Category Archives: Well-being

How I can apply my holistic practices to everyday life…

Submitted by Kelly Alandt RN OHNA Director-at-Large I remember learning in nursing school about the importance of treating and caring for the whole person; taking into consideration not just the physical aspects of a person, but the emotional, mental, and … Continue reading

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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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The Discomfort of Being a Social Justice Warrior for Health Outcomes

Submitted by Christina Dynamite BSN, RN-BC, NC-BC The last time I posted a vlog, it was about leaning into discomfort and the need for community support as a means of engaging in self-care. This time, I’d like to talk about … 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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