Diversity in Nursing?: A Brief Look At Why Black Nurses Are So Important In Healthcare

HAPPY BLACK HISTORY MONTH! The care and contribution of the black nurse in the United States stems well over a century. Since the arrival to this country, African-Americans have received the brutal end of health care and health outcomes due to unjust and discriminatory practices. The path to becoming licensed healthcare professionals was no exception.Continue reading “Diversity in Nursing?: A Brief Look At Why Black Nurses Are So Important In Healthcare”

Got Maskne? Top 3 Ways to Reduce Your Mask Acne

Whether you’re a working professional or simply protecting yourself and others during the current health pandemic, pretty much everyone has had experiences wearing a face mask. Depending on your daily activities or work responsibilities, you may be wearing a mask all day long, which can take a huge toll on your skin. These changes inContinue reading “Got Maskne? Top 3 Ways to Reduce Your Mask Acne”

3 Ways To Show Love To The Nurse In Your Life

Nurses have a reputation of being kind, considerate, selfless, and knowledgeable. We work long hours (often 8-12hr shifts) 3-5 days a week. These shifts can be filled with fast-paced decision making, flexibility, and us going above and beyond for others. The amount of energy expended during our workdays can be draining both mentally and physically.Continue reading “3 Ways To Show Love To The Nurse In Your Life”

It’s The Detox For Me: Why Detoxing Can Help You Reset Your Mind, Body, and Goals

Anyone who knows me knows I love a good Monday. Monday to me is the day of the week where possibilities seem endless, new beginnings can emerge, and whatever seemed to be holding me back the week before had just a little less grip. Sure, you can look at the cup half empty on MondaysContinue reading “It’s The Detox For Me: Why Detoxing Can Help You Reset Your Mind, Body, and Goals”

Quote of the Day: When Life Gives You Peanuts

“If one is lucky, a solitary fantasy can totally transform one million realities.” -Maya Angelou (The Heart of a Woman) This quote reminds me that a dream is never to unreal to be impactful. I’m sure when George Washing Carver began to think of all the possibilities the peanut could produce, people laughed. However, hisContinue reading “Quote of the Day: When Life Gives You Peanuts”