I frequently counsel RNs who are so extremely stressed out that they can’t see anything better for their future in nursing. They’re stuck in their past.
There’s a Maori proverb that says “Turn your face to the sun, and the shadows fall behind you.” Yesterday I met a guy, Joshua, who has multiple sclerosis and lives this proverb.
This is the time of year to make a change in your nursing career or grow your legal nurse consulting business to more success.
People often compliment me and tell me what a great memory I have. While my memory’s respectable, what’s even better is my note-taking prowess. That’s my real secret. I am a voracious note taker in every business situation.
It’s summer here in Houston and summer in this part of the world translates to scorching heat (100+ degrees) combined with unrelenting humidity (100+%). We cope with sweating through our clothes just walking to the car, sunglasses that fog over the minute we jump out of the car and cars that don’t seem to cool off until after we’ve arrived at our destination.
Tom and I celebrated our 29th wedding anniversary this week. It’s true, that during those 29 years I’ve had no time off for good behavior, but then again neither has Tom. LOL Along the way Tom has logged a lot of miles with me on behalf of RNs, Certified Legal Nurse Consultants and Vickie Milazzo Institute.
There is no past. It’s over. There is no guarantee of a future. There’s only now. That’s why one of my favorite quotes is a book title by Paul Arden, “It’s not how good you are, it’s how good you want to be.”
One of my favorite quotes from the author of “The Little Prince” is He who would travel happily must travel light. I travel like the old African explorers, Stanley and Livingston with teapot, table and tent. I’ve never mastered St. Exupery’s principle when I travel…
With an iPhone®, Apple® watch, iPad® and a spiffy touch-screen laptop computer, you could say I’m extremely connected and there’s a high probability that you are too. All of these devices are tools helping me to manage my legal nurse consulting business. Whether I’m in my office, waiting at the departure gate or standing in line at Walmart®, I’m on the job.
Tom’s birthday is in January and mine is in February. We don’t celebrate each other getting older by buying stuff. It’s not that we don’t have enough stuff – it’s just that neither one of us care very much about stuff.