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A Pleasurable Plan for Retirement

by Carol Ebert - I know not everyone sees it that way, especially if you feel like you will be lost without your job, be lonely and have no purpose. But I like to think about it differently. I believe pursuing...

Network or Die!

by Carol Ebert - Meeting new patients and colleagues, listening to learn more about who they are, serving them without expecting any payback, checking in on them regularly to see how they are doing, sharing your...

Letting Go and Moving On

by Carol Ebert - After 3 years as a Navy Nurse stationed on a military base, I had to let go and rejoin civilian life in Colorado (because that is where all young people seemed to migrate at that time). Believe me...

Having the Time (Line) of Your Life

by Carol Ebert - I saw patterns in the type of nursing work I chose As I looked at my timeline, I realized that I always had a desire to educate people on staying well. As a nursing assistant in high school I...

The Happiness Factor Can Save Your Life!

by Carol Ebert - Now that you are on the cusp of your retirement years, or contemplating jumping out of nursing, what does the Happiness Factor have to do with this? Well guess what - Everything! You were put on...

Forget About Barriers – Your Mind is Playing Tricks on You

by Carol Ebert - James Prochaska, author of Changing for Good: A Revolutionary Six-Stage Program for Overcoming Bad Habits and Moving Your Life Positively Forward outlines predictable stages we go through when...

Dream Big – 10 Steps for making a big dream come true

by Carol Ebert - What if you could actually uncover that desire and start the process of investigating how that possibility would play out? Wouldn’t it be fun if you could find a process to help you shed all those...

Be True to Yourself and Your Life Will be True for You

by Carol Ebert - Did you miss the first installment? Just click here to catch up with A: Awareness. And now on to B: Be true to yourself. If you are like me, we mold ourselves to any situation so we can be...

Optimize Before Your Demise

by Carol Ebert - I have heard many stories of the health toll that working as a nurse has taken but we often don’t prioritize it as an issue. We just succumb to taking meds for issues like high blood pressure, high...

Minding Your Mind

by Carol Ebert - Turns out it is all up to YOU! Either veg out or Mind your Mind! I keep thinking that because I forget stuff all the time it must mean I have early dementia. Wrong! It’s because I’m too busy,...

Getting to Know You - Getting to Know All About You!

by Carol Ebert - I discovered a lot of things about myself when I entered the retirement zone and I’m not done discovering more. Here are some “awakenings” I’ve had that have allowed me to get to know and appreciate...

Listen up - Your Gut is Speaking!

by Carol Ebert - It’s called your INTUITION and everyone has it but not everyone uses it. I can think of three different times in my career where my intuition spoke very loudly to me – and fortunately I was...

A New Life Review for YOU

by Carol Ebert - What are you grateful for from all your experiences in nursing that have made you the person you are now, and even set the stage for the person you will be tomorrow when you no longer report to work...

From Demanding to Optional – What’s Next for You?

by Carol Ebert - I love the SOSPIE model of the National Wellness Institute (my go-to organization for personal and professional renewal. nationalwelllness.org) which uses a holistic model of living with YOU in the...

Making CHANGE – And it’s not about coins, tho it could be!

by Carol Ebert - Sometimes change can sneak up on you and smack you in the face. But sometimes you are more than ready and willing but aren’t quite sure how to transition into your next life phase. I didn’t really...


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