1. Managing Incivility in Nursing

    Managing incivility in nursing is no easy task....but is CAN be stopped. We cannot throw our hands up and say "it is what it is...." Nurse speaker and SelfCare expert LeAnn Thieman explains what incivility, bullying and lateral violence in nursing is, and gives tips on putting an end to it. Contact …Read More

  2. “Give Me a Break!”

    “Burnout.” That is the main reason most nurses are leaving the profession. One important factor in reducing burnout is making sure nurses take breaks. Many are working 12, 14, or 16-hour shifts and they need time to rest, time to recharge and renew. Break rooms must be available on every unit, a…Read More

  3. The Benefits of Exercise for Memory & Mental Health

    SelfCare for HealthCare: The Link Between Exercise and Memory from LeAnn Thieman on Vimeo. As LeAnn Thieman points out in the video above, exercise may be more important than most think; that’s because exercise isn’t just great for your physical health, it’s also great for your mental health. …Read More

  4. Only One in Six Parents Think Their Kids’ Diets Are Nutritious

    Even though most American parents believe good nutrition is important for their children, only one-third think they're doing a good job teaching their kids healthy eating habits. A poll of more than 1,700 parents with children aged 4 to 18 discovered that half of the respondents believe their childr…Read More

  5. Can Physical Activity Reduce Cancer?

    Physical activity can reduce breast cancer mortality by about 40 percent, according to researchers Julia Hamer, HBSc, and Ellen Warner, MD, HBSc, division of medical oncology and hematology, Odette Cancer Center, Toronto. They defined physical activity as either a half hour of moderate-intensity…Read More