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Mindfulness

I turned 40 this year. I have been working since I was 16. Fulltime since I was 17. That equates to approx. 47,840hrs at work. 37.5hrs a week at work is more time we spend with the people we love. Nearly all humans spend much of their lives at work, and although ideally, this experience should prove satisfactory, this is probably not always the case. Internal conflict is near unavoidable.

It should not be our endeavour to be "Happy", as that seems unrealistic across a lifespan, but indeed, we should strive to be wholeheartedly "content" with our lives and how we live them.

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What is good teaching in nursing?

A Good Nurse Teacher

By Bradley Chesham - Bundle of Rays

 

At the start of my career, I was forever forged with clinical acumen due to one single nurse, Marea Reading. If you do not know her, you should. Marea was a nurse at St Vincents in Sydney and she to this day remains a nursing demi-god to me and to many. 

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Nurse to Nurse Cannibalism (When Peers and Juniors hold knives and forks)

This is the fifth article in which Emma Versluis and Tracy Churchill address the idea of ‘nurses eating their young’. Originally a four-part series packed with practical strategies, they have written a few additional pieces- this piece was inspired by feedback that it is not only older/more experienced nurses eating their young that is an issue in our workplaces. Peer to peer cannibalism exists, as do new nurses towards experienced nurses bullying behaviours. The next piece in the series will be based on the feedback that we have had that ‘When nurses eat their young it’s because we are starving - what are we starving for?’- Food for thought!

 

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Nurses FEEDING their young- the inevitable end to Nurse Cannibals

This article is the fourth part of a series about the impact of YOU- and the end of cannibal behaviours in health settings. This was originally a four-part series but as a part of this journey we have had a lot of feedback that nurse cannibal behaviours are not limited to the new nurses joining our work units. Nurses at all levels have experienced horizontal violence and even targeting from other levels of nurses- be it below, same or above their current level. So, we will have one more part in this series which will explore the relationship and experiences of nurse to nurse cannibalism (regardless of level).

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A New Frontier In Nursing Education

Bundle of Rays

A new frontier in nursing education has arrived… So, what is all this about?

Firstly this isn’t zoom.  This is a new reality, VIRTUAL REALITY (VR) with the founder of Bundle of Rays, Brad Chesham.

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