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5 Secrets from One of the Happiest Places in the World

…and how they can help you right away!  By Dr. Elia Gourgouris, Ph.D. at The Happiness Center By Dr. Elia Gourgouris and Kon Apostolopoulos Photo by David Kirkland / Vanuatu Tourism Office  Vanuatu is an archipelago of islands in the south pacific with a population just slightly larger than the city of Chula Vista, California and a land mass smaller …

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Strategies in Self-Care for Healthcare in the 21st Century

Working in a stressful environment is commonplace for many in the world. But in healthcare the stressful conditions and stress of the job has become unbearable for many including nurses, doctors, social workers, pharmacists, occupational therapists, respiratory therapists, physiotherapists, clinical instructor, nursing professors and student nurses. The demands of our jobs with its shifting priorities …

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Communication in the Healthcare Environment – It’s all About the Behavior “Cited from Pharmaceutical Strategies.”

Communication in the healthcare environment can be very challenging amongst healthcare providers especially in the high tech world that is now commonplace. Clear, effective, timely communication and teamwork is essential to provide quality, safe patient care, for better outcomes. One might ask why communication plays such an important role in providing safe care. Well, when …

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The fragility of the human mind – When our coping mechanisms break… “Cited from Pharmaceutical Strategies.”

This month a personal tragedy inspired me to address the “elephant in the room.” Easter Sunday afternoon on the last leg of a 48 hour journey back to the United States from a 10 days international trip, an urgent text message informed me of the tragic loss of a close family friend that morning. I …

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