my friend Elise Foreman-Carter, RN, BSN, became board-certified as a Nurse Coach. The conditions of her work environment at the time prompted her to look at large structural issues and the impact they had on nurses’ interpersonal relationships, communities, and politics and how...

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Limiting Eating Times Could Reduce Obesity & Diabetes

People who have obesity, high blood sugar, high blood pressure or high cholesterol are often advised to eat less and move more, but new research suggests there is another simple tool to fight off these diseases: restricting your eating time to a daily 10-hour window. Studies done in mice and...

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3 Tools to Help You Empower Your Inner Climate Scientist

It can be hard to understand what all the climate change data means and what can actually be done to avoid the scariest potentials. That's why universities, nonprofits and businesses are creating tools to help non-experts conduct research of their own. 1. En-ROADS Lets You Choose Your Own...

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Do You Know Which Non-organic Foods Are Safe to Eat & Which Ones Aren’t?

The answer changes each year, but the Environmental Working Group (EWG) stays on top of the latest information and synthesizes it for you in it's annual Dirty Dozen™ and Clean Fifteen™ lists. Use EWG’s Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen lists to keep yourself, your family, and the environment safer...

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Invitation to Grow & Move Forward

At any given moment you have a choice: Step forward into growth or step backward into safety. How do you know the difference? You can feel it in your body. Backward steps disguise themselves as "easy" because they're familiar feel just like they sound: regressing, stifling, or...

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Does Eating Animals that Are Resistant to Antibiotics Increase the Human Risk for Antibiotic Resistance?

Flourishing antibiotic resistance is just one of the many public health crises influenced by factory farming, and all of them can be traced to the current "factory farm" approach to raising animals for food. This approach rewards "high stocking density," in which productivity is measured by how...

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