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Chair Yoga: 15 Minute Upper Body Practice

Join us for a 15-minute chair yoga set, focusing on the upper body. This video is specifically for those who have had elbow surgery and/or are recovering from complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) in the elbow. Ready to ease your elbow pain? Check us out and come...

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Holistic Remedies for Elbow Injuries

Elbow Injuries? Holistic Remedies May Help Have you heard elbow injuries can be some of the most difficult to recover from? If you’ve had an elbow injury and are experiencing complications, this article is for you. Holistic Modalities for Elbow Injuries Typically,...

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Chair Yoga for Elbow Recovery

Join us for a 15-minute chair yoga set, focusing on the upper body. This video is specifically for those who have had elbow surgery and/or are recovering from complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS) in the elbow. Ready to ease your elbow pain? Check us out and come...

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4 Tips to Boost Resilience

Tips to Boost Resilience Resilience. It's a buzz word these days. Before we go into some tips for increasing resilience, let's review the definition so that we're all on the same page. According to Merriam-Webster's online dictionary, resilience is: 1: the...

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How Gratitude Affects the Human Body

How Gratitude Affects the Human Body I'm sure that we as nurses, just like anybody else, are always looking for easy ways to feel better and improve our health. Well, did you know that expressing gratitude can affect the human body? That's right! Just by being...

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6 Habits That Block Your Happiness
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6 Habits That Block Your Happiness

Quit Blocking Your Happiness What if I told you that there are things that you are doing that block your happiness? Would you shrug this information off, calling it crazy? Or, if you truly took the time to reflect honestly about your thoughts, feelings and actions...

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Self Care Ideas for Healthy Eating

Self Care Ideas Healthy eating. A topic of terror. Why does this topic of eating healthy and whole make people shudder? Well, for one reason, there is SO MUCH information out there! What is the truth and what do you follow for the best outcomes? To me, the issue of...

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Self Care Starts With Intention
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Self Care Starts with Intention

Self Care Activities  Last week we covered the initial topic related to self care activities which included coming up with a plan. In this next post, we are going to describe intention and what that means for your self care activities. Before we dive right into...

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How to Start a Self-Care Plan
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How to Start a Self Care Plan

Self Care Plan Getting healthy can be tricky. Then, once you feel that you have reached a desired health goal, sticking to that self care plan and sustaining healthy... boy that can often pose an even greater challenge! I can speak to this from personal experience....

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The Alchemy of Self Care

Guest Post by Padma Dyvine One day a friend of mine used the word alchemy and I was catapulted into contemplating the topic and its reality in life today. The feelings and concepts of mystery and transformation tickled my senses, stimulated my imagination and...

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Benefits of Reiki Practice for Nurses

Over the past several weeks, I have been sharing blog posts and videos about Reiki Practice. In this first video of an upcoming two-part video series, I speak to some of the self-care benefits Reiki Practice has gifted me. As you heard, for me, Reiki has helped me...

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Reiki: Breaking Down Myths & Sharing Facts

Reiki Practice is a challenge to understand. If you go to Google and type in 'Reiki', you can find all sorts of information. From those in complete harmony with this spiritual healing practice to people who berate it as nonsense, what you'll find on Reiki Practice...

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Rest Well, Dear Nurse

I almost missed the boat. The daily self-blog challenge. I was driving home from the Reiki Share I just attended and realized I had not yet written for the day. So to keep today's post short and sweet, I want to ask you a serious question: what do you do for...

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Charlotte L. Cuneo Joins Reiki Radio

Charlotte L. Cuneo, MSN. RN, CCAP is a Clinical Nurse Educator for a general medical floor at Boston Medical Center. As a member on the hospital's Integrative Care Committee, Charlotte helps plan educational offerings for nurses and participates in integrative...

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Pamela Miles Joins Reiki Radio

Pamela Miles is an international Reiki master, medical Reiki pioneer, and author of the award-winning REIKI: A Comprehensive Guide. In 28 years practicing Reiki, she has created in-hospital programs; presented and taught in academic medical centers, including...

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‘F’ for Fundamental: A Video Blog

In this five-part video series, Elizabeth Scala takes you through her process for total well-being. This week we start off with the F in this series: for fundamentals. Enjoy this first video as Elizabeth shares with you the first steps to optimal wellness and...

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3 Tips for Reiki Nurses

Being a Reiki Nurse can be challenging. Why? Because although Reiki is making its way into mainstream trends; it still is not fully accepted by everyone in the medical community. Some folks are skeptical of Reiki Practice and see it is 'woo-woo nonsense'. Others...

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Elizabeth Kryak Joins Reiki Radio

Elizabeth 'Bette' Kryak recently retired from 34 years of nursing at Abington Memorial Hospital in Abington PA.  She was integral to the Integrative Medicine Services and educated over 900 nurses and members of the community in Reiki.  She was involved in 2 grant...

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Ode to the Waitress

Last month, I posted about an exceptional bus driver who takes such pride in and enjoys his career in such a way that it makes me smile on a daily basis. Well, soon after I published that post my husband and I went out to dinner. We had this waitress, who at first,...

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Glenda Watson Natale Joins Reiki Radio

What is a fresh and innovative way to cope with nursing burnout? Reiki Practice, says Glenda Watson Natale. Glenda Watson Natale is a Board certified Holistic Nurse degreed in Nursing, Communication and Theatre. She is also an active member of the American Holistic...

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Nursing Self-Care for Success

Summer is slowly coming to an end. Back-to-school season has taken over (or already ended!). Fall holidays are on their way and lots of times this time of year can get hectic and quite busy. However, as busy nurses we are up to any challenge. In our nursing...

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Recommended Read: The Healing Consciousness

This past week I completed another phenomenal read. In my opinion, every nurse would benefit from reading this awesomely written book by a holistic breast surgeon. The Healing Consciousness: A Doctor's Journey to Healing by Dr. Beth DuPree was given to me by one of...

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Take a Breath for Your Patient

A fundamental practice to being a successful, purposeful nurse. If you feel you don't have time for your patients, leaving work stressed out- it's time to slow down. It may sound counter-productive, so let's practice this technique together. Let's...

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Where are you rushing to?

"I can't wait for springtime." "I can't wait for this winter to be over." "I can't wait to get home." Have you ever said anything like that?  I've noticed that we're always wishing we were somewhere else. I can't wait for the next season. I can't wait to get home...

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Cut the Crap: Just Be You!

Last evening was an interesting one. My husband, Drew, and I enjoyed a spicy and fun Pad Thai Shrimp dish that I proudly made for us. Then we bowled a bit, talked and listened to music. Since Drew had sort of injured his elbow at work he couldn't bowl that long and...

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