Category Archives: Self-care

How Does A Holistic Approach Contribute to Well-Being?

Submitted by Jeanne Thomsen, RN OHNA Secretary For me, well-being is that general feeling of contentment and peace when I find the balance between accomplishing the things that need to be done and giving time to the things that I … Continue reading

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New! Introducing the Holistic Mini-Break Virtual Series

Dear OHNA Members and Friends – The OHNA Board of Directors recently met remotely for its annual strategic planning session. We feel the impact of this global pandemic very keenly and suspect the same is true for you. In response, … Continue reading

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OHNA Conference Cancellation Notice

Dear OHNA Members and Friends, We hope this message finds you and your families well and safe in the midst of the stress and uncertainty of living through the COVID-19 pandemic. It is a challenging but important time for holistic … Continue reading

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Creating and Integrating Holistic Rituals for Resilience

Holistic nurses have experienced the impact regular centering practices have on their ability to stay grounded and find a well of calm from which to draw on their ‘normal’ days. During these turbulent times, nothing is that same kind of … Continue reading

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Mandalas and Well-Being

submitted by deonne wright, RN – OHNA Communication Coordinator   From the moment I discovered mandalas, I have loved them. Something unexplainable about them pulls me in and takes me into my own center. I feel the ‘magic’ of the … Continue reading

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What Is Self-Care?

submitted by Kathleen Bell, RN, MSN, CNM, MS1-BC, AHNBC In my roles as a certified Advanced Holistic Nurse, Meditation Specialist, and teaching faculty for AHNA’s Integrative Healing Arts Program (IHAP) I read a LOT. And it seems to me, in … Continue reading

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Making Time for Self-Care: A Lifestyle Not a Chore

Submitted by Breeze Powell Spivey, RN – OHNA Director-at-Large For whatever reason, the thought of self-care is daunting at times. I’m not sure at what point I started to think of self-care as more of a chore than a way … Continue reading

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Self-care can be scary

Submitted by Christina Dynamite, BSN, RN-BC, NC-BC, OHNA Conference Coordinator This is our very first Vlog!! Christina provides some expert tips for exploring a different approach to self-care! Check it out here

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Nourishing Spaces: Anchoring Self-care in Your Environment

Submitted by Guest Blogger, Judith Tamarah, MIARC Not enough time to do a self-care practice is frequently looked at as the culprit behind a derailed self-care routine; but I believe the deeper cause is that we haven’t made the space. … Continue reading

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Self-care is Health-care

Submitted by deonne wright RN OHNA Communication | Conference Coordinator Founding Board Member I was raised on a farm more than half a century ago by staunch, fundamentalist Christian parents. I was also the eldest of their twelve children. As … Continue reading

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