Now What? Grieving After the Death of a Loved One

End of Life Education Materials Source: Reaching for the Far Side of Grief | Barbara Karnes Books, Inc.BKBooks.com via Reaching for the Far Side of Grief | Barbara Karnes Books, Inc.BKBooks.com — Loss, Grief, Transitions and Relationship Support This is a post worth reading that focuses on grief and what that entails. If you have been…

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Frustration Within the Helping/Medical Professions: Strategies to Change it.

I came across this article on LinkedIn and had to take a look. Do doctors die differently and are they treated differently? I have also come across many posts about frustration related to one’s work environment and profession. What are the solutions? https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/06/06/how-doctors-really-die/ What do you think?  Medical professionals are more knowledgeable about medical procedures,…

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Party with a Plan: Author Interview & Book Spotlight by Randy Haveson

Book Description: Finally! Here is a proven, practical way to drink alcohol and lower your risk for problems. Up until now, there have been two primary messages when it comes to drinking alcohol. One is “just say no,” which for the majority of the population is not an option. The other is to “drink responsibly.”…

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Summer Reading List by TED

40+ TED speakers recommend the books you need to read right now. Okay, so it’s not summer everywhere right now. But whatever the weather, it’s always time to read a good book. So we compiled summer reading recommendations from TED speakers, and then organized them according to the various situations in which you might find yourself……

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Healthcare and Older Adults: Changes Needed.

Noor Heim is an assistant professor who currently works for the University Medical Center in Utrecht. In this blog, she discusses her recent Age & Ageing paper on research she has done in the Leiden University Medical Center. Integration of treatment and care from multiple disciplines is particularly critical in care for older people. Most […]…

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Growing as a Professional

A theme I have come across regularly on social media is growing as a professional and all that entails. Professionals no matter their profession or career choice, need to continue to learn and grow, to broaden their knowledge base. This can be done in many ways; reading articles and blog posts, reading books, participating in…

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A call for action against burnout syndrome — IC-HU PROJECT: HUMANIZING INTENSIVE CARE

Recently, four american scientific societies of Intensive Care Medicine, have launched a call for action about the burnout syndrome (BOS) of the ICU professionals. The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, the American College of Chest Physicians, the American Thoracic Society, and the Society of Critical Care Medicine have published a document whose aim is to…

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Grief is Not Just about Death

Many people in these two circumstances we can observe to have similar behaviours. First of all there is hearing the shock of the news itself; especially if it comes totally unexpectedly. However, for many folks, even when they see the writing on the wall and the firing to come or the death of a loved… via…

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Are You a Spontaneous Leader? How Does Jazz Fit In?

500th Post on WordPress! How the time has flown over the past seven-plus years since I started blogging on leadership and management issues. Technology enables writers to reach people around the globe in mere seconds. And with readers in over 160 countries it’s a thrill, and a privilege, to have you take the time to […]…

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