'Inside us lies the potential to be great. Everyone can touch and influence others positively in their own way. So believe in your power to be great.' Fearless Motivation So where is Bee? Where did that girl who was out to find life go?: Well dear friends, I've been here. But I've been acutely … Continue reading Where is Bee?
"The strength of the team is each individual member. The strength of each member is the team." --Phil Jackson So we did it! We got the job! Hard part is over right? Well no. Not even a little. Anyone who has ever started a job knows that there is no easy slide into position. There is … Continue reading The Power of Us
Good leaders know that their people will only truly thrive not when they are pushed to be perfect but when they are encouraged to be their natural best.This is my new obsession for leadership. A complete must read. In my newest journey of learning a new position and world I am reading anything I can … Continue reading A Must Read!
Dim blue hues of light barely braking through, I breathe in deep while taking it all inside me. With true appreciation I sit still, While all around me are others wishing for sun. Oh, how perfect then is the day dawning before me, Leaves dripping and mist surrounding all it touches with gloom. I … Continue reading Rainy Days: My First True Poem
I sit here in the peaceful darkness of early morning. My sleep is all rearranged from working strange new hours and a mind that is often too busy of woulda, coulda, shoulda. And yet, I am still contentedly at peace. I long to hear the crickets but they are passed their time now as fall … Continue reading Early Morning Musing
I’m here. I love you. I don’t care if you need to stay up crying all night long, I will stay with you. If you need the medication again, go ahead and take it—I will love you through that, as well. If you don’t need the medication, I will love you, too. There’s nothing you … Continue reading The Heart of a Nurse
Word Of The Day Challenge: Mentor The time has come for me to choose a mentor. It weighs heavily on my mind as I step into a new world so different from the one I lived even three months ago. The essence of humanity that is quickly becoming lost is learning from our elders. Wisdom … Continue reading Word of the Day Challenge: Mentor
“Because one believes in oneself, one doesn’t try to convince others. Because one is content with oneself, one doesn’t need others’ approval. Because one accepts oneself, the whole world accepts him or her.” ~ Lao Tzu When I'm up all night full of doubt, I have a choice. I can get up and try again. … Continue reading Up All Night
An investment in knowledge always pays the best interest. – Benjamin Franklin 'How many times have I heard this?' I think to myself as I am walking around a brand new unit with a brand new nurse. He was soft-spoken and gentle natured. He was walking me around the back of the unit to a … Continue reading Eating Our Young
Starting a new job is like the next great adventure. The mind of the beginner is empty, free of the habits of the expert, ready to accept, to doubt, and open to all the possibilities. - Shunryu Suzuki (Zen Mind, Beginner’s Mind)