1. The Nurse Shortage and Distribution Problem

    We are not just facing a nurse shortage issue. We are also facing a nurse distribution problem. There are numerous states who are experiencing this shortage to a much greater extent than others, but there are things we CAN do to help alleviate this shortage and distribution problem. Visit us at SelfCare for HealthCare™ to learn more about ways we can all help.  …Read More

  2. The Cost of Sleep Deprivation

    Sleep deprivation has some sever costs. It endangers other workers lives and costs employers $1.4 million dollars a year. Many Americans have sleep disorders but they are often an overlooked problem most off us to do not even realize. There are certain behaviors we can modify that can help improve our quality of sleep. I discuss a few of those behaviors here and would love to share more of them wi…Read More

  3. Social Connections and Reduced Stress

    Social connections are one of the greatest predictors of happiness and reduced stress. It can often be found that those who cope best are those who increase their social interactions in the middle of stress--which is often the opposite of what we actually do. Moreover, high levels of workplace stress can bring their own sets of problems--including absenteeism, low-energy, irritability, and poor pe…Read More

  4. Reduce Workplace Stress with SelfCare

    A Gallup pole revealed that 40% of US workers felt so stressed out that they felt burned out. It does not have to be like though. Let's work together to reduce workplace stress for nurses and healthcare providers. Contact me at SelfCare for HealthCare™ to learn more!  …Read More

  5. Positive Work Environment

    Positive workplaces are incredibly important and are one of the most important factors for retention. This means more than just getting along with your co-workers. Creating a positive work environment can have numerous benefits, including better communication, better cooperation, and overall better productivity. There are many things an employer can do to create and foster a positive environment i…Read More

  6. Playfullness at Work

    Are you aware of all the benefits that playfulness has, or could have, in our lives? While there is much research showing these benefits in our personal lives, there has not been much attention given to the benefits of playfulness when it comes to organizations and workplaces. Playfulness in our workplaces have many benefits--including helping with learning, creativity and stress management. To le…Read More

  7. Nurses Feel Uncared for by Leadership

    According to this recent survey, many nurses feel their employers do not care about their personal well-being and feel their leadership does not provide the professional and personal support that they need. No wonder 1 in 5 first-year nurses quit. Let's show them how much WE DO CARE--let's give them selfcare for healthcare! To learn more about how you can show your nurses you DO care, visit us at…Read More

  8. Hire Seasoned Employees

    There are so many fabulous reasons to hire older employees, or seasoned employees, as I like to refer to them. According to Pew Research, there are actually more older Americans working now than at anytime since 2000. Many of them are retiring and looking for a second act. These seasoned employees have a lot to offer to a workplace. They are often wise and experienced, loyal, on time, and enjoy pr…Read More

  9. Healthier Employees Are Socially Connected

    The Mayo Clinic has advised that people with strong social connections are generally healthier. They have reduced risk of depression, high blood pressure and being over weight. This is important because healthier employees have so many benefits, including having higher work performance, fewer sick days, and bring more energy to the workplace. We all know that forming relationships at work can be a…Read More

  10. Happiness in the Workplace

    Happiness is one of the most overlooked aspects of health and well-being. Relationships are crucial to our happiness. Are you building friendships with those you work with, who work for you, or who you work for? Visit us at SelfCare for HealthCare™ to learn how you can improve your relationships in your workplace.…Read More