trauma

6 Well Being Initiatives Healthcare Organizations MUST IMPLEMENT TODAY

Can we be real for a second? Healthcare is a tough business. It’s a business that has always had “caring” as a fundamental tenet; however, at the end of the day, it remains a business.  What is the goal of a business? To make money. Sometimes by any means necessary. Sometimes at the expense of people. Sometimes …

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Fighting Burnout

Burnout is being experienced by so many in healthcare right now. For many of us, this might be the first time, too. It’s incredibly sad! First, we need to understand WHY we are feeling this way. The crap that YOU experience in your daily life is challenging. Add in to that the junk you see …

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It’s Ok to #ReachIn and #ReachOut

Does this describe you? If it does, please know that your life matters. Your life is brave. Your life is beautiful. Your life is important. You matter. So often the false persona of success is used to disguise the turmoil under the many layers of failure, frustration, disgust, fear, anxiety, rage, calamity, sadness, grief, pain, etc. We see family, friends, and coworkers …

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You Matter

If this describes you, please know that someone really does care. I won’t tell you that I seems like your life sucks. Your life may totally suck right now. Please know that people are out there who want to listen to your story. Your story matters! It may not feel like it is bold, brave …

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Armed Forces Day

Did you know…It’s Armed Forces Day, y’all! Today we honor the men and women who serve in the United States Air Force , U.S. Army , U.S. Coast Guard , U.S. Marine Corps , U.S. Navy , National Guard , and U.S. Air Force and Space Force Recruiting . Domestic, abroad, and even in space, …

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#1Peer Is All It Takes

My name is Scott and I am a MSN-prepared Registered Nurse (RN) and an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT). I have worked in the healthcare community since 2006 and in public safety as a firefighter/EMT since 2005.  I have faced many difficult situations that would make most people extremely uncomfortable or even physically sick to the …

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Your story isn’t over…

In the context of grammar and the modern English language, a semicolon (;) is used to combine two complete sentences that are related to one another. Where a period (.) signifies that two sentences are saying different things, a semicolon is used when two sentences are so closely related that a period would be a …

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No One Heals by Wounding Another

Proverbs 18:19 “A brother offended is harder to be won than a strong city: and their contentions are like the bars of a castle.” Have you been #wounded or hurt by a co-worker, friend, significant other, etc? Perhaps you are thinking, “Dude! I am hurt daily by (insert your person here). I don’t get it. What pleasure is there in hurting me?!” If …

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Trauma is like a Fingerprint

Trauma. What is it? To simplify it, it is all of the negative stuff that we carry with us or from which we have been impacted. Sometime we carry it with us continuously, or sometimes we experience flashbacks of these traumatic events in our life. This trauma includes events in your home life, your professional …

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