Incivility & Bullying Within the Profession of Nursing: Is Peace In Our Time Possible?

  I find it frustrating to acknowledge that despite all the work of recent years to implement initiatives aimed at creating healthy and safe workplace environments, that lateral and horizontal hostility still remains within the nursing profession. I think we all hoped that when the idea of Zero Tolerance bloomed into an actual Human Resource […]

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New Book: The Delicate Balance; A Mindful Approach to Self-Care for Professional & Family Caregivers

  Phyllis Quinlan, RN-Bc, PhD mfwconsultants@gmail.com http://www.mfwconsultants.com New Book Provides Insight and Guidance for Professional and Family Caregivers Struggling with the Consequences of Caring Too Much: Compassion Fatigue The Delicate Balance is a must read resource for professional and family caregivers who are encountering the aftermath of neglecting to take as good care of themselves […]

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The Tao Te Ching: Verse Eighty

Small country, few people Let them have many weapons but not use them Let the people regard death seriously And not migrate far away Although they have boats and chariots They have no need to take them Although they have armors and weapons They have no need to display them Let the people return to […]

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The Tao Te Ching: Verse Sixty-One

The large country is like the lowest river The converging point of the world The receptive female of the world The female always overcomes the male with serenity Using serenity as the lower position Thus if the large country is lower than the small country Then it can take the small country If the small […]

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The Tao Te Ching: Verse Fifty-Two

The world has a beginning We regard it as the mother of the world Having its mother We can know her children Knowing her children Still holding on to the mother Live without danger all through life Close the mouth Shut the doors Live without toil all through life Open the mouth Meddle in the […]

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The Tao Te Ching: Verse Forty-Two

Tao produces one One produces two Two produce three Three produce myriad things Myriad things, backed by yin and embracing yang Achieve harmony by integrating their energy What the people dislike Are alone, bereft, and unworthy But the rulers call themselves with these terms So with all things Appear to take loss but benefit Or […]

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The Tao Te Ching: Verse Forty-One

Higher people hear of the Tao, they diligently practice it Average people hear of the Tao They sometimes keep it and sometimes lose it Lower people hear of the Tao, they laugh loudly at it If they do not laugh, it would not be the Tao Therefore a proverb has the following: The clear Tao […]

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