But now, according to the popular blog, Vlogbrothers, there’s a new reality to despair about: “the Sad Gap.” …This is where “our outrage meets up with our hopefulness.”
For many people, going to a hospital as a patient, a plus one, or a visitor can be an intimidating or foreign experience. This article outlines several practical pointers for how to prepare and how to behave in the hospital as either a patient, a plus one, or a visitor. Points of focus include what to wear, who (if anyone) to bring, how to prepare, what to bring, what behavior is appropriate, etc. This article is for anyone who gets anxious before visiting a hospital – which, I believe, is a pretty human behavior!
Discrimination shouldn’t have any place in nursing. Nurses are entitled to respect and dignity on the job. Patients are entitled to fair treatment and respect from nursing staff. But what can be done about this persistent problem?
Using your network of friends, coworkers, and family can be useful in trying to advocate for causes you care about as a compassionate individual. In this article, I discuss the benefits of utilizing social media and online streaming to garner more attention and create positive engagement around causes you’re passionate about.
The United States healthcare system is omnipresent on the discussion blocks of what does and does not work well in this country. In some aspects, the United States healthcare system is considered one of the best in the world, but in other areas it pales in comparison to many other developed countries. Most of the issues within the U.S. healthcare system revolve around money, and social issues and inequalities are no exceptions.
A general interest in the 50’s Canadian Avro Arrow jet interceptor soon led to a more focused interest in John Diefenbaker – his leadership style, personality, etc., when Canadian Prime Minister (1957 – 1963).
Pursuing Diefenbaker’s way of operating as a “renegade” brought to mind the recent style of former president Donald Trump – to which Collins dictionary defines Renegade as a “member of a group or profession who behaves in a way that is opposed to the normal behavior or beliefs of that group or profession.
I wonder if he could see beyond the tethered society we live in and find a way to survive in a world that has turned its back on interpersonal equations. I, like so many others my age are struggling to make sense of a society that judges success by the number of followers on one’s Twitter account.
The XXI century’s society observes how street art and graffiti serve to speak up and to debate about the problems existing in both rural and urban landscapes.
Although we don’t grow up to live with our parents forever, sometimes it can end up just that way, with multiple generations in the household. One in five Americans currently lives in a multigenerational household.
If you want to do something good in the world, one of the best ways you can give back right now is to support healthcare workers. Fighting COVID in our hospitals has turned into a mentally and physically exhausting marathon for the healthcare workers who are committed to saving as many lives as possible. Here’s how you can help.