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How To Avoid Becoming Distracted

The average person’s mind is distracted 47 percent of the time, according to a 2010 Harvard study.1  This means that nearly half the time you are doing one thing and thinking about something else. Neuroscientists have found that our brains are wired to be…

Calm and Focus

Mindfulness is the awareness that arises by purposefully and nonjudgmentally paying attention to present moment experience. That definition comes from Jon Kabat-Zinn, PhD, of the University of Massachusetts Medical Center. “The origins of mindfulness-based stress reduction date back to 1979. He [Kabat-Zinn] developed a…

Coming Into Focus

There is banter of discussion as you enter the nurse’s lounge at the beginning of your shift. Your colleagues are engaged in a heated exchange about what they heard the physician staff reviewing last week. They were reviewing the utilization of intravenous Propofol for…

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