The Amazing Power Of A Smile
A smile is universal across all cultures. It helps to break down language barriers. A smile is contagious. A smile can be heard and felt over the phone. A smile is not taught, it is simply part of our humanity. Babies smile in the womb. Smiling reduces stress hormones and releases endorphins physiologically helping one feel better. Oncology nurses know the power of a smile.
March 15, 2016
The Importance of Caring for the Caregiver
As oncology nurses, we have all encountered the caregivers of our patients. Caregivers come in all ages and genders. They can be old and young, male and female. We have seen young mothers at the besides of their suffering husbands, and elderly gentlemen at the bedsides of their sick wives. What can we do for the caregivers who are experiencing their own challenges caring for their loved ones in these trying times?
March 09, 2016