Not only today, but every single day.

Today is International Nurses Day! Coincidentally, it also happens to be Mental Health Awareness week.

This past year, the world has seen first-hand the fundamental role nurses play. We have seen nurses going above and beyond their call of duty, and shattering stereotypes of nursing. …

What I learned might change yours, too.

Three summers ago, I had a close encounter with death.

His name was Tom and he was 3 years younger than me. Tom collapsed in the middle of a touch rugby game we were playing in due to a cardiac arrest. Mind you, I am a cardiac nurse and I…

And no, you don’t need to spend more time in the gym

Daily movement is probably one of the most underrated things you can do to improve your general health. And no, I’m not talking about lifting weights or sweating it out doing HIITs either. I’m referring to simple, raw, organic movements such as walking, climbing, jumping, dancing, running, crawling, swimming.


I'm so glad this resonated with you Xandra and reading comments such as yours is always a gentle reminder for myself as a writer/ artist to just go out there and be my most authentic, vulnerable self. So thank YOU! And I'm glad to hear you are accepting your introverted self! I always tell my friends, being an introvert is not a limitation. Rather, it's what makes us special :)

Mariana, this is such an amazing idea! Doing something like this really helps you both stay accountable for each other. And I feel like this is also a great opportunity to strengthen your friendship. :)

It’s simpler than you may think

Last year, working in the Intensive Care Unit as a nurse became too much for me to handle, I ending up seeking help from a mental health coach.

I wanted to share some simple yet practical he has given me. So simple, you might even say… well, this is all…

Because the right questions would always lead you to the right answers.

Many of us go through life aimlessly, letting the demands of society dictate what is or isn’t important. But when we live a life of intention and purpose, we become more aware of what actually matters. …

I'm so glad it resonated with you Danielle. Like you, I have learned to work around what I used to think were my weaknesses, and gained cofidence over time. Friends don't believe me when I tell them I'm an introvert. But oh, if they only knew!!!

Growing up, I always felt different from everyone around me. I was quieter than most, I overthought everything, and my emotions tended to overrule me. It wasn’t until I hit my mid-20s that I discovered I’m an INFJ — the rarest of the 16 Myers-Briggs personality types. …

Jessica Anne Filoteo

Nurse • Artist • Yogi • Wellbeing Advocate • INFJ

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