Be A Bamboo Shoot

Be A Bamboo Shoot

Bamboo, a member of the perennial evergreen plant (grass) family Poaceae, not only vibrates on high green, they are the tallest growing grass, and one of the fastest growing plant on earth–according to the American Bamboo Society.  Some bamboo can grow more than 40 inches in 24 hours, and can grow up to 90 feet(…)

Running In The Dark

Running In The Dark

Sometimes a good RunningNurse will find her/himself running in the dark. It’s the way some things just happen.  We are alchemist at turning some very dark situations into light at the bedside, and at times we do this for ourselves too.  Just look at how Nurse Helene Neville and her team worked out an alternate(…)

Education Is Still Key

Education Is Still Key

“Education: the path from cocky ignorance to miserable uncertainty.” ~~Mark Twain~~ So far, we’ve covered the first 5 letters of our BE MADE acronym, and the 6th and last letter (E) stands for Education is Key.  As a child I’d always hear religious grown-ups say, “Knowledge will increase” in the last days.  And this increase(…)

Discipline Promotes Diligence

Discipline Promotes Diligence

“The discipline of writing something down is the first step toward making it happen.” ~~Lee Iacocca For the past couple of weeks we’re been posting principles based on a beautiful success acronym I’ve been sharing with you, BE MADE. Today I’ll share with you the 5th principle which begins with the letter D, DISCIPLINE PROMOTES(…)

Act Immediately When Inspired

Act Immediately When Inspired

Action is the foundational key to all success. ~~Pablo Picasso~~ When Inspired, you have to act accordingly so you don’t lose your God-given mojo.  That’s the internal juice (Horchata anyone?) that makes you feel lively, like you are on top of the world to give your best.  Along with every thing you have in your(…)

Motivation Brings Change

Motivation Brings Change

Motivation brings change. This is the third factor in the creative acronym, BE MADE, I’ve been sharing with you for a couple of weeks now.  Remember the first letter, B stood for Be A Prowess In Love, and the second letter, E, stood for Engage in Simplicity. Okay, motivation is sometimes not the easiest thing(…)

Engage Simplicity

Engage Simplicity

Less than 3 weeks ago I put a short post on my “I am A Running Nurse” page on a personal creative acronym I use, BE MADE in which the first of the letters B stood for “Be A Prowess In Love.”  It accompanied a picture with a Steve Job’s quote, “Remembering that you are(…)