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Elizabeth Scala

About Elizabeth Scala

Spiritual Practice Nurse Elizabeth Scala is on a mission to transform the profession of nursing from the inside out. Individuals typically enter nursing with a desire to provide compassionate, heart-based care. Challenged by regulations, financial pressures and technological advancements, today’s nurse struggles to balance the art with the science of nursing. As a speaker, trainer, facilitator and author, Elizabeth inspires nursing teams to reconnect with the passionate and fulfilling joy that once called them to their career.; Back to the Basics: A Nurse's Pocket Guide to Self-Care

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Two tips to help you reconnect with the “art” of nursing

How does technology affect your ability to provide nursing care…and how can YOU bring back the “art” of nursing? Find out.

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11 tips for nurses’ self-care success!

Need a pep talk about the importance of taking care of your own health? You’ve come to the right place!

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How to cope when your “nursing nature” gets in the way

Feeling overwhelmed? Read these three simple strategies to balancing the giving-receiving equation of nursing.

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3 tips to help you enjoy your holiday shifts

Now that the holiday season is upon us, we might be questioning why we went into nursing in the first place. But this is the time of year when many of our patients need us most.

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What’s healthy eating REALLY all about for nurses?

You may thinking eating well just means picking healthy foods, but there’s more to it than that. Read on for more!

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2 ways busy nurses can find the time and energy to exercise

We know, we know…who has the time (or energy!) for exercise? But it’s important! Read on for tips on how to fit it into your busy schedule.

7 ways for busy nurses to create balance in their lives

Work can have a way of taking over things like pleasure, social life, hobbies and health. How can an active nurse overcome these challenges? Read seven tips here!

“My world is topsy-turvy! What do I do if my body clock is completely confused?”

“My world is topsy-turvy! What do I do if my body clock is completely confused?”

YAWN! Without enough sleep, it may feel like your world is upside down…which isn’t so good for a busy nurse! Luckily, there are a couple of simple and practical things to try when your body clock is completely confused.

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Letting go: Releasing nurses from the need to control

Seven simple steps you can take at work to release yourself from the need to control. | Thinkstock

How to create focus in the chaos

Stating positive declarations can create greater focus and concentration, and give you a sense of balance.