• Social Skills in Nursing – Introversion and Shyness

    As a nurse, you’ll be in a field where talking is encouraged – it’s the nature of the job. It’s not your typical 9-5 office job where many people have limited communication because they are too busy doing technical work on the computer, etc. In the nursing field, you’re always interacting with your co-workers, your manager, and the patients. Social skills in nursing will surely benefit you. I’m Shy and Introverted… Is Nursing for Me? Many people who are shy and introverted have a tendency to be much less social than their counterparts – extroverted people who live off of social interaction. Those who are shy question whether or not…

  • Can You Find That Vein??? An Affordable Product Can Help

    A few weeks ago, I received an email from Matt at Illumivein.com, asking if I would be willing to review this product. I’d seen it and some of the competitors products online and they certainly look like the could save a a lot of time and painful sticks for blood draws and IVs. I received a box with 4 Illumivein flashlights in it and I have spent some time playing with one. Initially,  I have to say I really didn’t think it worked all that well. Then I saw that you should try it with dim light in the room (I have to admit I’m one to jump in and…