Healthcare Resources

Mindful Self-Compassion during Times of Uncertainty

Mindful Self-Compassion during Times of Uncertainty

By: Sherry Hole RN BN MN Hard-wired to Protect! We come into this world hard-wired to protect ourselves from danger. Then, as we experience the ups and downs of ever-day life, we learn how to build even stronger barriers to pain and suffering. In...

Adopting a Beginner’s Mind

Adopting a Beginner’s Mind

By: Sherry Hole RN BN MN The Risk of ExpertiseWhen we think we are experts, we’re significantly more closed-minded and unwilling to consider other viewpoints or ideas, which only serves to limit our capacity to learn. The Beginner’s MindIn the...

Caring as the Context, Healing as the Goal

Caring as the Context, Healing as the Goal

By: Sherry Hole RN BN MN   Holistic Nursing and Theorists Holistic nursing is as much about the nurse as it is about those that they serve. In fact, holistic nurses commit to honoring their own self-development and self-care first and...

What Makes Holistic Nursing So Different?

What Makes Holistic Nursing So Different?

By: S. Hole RN BN MN Holistic nursing is as much about the nurse as it is about the client or patient. It is not unusual to assume that holistic nursing refers to the nurse who uses complementary approaches, like energy healing, meditation or...

The Heart and Soul of a Nurse

The Heart and Soul of a Nurse

By Tara Weston, RN, BN, BSc, MHCM Nurses start their careers with an innate desire, a fire in their bellies to heal the world. With heart and soul, a nurse will enter their workspace with the determination, love and care to make a difference in...

2020: Year of the Nurse

2020: Year of the Nurse

By: Kimberly Derkach RN BSN The World Health Organization (WHO) has designated 2020 as the “International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife,” in honor of the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale's birth. This year we honor and highlight the...

Tired of Being Burnt-Out-At-The-Bedside?

Tired of Being Burnt-Out-At-The-Bedside?

Bio: A registered nurse and educator for 30 years, Sherry has found her passion in holistic nursing and coaching and the connection between mind, body and spirit. Her journey to rediscovering joy amidst her own life and health challenges led her to...