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What is Motivation?

Motivation is the desire that guides your behavior.  It has been shown to be the single most predictor of success.  It is not just what drives you towards a goal, but it is the engine and the fuel to run … Continue reading

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The Process of Change

Change can be a scary word.  I have heard people say they hate it and others say they thrive in it.  The one true statement about change is that it is going to happen whether you want it to or … Continue reading

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Inspirational Health Care Quotes

I have been a nurse for over fifteen years.  In that time, I have come across many types of healthcare professionals with different means that they use to internally motivate themselves. As a teacher, I always told my students that … Continue reading

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The Hunt for Red Love

Love is rumored to be beautiful and euphoric.  When we talk about it, people get misty eyed and nostalgic.  I personally think of a Norman Rockwell picture with two little kids holding hands or perhaps a tender embrace by people … Continue reading

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Legal Record

A woman brought a pack of papers to me.  They were folded nicely.  Obviously fragile, I carefully unfolded them.  The creases were worn and delicate.  The legal size paper had shades of pale yellow and white contrasting against each other. … Continue reading

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