Does having tattoo(s) as a healthcare professional decrease the perception of professionalism? An interesting topic that hadn’t crossed my mind until recently. Sometime ago, I accidentally stumbled across the Instagram hashtag #nurseswithtattoos! There is over 10K post with this hashtag (granted not all of the photos with this hashtag contain nurses with tattoos), regardless there …

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Happy New Year!

It’s a new year – new you – new mindset! The beginning of the year often signifies a reset for change in habits and mindsets. However, one doesn’t have to wait for a new year to resolve and reset! After all according to Birch (2018) 23% of resolutions fail within the first week, 60% of …

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A Nurse Haiku

Nursing resilience comes in many forms of activities and practices. Reflect back to last week… how did you incorporate resiliency to prevent burnout? After developing last weeks post. I had a need to contribute and dedicate a poem regarding our profession. One of the podcast I listen to, Happier always offers Happiness Hacks for listeners to try …

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