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Joyce H.

I am an Oncology Certified Nurse and Wellness Coach. I have been a nurse for over 20 years, and interested in complementary & alternative health for over 30 years. The first natural health book I read was "Herbally Yours", by Penny C. Royal. I have studied many areas of natural... Full Bio
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Essential Oils for the Soul by Joyce H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine    I love the Chicken Soup For The Soul book series. The uplifting stories are so inspiring and encouraging. Words can create an environment of peace and healing. E ... Read on »
10 Tips To Survive the Flu/Cold Season by Joyce H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine                Just how to you prepare yourself for the flu/cold season? Do you get a flu shot? I need to admit. I don't. I am a natural health sort of person, ... Read on »
Has Healthcare Become a Spectator Sport? by Joyce H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine I would like to see patients and families become more involved in their health decisions. You need to research health issues and all available options, including natural ... Read on »
Yoo Hoo…I’m Back! by Joyce H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine      Wow, when I look at the posting date of my first and only entry in this blog I wonder where the time went!  This was posted on September 1 and on September ... Read on »
Stretching Yourself by Joyce H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine     Waking up this morning I was reminded to stretch. Moving my office around yesterday I made the mistake of trying to re-arrange furniture that was too hea ... Read on »
Twelve areas of balance for 2012 by Joyce H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine      For many, a new year is synonymous with new beginnings. This New Year can mean a fresh start, or a do-over. Many people write resolutions for the new year, to o ... Read on »
~ Pursuit of Wellness: Finding Meaning ~ by Joyce H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine      Life altering events experienced by others can cause a reevaluation of your goals and priorities, sending you down a soul searching path on your journey to well ... Read on »
Your Halloween Recipe Sample and Special Pricing by Joyce H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine           I was thinking about how fun it is to make special foods and have celebrations. Do you have celebration days with your kids? Making fu ... Read on »
How To Have A Healthy Happy Halloween! by Joyce H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine         Halloween may present a special challenge for parents, with the sudden huge influx of sugary snacks into the house.  Limiting the amount of ... Read on »
Introducing Carol Ann Clark, R.N. by Joyce H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine       Hi there, my name is Carol Ann Clark and welcome to Carol's Corner.  Here we are going to talk about different foods and how they can hinder ... Read on »
I Signed Up to Climb Mount Everest by Joyce H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine       Taking time today to share a few thoughts and actions from the past days events. I've been at my annual health convention and actually arrived in ... Read on »
Real Food. Low Glycemic. Releasing Fat. by Joyce H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine       There are many fad diets on the market today. Some programs use real food, and some use only manufactured food to be microwaved. Sometimes i ... Read on »
A Confession: My burnout as a bedside nurse. by Joyce H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine           I must confess: I love being a nurse! I have been a nurse for 21 years now. Funny, I completed nursing school when I was 31 (with three childr ... Read on »
Feeling you aren’t good enough? by Joyce H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine           Yesterday I experienced a MAJOR breakthrough in my life and I wanted to share it. As a nurse and a caregiver, I have dreams that because of my o ... Read on »
New Nurse? What set’s your resume apart? by Joyce H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine   Across the country is seemingly a contradiction of needs. Projections point toward a nursing shortage while in reality at this time; hundreds of nurs ... Read on »
I Hate Exercise, but I LOVE to Move! by Joyce H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine          People usually either love exercise or they hate it. If you are one of those who hate the word exercise like I do, there is hope! I hate exerci ... Read on »
My Association with Nursing Link by Joyce H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine        Several years ago I ran across a website for me as a nurse that felt like home. It was intimate enough to have a voice, while at the same time full o ... Read on »
Got Stress??? by Joyce H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine          I am reading and seeing many articles about burnout and caregiver stress.  I think this area is one that people are aware of, but are afraid to ... Read on »
Tips When The Caregiver Gets Sick by Joyce H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine               This is not supposed to happen. Caregivers don't get sick. We are the ones caring for others, right? So what happens when we do? Who will ... Read on »
Minimize Compassion Fatigue by Joyce H. Posted in: Blog Posts in Complementary & Alternative Medicine       Having been a nurse for over 20 years, I have experienced burnout or compassion fatigue several times during this journey. Wikipedia describes the follow ... Read on »