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Choose to love your work

Attitude is highly contagious. And attitude exists at many different levels, from the individual, through the team, to the whole organization. We can sense it the moment we walk into

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A new book: ‘The Mindful Nurse’

Learning how to cultivate self-compassion – an article by Mary O’Connor in the Galway Advertiser, October 20th, 2016, reviewing Carmel Sheridan’s new book. Mention compassion and what words spring to

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The nobility of the human spirit

Dr Robin Youngson shares the inspiring lessons he takes from his patients, working in many small rural hospitals in New Zealand. Some days, the emotional work of being a doctor

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Ten practical steps towards healing consultations

Many discoveries happen by accident. A chance meeting between two physician leaders led to a unified framework for healing consultations. Phil Fischer is Professor of Pediatrics at the Mayo Clinic in

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Did Hearts in Healthcare give you a helping hand?

A survey request from Robin Youngson, Hearts in Healthcare CoFounder. From time to time, we receive email messages or Facebook posts from members and supporters to let us know just how

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Inspiring new book by Dr Amy Coleman

‘DISCOVERING YOUR OWN DOCTOR WITHIN‘ One of the blessings of our Hearts in Healthcare work is that we get to meet the most inspiring and loving nurses, therapists, doctors and

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What if social and environmental activists are defeating their own cause?

Too often we attempt to build a better world by unconsciously using the values and assumptions that are the root cause of our societal problems! Can we learn from our

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Sully

Can you imagine the terror of managing a sudden, complex and life-threatening emergency when your actions in the next few minutes determine life or death? The film ‘Sully’ gives us

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Self Care

Anti-meditation: the daily habit that creates stress and ill-being

Personal opinion by Robin Youngson: It pays to listen to our bodies. Picture this: I’m doing my morning meditation and the stress starts to fall from my body. Tense muscles

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How rarely do we know the healing power of our presence

Letter from a patient: “We met many months ago, you in the role of anaesthetist, me as patient… Thank you, thank you, thank you for the all-encompassing experience of being

“When all members of an organization are motivated to understand and value the most favourable features of its culture, it can make rapid improvements.”