We all have something to give and need to work together in health care. You have something to offer that I don’t have and vice versa. Without each other it might not work or at the very least it wouldn’t be as easy. When Health Care People Work Together This weekend has made me think […]

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It seems foolish to think that what one wears does affect one’s attitude, but it definitely can. Have you ever worn something to a party and felt absolutely beautiful and important? If you are not wearing an elegant outfit to a formal affair I am sure that you feel out of place and just want […]

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How does one’s attitude toward work effect the work that one is expected to do on a regular basis? Do people have attitudes toward work or is work just something you do to survive? One goes to work because he gets paid. You don’t have to like it or hate it. You just have to […]

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What do you say when you first meet someone at a social gathering and that person wants to know who you are?  My guess is that you answer by telling him what you do.  You tell them that you are a nurse and you work at xyz doing abc.  This tells him little about who […]

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I am sure that many of us have been or are in this position.  To be told constantly that you can’t do anything right has to have an effect on you.  Sooner or later you believe what others or another are saying.  Once this happens the person that is being constantly putdown reacts and behaves […]

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Happiness is hard to define.  It is definitely a feeling and putting feelings into words is hard.  Webster’s definition of happiness is “a state of well-being and contentment–a pleasurable or satisfying experience”.    What is Happiness? How do you put this definitiion into words.  What is a state of well-being or contentment?  This could be […]

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Everyone has the right and the ability to control their own nursing career.  We all have contol of our own lives and destiny. When one takes control of his own life it is empowering.  It is within everyone’s realm to do so Control Vs. Lack Of Control Control issues are huge.  No one likes feeling […]

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We all have attitudes.  An attitude is defined as a settled way of thinking or feeling about someone or something, typically one that is reflected in a person’s behavior.  In this article we are focusing on your attitude toward power.  How does your attitude toward power affect how you work in your job in health […]

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What makes a good manager?  I am sure we all have responses to this from personal experience.  We have all had supervisors that we thought were good and others that we thought were terrible.  What do you see as important in a supervisor and if you go into management you need to already have or […]

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How does solving issues in a hospital get done?  Good question and many times it does not get done and things remain the same forever.  However, sometimes they can not continue.  Something has to be done to solve the problem.  Discard Defeatist Attitude The first thing that has to happen is to recognize that there […]

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