Say What?: How Integrative Medicine Can Improve Wellness in the African-American Community

One Size Doesn’t Fit All Imagine a seesaw on a playground, where there is a teenager sitting on one end and a toddler sitting on the other end. Due to the differences in weight and size, you would expect the teenager to be sitting on the ground, while the toddler is floating in the airContinue reading “Say What?: How Integrative Medicine Can Improve Wellness in the African-American Community”

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”

Quote of the Day: Resiliency

 “The oak fought the wind and was broken, the willow bent when it must and survived.” ― Robert Jordan, The Fires of Heaven Has life ever presented you with a challenge so hard that you felt like giving up? Have you ever been placed outside of your comfort zone so much that you had noContinue reading “Quote of the Day: Resiliency”

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”