At a time when health care is going through major change, nurses - known for being highly capable in a crisis - are being forced to take on more responsibilities. In this increasingly stressful environment, nurses need new ways to make sure they are taking care of themselves so they don't succumb to the physical, mental, and emotional exhaustion of caring for everyone else. Although it outlines the problems nurses face, this book is not about trying to change the working environment.
"A must read for all nurses!"
Araminta had gone shopping at the exclusive Green Hills Mall, a fairly long drive from Melrose, because she wanted to see what colors would be popular in knit goods and kitchen cloths this spring. Araminta was just leaving the upscale dress shop for the main mall area when someone cannoned into her in the crowd.This young woman helped Araminta right herself after the collision and started to apologize profusely. Looking up, Araminta spotted what she thought was a familiar young face.
Wedding day dream or disaster? Dani Ellison has hooked the man of her dreams, but the rough and tumble girl is no match for the groom's rich and controlling mother. When Aunt Corrine sees the feisty bride accepting defeat, she recounts the day Hurricane Gail blew in, bent on destroying her special day.
A Short Story Olio contains stories related to a range of human experiences - a woman buys an old store to house a secret project; a young man is haunted by a frightening image; a friend finds hope coping with a tragic situation; and an airline passenger loses his battle to calm a hysterical traveler. Listeners will experience joy, wonder, sorrow, and humor as they enjoy the collection.
Bones, a white cat, travels a city alone, seeing, both in nature and in the manmade world, many allegories for humankind. Along his journey he meets nine people whose lives, because of either the choices they made, or simply the choices that have befallen them, have brought them to Bones. He gives them the honesty that comes from an understanding that is far different from our own.
This soothing and inspirational book reveals the sweet secret of living well, the afternoon siesta.