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Stop Rushing and Feel Better

19 September 2017

Allison read The Power of the Pause by Dorrie K. Fontaine, University of Virginia Dean of the School of Nursing, and was grateful for the reminder to slow down and be present.



Change is Hard

26 September 2017

Barbara read 6 Steps for Successfully Bringing Change to your Company and learned if you attempt to change a process quickly without providing enough of the right kind of information, people may dig in their heels and sabotage it.



Listen Better Faster

17 October 2017

Allison read Inpatient Satisfaction Improved by Five-Minute Intervention, Study Finds in the UVA Today Daily Report and reflected on how the BATHE technique could help everyone to listen better faster.



The Case for Staying Home When You’re Sick

14 November 2017

Allison read If You’re Sick, Stay Away From Work. If You Can’t, Here Is What Doctors Advise. Perhaps this season more of us will follow this advice and reverse the culture of powering through when we’re sick.



When to Stay Home

6 March 2018

Allison read Rachel’s guidance about when employees should stay home and thought it might be helpful to others who are battling flu, cold, and allergy symptoms.



Feel Better in Four Minutes

15 January 2019

Allison watched Dr. Zach Bush’s Nitic Oxide Dump video and added a new tool to her daily feel better regimen.



Show Up and Be Kind

7 May 2019

The Dean of the University of Virginia Nursing School, Dorrie Fontaine, will retire this month, and Allison found herself pausing to think about lessons in leadership from a trailblazer in healthcare and higher education.



Mattering Really Matters

29 October 2019

Allison learned about Julie Haizlip, MD MAAP’s research on the construct of mattering in healthcare and pondered what it might mean for all of us



We’re Going to Be O.K.

7 July 2020

Allison read We’re Going to Be O.K. by Dr. Ebony Jade Hilton and Dr. Leigh-Ann Webb with illustrations by Ashleigh Corrin Webb. It sure was comforting to be reminded there are practical things we can do to stay safe, healthy, and optimistic during the COVID-19 pandemic.



Would You Like to Meet My Literary Crush?

29 September 2020

Barbara watched David Whyte’s Three Sundays online series, Half a Shade Braver, and was comforted and encouraged to keep on tolerating the unknown without going bonkers.



Can’t Keep No Satisfaction

26 April 2022

Barbara read How to Want Less:  by Arthur C. Brooks and learned why the high of getting what we want doesn’t last very long.



Four Leadership Principles from UVA’s Chief Medical Officer

14 March 2023

Allison watched Dr. Reid Adams’ five-minute video on how to be a better leader and was grateful for practical inspiration anyone can implement.



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