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Thriving in Nursing: Your Blueprint for Burnout Prevention

January 26, 2015 | Career Resilience Stress

Workplaces are experiencing a burnout epidemic, and no profession has been hit harder than healthcare. It has been reported that up to 60% of healthcare professionals say they are burned out.[1] Burnout is defined as a process of chronic disengagement that can impact lots of areas of your life, and is marked by three big […]

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10 Stress Relief Strategies When You Have 5 Minutes or Less

January 21, 2015 | Health Stress

I was inspired to write this blog post when my friend sent me an article from KevinMD.com called “Confessions of a Burnt-Out Physician.” Having experienced burnout myself, I’m keenly aware of the toll burnout takes on people who are trying to do good work in the world. Her story has stayed with me as I’ve […]

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People Leave Bad Bosses, Not Companies – Here’s Why

January 8, 2015 | Career Happiness

I was fortunate to grow up working for one of the best leaders I’ve had the privilege of following – my dad.  He ran a plastic injection molding company for 15 years, growing it from a two-machine operation that started in an old barn to a three-shift, 24/7 operation with over 40 employees.  He was […]

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15 Things to Let Go of in 2015

January 6, 2015 | Happiness Stress

With the New Year upon us, many people are in the throes of their resolutions.  Resolutions feel like such a burden to me, so instead, I switch it up and think about what I need to stop tolerating.  Letting go of unwanted things in my life makes me feel lighter, happier and more productive.  Here […]

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How to Have a Hope-Filled Holiday

December 23, 2014 | Happiness Resilience

My husband and I went out to dinner last week, and as is usually the case with us, we sat at the restaurant bar.  We like the casual vibe of the bar area and since we often make our dinner plans at the last minute, the bar is usually the only space left with seating. […]

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Paula in the Media

Here is a sampling of Paula’s media appearances, both live and in print. Click on the icons to read/listen.