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Thinking About Joining a Board…

Thinking About Joining a Board…

Have you thought about how you can use your experience and skills to help others? Have you been thinking about volunteering your time in your community? Are you interested in expanding your network and career in a new and different capacity? If yes, then your next...

Quick Tip: Fake It Till You Make It

Quick Tip: Fake It Till You Make It

New to Fairview? Those first few weeks or months, you may feel lost. Here are some tips for building your confidence in your new role! Learn the Lingo. Confused by acronyms? Don’t be afraid to ask what they mean and keep a list until you catch on. Don’t Guess. You may...

Rate Your Resilience

Rate Your Resilience

Resilience is defined as, “the power or ability to return to the original form, position, etc., after being bent, compressed, or stretched; elasticity. The ability to recover readily from illness, depression, adversity, or the like; buoyancy,” according to...

Quick Tip: Keep Your Hands Clean!

Quick Tip: Keep Your Hands Clean!

Did you know that, on average, adults have 2 – 3 colds per year? Children have even more! Hand washing can help prevent the spread of germs. But are we really washing our hands thoroughly? Are we truly getting rid of germs or are we just going through the motions? The...

Quick Tip: Combat the Winter Blues by Staying Active

Quick Tip: Combat the Winter Blues by Staying Active

It’s that time of year – the time when we can get a serious case of the winter blues. Staying active can help you stay positive and keep your blood flowing even on the coldest days. But who wants to go outside in this weather?! Here are some warm places you can stay...

Improve Your Well-being in 2018

Improve Your Well-being in 2018

Did you set a New Year’s resolution to live healthier in 2018? Start the year off right by attending an introductory Heart of the Healer retreat January 16-17 to help build resiliency and renew your passion for your career. This one-night, off-site retreat is only $50...

Giving Back Through Action

Giving Back Through Action

You may find yourself wondering how you can make a difference in the world. With work, families, friends and so many other things occupying our time, it can be hard to motivate to give back. But the benefits of volunteering are far-reaching and have a positive impact...

Laughter at Work

Laughter at Work

As healthcare professionals, you may have heard and seen the benefits a positive attitude can bring to healing. You might have even been brought up with the saying, “Laughter is the best medicine.”  However, laughter doesn’t have to be just for our patients. Laughing...

Preventing Empathic Distress

Preventing Empathic Distress

Why All the Hype about Compassion? It is well documented that those of us who work in healthcare are prone to high levels of stress, one form of which has been called “compassion fatigue.” That is a misnomer for a stress reaction more accurately called “empathic...

Sympathy vs. Empathy

Sympathy vs. Empathy

Feeling sympathy and empathy are normal for those of us who work in the health care industry, but what is the difference between the two? Sympathy includes the caring or concern for someone else, along with a desire to see their situation improve. Expressing sympathy...