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How to trick the one you love into staying alive

My husband is obese, has Diabetes and is non-compliant when it comes to checking his blood sugars and following a Diabetic Diet. And his A1C is over 8, and that really scares me. He's already been...

Looking for Wellness In All The Wrong Places

Now about the appointment. It lasted only 15 minutes with the physician already running behind after a longer first appointment that he couldn't control, and he reminded us several times about...

Wellness – A Critical Care Issue – for YOU!

I'm Carol Ebert, an RN with a specialty in Wellness, and this is a wake-up call. Is your personal health on life support and the prognosis is grim? I'll bet you feel like that after those long...

Are You As Young As You Feel?

Let me start by sharing my story about aging. Since I was 30, I have been exercising regularly and living and breathing wellness after transitioning from bedside nursing to working in the preventive...

Wellness Works if YOU Work It!

And where would we be without WELLNESS? It used to be just a buzz word, but now it is a life and death thing. If we are not well, we can't survive and thrive. And yet we continue to get sicker,...

Unleash Your Truth and Set Yourself Free

I remember how bottled up I was in my nursing career. Half of me was being real and the other half was cautious and nonrevealing. I always knew I had more to say but kept it quiet because of fear...

Exhausted No More! How to Sleep Your Way Into Optimal Health

I hate to say it, but the cure is to quit your job and go to bed. Of course that may not be an option, but I can tell you since I now am self-employed and can dictate my own hours, getting enough...

How to Quiet Your Busy Mind

As we approach our retirement years, wouldn't it be great to live more quietly without the continuous influx of a go-go lifestyle? Don't we owe ourselves the opportunity of living more peacefully...

7 Practical Healing Strategies Healthcare Needs for Survival

Sanoviv is a benchmark of where healthcare needs to be in the future in order to survive. Oh and did I mention, this amazing facility is located one hour from San Diego - across the border into...

3 Ways to Assess Your Wellness Literacy

That "intuitive hit" propelled me away from the bedside and into the role of School Nurse which seemed a better fit for me. I could now teach students, staff and parents how to stay healthy. At...

Zero In On Starting Over Again

Now that I have passed the point of no return and entered the so-called Retirement Zone, I know a lot more about how to adjust to creating a new life for myself. But let me back up to where you are...

X-ploring your X-Factor

Emotionally, those with the "X factor" have a way of making us feel good or inspired. Challenged or validated. In the music industry, you either have "it" or not. You either have the makings of a...

Never Fear - Just Volunteer

Of course, it will take some thought on your part to decide what will be the best fit for you. Seems like all the volunteers I see hanging around the hospital are retired employees and they are...

Time On My Hands

And this begins my latest phase of life where I decide what to do with my time. No schedules, no orders, no pressures. So what should I do today? Good question to ask yourself right now. For me,...

Reverse the Adverse

I remember my 94 year old uncle who used to tell me how lonely he was because all his friends were gone. Living "too long" wasn't as pleasant and he thought it would be. But you can't stop...


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