ElizabethScala1 BSN, MSN

psychiatry, community health, wellness


About ElizabethScala1

ElizabethScala1 is a BSN, MSN and specializes in psychiatry, community health, wellness.

As a keynote speaker, bestselling author and Nurse's Week program host, Elizabeth partners with hospitals, organizations, associations, and nursing groups to help transform the field of nursing from the inside out. In her bestselling book, ‘Nursing from Within‘, Elizabeth supports nurses to make those inner shifts that are required to more fully enjoy our nursing careers.

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    Get the Nursing Career You Crave

    Nurses enter the profession for a variety of reasons with the most common being a desire to help people. Another might include a nurse relative extolling the positive aspects of a nursing career: good wages, steady job, autonomy in most aspects of th...
  2. No matter how hard you try, there will be times when a nurse just can't stop thinking about work. We've all taken that ride or drive home and replayed our entire shift, or last several shifts, in our heads. It plagues us during dinner, our shower, an...
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    Critical issues Nurses face today?

    WOW! What a great post. You have covered many of the issues that get in the way of practicing the "art" of nursing. While the science moves full speed ahead (and gladly so, as the tech really does help improve quality of care and impacts safety... w...
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    Staying Positive In All of the Negative

    Hi there hopefullyfuturenurse, Thank you so much for reading and sharing your thoughts! I hear ya!! Nursing is a stressful and difficult career, but at the same time extremely rewarding, powerful, beautiful, and kind. I know you will make a fantast...
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    Radio Show for Nurses!

    I just wanted to share that I started a radio show for nurses. I interview nurses, holistic professionals, and healing experts around the nation. The show is very exciting and energizing. I am enjoying it so much and even have learned about some heal...
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    Staying Positive In All of the Negative

    Hi Benm93, Thanks for writing. I hear you... getting through your own head, thoughts, and negative ways and changing them is the easier part! It is then bringing that to others who are not so receptive that can be challenging. I am happy to hear i...
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    Staying Positive In All of the Negative

    Hello Colleen, Thanks for liking the post! It sounds as if you are really trying. If you admit that you are scared, but know that this feeling is normal then that is a good thing! You can admit the fear, but still be confident you will do well. You...
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    Staying Positive In All of the Negative

    Thanks for your reply! It is good to hear that you also find smiling to be a good thing. Keep it up! We need more nurses like you :)
  9. I am so sorry you are going through a difficult time. I too struggled and hated my job. I took a risk and quit, so different than your situation, but still was a huge change of life and change of income. I can only say this: you have to figure out...
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    HELP!!! Juggling career and family...will it get better???!

    I have to say, if you feeling that much stress and anxiety and saddness about your job... it is not for you. I also struggled to get to work, crying on the way, upset all of the time. I have since left and followed my heart and passion, which I bel...
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    Staying Positive In All of the Negative

    I had another email sent to me from a nurse responding to one of my articles. Her comments struck me; "I try to push out negative thoughts instead of letting them fester - that's hard. I find I am sucked into conversations with coworkers about our ...
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    Letting Go: Releasing My Need to Control

    Hi Ohio Student RN! Thanks for reading!
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    Letting Go: Releasing My Need to Control

    I used to want to control everything. I wanted smooth work days, timely appointments, and conversations that ended with my opinions as outcomes. I would get frustrated with co-workers who didn't see things my way. I'd get angry when people were late ...
  14. ...So I had another question from a reader. He was discussing how as a busy professional with a high stress job he has trouble eating healthy. He wrote me "when I am tired or stressed I am most likely to reach for an unhealthy food especially if it...
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    Boost Energy Levels

    [color=#333333]...so i have been struggling with my own sleep and energy lately. i am not sure of the cause for my disrupted sleep as i have not changed much in my life. i also am not saying my sleep is terrible; i just am aware it can be better. ...