Running May Help With Anger Management

Running May Help With Anger Management

I had a great morning today bare-foot running on Sunny Isles Beach. It was a short 4 mile run.  I readily took in the unfolding sun rising scene before starting my run and was changed by the wonders of nature.  You cannot go to the a beach at sunrise and not feel ecstatic.  The experience(…)

Why Are We Here?

Why Are We Here?

The World Health Organization, in it’s World Health Statistic report 2011 (a pdf), reported a number of 2,927,000 nurses/midwives in the USA and 19,379,771 globally (pages 122-124).  At RunningNurse we are interested in two things:  running, and promoting the advancement of health in nurses locally and worldwide.  The latter is a task that will take(…)

Run For The Dope!  Go Granny!

Run For The Dope! Go Granny!

I knew this title would grab your attention.  No I a not taking any illicit drugs or dope.  Never personally cared about any. There are other ways I get my high such as by dancing and running.  Let me give you an example of how high the simple activity of dancing gets me.   I(…)

Be Your Own Steward

Be Your Own Steward

The fragrance always remains on the hand that gives the rose.”~~Ghandi Are you being a good steward of your health?  Ponder the question before you answer.  As nurses we are indoctrinated and well accustomed to giving. We care.  Caring oftentimes involves giving up much of our time to our clients, the facilities where we work,(…)

Building A Solid Foundation With A Sabbath Rest

Building A Solid Foundation With A Sabbath Rest

“Therefore whosoever heareth these sayings of mine, and doeth them, I will liken him unto a wise man, which built his house upon a rock”~~Mathew 7:24 (King James Version) Yesterday I rested on my Sabbath.  Why a Sabbath rest?  Well, a runner needs all the help she/he can get.   Rest is imperative for regenerating the(…)

Running The Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon In Madrid, Spain.  Ole!

Running The Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon In Madrid, Spain. Ole!

Hi everyone!  WARNING!  This post will be a bit lengthy. Have to make up for all the days we’ve been missing in action on this portal.  I recently got back from running a full marathon in Madrid, Spain.  This marathon was special in that it was a competitor one open to elite athletes who take(…)

Run Obstacles Into The Ground!

Run Obstacles Into The Ground!

“Obstacles don’t have to stop you. If you run into a wall, don’t turn around and give up. Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.” ~ Michael Jordan ~ If you are breathing, facing obstacles is something you should be familiar with.  Obstacles help you test the strength of(…)