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Resource for Spiritual Care: Healthcare Chaplaincy Network

CT Faith Community Nurses

Introducing…Healthcare Chaplaincy Network

Thank you to Susan Erlewine, MSN, RN-BC (Yes, the “RN-BC” means she’s Faith Community Nurse certified by the ANCC!…Can I hear a Congratulations!?) for sharing this wonderful resource for us to further develop our provision of spiritual care.

Susan shared with us the Healthcare Chaplaincy Network‘s upcoming 2015 conference, Caring for the Human Spirit: Integrating Spiritual Care in Health Care, “designed for physicians, nurses, chaplains, social workers, and other professionals interested in the integration of spiritual care in healthcare.”

Held in Orlando, Florida from April 20-22, 2015, this conference is also available real-time via webcast for organizations wishing to educate their staff and disseminate knowledge on spiritual care in health care.

Keynote and plenary speakers include renowned experts in the fields of palliative care, spiritual care and nursing research: Liliana De Lima, Betty Ferrell, George Handzo, Christina Puchalski, Karen Steinhauser and John Swinton.

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22 Things Happy People Do Differently

How many of these things can you incorporate in your life?


This article is from Chiara Fucarino. Enjoy!

Disclaimer: This article is not intended to address those with clinical depression or other mental illnesses.

happinessThere are two types of people in the world: those who choose to be happy, and those who choose to be unhappy. Contrary to popular belief, happiness doesn’t come from fame, fortune, other people, or material possessions. Rather, it comes from within. The richest person in the world could be miserable while a person living in the slums of a third world country could be happy and content. I have spent plenty of time amongst both groups to have seen it first hand. Happy people are happy because they make themselves happy. They maintain a positive outlook on life and remain at peace with themselves.

The question is: how do they do that?

It’s quite simple. Happy people have good habits that enhance their lives. They do…

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